Monday, May 2, 2011

Presty the DJ for May 2

Today is the 51st anniversary of what I used to consider the greatest radio station on the planet in its best format:

Since WLS didn't convert from country (they were known as the "Prairie Farmer") to top 40 until 1960, Link Wray would have been a golden oldie, not on the weekly Silver Dollar Survey:
Today is also the birthday of John Verity of Argent ...

... who was born the same day as Randy Cain of the Delfonics ...

... who was born the same day as the Kinks drummer Bob Henrit:

... who was born one year earlier than Lesley Gore:

Also with a birthday is Lou Gramm of Foreigner, one of the name-brand rock groups of the '70s and '80s:

One year later was born bassist John Glascock of Jethro Tull:

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