November 1969 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 1 The Beatles' "Abbey Road" album goes #1 in US & stays #1 for 11 weeks

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 7 John Lennon and Yoko Ono release their second album "Wedding Album" in UK

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Nov 11 Beatles with Billy Preston release "Get Back" in UK

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 11 Jim Morrison arrested on an airplane by FBI for drunkeness

Rocker Jim Morrison
Rocker
Jim Morrison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 15 Janis Joplin, accused of vulgar & indicent language in Tampa, Florida

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 25 John Lennon returns OBE to protest against UK's support for Vietnam War

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Nov 29 The Beatles' "Come Together/Something" reaches #1

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Reginald Arvizu, American bassist (KoЯn)
  • Nov 3 Robert Miles, Swiss record producer, composer and musician in trance and ambient music.

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 4 Puff Daddy [Sean Combs], American rapper and record producer (Come to Me, I'll be Missing You), born in New York City

Rapper Puff Daddy
Rapper
Puff Daddy
  • Nov 6 Bryan Abrams, singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Nov 7 Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
  • Nov 9 Pepa, rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
  • Nov 9 Allison Wolfe, American musician (Bratmobile, Cold Cold Hearts, Partyline)
  • Nov 12 Kathleen Hanna, American singer and songwriter
  • Nov 14 Butch Walker, Rome Ga, heavy metal guitarist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
  • Nov 18 Duncan Sheik, American singer
  • Nov 23 Jonathan Seet, Canadian singer
  • Nov 24 Rob Nicholson, American musician
  • Nov 29 Jonathan Knight, American pop singer (New Kids on the Block), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 12 Director Blake Edwards (47) weds "The Sound of Music" actress Julie Andrews (34) in Beverly Hills

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Actress/Singer
Julie Andrews

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 4 Ferenc Szabo, composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 6 Augustin Lara, composer, dies at 69
  • Nov 12 Louis van Tulder, tenor (Kantoorkruk to high C), dies at 77
  • Nov 18 Leon Jongen, Belgian composer, dies at 85
  • Nov 18 Ted Heath, British musician and bandleader (b. 1902)
  • Nov 22 Acario Cotapos, composer, dies at 80