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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