Monday, February 29, 2016

February 29



On this day in 2012, Davy Jones of The Monkees, 
died at age 66 from a massive heart attack


Today in 1972, John Lennon’s visa expired 
sparking a four-year fight for immigrant status


Today in 1980, Buddy Holly's glasses were discovered 
in a police file in Mason, Iowa after being there for over 21 years


Robert Plant’s Now and Zen was released today in 1988


Sunday, February 28, 2016

February 28



Today in 1985, David Byron (Uriah Heep) died from an epileptic fit 
and liver disease at age 38


Remembering Brian Jones, guitarist and founding member of The Rolling Stones, 
born on this day in 1942


Pat Monahan (Train) celebrates a birthday today


Van Morrison’s “Moondance” was released today in 1970


U2’s “War” was released today in 1983


Saturday, February 27, 2016

February 27



Today in 1977, Keith Richards was arrested in Canada, 
after an ounce of heroin was found. He faced 7 years in prison


On this day in 1991, James Brown was paroled after serving two years 
of a six-year prison sentence


Neal Schon (Journey) is 60 today


Friday, February 26, 2016

February 26



Remembering Johnny Cash; born today in 1932


Today in 2008, Buddy Miles died of congestive heart disease, age 60


The late Bob "Bear" Hite (Canned Heat) was born today in 1945


Fats Domino is 88 today


Corinne Bailey Rae is celebrating her 37th birthday today


Thursday, February 25, 2016

February 25



Remembering George Harrison, born on this day in 1943


Today in 2009, President Obama honored Stevie Wonder with the Gershwin prize, 
America's highest award for pop music


On this night in 1995, at a private party for 1,200 guests, 
Frank Sinatra sang before a live audience for the very last time


“Pink Moon” by the late Nick Drake was released today in 1972