Music History for

November 24


1934 - Composer Alfred Schnittke was born.

1950 - The musical "Guys and Dolls" opened.

1961 - Howlin' Wolf arrived in London for his first European tour.

1966 - Donovan's "Mellow Yellow" was released.

1972 - The first episode of ABC-TV's "In Concert" was aired. Alice Cooper, Bo Diddley and Seals & Croft appeared in the first episode. It was recorded September 21.

1985 - Singer Big Joe Turner died of a heart attack.

1991 - Eric Carr (KISS) died of cancer at 41. Carr had joined Kiss in 1982 when founding drummer, Peter Criss, left the group.
KISS Merchandise

1991 - Freddie Mercury of Queen died of AIDS complications at the age of 45.

1991 - Cyndi Lauper and David Thornton were married.
Cyndi Lauper Merchandise

1994 - Prince performed "Peach" on the European MTV Awards. He claimed the song was a "cover tune by a good friend."

1998 - The Metallica album "Garage Inc." was released.

1998 - The live Bee Gees DVD "One Night Only" was released in the U.S..