Interesting sound from The Stones -- Dubious disco 'achievement' -- Clean shaven drummer has a birthday

Just in from Coolsville, The Rolling Stones, April 1966. (Photo: Ted West/Central Press/Getty Images)

6/11/1966 (52 years ago today) - The Rolling Stones start two weeks at No. 1 with "Paint It, Black" -- It was their third U.S. chart-topper ("Satisfaction" and "Get Off Of My Cloud" were the first two) as well as being the first No. 1 single anywhere to feature the sound of a sitar! The comma in the title was actually a printing mistake at the record manufacturing plant, but it added a layer of mystery and intrigue to what was already a slightly weird sounding song, so what the hey...

6/11/1977 (41 years ago today) - This is why they blew up these records in the Seventies...: Infectious beat-meisters KC And The Sunshine Band became only the second group (after The Jackson 5) to achieve four consecutive U.S. No. 1's when "I'm Your Boogie Man" went to the top of the singles chart -- No amount of retro-re-assessment will help you here...

6/11/1952 - Happy Birthday to ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard {insert irony here}, 69 years old today -- Been playing with guitarist Billy Gibbons since 1969(!) when they were in a band called The Moving Sidewalks. If it ain't broke...

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