I noted the 51st anniversary May 2 of WLS in Chicago going to Top 40. Today in 1982, WABC in New York (also owned by ABC, as one could conclude from their call letters) played its last record, which was ...
Four years later, the number one song in America was, well, inspired by, though not based on, a popular movie of the day:
Birthdays today include Antoine "Fats" Domino:
Henry Fambrough of the Spinners:
Danny Rapp of Danny and the Juniors:
One word: Donovan:
Graham Gouldman, bassist for 10cc, was born one year ...
... before Jay Ferguson, who was in Spirit before his 1½ solo hits:
Ron Banks (who headed off to Rock and Roll Heaven, where you know they've got a hell of a band, one year ago) of the Dramatics:
Today is also Paul Hewson's birthday. Who? You too know him: