Presty the DJ for Dec. 16

The number one British single today in 1965 wasn’t just one song:

Today in 1970, five Creedence Clearwater Revival singles were certified gold, along with the albums “Cosmo’s Factory,” “Willy and the Poor Boys,” “Green River,” “Bayou Country” and “Creedence Clearwater Revival”:

The number one single today in 1972:

The number one album today in 1989 was Billy Joel’s “Storm Front”:

Birthdays begin with Ludwig van Beethoven, who inspired …

Tony Hicks of the Hollies:

Benny Andersson, one of the Bs of ABBA:

Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top:

Two deaths of note today: Nicolette Larson today in 1997 at 45 …

… and Dan Fogelberg today in 2007 at 56:

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