Music History for

November 30


1634 - Composer Andres de Sola was born.

1813 - Composer Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan was born.

1859 - Composer Sergei Mikhailovich Liapunov was born.

1965 - The Colorado State government declared this day to be Rolling Stones Day.

1968 - Sly & The Family Stone's "Everyday People" was released.

1969 - Simon & Garfunkel's first TV special, "Songs of America," aired.

1969 - The Save Rave '69 benefit concert, to aid the youth culture magazine Rave, took place in London.

1970 - George Harrison released his triple album "All Things Must Pass" in the U.K.

1982 - Metallica played their final concert with Ron McGovney. McGovney left the band on December 10.

1988 - LL Cool J performed the first rap concert held in Africa.

1992 - The video "NFL Country" was certified Gold by the RIAA.

1982 - Epic Records released the album "Thriller" by Michael Jackson.
Today in Michael Jackson History

1998 - Inga Vainshtein, Jewel's former manager, filed suit claiming she was fired after Jewel's mother intentionally caused a rift between them.

1998 - The album "Across the Bridge of Hope" was released in Britain. The money was raised for victims of the bombing in Northern Ireland on August 15, 1998.

1999 - Jomato Records released an early collection of Shania Twain's work and called it "Beginnings (1989-90)." The material predates Twain's earliest Nashville demos.

2003 - In New York, a block of East 2nd Street was officially renamed Joey Ramone Place.