Thursday, August 12, 2021

August 12

Today in 1964, The Beatles first film 'A Hard Day's Night' opened in 500 American cinemas to rave reviews


 

On this day in 1968, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham played together for the first time


 

On this date in 1970, Janis Joplin performed at Harvard which would turn out to be her last live performance


 

Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits celebrates his 72nd birthday today


 

Blues guitarist Luther Allison died of cancer at age 57 on this day in 1997


 

Composer, music theorist, writer, philosopher, and artist John Cage died on this day in 1992 at age 79


 

Today in 1977, Henri Padovani, guitarist with The Police quit the group after nine months leaving them a trio


 

Porter Wagoner was born today in 1927


 

Buck Owens, Jr. was born today in 1929


 

Pat Metheny was born today in 1954


 

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