Saturday, February 29, 2020

February 29

On this day in 2012, Davy Jones of The Monkees, died at age 66 from a massive heart attack

Today in 1972, John Lennon’s visa expired sparking a four-year fight for immigrant status

Today in 1980, Buddy Holly's glasses were discovered in a police file in Mason, Iowa after being there for over 21 years

Robert Plant’s Now and Zen was released today in 1988

Friday, February 28, 2020

February 28

Today in 1985, David Byron (Uriah Heep) died from an epileptic fit and liver disease at age 38

Remembering Brian Jones, guitarist and founding member of The Rolling Stones, born on this day in 1942

Pat Monahan (Train) celebrates a birthday today. He is 51

Van Morrison’s “Moondance” was released today in 1970

U2’s “War” was released today in 1983

Thursday, February 27, 2020

February 27

Today in 1977, Keith Richards was arrested in Canada, after an ounce of heroin was found. He faced 7 years in prison

Josh Groban was born on this day in 1981

On this day in 1991, James Brown was paroled after serving two years of a six-year prison sentence

Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon was born on this date in 1923

Today in 2015, Leonard Nimoy died from of complications from COPD at age 83

Neal Schon (Journey) is 67 today

Jazz pioneer Freddie Keppard was born on this day in 1890 in New Orleans, LA

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

February 26

Remembering Johnny Cash; born today in 1932

Today in 2008, Buddy Miles died of congestive heart disease, age 60

The late Bob "Bear" Hite (Canned Heat) was born today in 1945

Fats Domino was born today in 1928

Mitch Ryder was born today in 1945

Corinne Bailey Rae is celebrating her 42nd birthday today

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

February 25

Remembering George Harrison, born on this day in 1943

Today in 2009, President Obama honored Stevie Wonder with the Gershwin prize, America's highest award for pop music

On this night in 1995, at a private party for 1,200 guests, Frank Sinatra sang before a live audience for the very last time

Marshall Tucker’s Toy Caldwell passed away on this day in 1993

Daniel Powter was born today in 1971

“Pink Moon” by the late Nick Drake was released today in 1972