Monday, November 22, 2010

November 22 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Tina Weymouth!

Tina Weymouth,Talking Heads

Musicians Born On November 22

1946 'Family Man' Barrett (Wailers)
1949 Steve Van Zandt (E Street Band)
1950 Tina Weymouth (Talking Heads)
1957 Sharon Bailey (Amazulu)
1968 Rasa Don (Arrested Development)

Deaths On November 22

1997 Michael Hutchence

Number 1 In The Charts On November 22

1957 Harry Belafonte: 'Mary's Boy Child' UK 45
1967 Long John Baldry: 'Let the Heartaches Begin' UK 45
1975 Billy Connolly: 'D.I.V.O.R.C.E.' UK 45
1975 Perry Como: '40 Golden Greats' UK LP
1975 K.C. and the Sunshine Band: 'That's the Way (I Like It)' US 45
1980 Abba: 'Super Trouper' UK LP
1986 Human League: 'Human ' US 45

Various Music Events On November 22

1955 RCA A&R man Steve Sholes signs Elvis Presley to the label. The deal is struck at the Warwick Hotel in New York for the then unprecedented sum of $40,000

1963 Beatles' 'With the Beatles' LP released

1965 Bob Dylan marries Sara Lowndes

1967 Sam and Dave go gold with 'Soul Man'

1968 Beatles' 'White Album' released

1969 Sandy Denny quits Fairport Convention

1975 Nazareth score their only major US hit as 'Love Hurts' goes into American chart, on way to No. 8

1976 'Boston' LP goes platinum

1980 John Lennon's 'Double Fantasy' hits UK LP chart

1980 Dire Straits' 'Makin' Movies' LP hits US Top 40

1980 Bruce Springsteen makes his first-ever appearance on the UK singles chart with 'Hungry Heart'

1982 Japan play their last gig at the Hammersmith Odeon

1992 Paul Simon opens his first tour of South America in Brazil.

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