Stephanie Mills hits the big 60 today and the incomparable George Benson, is 74.
The Who made their U.S. concert debut on this day in 1967.
On this day in 1971, at a truck stop in Jackson, Alabama, the Allman Brothers were arrested for marijuana and heroin possession.
The Eagles released their third album, “On The Border,” on this day in 1974. Two of the Eagles best songs are on that album. “Already Gone” and “Best of My Love.”
The Police signed with A&M Records on this day in 1978.
On this day in 1986 “These Dreams” by Heart was the #1 song.
A couple of sad notes to end Today in Music History…..
We start on this day in 1994, when Dan Hartman passed away at just 43. He wrote the songs “Free Ride,” “Instant Replay,” and the ever popular “I Can Dream About You.”
Then, on this day in 2005, we lost Rod Price of Foghat. He died after he fell down a flight of stairs, while suffering a heart attack at age 57.
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