Friday, July 31, 2015

July 31



On this day in 1964, Country singer Jim Reeves was killed 
when the single engine aircraft he was flying in crashed in thick fog


Founder of Atlantic Records, the late Ahmet Ertegun was born this day in 1923


Born today in 1946, Gary Lewis (Gary Lewis and The Playboys)


Bill Berry (R.E.M.) is alive and well and celebrating his 57th birthday today


Today in 1995, Jamaica issued a commemorative series of postage stamps 
honoring reggae legend Bob Marley


Today in 2002, Bryan Ferry’s son Otis was arrested by police 
outside Tony Blair’s County home as he staged a demonstration


Thursday, July 30, 2015

July 30



Today in 2003, Sam Phillips the founder of Sun Records and studio 
died of respiratory failure in Memphis, TN.


Born on this day in 1936, George "Buddy" Guy


David Sanborn is 70 today


Paul Anka celebrates his 74th birthday today


Kate Bush was born today in 1958


Seth Avett, lead singer and founding member of the folk-rock band 
The Avett Brothers was born today in 1980


The Stones’ third album ‘Out of our Heads’ was released in the US on this day in 1965


Wednesday, July 29, 2015

July 29



On this day in 1974, Cass Elliot died in her sleep from a heart attack 
after playing a sold out show in London, England


Today in 1965, The Beatles second feature film 'Help!' 
had its premiere at The Pavilion in London


Today in 1966, Bob Dylan suffered a broken neck vertebra 
after crashing his Triumph 55 motorcycle near his Woodstock, NY home


Today in 1987, Ben and Jerry's introduces a new flavor: Cherry Garcia, 
named after the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia


Geddy Lee (Rush) is 62 today


Patti Sciafa a.k.a. Mrs. Springsteen is celebrating a birthday today