Sunday, August 15, 2021

August 15

Today in 1969, The Woodstock Festival opened on Max Yasgur's 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York


 

On this day in 2008, record producer Jerry Wexler died at his home in Sarasota, Florida at age 91


 

Leon Theremin, famous for his invention of the theremin, was born today in 1896 in Russia


 

Singer and songwriter Jimmy Webb was born on this day in 1946


Bill Pinkney of The Drifters was born on this day in 1925


Nesbert ‘Stix’ Hooper of The Crusaders was born today in 1938


 

Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers is 72 today


 

Led Zeppelin’s final album ‘In Through the Out Door’ was released today in 1979


 

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