Sunday, August 2, 2015

August 2



Today in 2004, Eric Clapton bought a 50% share in Cordings 
to save the historic gentleman's outfitters from closure


On this day in 2001, New Orleans International Airport 
was re-named Louis Armstrong Airport in honor of the jazz legend


Today in 2000, Liverpool music store Rushworth and Dreaper 
closed down after 150 years of trading


On this day in 1983, Funk Brother James Jamerson died of complications 
stemming from cirrhosis of the liver


Garth Hudson of The Band was born on this day in 1937


Jim Capaldi, drummer, singer & songwriter for Traffic was born on this day in 1944


The late Andrew Gold was born today in 1951


The great Enrico Caruso died on this day in 1921 at age 49


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