Category: Music

Presty the DJ for Feb. 13

The number two single, believe it or don’t, today in 1961:

In an unrelated development that day, Frank Sinatra began Reprise Records, which included artists beside Sinatra:

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Presty the DJ for Feb. 12

The number one R&B single today in 1961 was Motown Records’ first million-selling single:

The number one single today in 1972:

Birthdays begin with that well known recording star Lorne Greene:

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Presty the DJ for Feb. 11

Today in 1964 — one year to the day after recording their first album — the Beatles made their first U.S. concert appearance at the Washington Coliseum in D.C.:

The number one album today in 1969, “More of the Monkees,” jumped 121 positions in one week:

Today in 1972, Pink Floyd appeared at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester, England, during their Dark Side of the Moon tour.

The concert lasted 25 minutes until the power went out, leaving the hall as bright as the dark side of the moon.

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Presty the DJ for Feb. 9

The number one single today in 1963:

Today in 1964, three years to the day from their first appearance as the Beatles, the Beatles made their first appearance on CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Shew:

The number one single today in 1974 could be found for years on ABC-TV golf tournaments:

The number one single today in 1991:

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