Saturday, November 30, 2019

November 30

Today in 2003, A block of East 2nd Street in New York City was officially renamed Joey Ramone Place

Dick Clark, The host of TV's longest running music show, American Bandstand, was born today in 1929

Today in 1996, Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) died from a heart attack on stage singing his hit “Tiptoe Through the Tulips”

Billy Idol was born on this day in 1955

“Tumbleweed Connection” by Elton John was released today in 1970

Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” was released today in 1979

“Thriller” was released on this day in 1982

Friday, November 29, 2019

November 29

On this day in 2001, George Harrison died in Los Angeles of lung cancer aged 58

John Mayall is 86 years old today

Chuck Mangione is 79 today

Remembering the birthday of the late Denny Doherty (The Mamas And The Papas) in 1940

The incomparable Billy Strayhorn was born on this day in 1915

Thursday, November 28, 2019

November 28

Today in 1974, John Lennon made his last ever concert appearance when he joined Elton John on stage at Madison Square Gardens

Randy Newman is 76 today

Motown’s Berry Gordy is 90 years old today

Canadian session musician and late night bandleader Paul Shaffer is 70 today

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

November 27

Today we are celebrating the birth in 1942 of Jimi Hendrix

Today in 1965, Author Ken Kesey and his band of “Merry Pranksters” held the first “Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test”

“All Things Must Pass” was released today in 1970

Jackson Browne’s “The Pretender” was released on this day in 1976

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

November 26

Today in 1981, Miles Davis married Cicely Tyson

Tina Turner is celebrating a birthday today

John McVie is 74 today

On this night in 1968, Cream played their farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Today in 2002, Nicholas Cage divorced Lisa Marie Presley after less than four months

MTV’s Unplugged series premiered today in 1989 with an episode featuring Squeeze