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Cool Music Trivia & History From This Day In Music!

  • On this Day November 21, 2003

    An acoustic guitar on which the late Beatle learned to play fetched £276,000 at a London auction. His father originally bought the Egmond guitar for Harrison for £3.50. Another item auctioned was a signed invitation to the post-premiere celebrations for Hard Days Night film, which went for £17,250.
  • On this Day November 21, 1991

    made a guest appearance in the Simpsons TV animated comedy. Other acts who have appeared on the show included: The Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth, The Moody Blues, The B-52's, R.E.M., Phish, Blink-182, and The White Stripes.
  • On this Day November 21, 1987

    Billy Idol knocked Tiffany from the No.1 single position on the US singles chart with his version of Tommy James ' Mony Mony'. Tiffany had been at No.1 with another Tommy James song ' I Think We're Alone Now.'
  • On this Day November 21, 1983

    Michael Jackson's 14-minute video for was premiered in Los Angeles. Directed by John Landis and co-starring former Playboy centerfold Ola Ray. The video (like the song) contains a spoken word performance by horror film veteran Vincent Price. The video was filmed at the Palace Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, the zombie dance sequence at the junction of Union Pacific Avenue and South Calzona Street in East Los Angeles and the final house scene in the Angeleno Heights neighborhood at 1345 Carroll Avenue.
  • On this Day November 21, 1980

    Don Henley was arrested after a naked 16-year old girl was found at his home in Los Angeles suffering from a drug over-dose, he received a $2,000 fine with two years probation.
  • Quote of the Day

    "I shudder to think that I might still be playing in stadiums when I'm 51, like the Stones." Michael Stipe, 1994.
  • I fought the law

    In 1999, Sean Puffy Combes and his bodyguard Paul Offord both pleaded guilty to harassment in a New York Court after being charged of assaulting record company executive Steve Stoute with a champagne bottle, a chair and a telephone.

More Cool Music Trivia & History From All But Forgotten Oldies!

  • Featured Artist: Sneaker

    Chart debut year: 1981 Best known songs include: More Than Just The Two Of Us (1981); Don't Let Me In (1982)
  • Allbutforgottenoldies.net Music News Digest: Week Of November 11, 2018

    During the week of November 11, 2018, fans bade a final farewell to country star and guitar virtuoso, Roy Clark (April 15, 1933 - November 15, 2018). The Country Music Hall of Famer co-hosted the popular and long-running TV variety show, "Hee Haw." His many hits included such pop crossover favorites as "Yesterday When I Was Young" (1969).
  • Sherry - The 4 Seasons

    This is the Top Song Pick on our website as of Mon, Nov 19, 2018, 10:00 PM, MST.