August 15

Today in 1969, The Woodstock Festival opened on Max Yasgur's 
600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York

On this day in 2008, record producer Jerry Wexler died 
at his home in Sarasota, Florida at age 91

Leon Theremin, famous for his invention of the theremin, 
was born today in 1896 in Russia

Singer and songwriter Jimmy Webb was born on this day in 1946

Bill Pinkney of The Drifters was born on this day in 1933

‘Stix’ Nesbert Hooper of The Crusaders was born today in 1938

Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers is 67 today


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