August 1976Boston’s debut is released, going on to sell 17 million records. Tom Scholz plays virtually all the music and Delp records the vocals. To round out the band (above), Scholz recruits guitarist Barry Goudreau, bassist Fran Sheehan, and drummer Sib Hashian.
1980Brad Delp marries the former Micki Boone, a flight attendant on tour with Boston. Boone’s sister, Connie, will marry Goudreau. They remain married. The Delps divorce in 1996.
1986By the time Boston releases “Third Stage,’’ only Delp and Scholz remain from original band.
1997Brad Delp becomes engaged to Patricia Komor. They later break up.
Dec. 25, 2006Less than a month after writing a friend that “I’d like to trust her but, in the past, my suspicions have been about 85 percent correct,’’ Brad Delp proposes to Pamela Sullivan (right). They set a wedding date for August 18, 2007.
March 9, 2007Sullivan discovers Delp’s body in the bathroom of his house in Atkinson, N.H.
March 16, 2007Boston Herald’s Inside Track runs a story with the headline “Pal’s snub made Delp do it: Boston rocker’s ex-wife speaks.’’
October 12, 2007Scholz sues Micki Delp and Connie Goudreau for defamation. He will settle, in 2009, with Goudreau.
March 10, 2010Scholz sues the Boston Herald for defamation, stating that Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa had a “predetermined agenda to sensationalize a story about Mr. Delp’s suicide in an effort to sell newspapers and to portray Mr. Scholz as an insensitive, heartless, and oppressive person.’’
August 27, 2010Richard Kilbashian, in an affidavit, states that Delp was despondent about having discovered that Sullivan was having an affair.