On This Day

Events in Music in November 1979

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Nov 2 Peter Shaffer's musical "Amadeus" premieres in London

Playwright Peter Shaffer
Playwright
Peter Shaffer

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Nov 16 Paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmas"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

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Nov 19 Chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion

Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Chuck Berry
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Chuck Berry
  • Nov 25 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • Nov 28 "King of Schnorrers" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 63 performances

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Nov 30 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" released, sells 6 million copies in 2 weeks

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters