Presty the DJ for Dec. 3

We begin with what is not a music anniversary: Today in 1950, Paul Harvey began his national radio broadcast.

The number one song today in 1956:

The number one British single today in 1964:

The most ironic anniversary comes today in 1969, when John Lennon, who famously said the Beatles were “bigger than Jesus,” was offered the lead role in “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

Birthdays begin with Andy Williams:

John Michael “Ozzy” Osbourne:

John Michael “Mickey” Thomas of Elvin Bishop, Jefferson Starship and (Jeffersonless) Starship:

Two Southern rock birthdays: Don Barnes of .38 Special …

… was born the same day as Duane Roland of Molly Hatchet:

Paul Gregg of Restless Heart:

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