A little music history from the birthplace of the blues… and rock n’ roll.
1723: George Frideric Handel’s “Ottone” opera premiere’s in London.
1904: Mississippi Fred McDowell born.
1928: Blues great Ruth Brown born.
1941: British blues singer Long John Baldry born (“Don’t try to Lay no Boogie”)
1968: Beatles Film Production Ltd. changes it’s name to Apple Film Production Ltd.
1969: Led Zeppelin debut album released in U.S.
1974: Sporty Spice (Melanie Chisholm) of the Spice Girls born.
1975: The “Joker” album by Steve Miller peaks at # 1.
1979: Linda Ronstadt wins at 6th American Music Awards.
2004: Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gee’s passes on.