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Michael Jackson released his 6th LP “Thriller” on Nov. 30, 1982. In just over a year, it became—and currently remains—the world’s best-selling album, with estimated sales surpassing 65 million copies. It is the best-selling album in the United States and the first album to be certified 32x multi-platinum, having shipped 32 million album-equivalent units. The […]

It was on Nov. 30, 1996 that Tiny Tim passed away. Best know for his “Tip Toe Thru The Tulips,” he was a very talented musician and always managed to make you laugh. You have to watch his version of “Great Balls of Fire”. It will help lighten up your day. RIP Tiny. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awj_kv6pb7o Tiny […]

Bing Crosby’s 42nd Christmas TV Special aired on Nov. 30, 1977. It would be the last one he did. For this one Bing agreed to have something for the younger set. He had David Bowie on the show. The two sang a medley of “Little Drummer Boy” and “Peace On Earth.” We hate to admit […]

Pink Floyd released their 11th LP “The Wall” on Nov. 30, 1979. It was the last studio album released with the classic lineup of guitarist David Gilmour, bassist/lyricist Roger Waters, keyboardist Richard Wright and drummer Nick Mason before Wright left the band. It was a double record and it was supported by a tour with […]

30th Nov 1968, Glen Campbell started a five-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Wichita Lineman.’ Jimmy Webb’s inspiration for the lyrics came while driving through Washita County in northern Oklahoma. Webb was driving through an endless litany of telephone poles, each looking exactly the same as the last. Then, in the […]

28 Nov 1991, Nirvana recorded a performance for BBC TV music show Top Of The Pops in London. When asked to lip-sync ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ to a pre-recorded tape Kurt Cobain protested by singing an octave lower (he later confirmed he was imitating Morrissey from The Smiths), and attempted to eat his microphone at […]

It started out as a sketch on Saturday Night Live…. On Nov. 28, 1978, The Blues Brothers released their debut album “Briefcase Full of Blues”. The album reached #1 on the Billboard 200 and went double platinum. Two singles were released, “Rubber Biscuit”, which reached number 37 on the Billboard Hot 100 and “Soul Man,” […]

Happy birthday to Randy Newman, singer, songwriter, born on 28th Nov 1943. Composer of ‘Mama Told Me Not To Come’, ‘Simon Smith And The Amazing Dancing Bear’, 1977 US No.2 single ‘Short People.’ Film soundtracks including ‘Ragtime.’ Once hailed as the greatest songwriter alive by Paul McCartney. Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as […]

The Beatles released the “Magical Mystery Tour” album in the US on Nov. 27, 1967. It would be released in Dec. in the UK as a double EP. Produced by George Martin, both versions include the six-song soundtrack to the 1967 film of the same name. Capitol Records had compiled an eleven-track LP through the […]

27th Nov 1970, 1970, George Harrison released All Things Must Pass which includes the hit singles ‘My Sweet Lord’ and ‘What Is Life’, as well as songs such as ‘Isn’t It a Pity’ and the title track that had been turned down for inclusion on releases by the Beatles. The triple album would go on […]


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