Happy birthday to The Money Man, born on this day in 1949 in New York City. With his father, a grandfather and brother int eh NYPD, a young Edward Mahoney enrolled as a trainee in the department, but the lure of music proved stronger than the appeal of a career in law enforcement. Moving to the Bay Area of California, Eddie established a solid performing reputation playing San Francisco and East Bay clubs in the mid 70's and landed a recording contract with Columbia Records.His debut album, released in December of 1977, remains the biggest release of his career, which includes 10 additional lps.
David Bowie and Iggy Pop got popped in a drug bust in the Americana Hotel in Rochester, NY after a concert in the city on this night 0n 3/21/1976.
Bruce Springsteen won an Oscar for Streets Of Philadelphia on this night in 1994.
AC/DC's Brian Johnson joined Billy Joel on Highway To Hell during one of the Piano Man's concerts at Madison Square Garden on 3/21/1994. For some reason, David's mug shot was not taken until days after the arrest.
Mike Campbell and Neil Finn rehearsed with Fleetwood Mac for the first time on this day in 2018 after having been invited to replace Lindsey Buckingham in the group.