Saturday, February 29, 2020

February 29


On this day in 2012, Davy Jones of The Monkees, died at age 66 from a massive heart attack


Today in 1972, John Lennon’s visa expired sparking a four-year fight for immigrant status


Today in 1980, Buddy Holly's glasses were discovered in a police file in Mason, Iowa after being there for over 21 years


Robert Plant’s Now and Zen was released today in 1988


Friday, February 28, 2020

February 28


Today in 1985, David Byron (Uriah Heep) died from an epileptic fit and liver disease at age 38


Remembering Brian Jones, guitarist and founding member of The Rolling Stones, born on this day in 1942


Pat Monahan (Train) celebrates a birthday today. He is 51


Van Morrison’s “Moondance” was released today in 1970


U2’s “War” was released today in 1983


Thursday, February 27, 2020

February 27


Today in 1977, Keith Richards was arrested in Canada, after an ounce of heroin was found. He faced 7 years in prison


Josh Groban was born on this day in 1981


On this day in 1991, James Brown was paroled after serving two years of a six-year prison sentence


Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon was born on this date in 1923


Today in 2015, Leonard Nimoy died from of complications from COPD at age 83


Neal Schon (Journey) is 67 today


Jazz pioneer Freddie Keppard was born on this day in 1890 in New Orleans, LA


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

February 26


Remembering Johnny Cash; born today in 1932


Today in 2008, Buddy Miles died of congestive heart disease, age 60


The late Bob "Bear" Hite (Canned Heat) was born today in 1945


Fats Domino was born today in 1928


Mitch Ryder was born today in 1945


Corinne Bailey Rae is celebrating her 42nd birthday today


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