Presty the DJ for Nov. 23

Today in 1899, the world’s first jukebox was installed at the Palais Royal Hotel in San Francisco.

Today in 1956, a sheet metal worker was arrested in Toledo for punching Elvis Presley. The man claimed his wife’s love for Presley caused their marriage to end. The man was fined $19.60 but, because he couldn’t pay the fine, ended up experiencing …

The number one U.S. single today in 1963 was probably getting almost no air time on that day:

The number one British album today in 1974, Elton John’s “Greatest Hits,” represents about 10 percent of his career:

In contrast, the number one single today in 1974 was a one-hit wonder recorded in two takes:

The number one album today in 1974 was the Rolling Stones’ “It’s Only Rock and Roll”:

The number one British single today in 1975:

The number one British album today in 1991 was Genesis’ “We Can’t Dance”:

Birthdays start with Betty Everett:

Alan Paul of Manhattan Transfer:

Bruce Hornsby:

Chris Bostock played bass for the Jo Boxers:


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