Friday, July 31, 2020

July 31

On this day in 1964, Country singer Jim Reeves was killed when the single engine aircraft he was flying in crashed in thick fog


Founder of Atlantic Records, the late Ahmet Ertegun was born this day in 1923


Born today in 1946, Gary Lewis of Gary Lewis and The Playboys and son of comedian Jerry Lewis


Bill Berry (R.E.M.) is alive and well and celebrating his 62nd birthday today


Today in 1995, Jamaica issued a commemorative series of postage stamps honoring reggae legend Bob Marley


Today in 2002, Bryan Ferry’s son Otis was arrested by police outside Tony Blair’s County home as he staged a demonstration


Thursday, July 30, 2020

July 30

Today in 2003, Sam Phillips the founder of Sun Records and studio died of respiratory failure in Memphis, TN.

George "Buddy" Guy was born on this day in 1936

David Sanborn is 75 today

Paul Anka celebrates his 79th birthday today

Kate Bush was born today in 1958

Seth Avett, lead singer and founding member of the folk-rock band The Avett Brothers was born today in 1980

The Stones’ third album ‘Out of our Heads’ was released in the US on this day in 1965

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

July 29

On this day in 1974, Cass Elliot died in her sleep from a heart attack after playing a sold out show in London, England

Today in 1965, The Beatles second feature film 'Help!' had its premiere at The Pavilion in London

Today in 1966, Bob Dylan suffered a broken neck vertebra after crashing his Triumph 55 motorcycle near his Woodstock, NY home

Geddy Lee (Rush) is 67 today

Patti Scialfa a.k.a. Mrs. Springsteen is celebrating a birthday today

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

July 28

On this date in 1973, The Watkins Glen outdoor summer jam was held outside of Watkins Glen, NY. Over 600,000 fans attended

Born on this day in 1944, guitarist Mike Bloomfield. Sadly, Mike died in 1981

The late Rick Wright of Pink Floyd would have been 77 today

Simon Kirke, drums (Free & Bad Company) is 71 today.

Jonathan Edwards was born on this day in Aitkin, Minnesota in 1946

Steve Morse (Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple) was born on this day in 1954