Tuesday, September 15, 2020

September 15

The Cars’ Ric Ocasek passed away on this date in 2019 of heart disease. He was 75


 

Today in 1965, Ford became the first automaker to offer an 8-track tape player as an option for their entire line of cars in US


 

Today in 2004, Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone died in Los Angeles after a five-year battle with prostate cancer


 

The late jazz alto saxophonist Julian "Cannonball" Adderley was born today in 1925


 

On this day in 2008, Pink Floyd founding member Rick Wright died at age 65 from cancer


 

Today in 1945, Austrian composer Anton Webern was killed outside his home by a US Army soldier during the Allied occupation of Austria


 

Today in 2015, REO Speedwagon guitarist Gary Richrath, died at age 65 after a long bout with alcoholism


 

In a speech on this day in 1970, Vice President Spiro Agnew claimed that "The youth of America are being brainwashed into a drug culture”

 


Celebrating the release of Santana’s second album Abraxas today in 1970


 

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