Thursday, October 1, 2020

October 1

On this night in 2017, gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas NV killing 59 including himself and wounding over 800


 

Today in 1965, at a concert at Carnegie Hall, Bob Dylan introduces his new backing group. They were known as the Hawks, but soon became The Band


 

Actor Richard Harris who had a 1968 hit with MacArthur Park was born on this day in 1930. Harris died in 2002


 

Julie Andrews (The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins) is 85 today


 

The late Donny Hathaway was born on this day in 1945


 

Today in 1975, 39 year old Al Jackson, drummer for Booker T. And The MGs, was fatally shot by a burglar at his home


 

On this day in 1982, Sony launched its first CD player, the CDP-101


 

The late blues guitarist Albert Collins was born on this day in 1932


 

Today in 2004, bassist Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield) died of a heart attack


 

Youssou N'dour who has worked with Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Sting and others is 61 today


 

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