On This Day

November 1999 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 8 Tenor Andrea Bocelli releases his "Sacred Arias" album, the world's best-selling classical album by a single artist

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 16 "The Chronic 2001" second studio album by dr dre is released

Rapper and Record Producer Dr. Dre
Rapper and Record Producer
Dr. Dre

Music releaseMusic Single

Nov 22 "How Do You Like Me Now?!" single released by Toby Keith (Billboard Song of the Year 2000)

Country Singer and Actor Toby Keith
Country Singer and Actor
Toby Keith

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 8 Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 58
  • Nov 13 Donald Mills, American singer (Mills Brothers), dies at 84
  • Nov 13 Don "Sugarcane" Harris, American rock guitarist and electric violin pioneer (Don & Dewey; Frank Zappa), dies of pulmonary disease at 61 [1]
  • Nov 18 Doug Sahm, American musician (Sir Douglas Quintet; Texas Tornadoes), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Nov 21 Eddie Maxwell [Cherkose], American lyricist (Breathless) and actor, dies of natural causes at 87
  • Nov 27 Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, American electric and Chicago blues pianist, organist, and bass guitar player (Muddy Waters; Junior Wells; Elmore James), dies at 72
  • Nov 30 Charlie Byrd, American jazz and bossa nova guitarist (Desfinado), dies at 74