Monday, November 30, 2020

November 30

Today in 2003, A block of East 2nd Street in New York City was officially renamed Joey Ramone Place


Dick Clark, The host of TV's longest running music show, American Bandstand, was born today in 1929


 

Today in 1996, Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) died from a heart attack on stage singing his hit “Tiptoe Through the Tulips”


 

Billy Idol was born on this day in 1955


 

“Tumbleweed Connection” by Elton John was released today in 1970


 

Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” was released today in 1979


 

“Thriller” was released on this day in 1982


 

Sunday, November 29, 2020

November 29

On this day in 2001, George Harrison died in Los Angeles of lung cancer aged 58


 

John Mayall is 87 years old today


 

Chuck Mangione is 80 today


 

Remembering the birthday of the late Denny Doherty (The Mamas And The Papas) in 1940


 

The incomparable Billy Strayhorn was born on this day in 1915


 

Saturday, November 28, 2020

November 28

Today in 1974, John Lennon made his last ever concert appearance when he joined Elton John on stage at Madison Square Gardens


Randy Newman is 77 today


 

Motown’s Berry Gordy is 91 years old today


 

Canadian session musician and late night bandleader Paul Shaffer is 71 today


 

Friday, November 27, 2020

November 27

Today we are celebrating the birth in 1942 of Jimi Hendrix


Today in 1965, Author Ken Kesey and his band of “Merry Pranksters” held the first “Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test”


 

“All Things Must Pass” was released today in 1970


 

Jackson Browne’s “The Pretender” was released on this day in 1976


 

Thursday, November 26, 2020

November 26

Happy Turkey Day! The directions said "Chill in the sink for a few hours..."


Today in 1981, Miles Davis married Cicely Tyson


 

Tina Turner is celebrating a birthday today


 

John McVie is 75 today


 

On this night in 1968, Cream played their farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London


 

Today in 2002, Nicholas Cage divorced Lisa Marie Presley after less than four months


 

MTV’s Unplugged series premiered today in 1989 with an episode featuring Squeeze


 

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

November 25

Today in 1974, Nick Drake died in his sleep at age 26 of an overdose of tryptasol, an anti-depressant drug


On this day in 1976, The Band made their final performance; ‘The Last Waltz’ held Thanksgiving Day, at the Winterland Ballroom


 

Bev Bevan (ELO) is 76 today


 

The late Percy Sledge was born on this day in 1941


 

Amy Grant was born on this date in 1960