Saturday, October 31, 2015

October 31



Today in 1995, James Brown was arrested in Aiken, SC 
for assaulting his 47 year old wife, Adrienne


Today in 2005, the white suit worn by John Lennon on the cover of Abbey Road 
sold for $118K at an auction in Las Vegas


Today in 1964, Ray Charles was arrested with heroin and marijuana 
at Logan airport in Boston


Larry Mullen Jr. (U2) was born on this day in 1961


Vanilla Ice is 48 today


Today in 1970, Michelle Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) married 
Dennis Hopper; the marriage is annulled 7 days later


Friday, October 30, 2015

October 30



Eddie Holland who, along with his brother Brian and Lamont Dozier, 
wrote Motown’s biggest hits, was born today in 1939


Grace Slick is 76 today


Timothy B Schmit was born today in 1947


Gavin Rossdale (Bush) is celebrating a birthday today. He is 50


“Buffalo Springfield Again” was released on this date in 1967


“All That You Can't Leave Behind” by U2 was released today in 2000


Thursday, October 29, 2015

October 29



Today in 1971, Duane Allman was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle 
on a Macon, Georgia street


On this day in 1991, Memphis City Council named interstate 55 
through Jackson, The B.B. King Freeway


Denny Laine (The Moody Blues, Wings) was born today 71 years ago


Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) was born today in 1946 


“The Heart of Saturday Night” by Tom Waits was released today in 1974


Wednesday, October 28, 2015

October 28



Chuck Berry and his wife, Themetta "Toddy" Suggs celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary today


Today in 1958, Buddy Holly makes what would be his last major television appearance, 
on ABC's American Bandstand


Ben Harper is celebrating his 46th birthday today


Charlie Daniels is 79 today


Graham Bond, considered a founding father of the English rhythm and blues 
boom of the 1960s was born today in 1937


Tuesday, October 27, 2015

October 27



Today in 2013, Lou Reed died of liver disease


Today in 2002, record producer Tom Dowd died of emphysema


Today in 1964, 31 year old Salvatore Philip Bono married 18 year old Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere


On this day in 1969, Muddy Waters was seriously injured in a car crash 
in Champagne, Illinois that killed 3 people.


Today in 1988, U2's film “Rattle And Hum”, received its worldwide premiere in Dublin


Garry Tallent (The E Street Band) is 66 today


Simon Le Bon (Duran Duran) is 57 today


Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) is celebrating his 48th birthday today


“Never Mind the Bollocks” by The Sex Pistols was released today in 1977


Prince’s “1999” was released today in 1982