Friday, May 31, 2019

May 31

Remembering John “Bonzo” Bonham, born on this day in 1948

Today in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the Army for 3 years and was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Peter Yarrow (Peter Paul and Mary) was born on this date in 1938

Today in 1985, The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), sent its first letter to the RIAA requesting a ratings system for albums and concerts

Darryl McDaniels of Run D.M.C. was born on this day in 1964

Honky tonk piano player Clint Eastwood is 89 today. Oh, and he also acts and directs movies

Thursday, May 30, 2019

May 30

On this day in 1980, Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominoes) died of kidney failure at age 38

“The King of Swing” Benny Goodman was born today in 1909

Famed British record producer Mickie Most passed away on this day in 2003 from peritoneal mesothelioma

Nicky 'Topper' Headon (The Clash) celebrates his 64th birthday today

Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine) was born on this day in 1964

Bass guitarist for The Jerry Garcia Band and Old and in the Way, John Kahn died of a heart attack on this day in 1996

Cee-Lo Green (Gnarls Barkley) was born on this day in 1974

Carl Dean and Dolly Parton were married 53 years ago today. Happy Anniversary!

Wynonna Judd was born on this day in 1964

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

May 29

On this day in 1997, Jeff Buckley disappeared and drowned after talking a swim in the Mississippi River

John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service) died on this day in 1989 from Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Noel Gallagher (Oasis) was born on this day in 1967

La Toya Jackson is 63 today

Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) was born on this day in 1945

Melissa Etheridge was born today in 1961

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

May 28

Remembering T- Bone Walker, born on this day in 1910

Papa John Creech (Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna) was born on this day in 1917

Gladys Knight is celebrating a birthday today

John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival) is 74 today

Bassist Leland Sklar is 72 today 

Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals) turns 58 today

Colbie Caillat celebrates her 34th birthday today

Monday, May 27, 2019

May 27

Today in 2017 we lost another music icon. Gregg Allman was 69

Today in 2008, Sir Paul McCartney was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Yale University

Ramsey Lewis is 84 years old today

Memphis blues singer Junior Parker was born on this day in 1932

The late Cilla Black was born on this day in 1943

André 3000 is 44 today

Siouxsie Sioux was born on this day in 1957

‘The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan’ was released today in 1963

The single ‘God Save the Queen’ by The Sex Pistols was released on this day in 1977