Presty the DJ for July 19

David Bowie fans might remember today for two reasons. In 1974, his “Diamond Dog” tour ended in New York City …

… six years before he appeared in Denver as the title character of “The Elephant Man.”

As far as I know, Deep Purple never performed Greg Kihn’s “The Breakup Song.” They could have, though, because today in 1976, they broke up.

Birthdays start with George Frayne. You might know him better as Commander Cody:

Alan Gorrie of the Average White Band:

Bernie Leadon, part of the first lineup of the Eagles …

… was born the same day as Brian May of Queen:

Keith Godchaux played keyboards for the Grateful Dead:

Allen Collins played guitar for Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Rossington–Collins Band:

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