1973 – Drummer Gene Krupa dies of leukemia at the … Read more

1973 – Drummer Gene Krupa dies of leukemia at the …

1973 – Drummer Gene Krupa dies of leukemia at the age of 64. Gene Krupa (January 15, 1909 – October 16, 1973) was an influential American jazz and big band drummer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style. Biography Eugene Bertram Krupa was born to Polish parents in Chicago, Illinois. He began playing professionally […]

1953 – Tom Petty is born in Gainesville, Fla. He w… Read more

1953 – Tom Petty is born in Gainesville, Fla. He w…

1953 – Tom Petty is born in Gainesville, Fla. He wins a Grammy Award as part of the Traveling Wilburys for the 1989 album “Traveling Wilburys Volume One.” Thomas Earl “Tom” Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and a […]

1953 – Born this day in history, Ed Ulibarri. Read more

1953 – Born this day in history, Ed Ulibarri.

1953 – Born this day in history, Ed Ulibarri. 1-24-1953 Ed is originally from Denver Colorado where he started performing as a professional musician at the age of 15 years old, playing keyboards and singing in local rock bands. In 1976, Ed and his band Alexis received a recording contract with MCA records and moved […]

1950 – Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is born in Bo… Read more

1950 – Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is born in Bo…

1950 – Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is born in Boston. Anthony Joseph “Joe” Perry (Born September 10, 1950 in Lawrence, Massachusetts) is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the rock band Aerosmith. He was ranked 48th in the Rolling Stone‘s list – The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. […]