Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Musical Memories March 25th






1901 - Richard Myers, composer born in Philadelphia, Pa.

1903 - Frankie Carle, pianist/composer born in Providence, Road Island

1918 - Claude Debussy, composer dies in Paris at 55
1923 - Bonnie Guitar, singer born in  Seattle, Washington

1931 - Paul Motian, jazz drummer/composer born in Philadelphia, Pa. (d.2011)

1934 - Johnny Burnette, singer/guitarist born in Memphis,Tennessee

1938 - Hoyt Axton, singer/songwriter born in Duncan, Oklahoma

1946 - 1st performance of Igor Stravinsky's "Ebony Concerto"

1950 - Chuck Greenberg, musician born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)

1951 - Sid Catlett, drummer dies at 41

1957 - Fud Livingston, musician dies at 50


1958 - Tom Brown, musician dies at 69

1961 - Elvis Presley performs live on the USS Arizona

1967 - The Turtle's "Happy Together " goes #1

1969 - Billy Cotton, bandleader dies at 70


1969 - John & Yoko stage their 1st bed-in for peace (Amsterdam)

1971 - Tom Jones "She's a Lady" goes gold
1988 - Jack Scholl, lyricist dies at 85 


2006 - Buck Owens, singer and television personality dies at 76

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