13 November

Pick a Day


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1949 Rocker Terry Reid is born in Huntingdon, England. Known for '60s songs like "Better By Far" and The Hollies' "A Man With No Expression," which he wrote with Graham Nash (later recorded by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young as "Horses Through a Rainstorm").

1947 Toy Caldwell (lead guitarist for The Marshall Tucker Band) is born in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

1946 Country singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard is born in Soper, Oklahoma. Wrote the Jerry Jeff Walker song "Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother" (1973).

1944 R&B singer Timmy Thomas, known for the 1972 hit "Why Can't We Live Together," is born in Evansville, Indiana.

1942 Blues singer and guitarist John Hammond Jr. is born in New York City, New York.

1940 Justine "Baby" Washington is born in Bamberg, South Carolina, but would be raised in Harlem, New York. Known for her biggest hit, "That's How Heartaches Are Made," in 1963.

1935 Bing Crosby records "Silent Night."

1921 Composer Joonas Kokkonen, known for his opera The Last Temptations, is born in Iisalmi, Finland.

1868 Italian composer Gioachino Rossini dies of pneumonia in Passy, Paris, France, at age 76.

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