Music Calendar...

In 1958 "Donna" by Richie Valens, "Lonely Teardrops" by Jackie Wilson and "16 Candles" by the Crests all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1958 The Kingston Trio's self-titled debut LP is #1 on the U.S. albums chart.
In 1965 The Young Rascals begin recording "Good Lovin'."
In 1966 The Beatles begin recording sessions for "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," laying down tracks for "Strawberry Fields Forever" which doesn't make the album.
In 1968 Dusty Springfield performs "Son Of A Preacher Man" on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1969 The Rolling Stones' album "Let it Bleed," containing "You Can't Always Get What You Want" and "Honky Tonk Women," is certified gold.
In 1972 Don Kirshner's "Rock Concert" premieres on ABC-TV with guests Alice Cooper, Chuck Berry, Poco and the Allman Brothers.
In 1972 "Garden Party" by Rick Nelson is certified gold.
In 1973 Following two years of retirement, Frank Sinatra went back to work with a TV special on NBC titled, "Ol' Blue Eyes is Back."
In 1973 "The Way We Were" by Barbra Streisand and "Helen Wheels" by Paul McCartney both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1973 "Photograph" by Ringo Starr is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1976 George Harrison's "33 and 1/3" album is released.
In 1976 "Wanted: The Outlaws" becomes the first Country album to go platinum.
In 1978 Ted Nugent hosts NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests AC/DC, Aerosmith and Cheap Trick.
In 1979 "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" by Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1981 Clara Webb Butcher, the mother of Country singers Loretta Lynn and Crystal Gayle, dies.
In 1985 Big Joe Turner, 74, dies from complications of a heart attack.
In 1989 Smokey Robinson, Liza Minnelli, Willie Nelson and Andrew LloydWeber are presented with the first Grammy Living Legends awards.
In 1990 "Disappear" by INXS enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1991 Cyndi Lauper marries actor David Thornton. Little Richard performs the ceremony.
In 1991 Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury dies at age 45 of pneumonia brought on by AIDS.
In 1992 Karyn White and producer Terry Lewis become the parents to daughter Ashley Nicole.
In 1992 A London Court grants Rolling Stone Bill Wyman's ex-wife, Mandy Smith, an $870,000 divorce settlement.
In 1994 The Eagles's video "Hell Freezes Over" is released.
In 1998 Capitol Records marked the 30th anniversary of the the Beatles' so-called "White Album" with the release of a one-time-only limited edition CD.
In 1998 Cher's album and single "Believe" are both released, as is theSpice Girls' video "Live At Wembley."
In 1998 Jewel's album "Spirit" is certified gold and platinum.
In 1999 Eddie Money appears as himself on the "Drew Carey Show."
In 1999 For the fifth straight year, James Brown hands out freeThanksgiving turkeys to the poor in Augusta, Georgia, his hometown.
In 1999 Santana's album "Supernatural" goes platinum for the fifth time.
In 2001 Melanie Thornton, an American pop singer who made a name for herself in Germany with the duo La Bouche, is among the victims of an airliner crash in Switzerland. She was only 34.

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