August 1

Jerry “Captain Trips” Garcia was born on this day in 1942


Rock guitar virtuoso Tommy Bolin (James Gang, Deep Purple) was born on this day in 1951


Today in 1963, the first 'Beatles Monthly' was published. A magazine devoted to the group, it continued for 77 editions until 1969 and at its peak was selling over 350,000 copies a month.


On this day in 1971, The Concert For Bangladesh, organized by George Harrison took place at New York's Madison Square Garden


Today in 1987, Eurythmics Dave Stewart married Bananarama founding member Siobham Fahey


Today in 1981, MTV launches in the US with its 24 hour a day music video format


The late Boz Burrell, (Bad Company & King Crimson) was born today in 1946


Robert Cray is 68 today


Adam Duritz, (Counting Crows) turns 57 today


The late Robert Buck of 10,000 Maniacs was born on this day in 1958


Dhani Harrison was born on this day in 1978



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