August 2

Today in 2004, Eric Clapton bought a 50% share in Cordings to save the historic gentleman's outfitters from closure

On this day in 2001, New Orleans International Airport was re-named Louis Armstrong Airport in honor of the jazz legend

Today in 2000, Liverpool music store Rushworth and Dreaper closed down after 150 years of trading

On this day in 1983, Funk Brother James Jamerson died of complications stemming from cirrhosis of the liver

Garth Hudson of The Band was born on this day in 1937

Born today in 1944, the late Jim Capaldi, drummer, singer, songwriter for the band Traffic

The late Andrew Gold was born today in 1951

The great Enrico Caruso died on this day in 1921 at age 49


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