Thursday, December 31, 2015

December 31



Today in 1985, Ricky Nelson was killed along with six others, 
when his charted light aircraft crashed in Texas


Andy Summers (The Police) was born on this day in 1942


Burton Cummings (The Guess Who) is 68 today


John Denver would have been 72 today (1943-1997)


Wednesday, December 30, 2015

December 30



Today in 1970, Paul McCartney filed a suit against the rest of The Beatles 
to dissolve their partnership


On this day in 1969, Peter Tork quit The Monkees, buying himself out of his contract.


The late Davy Jones of The Monkees was born on this day in 1945


Mike Nesmith of Monkees fame was born today in 1942


Felix Pappalardi of the band Mountain was born on this day in 1939


Bo Diddley was born on this date in 1928


Del Shannon was born today in 1934


Patti Smith is 69 today


Jeff Lynne is 68 today


Today in 1999, George Harrison is almost killed by a crazed fan 
who broke into his home and stabbed him repeatedly


Today in 2000, Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson married actress Kate Hudson


Tuesday, December 29, 2015

December 29



Today in 1980, singer, songwriter and troubled young man Tim Hardin died of a heroin overdose


The late rock drummer Cozy Powell was born on this day in 1947


Remembering Rick Danko’s birthday today (1942-1999)


Marianne Faithfull is turning 69 today


Monday, December 28, 2015

December 28



Blues legend known as “The Texas Cannonball”, Freddie King died on this day in 1976


Edgar Winter is celebrating his 69th birthday today


Jazz great Earl "Fatha" Hines was born on this day in 1903


Guitarist, singer and producer Alex Chilton was born today in 1950


On this day in 1993, Shania Twain married record producer Mutt Lange


Sunday, December 27, 2015

December 27




Today in 2008, Delaney Bramlett died in Los Angeles from complications after gall bladder surgery


Born on this day in 1944, Michael Leslie “Mick” Jones (Foreigner)


Karla Bonoff was born on this day in 1951


Today in 1981, composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader Hoagy Carmichael died aged 82. Wrote ‘Georgia on my Mind’


Today in 1932 the world's largest indoor theater of the time, Radio City Music Hall, 
opened in New York City