November 1960 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 3 Tammy Grimes' "Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 532 performances

Music release#1 in the Charts

Nov 14 Ray Charles' "Georgia On My Mind" reaches #1

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 3 James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue), born in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Nov 3 Marcel "Baaf" Stavenuiter, Dutch drummer (Bob Color)
  • Nov 4 Kim Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • Nov 4 Frl. Menke, German pop singer of the Neue Deutsche Welle
  • Nov 5 René Froger, Dutch singer (Everything Can Make a Man Happy)
  • Nov 7 Tommy Thayer, American guitarist (Kiss)
  • Nov 9 Joëlle Ursull, a Guadeloupean singer
  • Nov 12 Maurane, Belgian singer
  • Nov 14 Tom Judson, American actor and composer

Person of interestRuPaul

Nov 17 RuPaul [Andre Charles], American drag queen, actor, singer and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in San Diego, California

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul
  • Nov 18 Kim Wilde, [Smith], England, rock vocalist (You Keep Me Hanging On)
  • Nov 19 Matt Sorum, US pop drummer (Guns n' Roses, Like a Suicide) [or Nov 2]
  • Nov 22 Eg White, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • Nov 24 Edgar Meyer, American bassist and composer
  • Nov 25 Amy Grant, American gospel and rock singer (Glory of Love, Baby Baby), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Nov 25 Kasey Smith, heavy metal artist (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 27 Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion)
  • Nov 27 Maria Schneider, American composer (Concert in the Garden), born in Windom, Minnesota

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 2 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 5 Johnny Horton, American country and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), dies in a car accident at 33
  • Nov 7 Alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69
  • Nov 10 Isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60