Wednesday, October 31, 2018

October 31

Today in 1995, James Brown was arrested in Aiken, SC for assaulting his 47 year old wife, Adrienne

Today in 2005, the white suit worn by John Lennon on the cover of Abbey Road sold for $118K at an auction in Las Vegas

Today in 1964, Ray Charles was arrested with heroin and marijuana at Logan airport in Boston

Larry Mullen Jr. (U2) was born on this day in 1961

Vanilla Ice is 51 today

Today in 1970, Michelle Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) married Dennis Hopper; the marriage was annulled 7 days later

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

October 30

Grace Slick is 79 today

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Timothy B Schmit was born today in 1947

Eddie Holland who, along with his brother Brian and Lamont Dozier, wrote Motown’s biggest hits, was born today in 1939

Gavin Rossdale (Bush) is celebrating a birthday today. He is 52

On this day in 2016, longtime Cubs fan Eddie Vedder sang “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh inning stretch at the Cubs first World Series appearance since 1945

“Buffalo Springfield Again” was released on this date in 1967

“All That You Can't Leave Behind” by U2 was released today in 2000

Monday, October 29, 2018

October 29

Today in 1971, Duane Allman was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on a Macon, Georgia street

On this day in 1991, Memphis City Council named interstate 55 through Jackson, The B.B. King Freeway

Denny Laine (The Moody Blues, Wings) was born today 74 years ago

Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) was born today in 1946

Clarinetist and big band leader Woody Herman died on this day in 1987

“The Heart of Saturday Night” by Tom Waits was released today in 1974

Sunday, October 28, 2018

October 28

Chuck Berry and his wife, Themetta "Toddy" Suggs were married on this day in 1948

Today in 1958, Buddy Holly makes what would be his last major television appearance, on ABC's American Bandstand

Ben Harper is celebrating his 49th birthday today

Charlie Daniels is 82 today

Graham Bond, considered a founding father of the English rhythm and blues boom of the 1960s was born today in 1937

Saturday, October 27, 2018

October 27

Today in 2013, Lou Reed died of liver disease

Today in 2002, record producer Tom Dowd died of emphysema

Today in 1964, 31 year old Salvatore Philip Bono married 18 year old Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere

On this day in 1969, Muddy Waters was seriously injured in a car crash in Champagne, Illinois that killed 3 people.

Today in 1988, U2's film “Rattle And Hum”, received its worldwide premiere in Dublin

Garry Tallent (The E Street Band) is 69 today

Simon Le Bon (Duran Duran) is 60 today

Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) was born on this day in 1967

“Never Mind the Bollocks” by The Sex Pistols was released today in 1977

Prince’s “1999” was released today in 1982