Presty the DJ for Aug. 19

How much money would you have paid for tickets for this concert at the Cow Palace in San Francisco today in 1964:

The number one song in the U.S. today in 1967 is because, according to the Beatles …

Five years later, Chicago had the number one album, “Chicago V”:

What a group of birthdays we have today, beginning with Ginger Baker of Cream:

Johnny Nash, who says he …

Ian Gillan of Deep Purple:

John Deacon of Queen:

Two deaths of note: Today in 2008, saxophonist LeRoi Moore, a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band, died after a vehicle crash at his farm:

Today in 2010, Michael Been, lead singer for The Call, died of a heart attack at a concert where he was his son’s band’s sound man:

(Put in the way obituary headlines in the Boscobel Dial used to term it when my mother had a subscription in the early 1970s: Today in 2010, Michael Been, lead singer for The Call, was “Called by Death.”)

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