Presty the DJ for June 8

You might call this a transition day in rock music history. For instance, one year to the day after the Rolling Stones released “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” …

… Brian Jones left the Stones, to be replaced by Mick Taylor.

Less than a month later, Jones was found dead in the bottom of his swimming pool. (At the time, Jones was living on a farm previously owned by A.A. Milne, who wrote Winnie the Pooh.)

Five years after Jones quit the Stones, Rick Wakeman said no to playing any more for Yes:

Five years later, Paul McCartney and Wings released “Back to the Egg,” their final studio album:

Birthdays start with Nancy Sinatra …

… born the same day as Sherman Garnes of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers:

Chuck Negron sang for Three Dog Night:

Who is William Royce? You know him better as Boz Scaggs (who attended UW–Madison with Steve Miller and was in Miller’s first band):

Mick Box played guitar for Uriah Heep:

Jeff Rich played drums for the Climax Blues Band, which …

Mick Hucknall sang for Simply Red:

Nick Rhodes played keyboards for Duran Duran:


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