Monday, May 30, 2011

Presty the DJ for May 30

Two more Beatles anniversaries today: "Love Me Do" hit number one in 1964 ...

... four years before the Beatles started work on their only double album. Perhaps that work was so hard that they couldn't think of a more original title than: "The Beatles." You may know it better, however, as "the White Album":

Birthdays today start with Benny Goodman, who asks us to ...

Guitarist Lenny Davidson, one of the Dave Clark 5:

Drummer Nicky "Topper" Headon of The Clash:

Since we've already mentioned one woodwind player, we should mention another — today is the anniversary of the death of saxophonist Paul Desmond, who collaborated with Dave Brubeck for this classic:

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