28 November

Pick a Day


In Music History

Page 1
1 2 3

2020 AC/DC show they still have plenty of spark as their album Power Up surges to #1 in America.

2015 After defeating heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko in a unanimous decision, Tyson Fury gets a turn on the mic and sings the Aerosmith hit "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" to his wife, who has joined him in the ring.

2008 Britney Spears releases her sixth album, Circus. It goes to #1 in America and marks a return to form for the singer, who struggled with addiction and mental health issues throughout 2007.

2001 Twisted Sister, Anthrax, Ace Frehley and Sebastian Bach play the New York Steel benefit concert to raise money for widows and children of firefighters and police officers who died in the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. The sold-out show is held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan.

2001 Aretha Franklin sues the tabloid Star magazine for $50 million over a December 2000 article titled "Aretha Franklin Drinking Herself into Grave."

1993 Jerry Edmonton (drummer for Steppenwolf) dies in a car accident in Santa Ynez, California, at age 47.

1984 Rapper Trey Songz is born Tremaine Aldon Neverson in Petersburg, Virginia.

1984 Prince releases "I Would Die 4 U," where he declares: "I'm not a woman. I'm not a man. I am something that you'll never understand." In 1993, he changes his name to a symbol incorporating the male and female signs.

1984 Don Addrisi (of the pop duo The Addrisi Brothers) dies of pancreatic cancer at age 45. Co-wrote "Never My Love," a 1967 hit for The Association.

1979 Ringo Starr's home in Los Angeles burns down.

1977 Elvis: the Musical, starring Shakin' Stevens, opens in London.

1974 Rapper Apl.de.Ap (of Black Eyed Peas) is born Allan Pineda Lindo in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines. He relocates to the US at age 14, where he is adopted by lawyer Joe Ben Hudgens.

1971 Blues singer Papa Lightfoot (real name: Alexander Lightfoot) dies of respiratory failure at age 47. Known for the 1969 albums Natchez Trace and Rural Blues Vol. 2.

1968 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear at the Marylebone Magistrates' Court, London, to answer charges of cannabis resin posession. Lennon pleads guilty and is fined 150 pounds and 20 guineas.

1966 The New Vaudeville Band's "Winchester Cathedral" is certified gold.

Page 1
1 2 3

Dirty Dancing Song Lifts To #1


The Dirty Dancing hit "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" goes to #1 in America as the "Swayze-lift" becomes a popular dance move.

Read more

©2022 Songfacts®, LLC