Monthly Archives: November 2015

Quote Of The Week

“Hard work spotlights the character of people: Some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.”

— Sam Ewing.

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This Week In Music (29 November – 5 December)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 29 Nov:

Leader Of The Pack by The Shangri-Las, 1964
I Hear A Symphony by The Supremes, 1965
You Keep Me Hangin’ On by The Supremes, 1966
Incense And Peppermints by The Strawberry Alarm Clock, 1967
Hey Jude by The Beatles, 1968
Something by The Beatles, 1969
I Think I Love You by The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and featuring David Cassidy), 1970
Theme From “Shaft” by Isaac Hayes, 1971
I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash, 1972
Photograph by Ringo Starr, 1973

Other notables this week:

Time Is On My Side by The Rolling Stones, peaked at Number 6 in 1964
Mountain Of Love by Johnny Rivers, peaked at Number 9 in 1964
The Rain, The Park And Other Things by The Cowsills, peaked at Number 2 in 1967
An Open Letter To My Teenage Son by Victor Lundberg, peaked at Number 10 in 1967
Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf, peaked at Number 3 in 1968
And When I Die by Blood, Sweat and Tears, peaked at Number 2 in 1969
Eli’s Coming by Three Dog Night, peaked at Number 10 in 1969
Gypsy Woman by Brian Hyland, peaked at Number 3 in 1970
No Matter What by Badfinger, peaked at Number 8 in 1970
Share The Land by The Guess Who, peaked at Number 10 in 1970
The Desiderata by Les Crane, peaked at Number 8 in 1971

Number One Albums debuting this week on the Billboard Album Charts:

The Singles 1969-1973 by The Carpenters, 1973

Other notable albums debuting this week:

Gentle On My Mind by Glen Campbell, released in 1967, peaked at Number 5
History Of Otis Redding by Otis Redding, released in 1967, peaked at Number 9
Diana Ross And The Supremes Join The Temptations by The Supremes and The Temptations, released in 1968, peaked at Number 2
Captured Live At The Forum by Three Dog Night, released in 1969, peaked at Number 6
Live Album by Grand Funk Railroad, released in 1970, peaked at Number 5
Nilsson Schmilsson by Nilsson, released in 1971, peaked at Number 3
E Pluribus Funk by Grand Funk Railroad, released in 1971, peaked at Number 5
Homecoming by America, released in 1972, peaked at Number 9

Birthdays:

Eddie Heywood, 4 December 1915
Brownie McGhee, 30 November 1915
Jerry Murad, 1 December 1918
Maria Callas, 2 December 1923
Andy Williams, 3 December 1927
Matt Monro, 1 December 1930
James Cleveland, 5 December 1931
Thurman “Teddy” Wilburn, 30 November 1931
Little Richard, 5 December 1932
John Gary, 29 November 1932
Bob Moore, 30 November 1932
Lou Rawls, 1 December 1933
John Mayall, 29 November 1933
Billy Paul, 1 December 1934
Woody Allen, 1 December 1935
Luther Ingram, 30 November 1937
Sandy Nelson, 1 December 1938
J.J. Cale, 5 December 1938
Dianne Lennon, 1 December 1939
Meco, 29 November 1939
Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon, 4 December 1940
Chuck Mangione, 29 November 1940
Denny Doherty, 29 November 1940
Jody Miller, 29 November 1941
Rich Dangel, 1 December 1942
Felix Cavaliere, 29 November 1942
Bobbi Martin, 29 November 1943
Leo Lyons, 30 November 1943
John Densmore, 1 December 1944
Eric Bloom, 1 December 1944
Chris Hillman, 4 December 1944
Dennis Wilson, 4 December 1944
Bette Midler, 1 December 1945
Roger Glover, 30 November 1945
Gilbert O’Sullivan, 1 December 1946
Ozzy Osbourne, 3 December 1948
Tom Sellers, 3 December 1948
John Lyon, 4 December 1948
Mickey Thomas, 3 December 1949
Ruby Starr, 30 November 1949
Jaco Pastorius, 1 December 1951
Gary Rossington, 4 December 1951
Duane Roland, 4 December 1953
June Pointer, 30 November 1953
Shuggie Otis, 30 November 1953
David Sancious, 30 November 1953

