Wednesday, November 24, 2010

November 24 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Robin Williamson from The Incredible String Band!

Robin Williamson,The Incredible String Band,ISB

Musicians Born On November 24

1898 Scott Joplin (ragtime pianist/composer)
1928 Michael Holliday (Story of My Life)
1941 Donald 'Duck' Dunn (Booker T. and the MGs)
1942 Billy Connolly (D.I.V.O.R.C.E.)
1943 Robin Williamson (Incredible String Band)
1955 Clement Burke (Blondie)
1958 Carmel (Bad Day)
1962 John Squire (Stone Roses)

Deaths On November 24

1991 Freddie Mercury (Queen)

Freddie Mercury, Death

Number 1 In The Charts On November 24

1973 Ringo Starr: 'Photograph' US 45
1979 Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer: 'No More Tears' US 45
1990 Madonna : The Immaculate Collection : UK LP

Various Music Events On November 24

1958 Ritchie Valens enters US chart with 'Donna', on its way to No. 2

1958 Jackie Wilson scores his fourth and biggest US hit with 'Lonely Teardrops'

1961 Blues singer Howlin' Wolf arrives in UK for tour

1964 Who begin residency at Marquee Club in London

1966 Otis Redding's 'Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa (Sad Song)' hits UK chart

1969 Rolling Stones are awarded gold disc for 'Let It Bleed' LP

1972 ABC TV premieres 'In Concert' on US television, with Alice Cooper, Chuck Berry, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Poco and Allman Brothers

1972 Rick Nelson goes gold with 'Garden Party'

1973 Mott the Hoople's 'Roll Away the Stone' hits UK chart

1983 Pacific leg of David Bowie's 'Serious Moonlight' tour opens in New Zealand

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