Friday, April 30, 2021

April 30

On this day in 1983, Blues legend Muddy Waters died in his sleep at his home in Westmont, Illinois, at age 68


 

On this day in 1970, Twiggs Lyndon, road manager for the Allman Brothers Band, was arrested for murder. He was eventually acquitted


 

Music journalist, author and musician Lester Bangs died on this day in 1982 of a heart attack at age 33


 

Soul singer Ben E. King died on this day in 2015


 

Today in 2008, Mariah Carey married actor Nick Cannon in the Bahamas


 

On this day in 1966, writer and folksinger Richard Fariña died as a result of a motorcycle accident after celebrating his wife, Mimi’s, 21st birthday.


 

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