Remembrances:

Tommy Bolin, 4 December 1976
Benjamin Britten, 4 December 1976
Ray Smith, 29 November 1979
Lee Dorsey, 1 December 1986
Bill Lyall, 1 December 1989
Frank Zappa, 4 December 1993
David Houston, 30 November 1993
Tiny Tim, 30 November 1996
William Smith, 1 December 1997
Butch McDade, 29 November 1998
Charlie Byrd, 2 December 1999
Scott Smith, 30 November 2000
Valorie Jones, 2 December 2001
George Harrison, 29 November 2001
Rich Dangel, 2 December 2002
Bernie Dwyer, 4 December 2002
Willem “Mouth” Duyn, 4 December 2004
Billy Maybray, 5 December 2004
James Grant, 29 November 2004
Mariska Veres, 2 December 2006
Odetta, 2 December 2008
Eric Woolfson, 2 December 2009
Liam Clancy, 4 December 2009
Helen Boatwright, 1 December 2010
John Gerrish, 29 November 2010
Bill Tapia, 2 December 2011
Howard Tate, 2 December 2011
Hubert Sumlin, 4 December 2011
J. Blackfoot, 30 November 2011
Dee Harvey, 1 December 2012
Sammy Arena, 5 December 2012
Dave Brubeck, 5 December 2012
Sarah Kirsch, 5 December 2012
Maddalena Fagandini, 29 November 2012
Rick Blackburn, 30 November 2012
Richard Coughlan, 1 December 2013
Rex Garvin, 2 December 2013
Oliver Cheatham, 29 November 2013
Dick Dodd, 29 November 2013
Bobby Keys, 2 December 2014
Carlos Mamery, 2 December 2014
Ian McLagan, 3 December 2014
James Stewart, 3 December 2014
Graeme Goodall, 4 December 2014
Bob Montgomery, 4 December 2014

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This Week In Music (22-28 November)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 22 Nov:

Baby Love by The Supremes, 1964
I Hear A Symphony by The Supremes, 1965
You Keep Me Hangin’ On by The Supremes, 1966
To Sir With Love by Lulu, 1967
Hey Jude by The Beatles, 1968
Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension, 1969
I Think I Love You by The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones and featuring David Cassidy), 1970
Theme From “Shaft” by Isaac Hayes, 1971
I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash, 1972
Keep On Truckin’ by Eddie Kendricks, 1973

Other notables this week:

You Really Got Me by The Kinks, peaked at Number 7 in 1964
A Taste Of Honey by Herb Alpert, peaked at Number 7 in 1965
You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away by The Silkie, peaked at Number 10 in 1965
Devil With A Blue Dress On and Good Golly Miss Molly by Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels, peaked at Number 4 in 1966
I’m Your Puppet by James and Bobby Purify, peaked at Number 6 in 1966
I Can See For Miles by The Who, peaked at Number 9 in 1967
Take A Letter Maria by R.B. Greaves, peaked at Number 2 in 1969
Smile A Little Smile For Me by The Flying Machine, peaked at Number 5 in 1969
Montego Bay by Bobby Bloom, peaked at Number 8 in 1970
Heaven Help Us All by Stevie Wonder, peaked at Number 9 in 1970
Baby I’m-A Want You by Bread, peaked at Number 3 in 1971
Rock Steady by Aretha Franklin, peaked at Number 9 in 1971
Summer Breeze by Seals and Crofts, peaked at Number 6 in 1972
If I Could Reach You by The Fifth Dimension, peaked at Number 10 in 1972
Space Race by Billy Preston, peaked at Number 4 in 1973

Number One Albums debuting this week on the Billboard Album Charts:

Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn And Jones Ltd. by The Monkees, 1967
Lady Sings The Blues by Diana Ross, 1972

Other notable albums debuting this week:

Welcome To The LBJ Ranch! by Various Artists, released in 1965, peaked at Number 3
Beach Boys’ Party! by The Beach Boys, released in 1965, peaked at Number 6
Going To A Go-Go by The Miracles, released in 1965, peaked at Number 8
The Lettermen!!!…And “Live!” by The Lettermen, released in 1967, peaked at Number 10
Stephen Stills by Stephen Stills, released in 1970, peaked at Number 3
Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin, released in 1971, peaked at Number 2
Madman Across The Water by Elton John, released in 1971, peaked at Number 8
One Man Dog by James Taylor, released in 1972, peaked at Number 4
Mind Games by John Lennon, released in 1973, peaked at Number 9

Birthdays:

Benjamin Britten, 22 November 1913
Wild Bill Davis, 24 November 1918
Paul Desmond, 25 November 1924
Etta Jones, 25 November 1928
Gloria Lynne, 23 November 1929
Ethel Ennis, 28 November 1932
Gato Barbieri, 28 November 1932
Robert Goulet, 26 November 1933
Al Jackson, Jr., 27 November 1935
Betty Everett, 23 November 1939
Jim Yester, 24 November 1939
Tina Turner, 26 November 1939
Gary Troxel, 28 November 1939
Percy Sledge, 25 November 1940
Bruce Channel, 28 November 1940
Terry Stafford, 22 November 1941
Jesse Colin Young, 22 November 1941
Pete Best, 24 November 1941
Donald “Duck” Dunn, 24 November 1941
Eddie Rabbitt, 27 November 1941
Stephen Caldwell, 22 November 1942
Bob Lind, 25 November 1942
Jimi Hendrix, 27 November 1942
Randy Newman, 28 November 1943
R. B. Greaves, 28 November 1943
Lee Michaels, 24 November 1945
John McVie, 26 November 1945
Randy Brecker, 27 November 1945
Rod Price, 22 November 1947
Alan Paul, 23 November 1949
Little Steven, 22 November 1950
Tina Weymouth, 22 November 1950
Bruce Hornsby, 23 November 1954
Amy Grant, 25 November 1960
Stacy Lattisaw, 25 November 1966

Remembrances:

Tommy Dorsey, 26 November 1956
Nick Drake, 25 November 1974
Big Joe Turner, 24 November 1985
Freddie Mercury, 24 November 1991
Eric Carr, 24 November 1991
Albert Collins, 24 November 1993
Jerry Edmonton, 28 November 1993
Tommy Boyce, 23 November 1994
Tom Clay, 22 November 1995
Jr. Walker, 23 November 1995
Barbara Acklin, 27 November 1998
Bobby Sheen, 23 November 2000
O.C. Smith, 23 November 2001
Stanley Black, 27 November 2002
Thurman “Teddy” Wilburn, 24 November 2003
Joe Jones, 27 November 2005
Tony Sylvester, 26 November 2006
James Tyler, 23 November 2010
Peter Christopherson, 24 November 2010
Georg Kreisler, 22 November 2011
Paul Motian, 22 November 2011
Himie Voxman, 22 November 2011
Ross MacManus, 24 November 2011
John Blades, 25 November 2011
Don DeVito, 25 November 2011
Coco Robicheaux, 25 November 2011
Lee “Shot” Williams, 25 November 2011
Keef Hartley, 26 November 2011
Ian Campbell, 24 November 2012
Chris Stamp, 24 November 2012
Earl Carroll, 25 November 2012
Mickey Baker, 27 November 2012
Gloria Davy, 28 November 2012
Franco Ventriglia, 28 November 2012
Brian Dawson, 22 November 2013
Wayne Mills, 23 November 2013
William Adam, 25 November 2013
Bob Day, 25 November 2013
Chico Hamilton, 25 November 2013
Claire Barry, 22 November 2014
Clive Palmer, 23 November 2014
Frances Nero, 28 November 2014

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Quote Of The Week

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”

— J.K. Rowling

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This Week In Music (15-21 November)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 15 Nov:

Baby Love by The Supremes, 1964
Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones, 1965
Poor Side Of Town by Johnny Rivers, 1966
To Sir With Love by Lulu, 1967
Hey Jude by The Beatles, 1968
Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension, 1969
I’ll Be There by The Jackson 5, 1970
Gypsies, Tramps And Thieves by Cher, 1971
I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash, 1972
Keep On Truckin’ by Eddie Kendricks, 1973

Other notables this week:

Come A Little Bit Closer by Jay and The Americans, peaked at Number 3 in 1964
1-2-3 by Len Barry, peaked at Number 2 in 1965
Rescue Me by Fontella Bass, peaked at Number 4 in 1965
Ain’t That Peculiar by Marvin Gaye, peaked at Number 8 in 1965
Rain On The Roof by The Lovin’ Spoonful, peaked at Number 10 in 1966
Please Love Me Forever by Bobby Vinton, peaked at Number 6 in 1967
Come Together by The Beatles, peaked at Number 2 in 1969
I’d Love You To Want Me by Lobo, peaked at Number 2 in 1972
How Could I Let You Get Away / I’ll Be Around by The Spinners, peaked at Number 3 in 1972
Convention ’72 by The Delegates, peaked at Number 8 in 1972
Witchy Woman by The Eagles, peaked at Number 9 in 1972
Heartbeat It’s A Lovebeat by The DeFranco Family, peaked at Number 3 in 1973
I Got A Name by Jim Croce, peaked at Number 10 in 1973

Number One Albums debuting this week on the Billboard Album Charts:

Wichita Lineman by Glen Campbell, 1968
Jesus Christ Superstar Soundtrack, 1970
Seventh Sojourn by The Moody Blues, 1972
The World Is A Ghetto by War, 1972

Other notable albums debuting this week:

The Best Of Herman’s Hermits by Herman’s Hermits, released in 1965, peaked at Number 5
Je M’appelle Barbra by Barbra Streisand, released in 1966, peaked at Number 5
A Man And A Woman Movie Soundtrack, released in 1966, peaked at Number 10
The Turtles! Golden Hits by The Turtles, released in 1967, peaked at Number 7
Love, Andy by Andy Williams, released in 1967, peaked at Number 8
Dionne Warwick’s Golden Hits, Part One by Dionne Warwick, released in 1967, peaked at Number 10
Tom Jones Live In Las Vegas by Tom Jones, released in 1969, peaked at Number 3
All In The Family TV Soundtrack, released in 1971, peaked at Number 8
Talking Book by Stevie Wonder, released in 1972, peaked at Number 3
Ringo by Ringo Starr, released in 1973, peaked at Number 2

Birthdays:

Eugene Ormandy, 18 November 1899
Mantovani, 15 November 1905
Tommy Dorsey, 19 November 1905
Geza Anda, 19 November 1921
June Christy, 20 November 1925
Hank Ballard, 18 November 1927
Gunter Kallmann, 19 November 1927
C.W. McCall, 15 November 1928
Joe Hinton, 15 November 1929
Raymond Lefevre, 20 November 1929
Petula Clark, 15 November 1932
Clyde McPhatter, 15 November 1932
Garnet Mimms, 16 November 1933
Valjean, 19 November 1934
Little Willie John, 15 November 1937
Gordon Lightfoot, 17 November 1938
Jerry Fuller, 19 November 1938
Hank Medress, 19 November 1938
Dick Smothers, 20 November 1938
Winfred “Blue” Lovett, 16 November 1940
Tony Butala, 20 November 1940
Dr. John, 21 November 1940
Conleth Cluskey, 18 November 1941
David Porter, 21 November 1941
Bob Gaudio, 17 November 1942
Norman Greenbaum, 20 November 1942
Gene Clark, 17 November 1944
Frida, 15 November 1945
Martin Barre, 17 November 1946
Bob McBride, 17 November 1946
Duane Allman, 20 November 1946
Joe Walsh, 20 November 1947
Chi Coltrane, 16 November 1948
Lonnie Jordan, 21 November 1948
Alphonse Mouzon, 21 November 1948
Steve Fossen, 15 November 1949
Pattie Santos, 16 November 1949
Billy Jones, 20 November 1949
Graham Parker, 18 November 1950
Livingston Taylor, 21 November 1950
Lori Lieberman, 15 November 1951
Dino Martin, 17 November 1951

Remembrances:

