Music History Calendar

Music history with a focus on blues and rock.

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On This Day 31/12/1969 Bo Diddley Magic Sam Edgar Winter Gus Cannon
Walter Vinson Pete Brown Jan Akkerman Adrian Belew Luther Allison
Gatemouth Moore Shakey Jake Harris On this day 19/12/1975 Keith Richards Paul Rodgers
Billy Gibbons Mance Lipscomb Buster Pickens On this day 13/12/1966 Whistlin Alex Moore
Eva Taylor On this day 10/12/2007 Junior Wells Jay McShann Papa Charlie Jackson
Lonesome Sundown JJ Cale On this day 04/12/1967 Ozzy Osbourne Tal Wilkenfeld
On this day 01/12/1967


On this day 30/11/1966 John Mayall Forest City Joe Jimi Hendrix On this day 26/11/1968
On this day 25/11/1966 On this day 24/11/1961 On this day 23/11/1968 On this day 22/11/1968 Lil Green
Scrapper Blackwell On this day 19/11/1962 On this day 18/11/1994 Stevie Salas Hubert Sumlin
Big Maceo Merriweather On this day 14/11/2006 On this day 13/11/1968 Neil Young On this day 11/11/1994
Furry Lewis Susan Tedeschi Bonnie Raitt Amos Milburn Little Smokey Smothers
Otis "Big Smokey" Smothers On this day 04/11/1991 On this day 03/11/2004 On this day 02/11/1967 On this day 01/11/2005


On this day 31/10/1969 David "Honeyboy" Edwards Peter Green Graham Bond On this day 27/10/1970
On this day 26/10/1969 On this day 25/10/1968 Lee McBee On this day 23/10/1966 On this day 22/10/1969
Steve Cropper Peg Leg Howell On this day 19/10/1968 Chuck Berry On this day 17/10/1919
On this day 16/10/1968 Victoria Spivey On this day 14/10/1998 Pinetop Perkins Guitar Gabriel
Elizabeth Cotten On this day 10/10/1939 On this day 09/10/1985 On this day 08/10/1987 Reverend Gary Davis
J.B. Hutto On this day 05/10/1970 On this day 04/10/1963 On this day 03/10/1968 On this day 02/10/1961
On this day 01/10/1966


Barbecue Bob On this day 29/09/1966 Koko Taylor On this day 27/09/1912 The Butler Twins
Walter Trout Blind Lemon Jefferson Roy Buchanan Tampa Red On this day 21/09/1966
On this day 20/09/1968 Brian Epstein On this day 18/09/1970 On this day 17/09/1931 BB King
On this day 15/09/1969 Paul Kossoff On this day 13/09/1967 Jimmy Rushing Professor Longhair
On this day 10/09/1963 Sonny Terry Brownie McGhee On this day 07/09/1968 Charley Patton
Sunnyland Slim On this day 04/09/08 Freddie King On this day 02/09/1995 On this day 01/09/1957


Robert Nighthawk On this day 30/08/1969 David Lindley On this day 28/08/1965 On this day 27/08/1970
On this day 26/08/1970 On this day 25/08/1965 Arthur Crudup Alexis Korner John Lee Hooker
Billy Cox Robert Plant Ginger Baker Noel Redding Mitch Mitchell
On this day 16/08/1968 On this day 15/08/1969 On this day 14/08/1967 Albert Collins Mark Knopfler
On this day 11/08/1979 Leo Fender On this day 09/08/1978 Jimmy Witherspoon Floyd Council
Pink Anderson Sonny Boy Williamson II Sonny Boy Williamson I On this day 03/08/1963 On this day 02/08/2004
Robert Cray


Ahmet Ertegun Buddy Guy On this day 29/07/1966 Simon Kirke On this day 27/07/1958
Mick Jagger On this day 25/07/1965 Memphis Slim Sleepy John Estes On this day 22/07/1966
Jimmy Reed On this day 20/07/1940 On this day 19/07/1969 Screamin Jay Hawkins Geezer Butler
On this day 16/07/1966 Joe Satriani On this day 14/07/1964 On this day 13/07/1974 On this day 12/07/66
Tommy Johnson Champion Jack Dupree Jack White Chas Chandler On this day 07/07/1968
On this day 06/07/1957 On this day 05/07/1966 Alan Wilson Andy Fraser On this day 02/07/1966
Willie Dixon


