Thursday, July 31, 2014

July 31

On this day in 1964, Country singer Jim Reeves was killed 
when the single engine aircraft he was flying in crashed in thick fog

Born today in 1946, Gary Lewis (Gary Lewis and The Playboys)

Bill Berry (R.E.M.) is alive and well and celebrating his 56th birthday today

Today in 1995, Jamaica issued a commemorative series of postage stamps 
honoring reggae legend Bob Marley

Today in 2002, Bryan Ferry’s son Otis was arrested by police 
outside Tony Blair’s County home as he staged a demonstration

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

July 30

Today in 2003, Sam Phillips the founder of Sun Records and studio 
died of respiratory failure in Memphis, TN.

Born on this day in 1936, George "Buddy" Guy

David Sanborn is 69 today

Paul Anka celebrates his 73 birthday today

Kate Bush was born today in 1958

Seth Avett, lead singer and founding member of the folk-rock band 
The Avett Brothers was born today in 1980

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

July 29

On this day in 1974, Cass Elliot died in her sleep from a heart attack 
after playing a sold out show in London, England

Today in 1965, The Beatles second feature film 'Help!' 
had its premiere at The Pavilion in London

Today in 1966, Bob Dylan suffered a broken neck vertebra 
after crashing his Triumph 55 motorcycle near his Woodstock, NY home

Today in 1987, Ben and Jerry's introduces a new flavor: 
Cherry Garcia, named after the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia

Geddy Lee (Rush) is 61 today

Patti Sciafa a.k.a. Mrs. Springsteen is celebrating a birthday today