Friday, July 25, 2014

July 25



On this day in 1965, the ever changing Bob Dylan ‘plugged in’ 
for his headlining set at The Newport Folk Festival


Today in 1969, Neil Young appeared with Crosby, Stills and Nash 
for the first time when they played at The Fillmore in New York


On this day in 1984, Willie Mae ‘Big Mama’ Thornton died 
at the age of 58 in LA of heart and liver complications


Today in 1992, Bruce Springsteen became a father when 
Patti Sciafa gave birth to a baby boy, Evan James


Bennie Benjamin of Motown’s famed ‘The Funk Brothers’ was born today in 1925


Jim McCarty, drummer for The Yardbirds was born today in 1943


Today in 1989, Steve Rubell, one of the owners of Studio 54, 
died of AIDS-related causes at age 45


‘Back in Black’, AC/DC’s seminal album was released today in 1980


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