Thursday, April 7, 2022

April 7

Remembering Billie Holiday who was born on this day in 1915


 

John Prine died on this day in 2020, of complications caused by COVID-19 at the age of 73


 

Today in 1975, Ritchie Blackmore quit Deep Purple to form his own band and was replaced by Tommy Bolin


 

Bob Geldof and Paula Yates' daughter Peaches was found dead of a heroin overdose on this day in 2014


 

Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane) was born on this day in 1938


 

John Oates (Hall and Oates) is 74 today


 

Today in 1948, rock drummer Dallas Taylor was born in Denver, CO


 

Famed recording engineer Andy Johns died on this day in 2013 of complications from a stomach ulcer


 

Today in 1920, Ravi Shankar, Hindustani classical musician and composer (and dad to Norah Jones), was born in Benares, India.


 

Janis Ian was born today in 1951


 

 

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