14 February

Pick a Day


In Music History

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1944 Denny Zager (of Zager & Evans) is born in Wymore, Nebraska.

1943 Folk singer Eric Andersen is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but grows up in Snyder, New York.

1943 Saxophone player Maceo Parker is born in Kinston, North Carolina. He becomes an integral part of James Brown's band, and also plays with Prince.

1939 Country singer Razzy Bailey is born in Alabama.

1937 Bluesman Magic Sam (Samuel Maghett) is born in Mississippi.

1934 Keyboard player Merl Saunders is born in San Mateo, California.

1931 Phyllis McGuire of The McGuire Sisters is born in Middletown, Ohio.

1931 Ted Lewis' "Just A Gigolo" hits #1 in America.

1847 A saxophone school is created in Paris, France. It is set up at "Gymnase Musical," a military band school.

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Wayne's World Brings Back "Bohemian Rhapsody"


Thanks to Alice Cooper's appearance in Wayne's World, we learn that "Milwaukee" is Algonquin for "the good land." We also get a fresh blast of "Bohemian Rhapsody."

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