Presty the DJ for Jan. 6

First: The song of the day for those who understand what the 12 days of Christmas really mean:

The number one album today in 1968 was the Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour”:

The number one single today in 1973 included a person rumored to be the subject of the song on backing vocals:

The number one British single today in 1979 was this group’s only number one:

Birthdays begin with one-hit-wonder Nino Tempo, whose only hit, sung with his sister, won a Grammy award and was the number one song in the U.S. on Nov. 22, 1963:

One-hit-wonder Van McCoy, whose only hit was also a number one:

Kim Wilson of the Fabulous Thunderbirds:

Malcolm Young plays guitar for AC/DC:

Kathy Sledge of one-hit-wonder Sister Sledge:

Muzz Skillings played bass for Living Colour:

Mark O’Toole played bass for Frankie Goes to H0llywood:

Two deaths of note today: Georgeanna Gordon, singer with the Marvelettes, in 1980 …

… and Lou Rawls today in 2006 …


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