Monday, January 31, 2022

January 31

Today in 2009, Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield) died at age 68


 

Remembering Terry Kath (Chicago) born today in 1946


 

John Wetton (King Crimson, Uriah Heep, Roxy Music, Asia) passed away on this day in 2017 from colon cancer


 

Phil Manzanera, (Roxy Music) was born today in 1951


 

Johnny Rotten is celebrating his 66th birthday today


 

Justin Timberlake is the ripe old age of 41 today


 

Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons) is 35 today


 

Sunday, January 30, 2022

January 30

Phil Collins is 71 today


 

Today in 1982, Sam Lightnin' Hopkins died of cancer, aged 70


 

Martyn Balin (Jefferson Airplane) was born today in 1942


 

Remembering Steve Marriott, (Small Faces, Humble Pie) born today in 1947


 

The late Roy Eldridge was born today in 1911


 

Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd, better known as Professor Longhair died this day in 1980


 

Today in 1969, The Beatles played their famous rooftop concert on top of the Apple building on Savile Row in London


 

Saturday, January 29, 2022

January 29

Today in 2009, John Martyn died in Ireland from double pneumonia at the age of 60


 

On this day in 1992, Willie Dixon died of heart failure


 

Remembering James Jamerson, The Funk Brothers bass player born today in 1938


 

Remembering David Byron (Uriah Heep) born today in 1947


 

Poet, singer-songwriter, and actor Rod McKuen died on this day in 2015


 

French singer, actress and dancer Claudine Longet was born on this day in 1941


 

Friday, January 28, 2022

January 28

Today in 1985, The recording took place for “We Are The World” at A&M Studios in Hollywood. Since its release, the single has raised $63 million 


 

Founding Jefferson Airplane member Paul Kantner died on this day in 2016


 

Today in 2005, Jim Capaldi (Traffic) died of stomach cancer at age 60


 

Sarah McLachlan is celebrating her 54rd birthday today


 

Founding member of Jefferson Airplane Signe Toly Anderson died on this day in 2016


 

On this day in 2009, Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell died at the age of 56 of a suspected heart attack


 

Thursday, January 27, 2022

January 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this day in 1756


 

Pete Seeger passed away on this day in 2014 at the age of 94


 

Blues singer Bobby “Blue” Bland was born on this date in 1930


 

Today in 1972, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson died in Chicago of heart failure at age 60


 

Remembering the King of the Slide Guitar, Elmore James born on this day in 1918


 

Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) is 78 today


 

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

January 26

Today in 1977, Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) was committed to a mental hospital after threatening his accountant with an air rifle


 

Today in 1908, Stephane Grappelli was born


 

Eddie Van Halen was born on this day in 1955


 

Andrew Ridgeley (Wham!) turns 59 today


 

Mountain drummer Corky Laing is 74 today


 

‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ was released on this day in 1970


 

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

January 25

Today in 1991, Paul McCartney appeared on MTV's Unplugged


 

Alicia Keys is 41 today


 

Blues guitarist Sleepy John Estes was born on this day in 1899


 

On this day in 1986, producer and manager Albert Grossman died of a heart attack while flying on the Concorde. He was 59


 

Today in 1963, EMI awards the US record label Vee Jay the right to distribute Beatles records in America


 

Etta James was born on this day in 1938