Wednesday, June 30, 2021

June 30

On this day in 1975, Cher married Greg Allman


 

Today in 2001, guitarist and producer Chet Atkins died in Nashville at age 77


 

On this day in 2004, Dave Davies (Kinks) was left paralyzed on the right side of his body after suffering a stroke from which he fully recovered


 

Jazz bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke was born today in 1951


 

Remembering the late Lena Horne, born today in 1917


 

Today in 2006, US president George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visit Graceland in Memphis


 

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

June 29

On this day in 1979, Lowell George of Little Feat died of a heart attack at his hotel in Virginia


 

Today in 1975, singer songwriter Tim Buckley died of an overdose of heroin and morphine at age 28


 

On this day in 1985, John Lennon's 1965 Rolls-Royce with psychedelic paint job, sold for a record sum of over $3M


 

On this day in 2002, singer and actress Rosemary Clooney died of lung cancer


 

Colin Hay, (Men At Work) was born on this day in 1953


 

Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice was born on this day in 1948.


 

Monday, June 28, 2021

June 28

Remembering composer Richard Rodgers (Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein), born this day in 1902


 

Elvis Presley’s original guitarist Scotti Moore died on this day in 2016 at age 84


 

Today in 1977, Elton John achieved a lifelong ambition when he became the Chairman of Watford Football Club


 

On this day in 1968, newsstands rocked when Aretha Franklin appeared on the cover of Time Magazine and Jefferson Airplane appeared on the cover of Life Magazine

 



 

Sunday, June 27, 2021

June 27

On this day in 2002, John Entwistle, died at age 57 in his hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas


 

On this day in 2014, Bobby Womack died of cancer at age 70


 

Today in 2015, Chris Squire of Yes died of leukemia


 

Remembering songwriter Doc Pomus, born this day in 1935


 

Today in 1991, Carlos Santana was arrested at Houston Airport when officials found Cannabis in his luggage


 

On this day in 1971, New York's Fillmore East concert hall closed


 

Saturday, June 26, 2021

June 26

Today in 1977, Elvis Presley made his last ever live stage appearance when he appeared at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis


 

Elvis Presley's manager, the late Colonel Tom Parker, was born on this day in 1910


 

The Clash’s Mick Jones was born today in 1955


 

Singer/actor Chris Isaak was born on this day in 1956


 

Nathan Followill (Kings Of Leon) is 42 today


 

Remembering bluesman Big Bill Broonzy, born this day in 1893


 

Leon Russell’s Carney was released on this day in 1972


 

Friday, June 25, 2021

June 25

On this day in 2009, Michael Jackson died at the age of 50, after suffering heart failure at his home in Beverly Hills


 

Today in 1987, songwriter Boudleaux Bryant died. With wife Felice, wrote, 'Bye Bye Love', 'Wake Up Little Susie' among others


 

Today in 1988, Hillel Slovak (The Red Hot Chili Peppers) died from a heroin overdose


 

Today in 2006, Nicole Kidman married Keith Urban at ceremony in Sydney, Australia


 

Singer, songwriter and heiress to the Simon & Schuster publishing firm, Carly Simon is 76 today


 

The late George Michael was born today in 1963


 

Today in 2006, music producer and arranger Arif Mardin died at age 74 from pancreatic cancer


 

Ian McDonald (King Crimson, Foreigner) was born on this date in 1946


 

The Soundtrack to the movie Purple Rain was released today in 1984


 

Thursday, June 24, 2021

June 24

Happy birthday to Mick Fleetwood. He is 74 today


 

Jeff Beck is 77 years old today


 

The “god of hellfire” Arthur Brown turns 79 today


 

Dire Straits bassist John Illsley is 72 today


 

Curt Smith (Tears For Fears) is turning 60 today


 

Born on this day in 1945, Colin Blunstone (The Zombies)


 

Traffic’s Chris Wood was born on this day in 1944. He died in 1983


 

Nina Simone released her debut album “Little Girl Blue” on this date in 1958


 

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

June 23

Jerry Garcia’s longtime collaborator, lyricist Robert Hunter was born on this day in 1941


 

June Carter Cash, wife of Johnny Cash was born on this day in 1929


 

Beatles bassist Stuart Sutcliffe was born today in 1940. He died in 1962


 

KT Tunstall is celebrating her 46th birthday today


 

Welsh singer Duffy was born today in 1984


 

On this day in 2013, Bobby “Blue” Bland died at his home in Germantown, Tennessee at age 83


 

Jason Mraz is 44 today


 

Today in 1967, The Who’s John Entwistle married his childhood sweetheart Alison Wise