Today is the birthday of singer/songwriters Bryan Adams and Ryan Adams. Today's "A Day in the Life" explores the musical collisions of these two men with the same occupation and nearly the identical name.
Today in 1889 Sigmund Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams--it was a publishing flop. This episode of "A Day in the Life" explores the music of dreams from Mendelssohn to Belle and Sebastian and questions why Freud was so averse to music in the first place.
Today in 1995 Bob Dylan and Hootie and the Blowfish reached an out-of-court settlement regarding copyright infringement. But that isn't the end of the story. Find out about the ongoing and unexpected collisions between Hootie frontman Darius Rucker and Bob Dylan on today's "A Day in the Life."
Although not in the same year, Warren G. Harding was both born and elected president of the United States on this day. His surprising life in music and the surprising music inspired by his life are the subject of today's "A Day in the Life."