Presty the DJ for Feb. 6

The number one British album today in 1965 was “The Rolling Stones No. 2”:

The number one single on both sides of the Atlantic today in 1965:

The number one single today in 1982 …

… from the number one album, the J. Geils Band’s “Freeze Frame”:

Today in 1990, Billy Idol failed to stop at a stop sign, crashing his Harley–Davidson into a car:

Birthdays begin with Bob Marley:

Peter Lucia of Tommy James and the Shondells:

Jerry Marotta of Orleans:

Natalie Cole:

William Bruce “Axl” Rose:

Rick Astley:

Six deaths of note today: One-hit-wonder Jesse Belvin, killed in a car crash following the first mixed-race-audience concert in Hope, Ark., in 1960 …

… Charlie Brown’s favorite piano player, Vince Guaraldi, in 1976 …

… Hugo Montenegro today in 1981 …

… on the same day in 1998, Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys …

 

… and Johann “Hans” Hölzel, better known as Falco:

… and Gary Moore in 2011:

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