Ted Heath, 18 November 1969
Hal Kratzsch, 18 November 1970
Danny Whitten, 18 November 1972
John Glascock, 17 November 1979
Doug Roberts, 18 November 1981
Tom Evans, 19 November 1983
Bobby Russell, 19 November 1992
Dino Valenti, 16 November 1994
Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks, 15 November 1997
Doug Sahm, 18 November 1999
Don Armando, 16 November 2002
Arthur Conley, 17 November 2003
Don Gibson, 17 November 2003
Michael Kamen, 18 November 2003
Terry Melcher, 19 November 2004
Ruth Brown, 17 November 2006
Bob Relf, 20 November 2007
Johnny Almond, 18 November 2009
Little Smokey Smothers, 20 November 2010
Moogy Klingman, 15 November 2011
Gary Garcia, 17 November 2011
Billy Scott, 17 November 2012
Stan Greig, 18 November 2012
Sir Philip Ledger, 18 November 2012
Pete La Roca, 19 November 2012
Austin Peralta, 21 November 2012
Conrad Susa, 21 November 2013
Jimmy Ruffin, 17 November 2014
Dave Appell, 18 November 2014
Arthur Butterworth, 20 November 2014

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Quote Of The Week

“War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.”

– John F. Kennedy

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This Week In Music (8-14 November)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 8 Nov:

Baby Love by The Supremes, 1964
Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones, 1965
Last Train To Clarksville by The Monkees, 1966
To Sir With Love by Lulu, 1967
Hey Jude by The Beatles, 1968
Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension, 1969
I’ll Be There by The Jackson 5, 1970
Gypsies, Tramps And Thieves by Cher, 1971
I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash, 1972
Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and The Pips, 1973

Other notables this week:

Have I The Right? by The Honeycombs, peaked at Number 5 in 1964
The Door Is Still Open To My Heart by Dean Martin, peaked at Number 6 in 1964
You’re The One by The Vogues, peaked at Number 4 in 1965
Hold Me Tight by Johnny Nash, peaked at Number 5 in 1968
White Room by Cream, peaked at Number 6 in 1968
Somebody’s Been Sleeping by 100 Proof Aged In Soul, peaked at Number 8 in 1970
It Don’t Matter To Me by Bread, peaked at Number 10 in 1970
Imagine by John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band, peaked at Number 3 in 1971
I’ve Found Someone Of My Own by Free Movement, peaked at Number 5 in 1971
All I Know by Art Garfunkel, peaked at Number 9 in 1973

Birthdays:

Billy May, 10 November 1916
Henry Jerome, 12 November 1917
Jo Stafford, 12 November 1917
Patti Page, 8 November 1927
Ernestine Anderson, 11 November 1928
LaVern Baker, 11 November 1929
Bob Crewe, 12 November 1931
Mary Travers, 9 November 1936
Freddie Garrity, 14 November 1936
Cornelius Gunter, 14 November 1936
Hubert Laws, 10 November 1939
Ruby Nash Curtis, 12 November 1939
Idris Muhammad, 13 November 1939
Walter Carlos, 14 November 1939
Lord Sutch, 10 November 1940
Baby Washington, 13 November 1940
Tom Fogerty, 9 November 1941
Odia Coates, 13 November 1941
John Paul Hammond, 13 November 1942
Brian Hyland, 12 November 1943
Arthur “Pooch” Tavares, 12 November 1943
Bonnie Bramlett, 8 November 1944
Robert Nix, 8 November 1944
Chris Smither, 11 November 1944
Booker T. Jones, 12 November 1944
Timmy Thomas, 13 November 1944
Don Murray, 8 November 1945
Donna Fargo, 10 November 1945
Neil Young, 12 November 1945
Roy Wood, 8 November 1946
Minnie Riperton, 8 November 1947
Dave Loggins, 10 November 1947
Greg Lake, 10 November 1947
Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, 12 November 1947
Toy Caldwell, 13 November 1947
Joe Bouchard, 9 November 1948
Bonnie Raitt, 8 November 1949
Tommy Caldwell, 9 November 1949
Terry Reid, 13 November 1949
James “J.Y.” Young, 14 November 1949
Ronnie Hammond, 10 November 1950
Gerald Alston, 8 November 1951
Stephen Bishop, 14 November 1951
Marshall Crenshaw, 11 November 1953
Bruce Woolley, 11 November 1953
Rickie Lee Jones, 8 November 1954
Yanni, 14 November 1954
Les McKeown, 12 November 1955

