This Day in Music History

14 Aug 1988

todayAugust 14, 2022

Background

Guitarist Roy Buchanan died after hanging himself with his own shirt in Fairfax County Adult Detention Center having been arrested for drunkenness. Buchanan released over 15 solo albums; Jeff Beck dedicated the song ‘Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers’ to Buchanan in 1975 on his Blow by Blow album.

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Historical Facts

13 Aug 1926

Fidel Castro born Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro is born in the Oriente province of eastern Cuba. The son of a Spanish immigrant who had made a fortune building rail systems to transport sugar cane, Fidel attended Roman Catholic boarding schools in Santiago de Cuba.

todayAugust 13, 2022

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