Presty the DJ for June 27

For some reason,  the Beatles’ “Sie Liebt Dich” got only to number 97 on the German charts:

The English translation did much better, yeah, yeah, yeah:

Today in 1968, Elvis Presley started taping his comeback special:

Today in 1989, The Who performed its rock opera “Tommy” at Radio City Music Hall in New York, their first complete performance of “Tommy” since 1972:

This would have never happened in the People’s Republic of Madison, but … in Milwaukee today in 1993, Don Henley dedicated “It’s Not Easy Being Green” to President Bill Clinton … and got booed.

Birthdays begin and end with Frank Mills, who played a big instrumental of the late ’70s:

Two deaths of note: The Who bass player John Entwistle in 2002 …

… and Fayette Pinkney of The Three Degrees in 2009:

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