Presty the DJ for July 14

This being Bastille Day, it seems appropriate to bring you some French rock music. (Despite my 2.5 years of middle school and four years of high school French, I understand none of the words.)

Outside of France, today in 1967, the Who opened the U.S. tour of … Herman’s Hermits.

Today in 1986, Paul McCartney released his “Press” album:

Other than Woody Guthrie, who was not a member of the rock or pop music worlds, the only birthday of today is Jos Zoomer, drummer for Vandenberg:

Today in 1984, Philippe Wynne, former member of the Spinners, died of a heart attack while performing in Oakland:

 

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