Sunday, March 31, 2019

March 31

Johann Sebastian Bach was born on this day in 1685

Franz Joseph Haydn was born on this day in 1732

Today in 1995, Selena was murdered at age 23 by the president of her fan club

Herb Alpert (the "A" of A&M Records) was born on this day in 1935

Shirley Jones (The Partridge Family) turns 85 today

Mick Ralphs (Bad Company, Mott the Hoople) is 71 today

Angus Young (AC/DC) turns 64 today

Bruce Springsteen released 2 albums on this day in 1992

Saturday, March 30, 2019

March 30

Eric Clapton is 74 years old today

Today in 2013, music producer and pioneer of digital recording, Phil Ramone, died at age 79

Tracy Chapman was born on this day in 1964

Norah Jones, daughter of Ravi Shankar, was born today in 1979

Celine Dion was born on this day in 1968

Jim "Dandy" Mangrum of Black Oak Arkansas was born today in 1948.

Friday, March 29, 2019

March 29

On this day in 2005, Neil Young was treated for a brain aneurysm in New York

Perry Farrell, (Jane's Addiction) was born today in 1959

Academy award winning composer Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou, known professionally as Vangelis was born today in 1943

John Popper (Blues Traveler) is celebrating his 51st birthday today

Jazz singer Joe Williams died on this day in 1999

Thursday, March 28, 2019

March 28

Today in 1952, Billie Holiday married mafia enforcer Louis McKay

On this day in 1974, Delta blues man Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup died of a stroke at the age of 69

“The Father of the Blues” W.C. Handy died on this day in 1958 at age 84

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta a.k.a.  Lady Gaga is 33 today

Today in 1978, Alice Cooper appeared on The Muppet Show. He offers to give the Muppets fame and riches if they'll sign their souls over to him.

Classical composer Sergei Rachmaninoff died on this day in 1943 at age 69

Today in 1973, Led Zeppelin released “Houses Of The Holy”

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

March 27

Today in 1979, Eric Clapton married Patti Harrison (the ex-wife of George)

On this day in 1973, Jerry Garcia was arrested when police found cocaine and LSD in his car. What a surprise!

Today in 2000, Ian Dury died after a long battle with cancer at age 57

Remembering Sarah Vaughan who was born on this date in 1934

Tony Banks (Genesis) was born today in 1950

Mariah Carey is 49 today

Fergie (The Black Eyed Peas) is 44 today