Sunday, March 22, 2015

Musical Memories March 22nd



1885 - Adriano Lualdi, composer born in Italy


1887 - Chico Marx, comedian (Marx Brothers), born in NYC, New York

1914 - Sonny Burke, arranger, composer and band leader born in Scranton, PA

1952 - Uncle Dave Macon, musician/comic first star of the Grand Ole Opry dies at 81
1963 - Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"


1965 - Harry Tierney, composer dies at 74
  

1974 - Sam Donahue, band leader and tenor saxist dies at 56
1986 - Mark Dinning, singer dies at 52 (b. 1933)

1991 - Dave Guard, folk singer (The Kingston Trio) (b. 1934)


1994 - Dan Hartman, singer-songwriter dies of an AIDS-related brain tumor at 43

2008 - Cachao L√≥pez, Cuban mambo musician dies at 89

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