Friday, January 31, 2020

January 31

Today in 2009, Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield) died at age 68

Remembering Terry Kath (Chicago) born today in 1946

John Wetton (King Crimson, Uriah Heep, Roxy Music, Asia) passed away on this day in 2017 from colon cancer

Phil Manzanera, (Roxy Music) was born today in 1951

Johnny Rotten is celebrating his 64th birthday today

Justin Timberlake is the ripe old age of 39 today

Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons) is 33 today

Thursday, January 30, 2020

January 30

Phil Collins is 69 today

Today in 1982, Sam Lightnin' Hopkins died of cancer, aged 70

Martyn Balin (Jefferson Airplane) was born today in 1942

Remembering Steve Marriott, (Small Faces, Humble Pie) born today in 1947

The late Roy Eldridge was born today in 1911

Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd, better known as Professor Longhair died this day in 1980

Today in 1969, The Beatles played their famous rooftop concert on top of the Apple building on Savile Row in London

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

January 29

Today in 2009, John Martyn died in Ireland from double pneumonia at the age of 60

On this day in 1992, Willie Dixon died of heart failure

Remembering James Jamerson, The Funk Brothers bass player born today in 1938

Remembering David Byron (Uriah Heep) born today in 1947

Poet, singer-songwriter, and actor Rod McKuen died on this day in 2015

French singer, actress and dancer Claudine Longet was born on this day in 1941

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

January 28

Today in 1985, The recording took place for “We Are The World” at A&M Studios in Hollywood. Since its release, the single has raised $63 million 

Founding Jefferson Airplane member Paul Kantner died on this day in 2016

Today in 2005, Jim Capaldi (Traffic) died of stomach cancer at age 60

Sarah McLachlan is celebrating her 52nd birthday today

Founding member of Jefferson Airplane Signe Toly Anderson died on this day in 2016

On this day in 2009, Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell died at the age of 56 of a suspected heart attack

Monday, January 27, 2020

January 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this day in 1756

Pete Seeger passed away on this day in 2014 at the age of 94

Blues singer Bobby “Blue” Bland was born on this date in 1930

Today in 1972, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson died in Chicago of heart failure at age 60

Remembering the King of the Slide Guitar, Elmore James born on this day in 1918

Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) is 76 today