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This Week In Music Nov 3 - 9

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NOV 3: On this day in 1972, James Taylor and Carly Simon were married. That night Simon would join Taylor on stage to announce their union to an excited crowd. The union would last 11 years and they would have two children together.
NOV 4: On this day in 1967, Pink Floyd made their US live debut at the Winterland Auditorium in San Francisco!
NOV 5: Today in 1988, The Beach Boys reach the top spot with "Kokomo" from the movie Cocktail. They last had a #1 in 1966 making them the artist with the longest gap between #1 songs.
NOV 6: Glenn Frey was born today in 1948. He would become the front man and co-lead singer of the Eagles in the early 1970s. Frey went on to a successful solo career in the 1980s after the Eagles broke up. He would get back together with the Eagles in the 90s. Sadly, Frey suffered from rheumatoid arthritis and the medications he used to control the disease led to colitis and pneumonia. On January 18, 2016, he passed away due to these complications. He was 67.😢 NOV 8: Happy 70th birthday to Bonnie Raitt, born today in Burbank, CA in 1949!🎂🎤🎸 The blues singer, guitarist, songwriter, and activist began her career playing folk music with her brother. A scout saw her and she signed her first contract with Warner Bros. Raitt released her debut album in 1971. She has gone on to win 10 Grammy Awards. For more content like this, updates on our latest arrivals plus a discount code, subscribe to our MusicGoldmine bi-weekly newsletter here.

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