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November 1975 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 6 "Hello, Dolly" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 51 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Nov 6 First performance by punk band The Sex Pistols at St Martins College, London

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones
Band Manager and Pioneer of Punk Malcolm McLaren
Band Manager and Pioneer of Punk
Malcolm McLaren
  • Nov 13 "Musical Jubilee" opens at St James Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • Nov 15 "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys" single released by Ed Bruce
  • Nov 18 "Rufus featuring Chaka Khan" 4th studio album by Rufus is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1976)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 21 Linda McCartney drug charges in US are dropped

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • Nov 24 "Boccaccio" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • Nov 28 Wings release "Venus & Mars/Rock Show" medley

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Bo Bice, American singer (The Real Thing), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Nov 1 Scott "Skippy" Chapman, American musician (Code of Ethics), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 2 Chris Walla, American musician (Death Cab for Cutie), born in Bothell, Washington
  • Nov 4 Michael Osmond, American singer (Osmond Boys), born in Utah
  • Nov 5 Jamie Madrox [Spaniolo], American horrorcore rapper (Twizted), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 10 Jim Adkins, American musician (Jimmy Eat World)
  • Nov 12 Tevin Jermod Campbell, American rapper, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 14 Travis Barker, American drummer (Blink-182, +44), born in Fontana, California
  • Nov 14 Faye Tozer, British musician (Steps)
  • Nov 17 Lord Infamous [Ricky T Dunigan], American rapper (Three 6 Mafia), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 20 (Frederick) Dierks Bentley, American country singer (Modern Day Drifter; Riser), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Nov 20 Davey Havok [David Paden Marchand], American singer (AFI), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 22 Aiko [Yanai], Japanese singer, born in Osaka
  • Nov 28 Satyr [Sigurd Wongraven], Norwegian heavy metal musician (Satyricon)
  • Nov 30 Mindy McCready, country/western singer, (d. 2013)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Norbert Rosseau, Belgian composer, dies at 67
  • Nov 1 Philip James, American composer, conductor (New Jersey Symphony, 1922-29; Bamberger Little Symphony, 1929-36), and educator (NYU, 1934-56), dies at 85
  • Nov 22 François de Roubaix, French film score composer, dies in diving accident at 36