• November 30 in music history
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    On This Day, November 30 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 30 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 30 1968 – With ‘Love Child’, Diana Ross and the Supremes started a two-week run at No.1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Also a chart-topper in Canada and New Zealand, and a No.15 hit in the UK. 1968 – Rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company returned for a three-week stint at No.1 on the US Billboard 200 with their second studio album ‘Cheap Thrills’. 1974 – With his first compilation album ‘Greatest Hits’, Elton John hit number one in the US on this day November 30 in music history for the first of ten consecutive weeks. 1979 – Rock band Pink Floyd released their eleventh studio…

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    On This Day, November 29 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 29 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 29 1963 – Th Beatles released ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ which became their first No.1 single in the US. The song was also a chart-topper in eight other countries, including the UK. 1969 – The Beatles scored their second number one single of the year in the US with the double A-side ‘Come Together’/’Something’. 1975 – Silver Convention became the first German act to score a number one single in the US when ‘Fly, Robin, Fly’ took the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 on this day November 29 in music history. 1975 – With ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, rock band Queen hit number one on the UK Singles chart…

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    On This Day, November 28 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 28 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 28 1958 – The group of session musicians Lord Rockingham’s XI topped the UK Singles chart. 1960 – With ‘Are You Lonesome Tonight’, Elvis Presley started a six-week run at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. It also became a chart-topper in Australia, Belgium, Canada, South Africa, Spain, and the UK. 1964 – Pop girl group The Shangri-Las topped the US Singles chart with ‘Leader of the Pack’ on this day November 28 in music history. 1970 – Rock band Santana returned to No.1 on the US Billboard 200 with their second studio album ‘Abraxas’ for a five-weeks stint at the top. 1970 – Bob Dylan scored his second number…

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    On This Day, November 27 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 27 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 27 1967 – The Beatles released their double EP ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ in the US which was also the soundtrack to their TV film of the same name. 1969 – The Rolling Stones performed at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The show was recorded and parts of it were included in the band’s live album ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out’ which became a chart-topper in the UK. 1970 – George Harrison released his third solo studio album ‘All Things Must Pass’ on this day November 27 in music history. The album peaked at No.1 in eight countries worldwide and it features the chart-topping singles ‘My Sweet Lord’/’Isn’t…

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    On This Day, November 26 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 26 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 26 in 1936 – New Jersey police arrested Frank Sinatra on the premise of not fulfilling the promise of marriage. However, he was released shortly afterwards. 1954 – With her rendition of ‘The Ole House’, Rosemary Clooney ft. Buddy Cole & His Orchestra topped the UK Singles chart. 1958 – Johnny Cash debuted on the US Billboard Country chart with his single ‘Cry! Cry! Cry!’. His next seven singles reached Top 10 on the chart with two of them hitting number one. 1962 – The Beatles recorded ‘Please Please Me’ and ‘Ask Me Why’ on this day November 26 in music history.…

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    On This Day, November 25 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 25 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 25 1955 – Bill Haley & His Comets started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK Singles chart with ‘Rock Around the Clock’. 1965 – Australia pop folk band the Seekers hit number one on the UK Singles chart for the first of three consecutive weeks with ‘The Carnival Is Over’. 1967 – Rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock went to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Incense and Peppermints’ on this day November 25 in music history. 1972 – With ‘My Ding-a-Ling’, Chuck Berry scored his first and only chart-topping single in the UK. He topped the Singles chart for four weeks straight.…

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    On This Day, November 24 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 24 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 24 1973 – Ringo Starr topped the US Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Photograph’ which was co-written by him and George Harrison. The song also reached No.1 in Australia and Canada, and was a Top 10 hit eight other countries, including the UK (No.8). 1979 – The number one single in the US on this day November 24 in music history was ‘No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)’ by Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer. 1985 – American blues and rock and roll singer Joseph Vernon “Big Joe” Turner died at the age of 74. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and is best remembered…

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    On This Day, November 23 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 23 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 23 1959 – After a one week break from the top spot, Bobby Darin returned for a three-week run at No.1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Mack the Knife’. He topped the chart for nine weeks in total that year. 1963 – The singing act Dale & Grace scored their first number one single in the United States with ‘I’m Leaving It Up to You’. 1970 – George Harrison released his debut single ‘My Sweet Lord’ on this day November 23 in music history. It became the first solo No.1 single by an ex-Beatle topping the charts in fifteen countries worldwide. 1974 – With his first compilation album ‘Greatest…

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    On This Day, November 22 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 22 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 22 1957 – American singer Harry Belafonte started a seven-week stint at No.1 on the UK Singles chart with ‘Mary’s Boy Child’. 1963 – The Beatles released their second studio album ‘With the Beatles’ through Parlophone Records. It went on to top the album charts in the UK and Germany. 1967 – With ‘Let the Heartaches Begin’, Long John Baldry went to number one on the UK Singles chart for the first of two weeks straight. 1968 – Five years later on this day November 22 in music history, The Beatles released another album, this time their eponymous ninth studio LP also known as the White Album. It was the band’s…

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    On This Day, November 21 In Music History

    EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 21 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day November 21 1960 – Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs hit No.1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart with ‘Stay’. At 1 minute and 36 seconds, its the shortest single to ever top the chart. 1970 – The cast of the musical sitcom The Partridge Family started a three-week run at number one in the US with their debut single ‘I Think I Love You’. 1970 – The number one single in the UK on this day November 21 in music history was ‘Voodoo Chile’ by the Jimi Hendrix Experience. 1975 – Rock band Queen released their fourth studio album ‘A Night at the Opera’ on this day…

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