December 4

Today in 1993, Frank Zappa succumbed to his battle with prostate cancer

On this day in 1976, Tommy Bolin died from a heroin overdose at age 25

Chris Hillman (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers) is 70 today

John Lyon (Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes) is 66 today

Today in 1956, a jam session took place at Sun Studios in Memphis with 
Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins

Today in 1971, The Montreux Casino in Switzerland burnt to the ground 
during a gig by Frank Zappa and inspired the song “Smoke on the Water”


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