Monday, May 9, 2011

Presty the DJ for May 9

Today in rock music begins with the Beatles, which today in 1962 signed the first record contract, three years to the day before they saw Bob Dylan in concert.

Birthdays include Dave Prater, half of Sam and Dave, born the same day as ...

... Sonny Curtis, guitarist for the Crickets:

Nokie Edwards of the Ventures:

Richard Furay, singer for Buffalo Springfield and Poco:

Steve Katz of Blood Sweat & Tears:

To quote an '80s rock video, Mr. William Joel ...

... was born a year before Tom Petersson of Cheap Trick:

John "Rhino" Edwards, bass player for the Climax Blues Band:
And finally Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode:

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