Presty the DJ for Jan. 24

The number one British single today in 1958 was the first in British chart history to start at the top:

Today in 1969, New Jersey authorities told record stores they would be charged with pornography if they sold the John Lennon and Yoko Ono album “Two Virgins,” whose cover showed all you could possibly see of John and Yoko.

The number one album today in 1976 was Bob Dylan’s “Desire”:

The number one single today in 1976:

Birthdays begin with Zeke Carey of the Flamingos:

Neil Diamond …

… was born the same day as Ray Stevens:

Warren Zevon:

John “Joliet Jake Blues” Belushi:

Two deaths of note today: James Sheppard, lead singer of Shep and the Limelites, in 1970 …

… and David Cole, producer and keyboard player for C&C Music Factory, in 1995:

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