Sunday, February 26, 2017

February 26

Remembering Johnny Cash; born today in 1932

Today in 2008, Buddy Miles died of congestive heart disease, age 60

The late Bob "Bear" Hite (Canned Heat) was born today in 1945

Fats Domino is 89 today

Corinne Bailey Rae is celebrating her 38th birthday today

Saturday, February 25, 2017

February 25

Remembering George Harrison, born on this day in 1943

Today in 2009, President Obama honored Stevie Wonder with the Gershwin prize, 
America's highest award for pop music

On this night in 1995, at a private party for 1,200 guests, Frank Sinatra 
sang before a live audience for the very last time

Marshall Tucker’s Toy Caldwell passed away on this day in 1993

Daniel Powter was born today in 1971

“Pink Moon” by the late Nick Drake was released today in 1972

Friday, February 24, 2017

February 24

On this day in 1992, Kurt Cobain married Courtney Love in Waikiki, Hawaii

Today in 2005, Edwyn Collins was rushed to the hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage

George Thorogood was born on this day in 1950

The late Nicky Hopkins was born on this day in 1944

Rupert Holmes, (“Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”) was born today in 1947

Today in 1975, Led Zeppelin released their sixth album, Physical Graffiti

Thursday, February 23, 2017

February 23

Today in 1978, The Police sign with A&M Records

Howard Jones is 62 today

The late Johnny Winter was born today in 1944

Today in 2003, Howie Epstein, bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 
died of a suspected drug overdose

Otis Redding’s posthumous album “The Dock of the Bay” was released today in 1968

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Februaary 22

Today in 1987, Andy Warhol died after a gall bladder operation

Remembering Papa John Creach who died on this day in 1994

Todd Rundgren’s Something/Anything? was released today in 1972

Adele’s 21 was released today in the US in 2011