Presty the DJ for May 3

The number one album today in 1975 was “Chicago VIII”:

The number one single that day:

The number one album today in 1980 was Bob Seger’s “Against the Wind”:

The number one single today in 1986:

Who is celebrating the same birthday as my oldest son? Pete Seeger, writer of this classic:

David Darwin Pedruska is not a name in rock, but Spencer native Dave Dudley had, in chronological order, a number-two and number-one country hit in his long recording career:

James Brown, the hardest working man in show business:

Frankie Valli, whose Four Seasons are the inspiration of the musical “The Jersey Boys”:

Peter Staples of the Troggs:

One-hit-wonder Mary Hopkin:

Christopher Cross has in my opinion exactly one listenable song,  thanks to Michael McDonald of the Doobie Brothers:

Bruce Hall played bass for REO Speedwagon:

David Ball played keyboards for one-hit-wonder Soft Cell:

One other anniversary in keeping with yesterday’s note about WLS: Far to the west, the Real Don Steele started work in Los Angeles today in 1965:


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