November 1999 in Music History

Events in Music

Album Release

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

Album Release

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

Music Single

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

Album Release

Nov 23 Jessica Simpson releases her debut studio album "Sweet Kisses"

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 11 Samara Joy [McLendon], American jazz singer, born in Bronx, New York

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 8 Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 58
  • Nov 13 Don "Sugarcane" Harris, American rock guitarist and electric violin pioneer (Don & Dewey; Frank Zappa), dies of pulmonary disease at 61 [1]
  • Nov 13 Donald Mills, American singer (Mills Brothers), dies at 84
  • Nov 18 Doug Sahm, American roots-rock and Tex-Mex musician (Sir Douglas Quintet - "Mendocino"; Texas Tornadoes - "Adios Mexico"), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Nov 18 Paul Bowles, American novelist (The Sheltering Sky), translator, and composer, dies at 88
  • 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