Monday, November 30, 2020

November 30

Today in 2003, A block of East 2nd Street in New York City was officially renamed Joey Ramone Place

Dick Clark, The host of TV's longest running music show, American Bandstand, was born today in 1929


Today in 1996, Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) died from a heart attack on stage singing his hit “Tiptoe Through the Tulips”


Billy Idol was born on this day in 1955


“Tumbleweed Connection” by Elton John was released today in 1970


Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” was released today in 1979


“Thriller” was released on this day in 1982


Sunday, November 29, 2020

November 29

On this day in 2001, George Harrison died in Los Angeles of lung cancer aged 58


John Mayall is 87 years old today


Chuck Mangione is 80 today


Remembering the birthday of the late Denny Doherty (The Mamas And The Papas) in 1940


The incomparable Billy Strayhorn was born on this day in 1915


Saturday, November 28, 2020

November 28

Today in 1974, John Lennon made his last ever concert appearance when he joined Elton John on stage at Madison Square Gardens

Randy Newman is 77 today


Motown’s Berry Gordy is 91 years old today


Canadian session musician and late night bandleader Paul Shaffer is 71 today


Friday, November 27, 2020

November 27

Today we are celebrating the birth in 1942 of Jimi Hendrix

Today in 1965, Author Ken Kesey and his band of “Merry Pranksters” held the first “Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test”


“All Things Must Pass” was released today in 1970


Jackson Browne’s “The Pretender” was released on this day in 1976


Thursday, November 26, 2020

November 26

Happy Turkey Day! The directions said "Chill in the sink for a few hours..."

Today in 1981, Miles Davis married Cicely Tyson


Tina Turner is celebrating a birthday today


John McVie is 75 today


On this night in 1968, Cream played their farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London


Today in 2002, Nicholas Cage divorced Lisa Marie Presley after less than four months


MTV’s Unplugged series premiered today in 1989 with an episode featuring Squeeze


Wednesday, November 25, 2020

November 25

Today in 1974, Nick Drake died in his sleep at age 26 of an overdose of tryptasol, an anti-depressant drug

On this day in 1976, The Band made their final performance; ‘The Last Waltz’ held Thanksgiving Day, at the Winterland Ballroom


Bev Bevan (ELO) is 76 today


The late Percy Sledge was born on this day in 1941


Amy Grant was born on this date in 1960