Saturday, October 24, 2020

October 24

On this day in 2016, rock and roll pioneer Fats Domino died of natural causes at age 89


Swamp rock pioneer Tony Joe White died on this date in 2018 of a heart attack at age 75


 

Today in 2006, Forbes.com revealed that Kurt Cobain had overtaken Elvis Presley as the highest earning dead celebrity


 

Bill Wyman was born today in 1936


 

Today in 1996, Motown founder Berry Gordy was honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame


 

Born on this day in 1930, J. P. Richardson a.k.a. The Big Bopper 


 

Today in 1962, Soul Brother #1 James Brown recorded his legendary 'Live At The Apollo' album


 

Today in 2008, Merl Saunders passed away from complications from a stroke. He was 74


 

“Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” by The Smashing Pumpkins was released on this day in 1995


 

Today in 1971, The Grateful Dead released their second double live album which fans know as ‘Skull and Roses’ but is officially titled ‘Grateful Dead’


 

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