On This Day

November 1967 in Music History

Events in Music

Music History

Nov 5 The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.

  • Nov 17 Beatles Ltd & Apple Music Ltd swap names

Music History

Nov 17 Davy Jones of the Monkees opens a boutique, Zilch I, in Greenwich Village, New York

  • Nov 22 BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles, due to the suggestive lyric “Boy, you've been a naughty girl you let your knickers down."
  • Nov 25 "Apple Tree" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 463 performances
  • Nov 27 The Beatles release their album "Magical Mystery Tour" in US; issued as an EP in UK in December

Music Concert

Nov 27 Jimi Hendrix headlines bill (including The Move and Pink Floyd) for 2 shows at Whitla Hall, Queens College, in Belfast - his only concerts in Ireland


Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Tina Arena, Australian pop singer and songwriter ("Don't Ask"), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Nov 2 Marc van Roon, Dutch improvising musician, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Nov 2 Kurt Elling, American jazz singer-songwriter (Secrets are the Best Stories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 3 Steven Wilson, English musician and producer (Porcupine Tree), born in Kingston upon Thames
  • Nov 7 Sharleen Spiteri, Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Nov 7 David Guetta, French songwriter, DJ and record producer (One Love, When Love Takes Over), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 10 Vivian Chow, Hong Kong Cantopop singer-songwriter and actress, born in Hong Kong
  • Nov 12 Charlie Pennaelino, American rocker (Linear - "I Never Felt This Way"), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 14 Nina Gordon [Shapiro], American singer-songwriter (Veruca Salt - "Volcano Girls"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 15 E-40 [Earl Stevens], American rapper, born in Vallejo, California
  • Nov 20 Teoman [Yakupoğlu], Turkish rock singer, born in Alucra, Turkey
  • Nov 23 Patrick Mameli, Dutch rock vocalist and guitarist (Pestilence), born in Holland, Netherlands
  • Nov 25 Gregg Turkington, American comedian (as Neil Hamburger) and musician
  • Nov 25 Rodney Sheppard, American guitarist (Sugar Ray), born in Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nov 26 John Stirratt, American bassist (Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 7 Juan Tomas Perez, composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 10 Ida Cox (nee Prather), American blues singer and vaudeville performer, dies at 79, 73, or 71 [year of birth disputed]
  • Nov 11 Harry Seymour, American composer, actor (Tenderfoot), dies of heart attack at 76
  • Nov 13 Pierre Moulaert, Belgian composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 13 Harriet Cohen, British pianist, dies at 71
  • Nov 22 Edvin Kallstenius, Swedish composer and librarian, dies at 86
  • Nov 27 Ettore Panizza, Argentinian composer and conductor, dies at 92