Presty the DJ for March 15

Today being the Ides (Ide?) of March, let’s begin with the Ides of March …

… an outstanding example of brass rock.

Today in 1955, Elvis Presley signed a management contract with Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk, an illegal immigrant from the Netherlands who named himself Colonel Tom Parker.

The number two single that day:

The number one British album today in 1969 was Cream’s “Goodbye,” which was, duh, their last album:

The number one single today in 1969:

The number one single today in 1973:

The number one British album today in 1975 was Led Zeppelin’s “Physical Graffiti”:

The number one album …

… and single today in 1975:

The number one single today in 1986:

The number two British single today in 1986:

Birthdays begin with Phil Lesh of the Grass Roots and the Grateful Dead:

Mike Love of the Beach Boys:

Sly Stone:

Howard Scott of War:

Dee Snider of Twisted Sister:

Steve Coy of Dead or Alive:

Bret Michaels of Poison:

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