Thursday, December 4, 2014

December 4



Today in 1993, Frank Zappa succumbed to his battle with prostate cancer


On this day in 1976, Tommy Bolin died from a heroin overdose at age 25


Chris Hillman (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers) is 70 today


John Lyon (Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes) is 66 today


Today in 1956, a jam session took place at Sun Studios in Memphis with 
Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins


Today in 1971, The Montreux Casino in Switzerland burnt to the ground 
during a gig by Frank Zappa and inspired the song “Smoke on the Water”


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