Presty the DJ for Feb. 23

The number one song today in 1991:

Today in 1998, the members of Oasis were banned for life from Cathay Pacific Airways for their “abusive and disgusting behavior.”

Apparently Cathay Pacific knew it was doing, because one year to the day later, Oasis guitarist Paul Arthurs was arrested outside a Tommy Hilfiger store in London for drunk and disorderly conduct.

Birthdays begin with Johnny Winter, who worked with Rick Derringer and brother Edgar:

Rusty Young, who played pedal steel guitar for Poco:

Steve (“You ready, Steve?” Priest of Sweet:

Brad Whitford, guitarist for Aerosmith:

Howard Jones:

Two deaths of note today: Melvin Franklin of the Temptations in 1995 …

… and Milwaukee native Howie Epstein, bass player for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, in 2003:


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