Friday, September 30, 2016

September 30



Today in 1955, James Dean died in a car accident at age 24


On this day in 1977, Mary Ford, wife of Les Paul died of cancer at age 53


Johnny Mathis is 81 today


Marc Bolan of T-Rex was born on this day in 1947


Trey Anastasio of Phish was born today in 1964


The late Dewey Martin, drummer for Buffalo Springfield was born on this day1942


Grammy winning Album of the Year Time Out of Mind was released on this day in 1997


Thursday, September 29, 2016

September 29



Jerry Lee Lewis was born on this day in 1935. The Killer is 81


On this day in 1997, Bill Clinton awarded Don Henley a National Medal of Humanities 
for his work on the Walden Woods Project


Today in 1959, Barry Gordy's first release on the newly established Motown Records 
entered the Billboard Pop chart


Violinist Jean-Luc Ponty is 74 today


Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad fame was born today in 1948


Billy Joel’s The Stranger was released today in 1977


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

September 28



Today in 1991, jazz great Miles Davis died of a stroke and pneumonia


Remembering the birthday today of Ed Sullivan in 1902. Ed’s influence 
on the popularity of rock ‘n roll cannot be understated


The late Ben E King was born on this day in 1938


Moon Zappa is 49 today


Today in 2004, Producer Phil Spector was charged with the murder of actress Lana Clarkson


Songs in the Key of Life was released today in 1976