2008 – Bo Diddly dies this day in rock history! Read more

2008 – Bo Diddly dies this day in rock history!

2008 – Bo Diddly dies this day in rock history! The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Bo Diddley, a founding father of rock ’n’ roll whose distinctive “shave and a haircut, two bits” rhythm and innovative guitar effects inspired legions of other musicians, died Monday after months of ill health. He was 79. Diddley died […]

2003 – Ja Rule becomes the first high-profile inte… Read more

2003 – Ja Rule becomes the first high-profile inte…

2003 – Ja Rule becomes the first high-profile international artist to tour South Africa. Jeffrey Atkins (born February 29, 1976), better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper and actor signed to The Inc. and Universal Records formerly of Def Jam Recordings. A Hollis, New York native best-known for hits such […]

1978 – The film “The Buddy Holly Story,” starring … Read more

1978 – The film “The Buddy Holly Story,” starring …

1978 – The film “The Buddy Holly Story,” starring Gary Busey, premieres in Dallas. Overview Director: Steve Rash Writers: Robert Gittler (screenplay) John Goldrosen (source material “Buddy Holly His Life and Music”) more Release Date: 3 November 1978 (Finland) Genre: Tagline: Music never felt this good. Plot: A film about the life and career of […]