Tuesday, September 30, 2014

September 30

Today in 1955, James Dean died in a car accident at age 24

On this day in 1977, Mary Ford, wife of Les Paul died of cancer at age 53

Johnny Mathis is 79 today

Marc Bolan of T-Rex was born on this day in 1947

Trey Anastasio of Phish was born today in 1964

The late Dewey Martin, drummer for Buffalo Springfield was born on this day1942

Grammy winning Album of the Year Time Out of Mind was released on this day in 1997

Monday, September 29, 2014

September 29

On this day in 1997, Bill Clinton awarded Don Henley a National Medal of Humanities 
for his work on the Walden Woods Project

Today in 1959, Barry Gordy's first release on the newly established 
Motown Records entered the Billboard Pop chart

Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad fame was born today in 1948

Jerry Lee Lewis was born on this day in 1935. The Killer is 79

Billy Joel’s The Stranger was released today in 1977

Sunday, September 28, 2014

September 28

Today in 1991, jazz great Miles Davis died of a stroke and pneumonia

Remembering the birthday today of Ed Sullivan in 1902. 
Ed’s influence on the popularity of rock ‘n roll cannot be understated

Ben E King was born on this day in 1938

The original Valley Girl, Moon Zappa is 46 today

Today in 2004, Producer Phil Spector was charged with the murder of actress Lana Clarkson

Songs in the Key of Life was released today in 1976