Presty the DJ for Nov. 12

Today in 1968, Britain’s W.T. Smiths refused to carry the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s “Electric Ladyland” …

… with its original album cover …

Electric Ladyland original cover

… although a different cover was OK:

The number one single today in 1983:

Today in 1990, Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones crashed his car on the M4 motorway near Marlborough, England. Wood got out of his car and was waving traffic around his car when another car hit Wood, breaking both his legs.

Birthdays begin with Ruby Nash Curtis of Ruby and the Romantics:

Brian Hyland …

… was born the same day as John Maus of the Walker Brothers:

Booker T. Jones of Booker T and the MGs:

Neil Young of the Buffalo Springfield, Crosby Stills Nash & Young and his own voluminous solo career:

Buck Dharma of Blue Öyster Cult:

Errol Brown of Hot Chocolate:

Arthur “Pooch” Tavares of Tavares:

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