Saturday, August 15, 2020

August 15

Today in 1969, The Woodstock Festival opened on Max Yasgur's 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York

On this day in 2008, record producer Jerry Wexler died at his home in Sarasota, Florida at age 91

 

Leon Theremin, famous for his invention of the theremin, was born today in 1896 in Russia

 

Singer and songwriter Jimmy Webb was born on this day in 1946

 

Bill Pinkney of The Drifters was born on this day in 1925

 

Nesbert ‘Stix’ Hooper of The Crusaders was born today in 1938

 

Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers is 71 today

 

Led Zeppelin’s final album ‘In Through the Out Door’ was released today in 1979

 

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