Presty the DJ for April 26

Imagine having tickets to today’s 1964 NME winner’s poll concert at Wembley Empire Pool in London:

The number one British single today in 1966:

The number one album today in 1969 was the soundtrack to the musical “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,” better known as just “Hair”:

The number one British single today in 1980:

The number one British album today in 1982 was Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music’s “Street Life — 20 Greatest Hits”:

Birthdays begin with guitarist Duane Eddy:

Maurice Williams, whose Zodiacs asked you to:

Composer Giorgio Moroder was all over the mid-’70s to early ’80s:

Bobby Rydell:

Given how proficient Moroder was with synthesizers, he should have worked at some point with Gary Wright:

Stevie Nicks:

Drummer Roger Taylor of Duran Duran:

One death of note today in 1997: Ernest Stewart, keyboard player for KC and the Sunshine Band:

 

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