Category: On This Day

“Good Mood” by Ilgvars Zalāns

Contemporary expressionist painter Ilgvars Zalāns was born on this day September 24, 1957 in Latvia.

Ray Charles – “Here We Go Again”

“Live each day like it’s your last, ’cause one day you gonna be right” -Ray Charles Singer-songwriter Ray Charles was born on this day September 23, 1930 in Albany, Georgia.

Nick Cave – “Splendour, Glorious Splendour”

Happy birthday to Nick Cave, born on this day September 22, 1957 in Warracknabeal, Australia. “Splendour, Glorious Splendour” is from Nick Cave’s spoken-worn collection Seven Psalms, set to vaporous, ethereal sounds by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis. Seven Psalms was released on June 10, 2022, and is available in his online shop, Cave Things.

Leonard Cohen – “The Guests”

Singer, songwriter, poet, and novelist Leonard Cohen was born on this day September 21, 1934 in the Westmount municipality of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. “The Guests” is from Leonard Cohen’s 1979 album Recent Songs.

Thompson Twins – “If You Were Here”

Happy birthday to Thompson Twins singer-songwriter and percussionist Alannah Currie, born on this day September 20, 1957 in Auckland, New Zealand 🎂

Jarvis Cocker – “Baby’s Coming Back To Me”

Happy birthday to Jarvis Cocker, born on this day September 19, 1963 in Sheffield, England 🎈

The Inspiration Behind “Hey Jude”

On this day September 18, 1996, Julian Lennon made the winning bid of just over $39,000 (£21,000) at Sotheby’s in London for the recording notes for the song “Hey Jude,” which Paul McCartney wrote for young Julian to comfort and encourage him during his parents’ divorce. Originally titled “Hey Jules,” Paul McCartney comments on the song’s …

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“Caravan Theatre” by Raymond White Skolfield

Artist Raymond White Skolfield was born on this day, September 17, 1909, in Portland, Maine.

The Dubliners & The Pogues – “The Irish Rover”

Singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor Ronnie Drew, best known as lead singer for The Dubliners, was born Joseph Ronald Drew on this day September 16, 1934 in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland.

Franz Ferdinand – “The Dark Of The Matinée”

Happy birthday to Franz Ferdinand drummer Paul Thomson, born on this day September 15, 1976 in Glasgow, Scotland.