1950 – Ann Wilson of Heart is born in San Diego this day in rock history! Biography When she was a child, Wilson’s family moved around because her father was a Marine Corps colonel. The family eventually settled in Bellevue, a suburb of Seattle, Washington. Shy due to a stutter, Wilson turned to music, and […]
1942 – Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, England. The Beatles have 20 No. 1 songs, more than any other recording act, and McCartney by himself or in duets has another nine. His biggest post-Beatles hits are “Ebony and Ivory,” a duet with Stevie Wonder that stays at No. 1 for seven weeks, and “Say […]
FEATURED: Yaayo Gak! 1960 – Steve Vai: Widdlywiddlywiddlywiddlywiddlywiddlywiddly-SCREECH! Yes, it’s happy birthday to Steve Vai, born today in Long Island, N.Y. this day in rock Guitar God History! Steven “Steve” Siro Vai (born June 6, 1960 in Carle Place, New York) is an American instrumental rock guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and producer. After starting his professional […]
2008 – The conditions of Britney Spears’ child-custody case will stay the same after an emergency hearing took place Wednesday (January 23). In yet another strange development on the part of the singer, she made it to the courthouse — but somehow not the courtroom — for the hearing, which she had called. “There is […]
2003 – Elton John announces he and lyricist Bernie Taupin will write the score for a Broadway musical based on Anne Rice’s novel The Vampire Lestat.
2002 – Sarah McLachlan’s audience grows by one when the Canadian musician gives birth to daughter India Ann Sushil Sood, her and drummer-husband, Ashwin Sood’s first child.
2001 – Dave Matthews and his wife Ashley welcome the birth of their twin daughters Stella Busina and Grace Anne.
2000 – Paul Anka files for divorce from his wife Anne. The couple had been married since 1963.
1999 – Lee Ann Womack gets hitched. The Texas native marries her longtime beau, Frank Liddell, in a private ceremony.
1999 – Los Angeles sheriff’s investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting her half-brother, parolee Gabriel Gomez, for investigation of kidnapping.
1999 – Country singer Lee Ann Womack welcomes her second child into the world. Anna Lise is born in Nashville, weighs 6 lbs., 11 oz. and measures 19 inches long.
1998 – Heart featuring Ann Wilson embarks on a U.S. in Chicago. Other tour stops include Detroit and Los Angeles.