Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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


Monday, February 27, 2017

February 27



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


Josh Groban was born on this day in 1981


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


Today in 2015, Leonard Nimoy died from of complications from COPD at age 83


Neal Schon (Journey) is 61 today


Sunday, February 26, 2017

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 89 today


Corinne Bailey Rae is celebrating her 38th birthday today


Saturday, February 25, 2017

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


Marshall Tucker’s Toy Caldwell passed away on this day in 1993


Daniel Powter was born today in 1971


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


Friday, February 24, 2017

February 24



On this day in 1992, Kurt Cobain married Courtney Love in Waikiki, Hawaii


Today in 2005, Edwyn Collins was rushed to the hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage


George Thorogood was born on this day in 1950


The late Nicky Hopkins was born on this day in 1944


Rupert Holmes, (“Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”) was born today in 1947


Today in 1975, Led Zeppelin released their sixth album, Physical Graffiti