On This Day

November 2000 in Music History

Events in Music

Album Release

Nov 7 "TP-2.com" 4th studio album by R. Kelly is released (American Music Awards Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist, 2001; Billboard Album of the Year, 2001)

  • Nov 13 The Beatles release their compilation album “1” (2001 Billboard Album of the Year)

Album Release

Nov 14 Geddy Lee releases his first solo album, “My Favourite Headache”


Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 13 24kGoldn [Golden Landis Von Jones], American rapper ("Mood"), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 20 Connie Talbot, British pop singer (Britain's Got Talent, 2007 runner-up), born in Walsall, Engalnd

Weddings in Music

  • Nov 18 "Queen" guitarist Brian May (53) weds "EastEnders" actress Anita Dobson (51) in a civil ceremony at Richmond Register Office

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 5 Jimmie Davis, American singer and songwriter ("You Are My Sunshine"), dies at 101
  • Nov 6 Herbert Brün, German composer, dies at 82
  • Nov 12 Franck Pourcel, French popular orchestra leader, dies of complications from Parkinson's disease at 87
  • Nov 15 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, dies at 93
  • Nov 16 Joe C. [Joseph Calleja], American rapper (hype man for Kid Rock), dies at 26
  • Nov 30 Scott Smith, Canadian rock bassist (Loverboy), drowns in a sailing accident at 45
  • Nov 30 Jānis Kalniņš, Latvian-Canadian organist, composer (Ugunī; New Brunswick Rhapsody), and conductor (Latvian National Opera, 1933–1944), dies at 96