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Nov 28
1953

Acclaimed session guitarist Alan Murphy is born in Islington, London, UK. He will work with, among others, Kate Bush, Go West, Level 42 and Mike And The Mechanics. (1953)

Nov 28
1953

Guys and Dolls [A Musical Fable of Broadway] with music by Frank Loesser closes at The 46th Street Theatre, New York City, USA, after a run of 1200 performances. (1953)

Nov 28
1954

Trumpeter Eddie Calvert, aka The Man With The Golden Trumpet, is starring in the stage show Off The Record at The Hippodrome, London, UK. (1954)

Nov 28
1954

David Jaymes, future bassist and vocalist with The Leyton Buzzards and Modern Romance is born in London, UK. (1954)

Nov 28
1954

Roy Hamilton plays the last of ten nights at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1954)

Nov 28
1954

The Clovers, The Joe Morris Orchestra and Al Savage play the third night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA. (1954)

Nov 28
1954

Joe Houston plays the third night of a week at The Club Oasis, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1954)

Nov 28
1955

Chet Baker records Alone Together, Once In A While, All The Things You Are and other tracks in Studio Pathe-Magellan, Paris, France, for the album Chet Baker In Paris, Vol 2, on Barclay Records. (1955)

Nov 28
1955

In a package tour called the Lucky Seven Blues Show, Little Willie John, Champion Jack Dupree, Little George Smith and Otis Williams play the fourth night of a week at the Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA. (1955)

Nov 28
1955

Chuck Berry plays at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1955)

Nov 28
1956

David Van Day of Dollar is born in Brighton, UK. (1956)

Nov 28
1958

Lord Rockingham's XI reach the UK No1 slot with the novelty single Hoots Mon. (1958)

Nov 28
1958

Ray Charles releases a new single, The Right Time, on Atlantic Records in the USA. (1958)

Nov 28
1958

Chuck Berry releases a new single, Merry Christmas Baby/ Run Rudolph Run, on Chess Records in the USA. (1958)

Nov 28
1958

Gene Vincent releases a new single, Be Bop Boogie Boy, on Capitol Records in the USA. (1958)

Nov 28
1958

Popular Mousketeer Annette releases a new single, Tall Paul, on Disneyland Records in the USA. (1958)

Nov 28
1958

While driving to their concert at Pacific Ocean Park, all six members of US instrumental hitmakers The Champs are injured in an auto accident in Santa Monica, California, USA. (1958)

Nov 28
1958

Ted Steele's Bandstand plays the third of five days at The Brooklyn Paramount Theater, New York City, USA, featuring Connie Francis, The Big Bopper, Jimmy Clanton, Clyde McPhatter, Dickey Doo and the Don'ts, The Royaltones, Cozy Cole, Donnie Owens, The Shields, The Solitaires, The Kalin Twins, Frankie Avalon, Thurston Harris, Lloyd Price and Jerry Butler And The Impressions.(1958)

Nov 28
1958

Buddy Holly's former record producer/manager, Norman Petty, writes to the singer's newly-appointed lawyer, Harold Orenstein, giving information about Holly's business affairs. (1958)

Nov 28
1958

UK weekly pop paper the New Musical Express (NME) reports that Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers, Peggy Lee and Louis Armstrong all have plans to tour in the UK during the upcoming year. (1958)

Nov 28
1959

The highest new entry in the Cashbox US Top 100 singles chart is Way Down Yonder In New Orleans by Freddy Cannon, entering at No78. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Controversial deejay Alan Freed appears in tears on the final edition of his Big Beat ? Rock'n'Roll Party show on WNEW-TV in New York City, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Joe Tex plays the second of three nights at The Dew Drop Caf?, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

The Five Satins, The Dubs, The Cadillacs and The Fireflies play at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Lou Donaldson records Idaho and other tracks for Blue Note Records, at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

British rock'n'roller Tommy Steele signals his descent into MOR mediocrity by releasing his novelty single Little White Bull. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

It is reported that UK jazz group The Johnny Dankworth Orchestra has recruited a new pianist, a young Oxford University Bachelor of Music by the name of Dudley Moore. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Chuck Berry plays at The Youth Hall, in the State Fairgrounds, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Bill Haley and His Comets play at the Erie Social Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Conway Twitty plays at the Shadow Lake Resort, Seattle, Washington, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Clyde McPhatter plays the second night in a one-week season at the Town Hall, Brooklyn, New York, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Jimmy Clanton, The Four Preps, Jan And Dean and Sandy Nelson play the second of three nights in the Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play in Munich, Germany. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

Frankie Avalon, Lloyd Price and Bobby Freeman are the main attractions on tv's Dick Clark Show, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (1959)

Nov 28
1959

The Squadronnaires Dance Orchestra play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, UK. (1959)