Hey there, Headliners! Today’s birthday boy is Don Van Vliet, better known as Captain Beefheart. Among the other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1541 – King Francis I of France gives ...
Hello, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Jazz guitarist Joe Pass. Here are some other Headlines Du Jour from yesteryear: 1830 – The Great fire of New Orleans, Louisiana begins. 1833 – President ...
Good day, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to James Isaac Moore, better known as Slim Harpo, purveyor of the Blues. Among the other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1569 – First recorded ...
Hey there, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Roger Keith “Syd” Barrett, founding member of Pink Floyd. Here are some of the other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1492 – The Catholic ...
Hey there, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to Bulee Gaillard, better known as Slim Gaillard, and one half of famed duo Slim and Slam. Among the other Headlines Du Jour of ...
A billboard erected in my honour will look nothing like this. Howdy to new readers. Old readers know Unpacking The Writer as the monthly post where I pull back the curtain ...
Hello again, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Louis Prima. Included among the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear is the “day that will live in infamy.” 1787 – Delaware becomes the first ...
Hello again, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to W.C. Handy, Father of the Blues. Here are some other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1776 – American Revolutionary War: British and Hessian units ...
Hello Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Kathryn Dawn Lang, better known as k.d. lang. Among today’s other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1675 – Plymouth Colony governor Josiah Winslow leads a ...
G’day Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Peter Tosh, one of the original Wailing Wailers., who made his final headline in 1987, when shot in the head by robbers. Also on ...
Howdy, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to Bob Weir, of The Grateful Dead, still making Headlines Du Jour. Here are some others from yesteryear: 1781 – George Washington captures Yorktown, Virginia ...
Howdy, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to James “Sugar Boy” Crawford, whose name may not be familiar, but his song Jock-A-Mo is immediately recognizable, covered by Dr. John, Cyndi Lauper, The ...

(Visited 94 times, 1 visits today)