Presty the DJ for April 30

The number one single today in 1960:

The number one British album today in 1966 was the Rolling Stones’ “Aftermath”:

The number one single today in 1966:

Today in 1970, Twiggs Lyndon, the road manager of the Allman Brothers Band, was arrested for murder following the fatal stabbing of a club manager during an argument over a contract.

At the murder trial, Lyndon’s attorneys claimed temporary insanity, saying that touring with the Allman Brothers would make anyone insane.

Lyndon was acquitted.

The number one single today in 1977:

The number one single today in 1983:

Today in 2005, the Dave Matthews Band paid $200,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a group of tourists on a Chicago River boat tour, after the driver of the band’s bus unloaded its waste tank onto the boat.

Birthdays begin with Johnny Horton:

Willie Nelson:

Don’t fall asleep listening to Santo and Johnny, because Johnny Farina’s birthday is today:

Robert Velline, better known as Bobby Vee, whose career began upon Buddy Holly’s death:

Wayne Kramer of MC5:

Chris Henderson played guitar for 3 Doors Down:

Two deaths of note today: McKinley Morganfield, better known as Muddy Waters, in 1983 …

… and Darrell Sweet, drummer for Nazareth, before a show in New Albany, Ind., in 1999:

 

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