Presty the DJ for July 29

The number one album today in 1973 …

… was the number one selling rock box set until 1986, and remains the best selling four-album set of all time.

A short but deep list of birthdays today begins with Neal Doughty of REO Speedwagon:

Geddy Lee of Rush (whose last song here should be the theme song of my old high school):

John Sykes of Thin Lizzy:

And from today’s Ironic Death File: Today in 1974, Mama Cass Elliott died, not from drug use or alcoholism, but from choking on a ham sandwich:

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