Presty the DJ for Oct. 21

The number one song today in 1957 …

… came from a just-opened movie:

The number one song today in 1967:

The number one album today in 1972 was the “Superfly” soundtrack:

Britain’s number one single today in 1989 put together “Hawaii Five-O” and a bunch of ’60s acts:

Birthdays start with trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie, whose embouchure …

… is not recommended by high school band directors:

Who is Michael Lubowitz? You knew him as Manfred Mann:

Steve Cropper of Booker T and the MGs:

Elvin Bishop, who …

Speaking of trumpet players: Lee Loughnane, one of the founders of Chicago:

Charlotte Caffey of the Go-Gos:

Steve Lukather of Toto:

One death today: Shannon Hoon, lead singer of Blind Melon, today in 1995:

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