Presty the DJ for May 30

Two more Beatles anniversaries today: “Love Me Do” hit number one in 1964 …

… four years before the Beatles started work on their only double album. Perhaps that work was so hard that they couldn’t think of a more original title than: “The Beatles.” You may know it better, however, as “the White Album”:

Birthdays today start with Benny Goodman, who asks us to …

Guitarist Lenny Davidson, one of the Dave Clark 5:

Drummer Nicky “Topper” Headon of The Clash:

Since we’ve already mentioned one woodwind player, we should take five to honor another — today is the anniversary of the death of saxophonist Paul Desmond, who collaborated with Dave Brubeck on this classic:

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