Tuesday, May 31, 2016

May 31



Remembering John “Bonzo” Bonham, born on this day in 1948


Today in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlists in the Army for 3 years and is 
stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky


Peter Yarrow (Peter Paul and Mary) was born on this date in 1938


Today in 1985, The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), sends its first letter 
to the RIAA requesting a ratings system for albums and concerts


Monday, May 30, 2016

May 30



On this day in 1980, Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominoes) died of kidney failure at age 38


“The King of Swing” Benny Goodman was born today in 1909


Nicky 'Topper' Headon (The Clash) celebrates his 61st birthday today


Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) was born on this day in 1964


Born on this day in 1974, Cee-Lo Green (Gnarls Barkley)


Sunday, May 29, 2016

May 29



On this day in 1997, Jeff Buckley disappeared and drowned 
after talking a swim in the Mississippi River


John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service) died on this day in 1989


Noel Gallagher (Oasis) was born on this day in 1967


La Toya Jackson is 60 today


Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) was born on this day in 1945


Melissa Etheridge was born today in 1961


Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28



Remembering T- Bone Walker, born on this day in 1910


Papa John Creech (Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna) was born on this day in 1917


Gladys Knight is celebrating a birthday today


John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival) is 71 today


Bassist Leland Sklar is 69 today 


Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals) turns 55 today


Colbie Caillat celebrates her 31st birthday today


Friday, May 27, 2016

May 27



Today in 2008, Sir Paul McCartney was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music 
degree from Yale University


Ramsey Lewis is 81 years old today


Memphis blues singer Junior Parker was born on this day in 1932


André 3000 is 41 today


‘The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan’ was released today in 1963