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Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history!
NOV 7: Happy birthday to Joni Mitchell, whose real name is Roberta Joan Anderson, born today in 1943. She is considered one of the most influential and talented artists in the world of folk and rock music. Mitchell's career has spanned several decades, and her work is known for its poetic lyrics, innovative songwriting, and her ability to blend various musical genres, including folk, rock, jazz, and pop. Some of her most famous songs include "Big Yellow Taxi," "Both Sides, Now," "A Case of You," and "Woodstock."
NOV 19: Happy birthday to Matt Sorum, born today in 1960! The drummer and musician is known for his association with several rock bands. One of his most prominent roles was serving as the drummer for Guns N' Roses from 1990 to 1997, during a period when the band released the albums "Use Your Illusion I" and "Use Your Illusion II." He also played with The Cult in the late 1980s and later joined Velvet Revolver, a supergroup formed in the early 2000s that included former Guns N' Roses members and Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots.