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