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
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)
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
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
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
Remembering the incomparable Miles Davis, born this day in 1926
Today in 1969, John and Yoko began an eight-day ‘bed in’ at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal, Canada
The late Levon Helm (The Band) was born on this day in 1943
Stevie Nicks is 68 today
Lenny Kravitz was born on this day in 1964
Today in 1968, blues artist Little Willie John died in prison after being convicted of manslaughter
Alex Miller, known professionally as Sonny Boy Williamson died in his sleep on this day in 1965.
Songwriter, pianist and arranger Hal David, was born on this day in 1921
Lauryn Hill (The Fugees) turns 41 today
On this day in 1994, jazz guitarist Eric Gale died of lung cancer at age 55
Buddy Holly’s manager Norman Petty was born on this day in 1927
The inventor of the Moog synthesizer, Dr. Robert Moog, was born on this date in 1934.
Danny Klein (The J. Geils Band) is 70 today.
Rick Fenn (10cc) turns 63 today.
Jewel turns 42 today.
The Rock opera ‘Tommy’ was released on this day in 1969.
Composer Richard Wagner was born on this date in 1813
Bernie Taupin was born on this day in 1950
Jesse Valenzuela (Gin Blossoms) was born today in 1962
Remembering Fats Waller, born on this day in 1904.
Today in 2013, Trevor Bolder (David Bowie’s Spiders From Mars) died from cancer at the age of 62.
Leo Sayer was born today in 1948.
On this day in 2000, Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots married Mary Forsberg.
Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ was released today in 1971.