1969, The Allman Brothers Band performed on the Boston Common in Boston, Massachusetts.
1969, “Sugar Sugar” by The Archies was at number one on the singles chart. The single became the longest running one hit wonder with eight week’s at the top of the charts. It was the first number one performed by cartoon characters. “Sugar Sugar” was written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim, whose song “Rock Me Gently” went to number one in 1974.
1969, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young played at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, California.
1970, Derek & the Dominoes performed at the Fairgrounds Coliseum in Salt Lake City, Utah.
1970, Elvis Presley appeared at The Forum in Inglewood, California
1970, New Musical Express has part two of a large interview with Pete Townshend conducted by Richard Green. Also, Melody Maker carries the fourth installment of “The Pete Townshend Page. This one is called “TV miming: who is being fooled?” In it Pete complains about the too-tight TV restrictions of the British Musician’s Union and he also discusses Top Of The Pops and memories of Ready, Steady, GO!
1970, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention appeared at the Fillmore East, New York.
1971, Velvet Underground, Renaissance and Audience all appeared at Bumpers, London.
1972, David Bowie appeared at Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana.
1973, The Grateful Dead performed at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California.
1974, Rush played at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio.
1975, Queen played the first of two nights at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool, England, the first night on their 78-date A Night At The Opera World Tour.
1976, Rush appeared at the RKO Orpheum Theatre, Davenport, Iowa.
1978, Bob Dylan performed at the Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California.
1978, Eric Clapton appeared at Philipshalle, Düsseldorf, Germany.
1979, Bob Dylan performed at the Fox Warfield Theatre, San Fransisco.
1980, Van Halen played at the Bayfront Center Arena, St. Petersburg, Florida.
1981, Queen started a four-week run at number one on the UK album chart with their Greatest Hits album.
1981, The Police had their fourth number one single with “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.”
1982, Heart played at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, Mississippi.
1987, David Bowie appears at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia.
1987, George Michael went to number one on the UK album chart with his debut solo album Faith. The album won several awards including the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1989.
1987, The Grateful Dead performed at the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California.
1990, Record producer Frank Farin fired Milli Vanilli singers Rob Pilatus and Fabrice Morvan because they were insisting on singing on their new album.
1992, Bon Jovi went to number one on the UK album chart with Keep The Faith, their fifth studio album and second UK chart topper. The album produced six UK Top 20 hit singles, “Keep The Faith,” “Bed Of Roses,” “In These Arms,” “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead,” “I Believe,” and “Dry County.”
1995, Blur brought chaos to traffic in central London, England when over 3,000 fans turned up for a signing at Books Etc in Charring Cross Road.
2004, The Rolling Stones were refused permission to pursue a claim against their former record company Decca for unpaid royalties through the courts. A High Court judge in London said the dispute would go to arbitration and not be decided in court. The dispute was over their Forty Licks compilation CD, which was released in 2002 and was the first collection to span their entire career.
Born on November 14: Freddie Garrity, vocals, Freddie & The Dreamers (1936); James Young, Styx (1949); Stephen Bishop (1951); Alec John Such, bass, Bon Jovi (1956); Joseph ‘Run’ Simmons, Run-DMC (1966); Douglas Payne, bass, Travis (1972); and Travis Barker, drummer, Blink 182 (1975)