Sunday, January 31, 2021

January 31

Today in 2009, Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield) died at age 68


Remembering Terry Kath (Chicago) born today in 1946


John Wetton (King Crimson, Uriah Heep, Roxy Music, Asia) passed away on this day in 2017 from colon cancer


Phil Manzanera, (Roxy Music) was born today in 1951


Johnny Rotten is celebrating his 65th birthday today


Justin Timberlake is the ripe old age of 40 today


Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons) is 34 today


Saturday, January 30, 2021

January 30

Phil Collins is 70 today

Today in 1982, Sam Lightnin' Hopkins died of cancer, aged 70


Martyn Balin (Jefferson Airplane) was born today in 1942


Remembering Steve Marriott, (Small Faces, Humble Pie) born today in 1947


The late Roy Eldridge was born today in 1911


Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd, better known as Professor Longhair died this day in 1980

Today in 1969, The Beatles played their famous rooftop concert on top of the Apple building on Savile Row in London


Friday, January 29, 2021

January 29

Today in 2009, John Martyn died in Ireland from double pneumonia at the age of 60


On this day in 1992, Willie Dixon died of heart failure


Remembering James Jamerson, The Funk Brothers bass player born today in 1938


Remembering David Byron (Uriah Heep) born today in 1947


Poet, singer-songwriter, and actor Rod McKuen died on this day in 2015


French singer, actress and dancer Claudine Longet was born on this day in 1941


Thursday, January 28, 2021

January 28

Today in 1985, The recording took place for “We Are The World” at A&M Studios in Hollywood. Since its release, the single has raised $63 million 

Founding Jefferson Airplane member Paul Kantner died on this day in 2016


Today in 2005, Jim Capaldi (Traffic) died of stomach cancer at age 60


Sarah McLachlan is celebrating her 53rd birthday today


Founding member of Jefferson Airplane Signe Toly Anderson died on this day in 2016


On this day in 2009, Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell died at the age of 56 of a suspected heart attack


Wednesday, January 27, 2021

January 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this day in 1756

Pete Seeger passed away on this day in 2014 at the age of 94


Blues singer Bobby “Blue” Bland was born on this date in 1930


Today in 1972, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson died in Chicago of heart failure at age 60


Remembering the King of the Slide Guitar, Elmore James born on this day in 1918


Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) is 77 today


Tuesday, January 26, 2021

January 26

Today in 1977, Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) was committed to a mental hospital after threatening his accountant with an air rifle

Today in 1908, Stephane Grappelli was born


Eddie Van Halen was born on this day in 1955


Andrew Ridgeley (Wham!) turns 58 today


Mountain drummer Corky Laing is 73 today


‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ was released on this day in 1970


Monday, January 25, 2021

January 25

Today in 1991, Paul McCartney appeared on MTV's Unplugged

Alicia Keys is 40 today


Blues guitarist Sleepy John Estes was born on this day in 1899


On this day in 1986, producer and manager Albert Grossman died of a heart attack while flying on the Concorde. He was 59

Today in 1963, EMI awards the US record label Vee Jay the right to distribute Beatles records in America


Etta James was born on this day in 1938


Sunday, January 24, 2021

January 24

Remembering Warren Zevon, born this day in 1947


Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks died on this day in 2017


Aaron Neville is celebrating his 80th birthday today


Neil Diamond is 80 today


The late “Joliet Jake" Blues aka John Belushi, was born on this day in 1949


Jools Holland is 63 today