Presty the DJ for Sept. 10

Today in 1962, the BBC banned playing the newly released “Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett on the grounds that it was offensive. To use today’s vernacular, really?

Eleven years later, the BBC banned the Rolling Stones’ “Star Star,” but if you play the clip you can hear why (really):

The Kinks had the number one song today in 1964:

The Supremes had the number one song today in 1966 …

… while the number one album was the Beatles’ “Revolver”:

Today in 1975, future one-hit-wonder David Soul, eight years removed from a guest role in “Star Trek,” premiered in …

The number nine song today in 1994 is a strange-sounding song about a strange incident in the somewhat professionally strange career of Dan Rather:

Birthdays start with Jose Feliciano …

… who was born one year before Danny Hutton of Three Dog Night:

Barriemore Barlow of Jethro Tull …

… was born one year before Joe Perry of Aerosmith …

… who was born the same day as drummer Don Powell of Slade:

Mr. Mister drummer Pat Mastelotto …

… was born one year before Johnny Fingers of the Boomtown Rats …

… who was born one year before Siobhan Fahey of Bananarama:

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