Thursday, June 30, 2016

June 30



Today in 2001, guitarist and producer Chet Atkins died in Nashville at age 77


On this day in 2004, Dave Davies (Kinks) was left paralyzed 
on the right side of his body after suffering a stroke


Jazz bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke was born today in 1951


Remembering the late Lena Horne, born today in 1917


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

June 29



On this day in 1979, Lowell George of Little Feat died of a heart attack at a hotel in Virginia


Today in 1975, singer and songwriter Tim Buckley died of an overdose 
of heroin and morphine at age 28


On this day in 1985, John Lennon's 1965 Rolls-Royce with psychedelic paint job, 
sold for a record sum of over $3M


On this day in 2002, singer and actress Rosemary Clooney died of lung cancer


Colin Hay, (Men At Work) was born on this day in 1953


Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice was born on this day in 1948.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

June 28



Remembering composer Richard Rodgers 
(Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein), born this day in 1902.


Today in 1977, Elton John achieved a lifelong ambition when he became 
the Chairman of Watford Football Club


On this day in 1968, Aretha Franklin appears on the cover of Time Magazine


On this day in 1968, Jefferson Airplane appears on the cover of Life Magazine