Friday, January 20, 2017

January 20



Celebrating the birthday today of Huddi William Ledbetter (Leadbelly) today in 1888


On this day in 2011, Etta James died from complications of leukemia at the age of 73


Today in 2015, Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream) died of a pulmonary embolism at age 70


Today in 1965, American disc-jockey Alan Freed died from uremia at the age of 42


George Grantham (Poco) is 70 today


Paul Stanley (Kiss) is 65 today


Thursday, January 19, 2017

January 19



On this day in 1971, tracks from The Beatles White Album were played 
in the courtroom at the Sharon Tate murder trial 



Remembering Janis Joplin who was born today in 1943



On this day in 1998, Carl Perkins died aged 65 from throat cancer


Today in 2006, Wilson Pickett died in the hospital near his Ashburn, Virginia home


Today in 2007, Mamas and the Papas Denny Doherty (The Mamas and the Papas) 
died at the age of 66


Remembering Phil Everly, (The Everly Brothers) born this day in 1939


Dolly Parton was born today in 1946


Remembering Robert Palmer who was born this day in 1949


Dewey Bunell, (America) was born today in 1951


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

January 18



On this day in 2016, Glenn Frey of The Eagles died from rheumatoid arthritis, 
acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia


Today in 1996, Lisa Marie Presley divorced Michael Jackson after less than two years of (?) marriage


Remembering David Ruffin (The Temptations) born today (1941-1991)


Steve Winwood and his wife Eugenia are celebrating an anniversary today. 
They were married on this day in 1987


Today in 2004, Jennifer Lopez's divorce from her second husband Cris Judd became final


Today in 2010, Kate McGarrigle died of cancer at home in Montreal at the age of 63


On this day in 1980, the famous Southern-rock record label Capricorn files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy