Tuesday, November 30, 2010

November 30 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Billy Idol!

Billy Idol

Musicians Born On November 30

1915 Brownie McGhee (blues performer)
1929 Dick Clark (DJ American Bandstand)
1937 Frank Ifield (I Remember You)
1937 Paul Stookey (Peter, Paul and Mary)
1943 Leo Lyons (Ten Years After)
1945 Roger Glover (Deep Purple)
1954 Shuggy Otis (guitarist, son of Johnny)
1958 Billy Idol (William Broad)
1958 Des'ree

Number 1 In The Charts On November 30

1968 Supremes and Diana Ross: 'Love Child' US 45
1974 Elton John: 'Greatest Hits' US LP
1985 Wham!: 'I'm Your Man' UK 45
1985 Phil Collins: 'Separate Lives' US 45
1991 P M Dawn: 'Set Adrift on Memory Bliss' US 45
1991 Michael Jackson : Dangerous : UK LP

Various Music Events On November 30

1954 `Nat 'King' Cole opens first of six nights at Apollo

1956 Fats Domino's 'Blueberry Hill' Hits UK chart

1962 First showing by Beatles in NME 'Favourite Group' readers' poll

1963 Roy Orbison's 'In Dreams' hits UK LP chart

1968 Sly and the Family Stone hit US chart with 'Everyday People', on way to No. 1

1972 Wings release 'Hi-Hi-Hi' single

1974 Eagles hit US chart with 'Best of My Love', their first No. 1

1977 David Bowie Joins Bing Crosby on Crosby's 42nd annual Christmas special. They sing 'Little Drummer Boy'

1985 Lloyd Cole's 'Easy Pieces' and Joni Mitchell's 'Dog Eat Dog' hit UK LP chart

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