FEBRUARY 1: The Daily Flashback

February 1st, 2018, 9:00 am by Greg

1896: Giacomo Puccini’s opera “La Boheme” premiered in Turin.
1949: RCA released the first 45RPM, seven-inch vinyl record.
1972: Neil Young’s fourth studio album, Harvest, is released.
2004: Janet Jackson’s infamous wardrobe malfunction causes an FCC uproar during halftime at Super Bowl XXXVIII.

BIRTHDAYS
1791: Charles J. Sax
1859: Victor Herbert
1894: James P. Johnson
1902: Langston Hughes
1934: Bob Shane (of the Kingston Trio)
1937: Don Everly
1937: Ray Sawyer (of Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show)
1938: Jimmy Carl Black (of the Mothers of Invention)
1939: Del McCoury
1948: James Ambrose Johnson, Jr. (aka Rick James)
1950: Mike Campbell (of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
1956: Exene Cervenka (of X)
1969: Joshua Redman
1975: Big Boi
1979: Jason Isbell
1990: Laura Marling
1994: Harry Styles

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DEATHS
2003: Mongo Santamaria
2007: Gian Carlo Menotti