On This Day

November 2004 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 1 "That's What I Love About Sunday" single released by Craig Morgan (Billboard Song of the Year 2005)

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 8 "Greatest Hits" album by Shania Twain is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2005)

Singer Shania Twain
Shania Twain

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 9 38th Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride & Keith Urban wins

Country Singer-Songwriter Martina McBride
Country Singer-Songwriter
Martina McBride
Country Singer-Songwriter Keith Urban
Country Singer-Songwriter
Keith Urban

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 14 31st American Music Awards: Sheryl Crow, Usher & Kenny Chesney win

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow
Singer Usher
  • Nov 16 "Let Me Love You" single released by Mario (Billboard Song of the Year 2005)

Divorces in Music

  • Nov 19 Singer Jermaine Jackson (49) divorces Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza (35) after 9 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Mac Dre [Andre Louis Hicks], American rapper and hip hop pioneer, dies at 34
  • Nov 1 Terry Knight, American rock producer and singer (Grand Funk Railroad), murdered at 61
  • Nov 3 Joe Bushkin, American jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes), dies at 87
  • Nov 6 Pete Jolly [Ceragioli], American session and West Coast jazz pianist, and accordionist (Shorty Rogers; Pete Jolly Trio), dies of multiple myeloma at 72
  • Nov 7 Howard Keel, American actor, singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate), dies of cancer at 87
  • Nov 8 Bruno Bettinelli, Italian composer and teacher (Musica per archi), dies at 90
  • Nov 10 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (b. 1907)
  • Nov 13 John Balance, English musician (Coil, Psychic TV), dies from a fall from a two-storey balcony at his home at 42
  • Nov 13 Ol' Dirty Bastard [Russell Jones], American rapper (member of Wu Tang Clan), dies of a drug overdose at 35
  • Nov 13 John Balance [Geoffrey Rushton], British poet and industrial rock musician (Coil), falls to his death from a second floor balcony at 42
  • Nov 14 Michel Colombier, French composer (b. 1939)
  • Nov 16 Massimo Freccia, Italian-American conductor (New Orleans Symphony, 1944-52: Baltimore Symphony), 1952-59, dies at 98
  • Nov 18 Cy Coleman [Seymour Kaufman], American songwriter (Witchcraft, Sweet Charity), dies at 75
  • Nov 19 Terry Melcher, American musician and record producer (b. 1942)
  • Nov 20 Jenny Ross, English musician (Section 25) (b. 1962)
  • Nov 24 Wong Jim, Hong Kong songwriter (b. 1940)