Pioneering guitarist Jimmy Page turns 70 today and Dave Matthews is 47. In rock history Jack White’s elephant head purchase, John Lennon on comedy show, death in the Allman Bros family, Black Crowes’ hiatus and more
presented by Bojangles, Airport & Azalea. List of July haps here. Join Lee Ann Waterrs as she soundtracks the days of our Rock N Roll lives with companion tunes for the day’s notable music news, birthdays and history. Get up-to-the-minute traffic updates from Skywatch Traffic and more.
1st day of Spring & National Proposal Day. Coincidence? Stray Cat, ELP, Double Trouble birthdays and history notes include Clapton arrest with Neil Young and loss of son. O Brother Where Art Thou? ‘I’m at No. 1 on Billboard”.
Birthday celebraters today include Weezer bassist, Heather Locklear’s ex, and the Godfather of Goth. History notes on this day rock star becomes designer, Rust Never Sleeps debut, surgery woes for R.E.M. and Pink Floyd co-founder dies.