This Month in Music History – November



November 1

•   1969: After a seven year absence, Elvis Presley returns to Billboard’s number one position with “Suspicious Minds”

•   1962: Anthony Kiedis of The Red Hot Chili Peppers is born

November 4

•   1940: Delbert McClinton is born

November 5

•   1974: Ryan Adams is born

•   1959: Bryan Adams is born

•   1946: Gram Parsons of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers is born

November 7

•   1973: The Rolling Stones begin their first tour of the U.S. in three years, in Denver

November 8

•   1949: Bonnie Raitt is born

November 9

•   1993: Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee is arrested for trying to take a gun on an airplane

•   1967: The first issue of Rolling Stone is published in San Francisco and comes with a free ‘roach clip’

• 1953: Boulder’s Fox Theatre Company building remodeled as Ted’s Buff Café

November 11

•   1972: At the age of 24, Allman Brothers bassist Berry Oakley is killed in a motorcycle accident, three blocks from where guitarist Duane Allman was killed

November 12

•   1970: The Doors make their last concert appearance while in New Orleans

•   1945: Neil Young is born

•   1955: Chuck Berry is awarded “Most Promising Artist” by Billboard

November 15

•   1969: Janis Joplin is arrested in Florida for vulgar and indecent language

November 20

•   1946: Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band is born

November 21

• 1980: Paramount Theatre Denver added to the National Register of Historic Places

November 24

•   1991: Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury dies of pneumonia the day after announcing to the world that he had AIDS

November 25

•   1976: The Band plays its last concert at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom; the show is recorded and made into the film The Last Waltz

November 26

•   1968: Cream plays its last show, at London’s Royal Albert Hall, until 2005

November 27

•   1942: Jimi Hendrix is born

November 29

•   2001: George Harrison dies at the age of 58 at his home in Los Angeles

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