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This Day in Music History: November 28th

2005: Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell sued ex-wife and former manager Susan Silver claiming she diverted money owed to Cornell to other Soundgarden band members and that Silver was also holding Cornell’s library of music, lyrics and Grammys hostage.


2005: During Pearl Jam’s concert at the Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Ramones drummer Marky Ramone joined them onstage for a rendition of The Ramones’ “I Believe in Miracles”.

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This Day in Music History: November 27th

2005: Defense contractor David H. Brooks spent $10 million on his daughter Elizabeth’s bat mitzvah which featured performances by Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler & Joe Perry, the Eagles’ Don Henley & Joe Walsh, Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks. Two years later Brooks was arrested for embezzling millions from his company DHB Industries.


1981: The British Phonographic Industry placed advertisements commenting that home taping was wiping out music. Elton John, Cliff Richard, & 10CC backed this campaign.

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This Day in Music History: November 26th

1994: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with their live album No Quarter: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Unledded which went on to go Platinum in the U.S.


1989: The Rolling Stones donated the proceeds from their concert at Death Valley Stadium in Clemson, SC to victims of Hurricane Hugo which struck nearby.

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Fox Blox: November 25th

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In 1968, The White Album was released. Read more...

This Day in Music History: November 25th

2000: A burglar broke into Alice Cooper’s home in Paradise Valley, CA and stole $6,000 worth of clothes and electronics belonging to his daughter along with four of Alice’s Gold records.


1989: Alice Cooper peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Poison” which was Alice Cooper’s final top ten single in the U.S.

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Fox Blox: November 24th

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On this day in 1991, Freddie Mercury passed away. Read more...

This Day in Music History: November 24th

1998: The Simpsons released their second album of originally recorded songs The Yellow Album which featured guest appearances by Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Linda Ronstadt & Parliament-Funkadelic.


1994: At the first MTV Europe Music Awards held at the Pariser Platz in Berlin, Aerosmith won the award for Best Rock Band.

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Fox Blox: Novemer 21st

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In 1980, The Dallas episode "Who Shot J.R.?" aired. Today's theme: musicians who were born or grew up in Dallas. Read more...

This Day in Music History: November 21st

2002: Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger, the surviving members of The Doors announced that they would be performing again with Ian Astbury of The Cult singing & Stewart Copeland of The Police on drums.


1995: Peter Grant, manager of Led Zeppelin and widely credited for improving pay and conditions for musicians in dealings with concert promoters died of a heart attack while driving to his home in Eastbourne, U.K. He was 60 years old.

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Fox Blox: November 20th

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Joe Walsh turns 67 years old today. Read more...

This Day in Music History: November 20th

2010: After the end of Bob Dylan’s concert in Amherst, MA, a man with a fake crew pass walked into a pizza parlor and ordered 178 pizzas and never came back to pick the pizzas up. The staff worked until 5:30 a.m. to fill the order.


1997: Paul McCartney taped a performance for the Oprah Winfrey Show at the Manhattan Center in New York City.

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Fox Blox: November 19th

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This Day in Music History: November 19th

2007: Quiet Riot singer Kevin DuBrow died of an accidental cocaine overdose at his home in Las Vegas, NV. His body was discovered six days later. He was 52 years old.


1998: Motley Crue opened their retail store S’crue in Los Angeles on Melrose Avenue. The store would close two months later.

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Fox Blox: November 18th

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Today in 1978, the disastrous movie musical of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, starring Peter Frampton, The Bee Gees, Aerosmith and Billy Preston, opened.  Read more...

This Day in Music History: November 18th

2003: Composer Michael Kamen, who worked with such artists as Bryan Adams, Eric Clapton, Def Leppard, Metallica, Tom Petty, Pink Floyd, Queen, Queensryche, Rush & Sting died of a heart attack in London. He was 55 years old. 


2001: R.E.M. made a guest appearance on The Simpsons performing “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” in Homer Simpson’s garage.

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Fox Blox: November 17th

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This Day in Music History: November 17th

2007: The Eagles reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the sixth time with their first studio album in 28 years Long Road out of Eden. The album went on to be certified Platinum seven times.


1994: Bob Dylan began a two day taping of his appearance on MTV Unplugged at New York City’s Sony Studios. The appearance would be broadcast the following month & the album was released the following May.

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Fox Blox: November 14th

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Today in 1991, Aerosmith was inducted into the Boston Garden Hall of Fame Sports Museum in Boston, MA. Read more...

This Day in Music History: November 14th

2000: Rush singer & bassist Geddy Lee released his first solo album My Favorite Headache. 


1992: Judas Priest singer Rob Halford performed the first of two concerts fronting Black Sabbath opening for Ozzy Osbourne in Costa Mesa, CA filling in for Ronnie James Dio who refused to perform because Osbourne was re-forming the original Sabbath lineup as these concerts were advertised as Osbourne’s farewell concerts.

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Fox Blox: November 13th

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Today's theme is Groupies... Read more...

This Day in Music History: November 13th

1992: Elton John performed his first concert in Mexico at the Estadio Azteca stadium in Mexico City before an audience of 90,000.


1992: Ronnie Bond, original drummer for The Troggs died in Winchester, Hampshire, U.K. He was 49 years old.

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Fox Blox: November 12th

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Today in 1975, Rod Stewart and The Faces play their final show at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island. Read more...

This Day in Music History: November 12th

2008: Mitch Mitchell, drummer for The Jimi Hendrix Experience died in his sleep of natural causes in his hotel room in Portland, OR. He was 61 years old.


2003: A New Jersey radio station pulled all Jethro Tull music from their playlist after frontman Ian Anderson criticized excessive displays of the American flag with the statement “It’s easy to confuse patriotism with nationalism.”

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Fox Blox: November 11th

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This Day in Music History: November 11th

1990: Outside of an AC/DC concert in East Rutherford, NJ, a 21 year old man died after being attacked. A New Jersey state trooper was later cleared of criminal wrongdoing in connection with the incident.


1989: The Rolling Stones peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Steel Wheels which went on to sell two million copies in the U.S.

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