November is all about fall colors, breaking out the snuggies, and giving thanks for all the wonderful things life has to offer. Before things get hectic for the holidays, take a step back and examine all the great things in the world – past and present! We’ve thrown together a list of 10 fun music facts, because hey let’s be honest, we’re pretty dang grateful for music!
November 2, 2003 – Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs runs in the New York City Marathon, finishing in about 4 hours and 15 minutes. He raises $2 million dollars for children.
November 4, 1991 – Bobby “Blue” Bland, Booker T. & The M.G.’s, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, The Isley Brothers, The Yardbirds, and Sam & Dave are elected to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
November 7, 1986 – Willie Nelson makes a guest appearance the series “Miami Vice” as a corrupt policeman.
November 8, 1964 – Judy Garland and her daughter, Liza Minnelli, appear together at the London Palladium.
November 11, 1965 – Velvet Underground makes its performance debut at a high school dance in Summit, NJ.
November 15, 1969 – Janis Joplin is arrested in Tampa, FL on charges of using “vulgar and indecent language” at a concert. All the charges were eventually dropped.
November 18, 1990 – Paul McCartney’s birth certificate is sold for $18,000 in an auction.
November 21, 1995 – Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong is arrested and fined $141 for dropping his pants at a concert in Milwaukee, WI.
November 26, 1968 – Cream gives its last concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London. It was recorded and released as “Goodbye Cream” February 20, 1969.
November 30, 1965 – The Colorado State government declares this day to be Rolling Stones Day.