April 5

On this day in 1994, Kurt Cobain committed suicide by shooting himself in the head at his home in Seattle


Today in 1981, Canned Heat singer Bob "The Bear" Hite died of a heart attack at age 36


Jim Marshall, who invented the Marshall amplifier died today in 2012 at a hospice in London, aged 88


Peter Grant, manager of Led Zeppelin, was born on this date in 1935


On this day in 1997, beat poet Allen Ginsberg died at age 70


Mike McCready, one of the founding members of Pearl Jam was born today in 1965


Alan Clarke (The Hollies) was born today in 1942


Rock drummer “Cozy” Powell died on this day in 1998


Tracy Chapman’s debut album was released on this day in 1988



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