Friday, January 21, 2022

January 21

Today in 1966, George Harrison married Patti Boyd at Leatherhead Register Office in Surrey


 

On this day in 1984, Jackie Wilson died at age 49. Wilson suffered a massive heart attack


 

Maggie Roche died on this day in 2017 from breast cancer


 

Today in 1997, 'Colonel' Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's manager and agent died of a stroke in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the age of 87


 

Edwin Star was born on this day in 1942


 

Today in 1982, B.B. King donated his entire 20,000-record collection to the University of Mississippi's Center for the Study of Southern Culture


 

Remembering Wolfman Jack, born on this day in 1938


 

The late Richie Havens was born today in 1941


 

Thursday, January 20, 2022

January 20

Celebrating the birthday today of Huddi William Ledbetter (Leadbelly) today in 1888


 

On this day in 2011, Etta James died from complications of leukemia at the age of 73


 

Today in 2015, Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream) died of a pulmonary embolism at age 70


 

Today in 1965, American disc-jockey Alan Freed died from uremia at the age of 42


 

Questlove was born today in 1971


 

George Grantham (Poco) is 75 today


 

Paul Stanley (Kiss) is 70 today


 

Today is the anniversary of the release of Bob Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks” in 1975


 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

January 19

On this day in 1971, tracks from The Beatles White Album were played in the courtroom at the Sharon Tate murder trial


 

Remembering Janis Joplin who was born today in 1943


 

On this day in 1998, Carl Perkins died at age 65 from throat cancer


 

Today in 2006, Wilson Pickett died in the hospital near his Ashburn, Virginia home


 

The mad doctor of rock and roll Owsley Stanley was born today in 1935


 

Today in 2007, Mamas and the Papas Denny Doherty (The Mamas and the Papas) died at the age of 66


 

Remembering Phil Everly, (The Everly Brothers) born this day in 1939


 

Dolly Parton was born today in 1946


 

Remembering Robert Palmer who was born this day in 1949


 

Dewey Bunell, (America) was born today in 1951


 

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

January 18

On this day in 2016, Glenn Frey of The Eagles died from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia


 

Drummer Dallas Taylor died on this day in 2015 from viral pneumonia and kidney disease at age 66


 

Today in 1996, Lisa Marie Presley divorced Michael Jackson after less than two years of (?) marriage


 

Remembering David Ruffin (The Temptations) born today in 1941


 

Steve Winwood and his wife Eugenia are celebrating an anniversary today. They were married on this day in 1987


 

Today in 2004, Jennifer Lopez's divorce from her second husband Cris Judd became final


 

Today in 2010, Kate McGarrigle died of cancer at home in Montreal at the age of 63


 

On this day in 1980, the famous Southern-rock record label Capricorn files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy


 

Monday, January 17, 2022

January 17

Former Rolling Stone Mick Taylor is 73 today


 

Paul Young is 66 today


 

Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles) is 63 today


 

Songwriter, manager, publisher and music executive Don Kirshner died of heart failure on this day in 2011


 

Gram Parsons’ “Grievous Angel” was released today in 1974


 

Today is the anniversary of the release of Bob Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks” in 1975