The jazz legend and barrier breaker was born on March 17, 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama ..
March 15, 1969.
Source: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up
The Queen of Soul releases her 10th album — her first for Atlantic Records — on March 10, 1967.
It’s #83 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
“Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn’t argue about that; I’m right and I will be proved right. We’re more popular than Jesus now.”John Lennon, quoted in the London Evening Standard, 3.4.66
February 13, 1961 ~ The Chairman of the Board becomes … the chairman of the board. Frank Sinatra forms Reprise Records. First and foremost, to provide more artistic freedom for himself and the artists to follow who include Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton.
Sam Cooke b. January 22, 1931
Source: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up …
b. January 17, 1942.
The Greatest of All Time.
Rumble, young man, rumble.
Roger Miller. b. January 2, 1936
Released on December 27, 1967 — the debut album.