Presty the DJ for May 24

Two Beatles anniversaries today:

1964: The Beatles make their third appearance on CBS-TV’s “Ed Sullivan Show.”

1969: “Get Back” (with Billy Preston on keyboards) hits number one:

Meanwhile, today in 1968, Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful were arrested for drug possession. (Those last five words could apply to an uncountable number of musicians of the ’60s and ’70s.)

Birthdays today start with Bob Dylan:

Derek Quinn, guitarist for Freddie and the Dreamers …

… was born the same day as Sarah Dash of LaBelle, who was born two years before the eponymous Patti LaBelle:

John Ilsley of Dire Straits:

Red Rider drummer Rob Baker:

Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes:


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