Remembrances:

Berry Oakley, 11 November 1972
Ivory Joe Hunter, 8 November 1974
Tasha Thomas, 8 November 1984
Don Addrisi, 13 November 1984
Antal Dorati, 13 November 1988
Ronnie Dyson, 10 November 1990
Tony Duhig, 11 November 1990
Ronnie Bullis, 13 November 1992
Carmen McRae, 10 November 1994
Bill Doggett, 13 November 1996
Pat Clancy, 11 November 1998
Donald Mills, 13 November 1999
David Wilson, 14 November 2000
Mike Stewart, 13 November 2002
Lance Dickerson, 10 November 2003
Miriam Makeba, 9 November 2008
Mitch Mitchell, 12 November 2008
Carroll Pratt, 11 November 2010
Heavy D, 8 November 2011
Jimmy Norman, 8 November 2011
Michael Garrick, 11 November 2011
Doyle Bramhall, 12 November 2011
Jackie Leven, 14 November 2011
Lee Pockriss, 14 November 2011
Major Harris, 9 November 2012
Anthony di Bonaventura, 12 November 2012
Bob French, 12 November 2012
Martin Fay, 14 November 2012
Kris Ife, 8 November 2013
Arnold Rosner, 8 November 2013
Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre, 9 November 2013
Bob Beckham, 11 November 2013
Sir John Tavener, 12 November 2013
Georgina Anderson, 14 November 2013
Russell Christopher, 9 November 2014
Big Bank Hank, 11 November 2014
Johnny Dyer, 11 November 2014
James Erb, 11 November 2014
Buddy Catlett, 12 November 2014
Carlos Emilio Morales, 12 November 2014
Mike Burney, 13 November 2014

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Quote Of The Week

“He who rejects change is the architect of decay.”

— Harold Wilson

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This Week In Music (1-7 November)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 1 Nov:

Baby Love by The Supremes, 1964
Yesterday by The Beatles, 1965
96 Tears by ? and The Mysterians, 1966
To Sir With Love by Lulu, 1967
Hey Jude by The Beatles, 1968
Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley, 1969
I’ll Be There by The Jackson 5, 1970
Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart, 1971
My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry, 1972
Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and The Pips, 1973

Other notables this week:

Last Kiss by J. Frank Wilson and The Cavalleers, peaked at Number 2 in 1964
Let It Be Me by Betty Everett and Jerry Butler, peaked at Number 5 in 1964
Chug-A-Lug by Roger Miller, peaked at Number 9 in 1964
Everybody Loves A Clown by Gary Lewis and The Playboys, peaked at Number 4 in 1965
Positively 4th Street by Bob Dylan, peaked at Number 7 in 1965
Dandy by Herman’s Hermits, peaked at Number 5 in 1966
Hooray For Hazel by Tommy Roe, peaked at Number 6 in 1966
If I Were A Carpenter by Bobby Darin, peaked at Number 8 in 1966
Soul Man by Sam and Dave, peaked at Number 2 in 1967
It Must Be Him by Vikki Carr, peaked at Number 3 in 1967
Expressway To Your Heart by The Soul Survivors, peaked at Number 4 in 1967
Your Precious Love by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, peaked at Number 5 in 1967
A Natural Woman by Aretha Franklin, peaked at Number 8 in 1967
Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin, peaked at Number 2 in 1968
Midnight Confessions by The Grass Roots, peaked at Number 5 in 1968
Elenore by The Turtles, peaked at Number 6 in 1968
Baby It’s You by Smith, peaked at Number 5 in 1969
Indiana Wants Me by R. Dean Taylor, peaked at Number 5 in 1970
Peace Train by Cat Stevens, peaked at Number 7 in 1971
Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) by Marvin Gaye, peaked at Number 9 in 1971
Nights In White Satin by The Moody Blues, peaked at Number 2 in 1972
Freddie’s Dead (Theme From “Superfly”) by Curtis Mayfield, peaked at Number 4 in 1972
Garden Party by Rick Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band, peaked at Number 6 in 1972
Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues by Danny O’Keefe, peaked at Number 9 in 1972
Paper Roses by Marie Osmond, peaked at Number 5 in 1973

