On This Day

Events in Music in November 1974

  • Nov 3 "Lorelei" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 320 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 5 Dmitri Shostakovich completes Michelangelo songs

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 8 "Greatest Hits" 11th studio album by Elton John is released

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • Nov 11 Operatic soprano Maria Callas makes her final public appearance in Sapporo, Japan

Music release#1 in the Charts

Nov 16 John Lennon's only solo #1 "Whatever Gets You Through the Night"

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 18 "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway" by English progressive rock band Genesis is released, their last to feature original frontman Peter Gabriel

Rock Vocalist Peter Gabriel
Rock Vocalist
Peter Gabriel
  • Nov 28 John Lennon's last concert appearance, as a guest of Elton John, Madison Square Garden, New York City NYC; they perform "Whatever Gets You Thru the Night"; "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds"; and "I Saw Her Standing There"
  • Nov 30 "Good Evening" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 438 performances
  • Nov 30 "Mack & Mabel" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 66 performances