On This Day

November 1966 in Music History

Events in Music

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Nov 9 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition at Indica Gallery in London

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Nov 9 "Let's Sing Yiddish" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 107 performances
  • Nov 16 "Greatest Hits" album by The Temptations is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1967)
  • Nov 20 "Cabaret" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 1166 performances
  • Nov 24 The Beatles began recording sessions for their album "Sgt.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
  • Nov 26 "Walking Happy" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab), born in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia (d. 2002)
  • Nov 4 Kool Rock, [Damon Wimbley], rapper (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
  • Nov 6 Paul Gilbert, American guitarist and singer (Mr. Big), born in Carbondale, Illinois
  • Nov 16 Christian Lorenz, German keyboardist (Rammstein), born in East Berlin, East Germany
  • Nov 17 Jeff Buckley, musician and singer ("Hallelujah"), Anaheim California (d. 1997)
  • Nov 17 Kate Ceberano, Australian singer
  • Nov 20 Kevin Gilbert, American musician (d. 1996)
  • Nov 23 Charlie Grover, musician (Sponge)
  • Nov 24 Russell Watson, British singer
  • Nov 25 Stacy Lattisaw, disco singer (Million Dollar Baby), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 25 Tim Armstrong, American musician (Rancid and The Transplants)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 2 Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 73
  • Nov 3 Eric Spear, British film and TV composer (Coronation Street theme), dies at 58
  • Nov 12 Quincy Porter, American composer, dies at 69
  • Nov 18 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, dies at 56
  • Nov 26 Harold Burrage, American singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35
  • Nov 28 Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63