Tuesday, February 25, 2020

February 25

Remembering George Harrison, born on this day in 1943

Today in 2009, President Obama honored Stevie Wonder with the Gershwin prize, America's highest award for pop music

On this night in 1995, at a private party for 1,200 guests, Frank Sinatra sang before a live audience for the very last time

Marshall Tucker’s Toy Caldwell passed away on this day in 1993

Daniel Powter was born today in 1971

“Pink Moon” by the late Nick Drake was released today in 1972

Monday, February 24, 2020

February 24

On this day in 1992, Kurt Cobain married Courtney Love in Waikiki, Hawaii

Today in 2005, Edwyn Collins was rushed to the hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage

George Thorogood was born on this day in 1950

The late Nicky Hopkins was born on this day in 1944

Rupert Holmes, (“Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”) was born today in 1947

On this date in 1988, blues pianist and singer Memphis Slim aka John Len Chatman passed away at age 72

Today in 1975, Led Zeppelin released their sixth album, Physical Graffiti

Sunday, February 23, 2020

February 23

Today in 1978, The Police sign with A&M Records

Howard Jones is 65 today

The late Johnny Winter was born today in 1944

Rusty Young of Poco is 74 today

Today in 2003, Howie Epstein, bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers died of a suspected drug overdose

Otis Redding’s posthumous album “The Dock of the Bay” was released today in 1968

Saturday, February 22, 2020

February 22

Today in 1987, Andy Warhol died after a gall bladder operation

Remembering Papa John Creach who died on this day in 1994

Today in 1968, Sublime founder and lead singer Bradley Nowell was born in Long Beach, California

Todd Rundgren’s Something/Anything? was released today in 1972

Adele’s 21 was released today in the US in 2011

Friday, February 21, 2020

February 21

Today in 1982, American DJ Murry The K died of cancer

Remembering Nina Simone, born on this day in 1933

The late Vince Welnick (The Tubes, The Grateful Dead) was born on this day in 1951

Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads is 71 today

Mary Chapin Carpenter was born today in 1958

David Geffen is celebrating his 77th birthday today

On this day in 2019, Peter Tork of the Monkees died at age 77