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Nov 27
1954

Mr Sandman by The Chordettes hits the top of the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA where it will spend seven weeks. (1954)

Nov 27
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 27
1954

This Ole House, a Stuart Hamblen composition, sung by Rosemary Clooney tops the UK singles chart. Another version of the same song by Billie Anthony, is also in the Top Five. The song will reach No1 again 26 years later in a version by Shakin' Stevens. (1954)



Nov 27
1954

The Penguins headline a show at the Civic Auditorium, Glendale, California, USA, supported by The Cheers, Earl Curry And The Blenders and the Chuck Higgins Orchestra. (1954)

Nov 27
1954

Elvis Presley plays on the Louisiana Hayride radio show, in the Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. (1954)

Nov 27
1954

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

Nov 27
1954

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

Nov 27
1954

Charles Brown plays at The Savoy Ballroom, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1954)

Nov 27
1954

Johnny Otis plays at The 5-4 Club, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1954)

Nov 27
1954

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

Nov 27
1955

Fats Domino opens for a series of shows at the Club Harlem, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1955)

Nov 27
1955

Bill Haley and His Comets, Johnnie Ray and LaVern Baker play the last night in a five-day run at The Paramount, Brooklyn, New York City, USA. (1955)

Nov 27
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 third night of a week at the Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA. (1955)

Nov 27
1956

Ray Charles records the Atlantic Records single Ain't That Love, at Coastal Recording Studios, New York City, USA. (1956)

Nov 27
1957

The Crickets, a quartet from Texas which includes Buddy Holly in its line-up, release their debut album, The Chirping Crickets, in the USA on Brunswick Records. (1957)

Nov 27
1958

The Red Garland Trio records Summertime, Stormy Weather, Winter Wonderland at Van Gelder Studios, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, for the Prestige Records album All Kinds Of Weather. (1958)

Nov 27
1958

Ted Steele's Bandstand plays the second 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 27
1958

The Platters continue their lengthy season at the Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (1958)

Nov 27
1958

It is announced that Liverpudlian rocker Billy Fury has been signed to Decca Records in the UK. (1958)

Nov 27
1959

Jack Scott releases a new single, What In The World's Come Over You, on Top Rank Records in the USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Cliff Richard And The Shadows, Al Saxon, Peter Elliott, Roy Young, The Four Jays, The Landis Brothers, Tony Marsh and The Tony Allen Group play at The Gaumont, Bradford, UK. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Roy Orbison releases a new single, Uptown, on Monument Records in the USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Hank Ballard and the Midnighters release a new single, Look At Little Sister, on King Records in the USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Carmen McRae, Al Hibbler and The Clovers play at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Clyde McPhatter begins a one week season at The Town Hall, