Monday, November 30, 2015

November 30



Today in 2003, A block of East 2nd Street in New York City 
was officially renamed Joey Ramone Place


Dick Clark, The host of TV's longest running music show, 
American Bandstand, was born today in 1929


Today in 1991, Milli Vanilli singer Rob Pilatus attempted suicide 
by taking an overdose of sleeping pills and slashing his wrists


Billy Idol was born on this day in 1955


“Tumbleweed Connection” by Elton John was released today in 1970


Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” was released today in 1979


“Thriller” was released on this day in 1982


Sunday, November 29, 2015

November 29



On this day in 2001, George Harrison died in Los Angeles of lung cancer aged 58


Today in 1996, Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) died from a heart attack on stage 
singing his hit “Tiptoe Through the Tulips”


John Mayall is 82 years old today


Remembering the birthday of the late Denny Doherty (The Mamas And The Papas) in 1941


Saturday, November 28, 2015

November 28



Today in 1974, John Lennon made his last ever concert appearance 
when he joined Elton John on stage at Madison Square Gardens


Randy Newman is 72 today


Motown’s Berry Gordy is 86 years old today


Canadian session musician and late night bandleader Paul Shaffer is 66 today


Friday, November 27, 2015

November 27



Today we are celebrating the birth in 1942 of Jimi Hendrix


Today in 1965, Author Ken Kesey and his band of “Merry Pranksters” 
held the first “Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test”


“All Things Must Pass” was released today in 1970


Jackson Browne’s “The Pretender” was released on this day in 1976


Thursday, November 26, 2015

November 26



Today in 1981, Miles Davis married Cicely Tyson


Tina Turner is celebrating a birthday today


John McVie is 70 today


On this night in 1968, Cream played their farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London


Today in 2002, Nicholas Cage divorced Lisa Marie Presley after less than four months


MTV’s Unplugged series premiered today in 1989 with an episode featuring Squeeze