Wednesday, October 26, 2016

October 26

Today in 1965, Queen Elizabeth II invests The Beatles 
with their MBEs at Buckingham Palace, London

Natalie Merchant was born on this day in 1963

Maggie Roche, eldest of the Roche sisters was born today in 1951

Bootsy Collins was born on this day in 1951

Born today in 1953, Keith Strickland (The B-52's)

“For Everyman” by Jackson Browne was released today in 1973

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

October 25

Today in 1991, renowned concert promoter Bill Graham died in a helicopter crash

Today in 2014, Jack Bruce, best known for vocals and bass for Cream, died of liver disease

On this day in 1993, Time magazine puts Eddie Vedder 
on the cover with the headline "All The Rage"

Today in 1992, Roger Miller died of died of lung and throat cancer in Los Angeles

Jon Anderson (Yes) was born today in 1944

Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) is 55 today

Katy Perry is celebrating her 32nd birthday today

Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience was released today in 1968

Bob Marley and the Wailers “Natty Dread” was released today in 1974

Monday, October 24, 2016

October 24

Today in 2006, revealed that Kurt Cobain had overtaken Elvis Presley 
as the highest earning dead celebrity

Bill Wyman was born today in 1936

Today in 1996, Motown founder Berry Gordy is honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Born on this day in 1930, J. P. Richardson a.k.a. The Big Bopper 

Today in 1962, Soul Brother #1 James Brown recorded his legendary 'Live At The Apollo' album

Today in 2008, Merl Saunders passed away from complications from a stroke. He was 74

“Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” by The Smashing Pumpkins 
was released on this day in 1995

Sunday, October 23, 2016

October 23

The King of late night, Johnny Carson was born on this day in 1925

Today in 1963, Bob Dylan recorded 'The Times They Are A-Changin' at 
Columbia Recording Studios in New York

"Weird Al" Yankovic, born Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born today in 1959

Today in 1950, Al Jolson died

On this day in 1978, Mother Maybelle Carter passed away

Today in 1978, Neil Young's Zuma Beach, California home burns to the ground in a brush fire

Today in 1995, former Selena fan club president Yolanda Saldivar 
is convicted of murdering the Tejano star in March of 1995

Today in 2010, Katy Perry and Russell Brand got married in Rajasthan, India