Presty the DJ for June 11

Today in 1964, one day after the Rolling Stones recorded their “12×5” album in Chicago, Chicago police broke up their news conference. (Perhaps foreshadowing four years later when the Democratic Party came to town?)

The Stones could look back at that and laugh two years later when “Paint It Black” hit number one:

One year later, David Bowie released “Space Oddity” …

… on the same day that this reached number one in Great Britain:

Speaking of Bowie, the number two single today in 1983:

Want to know the number three single today in 1988? Well, we’re here to provide …

Birthdays start with Pookie (Pookie?!) Hudson of the Spaniels:

Joey Dee:

John Lawton of Uriah Heep:

Glenn Leonard of the Temptations:

Drummer Frank Beard (the guy who looks different from the other two) of ZZ Top:

Donnie Van Zant of .38 Special:


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