Friday, November 26, 2010

November 26 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Tina Turner!

tina turner, 1970

Musicians Born On November 26

1937 Garnett Mimms (Cry Baby)
1940 Tina Turner (What's Love Got to Do With It)
1945 John McVie (Fleetwood Mac)
1946 Burt Reiter (Focus)

Deaths On November 26

1956 Tommy Dorsey (bandleader)
1973 John Rostill (Shadows)

Number 1 In The Charts On November 26

1955 Tennessee Ernie Ford: '16 Tons' US 45
1977 Bread: 'Sound of Bread' UK LP
1983 Quiet Riot: 'Metal Health' US LP
1994 Baby D : Let Me Be Your Fantasy : UK single
1994 Eagles : Hell Freezes Over : US LP

Various Music Events On November 26

1955 Johnny Cash hits US country chart for first time with 'Cry! Cry! Cry!'

1966 Wilson Pickett enters Hot 100 with 'Mustang Sally'

1968 Cream performs its last concert at the Albert Hall

1971 Faces break Led Zeppelin's sell-out record for concert tickets for Madison Square Garden

1973 New York Dolls make concert debut at a London restaurant

1976 Lol Crème and Kevin Godley quit 10CC

1977 Sex Pistols release 'Anarchy in the UK'

1980 'Wings Over America' film premieres in New York

1982 Miles Davis marries Cicely Tyson in New York

1988 'Hysteria' by Def Leppard logs its 62nd week in US Top 10, the fifth longest run for 25 years

1988 As George Michael moves to No. 5 in US with 'Kissing a Fool', 'Faith' becomes first ever LP to yield six Top 5 singles

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