Thursday, April 30, 2015

April 30

On this day in 1983, Blues legend Muddy Waters 
died in his sleep at his home in Westmont, Illinois, at age 68

On this day in 1970, Twiggs Lyndon, road manager for the Allman Brothers Band, 
was arrested for murder Lyndon was acquitted

Music journalist, author and musician Lester Bangs 
died on this day in 1982 of a heart attack aged 33

Today in 2008, Mariah Carey married actor Nick Cannon in the Bahamas

On this day in 1966, writer and folksinger Richard Fariña 
died as a result of a motorcycle accident

Remembering Mimi Fariña, wife of Richard Fariña 
and sister of Joan Baez who was born on this day in 1945

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

April 29

Remembering the great Duke Ellington, born on this day in 1899

On this day in 1993, guitarist and producer, Mick Ronson died of liver cancer at age 46

Today in 1992, Paula Abdul and Emilio Estevez were married in California

5th degree black belt Willie Nelson is having a birthday today. He is 82

Klaus Voorman (Plastic Ono Band) is 73 today

Remembering Tammi Terrell who was born on this day in 1945

Carnie Wilson (Wilson Phillips) daughter of Beach Boy Brian Wilson is 47 today

Tommy James, (The Shondells) is 68 today

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

April 28

Today in 1968, the Broadway musical 'Hair' opened at the Biltmore Theatre in New York City

On this day in 1990, Axl Rose married Erin Everly, daughter of The Everly Brothers Don

Today in 1980, Tommy Caldwell (Marshall Tucker Band) died 
of injuries from a car accident at age 30

Jon Bon Jovi and his high school sweetheart Dorothea Hurley 
are celebrating their 26th anniversary today

Today in 1991, Bonnie Raitt married her first husband, actor Michael O’keefe

Monday, April 27, 2015

April 27

On this day in 2012, Bob Dylan received the Presidential Medal of Freedom 
from US president Barack Obama

Today in 1981, Ringo Starr married Barbara Bach

Gordon Haskell, school chum of Robert Fripp and former member of King Crimson 
was born on this date in 1947

The late Peter Ham (Badfinger) was born on this day in 1947

Paul “Ace” Frehley (Kiss) is 64 today

Sunday, April 26, 2015

April 26

Today in 1984, jazz great “Count” Basie died of pancreatic cancer 
in Hollywood, Florida at the age of 79

On this day in 2013, country singer George Jones died aged 81

Maurice Williams is celebrating today, he is 77

Gary Wright was born on this day in 1945

On this day in 2011, Phoebe Snow died at the age of 60