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