Presty the DJ for Jan. 11

The number one album today in 1964 was “Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash,” the first country album to reach the top of the album chart:

The number one single today in 1964, whatever the words were:

The number one British single today in 1986:

Today in 1992, Nirvana appeared on NBC-TV’s “Saturday Night Live”:

Today’s first birthday is of someone who influenced rock music though he did not perform rock: Laurens Hammond, inventor of the Hammond organ:

Clarence Clemons, Bruce Springsteen’s saxophonist:

Terry Williams played drums for Dire Straits:

Vicki Peterson of the Bangles:

Tom Dumont of No Doubt:

One death of note, today in 2005: Spencer Dryden, drummer for the Jefferson Airplane:

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