Sunday, August 31, 2014

August 31



Today in 1986, after living together for 10 years Bob Geldof married Paula Yates in Las Vegas


Born on this day in 1940, Wilton Felder (The Crusaders)


Van Morrison is celebrating a birthday today. He is 69


The late Bob Welch (Fleetwood Mac) was born on this day in 1945


Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze is celebrating his 57th birthday today


Saturday, August 30, 2014

August 30



Today in 1988, Bruce Springsteen's wife Julianne filed for a divorce


Born on this day in 1935, John Phillips, The Mamas and the Papas


Today in 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono played Madison Square Gardens 
to raise money for the One to One charity


Today in 1980, Barclay James Harvest perform "A Concert For The People" 
next to the Berlin Wall to 250,000 fans


Today in 1989, Billy Joel fires his brother-in-law manager, 
and sues him for $90 million for embezzlement




'Highway 61 Revisited' was released on this day in 1965

 

Friday, August 29, 2014

August 29



On this day in 1920, Charlie "Bird" Parker was born in Kansas City



Celebrating the late Michael Jackson’s birthday. He would have been 56 today


On this day in 1966, The Beatles played their last concert 
before a paying audience, at Candlestick Park in SF, CA


Today in 2005, 77 year old Fats Domino is rescued from his 
Ninth Ward home in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina


Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ was released today in 1986