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