FEBRUARY 6: The Daily Flashback

February 6th, 2018, 10:00 am by Greg

1962: Decca Records turned down The Beatles.
1990: Billy Idol was involved in a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles after he ran a stop sign. Idol suffered multiple broken bones, and his major role in Oliver Stone‚Äôs film “The Doors” was reduced to a cameo.
2001: The Eagles fired guitarist Don Felder. Felder shortly afterwards filed two lawsuits against The Eagles alleging wrongful termination and breach of contract. The lawsuits were dismissed in 2007 when an out of court settlement was reached.

BIRTHDAYS
1943: Fabian
1945: Bob Marley
1950: Natalie Cole
1957: Simon Phillips (drummer for Toto, The Who, Roxy Music, more)
1962: Axl Rose
1964: Gord Downie (of the Tragically Hip)
1966: Rick Astley

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DEATHS
1981: Hugo Montenegro
1998: Falco
1998: Carl Wilson (of the Beach Boys)
2007: Frankie Laine
2011: Gary Moore (of Thin Lizzy)

One thought on “FEBRUARY 6: The Daily Flashback”

  1. OswegoMatt says:

    It’s sad that you need to add (of the Tragically Hip) next to Gord Downie’s name. He was such a great entertainer and poet. An amazing frontman to an incredible band. I wish more people listened to the music and especially, saw the band live. So many great local shows!

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