Presty the DJ for Aug. 7

Birthdays today start with the singer of perhaps the most inappropriate song for a Western in the history of movies, B.J. Thomas:

Kerry Chater of Gary Puckett and the Union Gap:

Richard Joswick of the one-hit-wonder Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods (and exactly which war does this song refer to?):

Bruce Dickinson (not this Bruce Dickinson) of Iron Maiden:

Jacquie O’Sullivan of Bananarama:

One death anniversary: Esther Phillips, today in 1984:

The Bananarama birthday brings up this cover that, like yesterday, was done in the same key: