Presty the DJ for Feb. 14

On Valentine’s Day, this song, tied to no anniversary or birthday I’m aware of, nonetheless seems appropriate …

… as does …

… and (though perhaps in a general, not romantic, sense, or if you worked at the former WLVE, “Love Stereo 95,” in the 1980s) …

… unless you have determined that …

The number one British single today in 1968 was written by Bob Dylan:

The number one British album today in 1970 was “Motown Chartbusters Volume 3”:

Today in 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono began a week of cohosting the “Mike Douglas Show”:

Is Valentine’s Day a good day for a wedding? Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon thought so, because while on a tour they married today in Virginia City, Va.

When Janis Ian wrote “At Seventeen,” she wrote she had never received a Valentine’s Day card. Today in 1977, she received 461 of them.

Today in 1986, Frank Zappa played a crime boss named Mr. Frankie on NBC-TV’s “Miami Vice”:

The number one single today in 1987:

Today in 1989, the  movie “Wayne’s World” premiered:

The number one British single today in 1999:

Birthdays start with Vic Briggs, guitarist for the Animals:

Roger Fisher of Heart:

Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20:

Two deaths of note today: Vincent Crane, the keyboard player that inhabited The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, in 1989  …

… and Mick Tucker, the drummer for Sweet, in 2002:


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