Saturday, December 19, 2015

December 19



Today in 1957, Elvis Presley had his draft notice served on him for the US Army


On this day in 2000, 10,000 Maniacs guitarist Robert Buck died of liver failure aged 42


Today in 2000, founder of The Staple Singers, Roebuck ‘Pop’ Staples died at age 85


We are remembering the birthday today of Professor Longhair 
(born Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd) in 1918


Folk singer Phil Ochs was born today in 1940. Ochs suffered from chronic depression 
and eventually hung himself in 1976


Alvin Lee, (Ten Years After) was born today in 1944


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