Monday, March 27, 2017

March 27



Today in 1979, Eric Clapton married Patti Harrison (the ex-wife of George)


On this day in 1973, Jerry Garcia was arrested when police found cocaine and LSD in his car


Today in 2000, Ian Dury died after a long battle with cancer at age 57


Remembering Sarah Vaughan who was born on this date in 1934


Tony Banks (Genesis) was born today in 1950


Mariah Carey is 47 today


Fergie (The Black Eyed Peas) is 42 today


Sunday, March 26, 2017

March 26



On this day in 1827, Ludwig van Beethoven died


Steven Tyler is 69 today


Diana Ross was born on this day in 1944


Today in 2004, Jan Berry (Jan and Dean) died at the age of 62


British blues musician Duster Bennett was killed in a car crash on this date in 1976


Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass was born on this day in 1950


The Woodstock movie premiered today in 1970 in Hollywood


Saturday, March 25, 2017

March 25



Elton John is celebrating his 70th birthday today


On this day in 1976, Jackson Browne's wife Phyllis Major committed suicide


Today in 2006, Buck Owens died of a heart attack


The late Hoyt Axton was born today in 1938


The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, was born today in 1942


The late Jeff Healey was born today in 1966


Duke Ellington’s godson, Finley Quaye is 43 years old today


On this day in 1985, Prince won the Academy Award for best original song, “Purple Rain”


On this day in 1918, French composer Claude Debussy died in Paris at age 55


Friday, March 24, 2017

March 24



On this day in 1958, Elvis Presley reported to the Memphis draft board 
where he was assigned army serial number 53310761


Today in 1997, Harold Melvin died aged 57


Today in 2000, Jack and Meg White of The White Stripes get divorced 
but the band stays together until 2011


On this day in 2001, a stretch of road on Highway 19 in Macon, Georgia, 
was named Duane Allman Boulevard


Nick Lowe turns 68 today


Thursday, March 23, 2017

March 23



Today in 1973, John Lennon was ordered to leave the US within 60 days 
by the immigration authorities


On this day in 1985, Billy Joel married model Christie Brinkley on a boat 
moored alongside the Statue Of Liberty


Today in 2008, Neil Aspinall, who ran the Apple Corps music empire for the Beatles 
died in New York from cancer aged 66


Ric Ocasek (The Cars) is 68 today


Yvette Marie Stevens a.k.a. Chaka Khan is celebrating a birthday today


Damon Albarn, (Blur) is 49 today