Monday, October 18, 2021

October 18

Chuck Berry was born on this day in 1926


Today in 2005, an image of a naked John Lennon, was named the top US magazine cover of the past 40 years


Wynton Marsalis was born today in 1961


Joe Egan (Stealers Wheel) is 75 today


Remembering Laura Nyro who was born today in 1947


Sunday, October 17, 2021

October 17

Today in 2000, at a charity auction in London, George Michael paid 2.1 million dollars for John Lennon’s upright piano


Ziggy Marley was born on this date in 1968


Marshall Bruce Mathers III a.k.a Eminem is 49 today


David St. Hubbins (Spinal Tap) a.k.a. Michael McKean was born on this day in 1947 


Jim Seals (Seals & Croft) was born on this day in 1941


Wyclef Jean is 52 today


Jazz guitarist Barney Kessel was born on this day in 1923


Today in 1967, Hair, the world's first hippie rock musical, made its debut at the New York Shakespeare Festival


Saturday, October 16, 2021

October 16

Today in 2006, CBGB, the legendary New York punk club credited with discovering Patti Smith and The Ramones, closed 


Remembering the birthday of Nico (Velvet Underground) in 1938


Fred Turner (Bachman Turner Overdrive) was born on this day in 1943


Bob Weir is celebrating his 74th birthday today


John Mayer was born on this day in 1977


Today in 1990, jazz drummer Art Blakey died of lung cancer in Manhattan, at age 71


Michael Peter Balzary a.k.a. Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) is 59 today


Co-founder of Chess Records, Leonard Chess died on this day in 1969


The Doors’ Strange Days was released today in 1967


Friday, October 15, 2021

October 15

Today in 1995, Paul and Linda McCartney appeared on an episode of The Simpsons where they help Lisa become a vegetarian


Today in 1973, Keith Richards was banned from France for two years when he is found guilty of use, and trafficking of cannabis


On this night in 1992, Madonna held a "Sex" party to promote her upcoming book Sex


A founding member of King Crimson, Gordon Haskell died on this day in 2020 at age 74


Today in 1964, Cole Porter died at the age of 72 from kidney failure


Mr. Bad Example by Warren Zevon was released today in 1991


Thursday, October 14, 2021

October 14

Charlie and Shirley Ann Watts were married on this day in 1964


Today in 1990, Grammy award-winning composer, pianist and conductor, Leonard Bernstein died of pneumonia 


Today in 2006, Freddy Fender died of complications from lung cancer at the age of 69


Justin Hayward (The Moody Blues) is 75 today


Thomas Dolby was born on this day in 1958


Natalie Maines (The Dixie Chicks) is 47 today


On this day in 1977, Bing Crosby died of a heart attack


Wednesday, October 13, 2021

October 13

Paul Simon is 80 today


Robert Lamm of the band Chicago is 77 today


Sammy Hagar was born today in 1947


Controversial comedian Lenny Bruce was born on this day in 1925


Today in 1974, renowned television host Ed Sullivan died of esophageal cancer at age 73


Marie Osmond is celebrating a birthday today


Billy Joel’s 52nd Street was released on this day in 1978