Birthdays:

Roy Rogers, 5 November 1911
Ray Conniff, 6 November 1916
Joe Bushkin, 7 November 1916
Al Hirt, 7 November 1922
Lou Donaldson, 1 November 1926
Joan Sutherland, 7 November 1926
Ike Turner, 5 November 1931
Tommy Makem, 4 November 1932
Stonewall Jackson, 6 November 1932
Joseph Pope, 6 November 1933
Bill Anderson, 1 November 1937
Eugene Pitt, 6 November 1937
Jay Black, 2 November 1938
Dee Clark, 7 November 1938
SSgt Barry Sadler, 1 November 1940
Delbert McClinton, 4 November 1940
Art Garfunkel, 5 November 1941
Doug Sahm, 6 November 1941
Johnny Rivers, 7 November 1942
Mike Clifford, 6 November 1943
Eloise Laws, 6 November 1943
Joni Mitchell, 7 November 1943
Kinky Friedman, 1 November 1944
Keith Emerson, 2 November 1944
Lawrence Brown, 5 November 1944
J. D. Souther, 2 November 1945
Lani Hall, 6 November 1945
Rick Grech, 1 November 1946
Loleatta Holloway, 5 November 1946
Sally Field, 6 November 1946
Bill Quateman, 4 November 1947
Peter “Herman” Noone, 5 November 1947
Lulu, 3 November 1948
Glenn Frey, 6 November 1948
Frankie Miller, 2 November 1949
Jimmie Spheeris, 5 November 1949
Dan Peek, 1 November 1950
Maxine Nightingale, 2 November 1952
Jeff Lorber, 4 November 1952
Andy Partridge, 1 November 1953
James Honeyman-Scott, 4 November 1956
Lyle Lovett, 1 November 1957

Remembrances:

Johnny Horton, 5 November 1960
Gary McFarland, 3 November 1971
Guy Lombardo, 5 November 1977
Bobby Nunn, 5 November 1986
Vladimir Horowitz, 5 November 1989
SSgt Barry Sadler, 5 November 1989
Dickie Goodman, 6 November 1989
Tom Clancy, 7 November 1990
Carter Cornelius, 7 November 1991
Fred “Sonic” Smith, 4 November 1994
Eddie Harris, 5 November 1996
Don Julian, 6 November 1998
Jim Voigt, 7 November 2000
Billy Mitchell, 5 November 2002
Billy Guy, 5 November 2002
Bobby Hatfield, 5 November 2003
Terry Knight, 1 November 2004
Joe Bushkin, 3 November 2004
Pete Jolly, 6 November 2004
Lenny Mayes, 7 November 2004
Skitch Henderson, 1 November 2005
Link Wray, 5 November 2005
Paul Mauriat, 3 November 2006
Jance Garfat, 6 November 2006
Dan Billings, 2 November 2007
Joe VerScharen, 3 November 2007
Dick Burns, 5 November 2007
Yma Sumac, 1 November 2008
Jerry Bock, 3 November 2010
Jim Clench, 3 November 2010
James Freud, 4 November 2010
Michelle Nicastro, 4 November 2010
Randy Miller, 5 November 2010
Shirley Verrett, 5 November 2010
Gordon Beck, 6 November 2011
Andrea True, 7 November 2011
Mitch Lucker, 1 November 2012
Ted Curson, 4 November 2012
Bernard Bierman, 5 November 2012
Elliott Carter, 5 November 2012
Richard Robbins, 7 November 2012
Austin John Marshall, 3 November 2013
Bernard Roberts, 3 November 2013
Clyde Stacy, 6 November 2013
Michael H. Shamberg, 1 November 2014
Wayne Static, 1 November 2014
Acker Bilk, 2 November 2014
Michael Coleman, 2 November 2014
Chris White, 2 November 2014
Klaus Kreuzeder, 3 November 2014
Manitas de Plata, 5 November 2014
Maggie Boyle, 6 November 2014
Rick Rosas, 6 November 2014

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