Wednesday, August 12, 2020

August 12

Today in 1964, The Beatles first film 'A Hard Day's Night' opened in 500 American cinemas to rave reviews

 

On this day in 1968, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham played together for the first time

 

On this date in 1970, Janis Joplin performed at Harvard which would turn out to be her last live performance

 

Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits celebrates his 71st birthday today

 

Blues guitarist Luther Allison died of cancer at age 57 on this day in 1997

 

Composer, music theorist, writer, philosopher, and artist John Cage died on this day in 1992 at age 79

 

Today in 1977, Henri Padovani, guitarist with The Police quit the group after nine months leaving them a trio

 

Porter Wagoner was born today in 1927

 

Buck Owens, Jr. was born today in 1929

 

Pat Metheny was born today in 1954

 

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