Friday, January 31, 2020

January 31st, 1970

1970:  January 31st – Slim Harpo (“Baby Scratch My Back”) dies of a heart attack while recording in London.  He is only 46 years old.

Also on this date, British Actress Minnie Driver is born

Also on this date, The Grateful Dead are busted for possession of LSD and barbiturates at their New Orleans hotel room.  They will later say that it was this incident that inspired their song “Truckin’”.