Bobby Bland On this day 29/06/1969 Blind Willie McTell James Cotton Bill Broonzy
On this day 25/06/1967 Jeff Beck On this day 23/06/1965 On this day 22/06/1968 Ray Davies
Charlotte Hatherley Mike Kerr On this day 18/06/1948 Eddie Guitar Slim Jones On this day 16/06/1967
On this day 15/06/1967 On this day 14/06/1970 Joanne Shaw Taylor On this day 12/06/1969 On this day 11/06/1966
Howlin Wolf On this day 09/06/1972 Derek Trucks On this day 07/06/1969 On this day 06/06/1962
On this day 05/06/1979 On this day 04/06/1942 Memphis Minnie Charlie Watts Ronnie Wood


John Bonham On this day 30/05/1968 On this day 29/05/1967 T Bone Walker Junior Parker
On this day 26/05/1970 On this day 25/05/1995 Bob Dylan On this day 23/05/1966 On this day 22/05/1968
On this day 21/05/1967 On this day 20/05/1969 On this day 19/05/1979 Big Joe Turner Taj Mahal
Robert Fripp On this day 15/05/1963 Jack Bruce Stevie Wonder Stevie Winwood
On this day 11/05/1967 On this day 10/05/1974 On this day 09/05/1964 Robert Johnson Jim Scott
On This Day 06/05/1965 Bill Ward Eddie Kramer Joe Meek On This Day 02/05/2005
Little Walter


On This Day 30/04/1983 Otis Rush Rick Rubin Andrew Scheps Ma Rainey
Albert King Tom Dowd On This Day 23/04/1995 Rupert Neve On This Day 21/04/1969
John Mayer On This Day 19/04/1968 Stevie Ray Vaughan Felix Pappalardi On This Day 16/04/1964
Bessie Smith On This Day 14/04/1963 Joe Bonamassa On This Day 12/04/1967 Joss Stone
On This Day 10/04/1970 David Bowie Ray Charles On This Day 07/04/1962 Big Walter Horton
Etta James Muddy Waters Warren Zevon John Otway On This Day 01/04/1955


On This Day 31/03/1967 Eric Clapton Gary Moore On This Day 28/03/1979 On This Day 27/03/1967
On This Day 26/03/1965 On This Day 25/03/1966 On This Day 24/03/2000 Willie D Warren W C Handy
Son House Sister Rosetta Tharpe Jody Williams On this day 18/03/1967 On This Day 17/03/1972
Nancy Wilson Lightnin Hopkins On This Day 14/03/1969 On This Day 13/03/1965 R. L. Burnside
On This Day 11/03/1997 Tom Scholz Robin Trower Mississippi John Hurt Warren Haynes
On This Day 06/03/2000 On This Day 05/03/2005 On This Day 04/03/1967 On This Day 03/03/1965 Henry Townsend
Keith Relf


Brian Jones Jazz Gillum Bull City Red George Harrison George Thorogood
Johnny Winter Johnnie Bassett Hound Dog Taylor Randy California Tony Iommi
Sista Monica Parker On This Day 17/02/2005 Johnny Shines Glyn Johns On This Day 14/02/2003
On This Day 13/02/1970 Ben Thatcher Soko Richardson Roosevelt Sykes On This Day 09/02/1961
On This Day 08/02/1969 Sylvester Weaver On This Day 06/02/1958 Alex Harvey Bobo Jenkins
Dave Davies On This Day 02/02/2011 Eddie Guitar Burns


Cyril Davies Steve Marriott On This Day 29/01/1964 Ronnie Scott Elmore James
Peetie Wheatstraw Blind Willie Johnson Beth Hart On This Day 23/01/1986 On This Day 22/01/1963
On This Day 21/01/1987 Lead Belly Janis Joplin On This Day 18/01/1967 Mick Taylor
On This Day 16/01/1992 On This Day 15/01/1992 On This Day 14/01/1966 Hip Linkchain On This Day 12/01/1970
On This Day 11/01/1967 On This Day 10/01/1964 Jimmy Page Robby Krieger On This Day 07/01/1971
Little Hat Jones Peggy Jones Magic Slim John Paul Jones On This Day 02/01/1969
On This Day 01/01/2002