Presty the DJ for Sept. 6

The number one single in the U.K. todayyyyyyy in 19677777777 …

One yearrrrrr laterrrrrr, the Beatles recorded Eric Clapton’s guitar part for “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” making him the first non-Beatle on a Beatle record:

The number one song in the U.S. today in 1975:

The number one album in the U.S. today in 1975 was Jefferson Starship’s “Red Octopus,” the most commercially successful album to date for Jefferson Starship, Airplane or Thing Thrown into the Sky:

The number one song in the U.S. today in 1980:

Today in 1982, Paul McCartney released “Tug of War”:

The number one song in the U.S. today in 1986:

Birthdays start with Roger Waters of Pink Floyd:

Sylvester:

Claydes Smith of Kool and the Gang:

Banner Thomas played bass for Molly Hatchet:

Pal Waaktaar of A-Ha, the only Norwegian group to record a number-one song in the U.S. and Great Britain:

Dave Bargeron played trombone, tuba, horns and bass for Blood Sweat & Tears:

Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries:

One death anniversary of note: Tom Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival today in 1990:

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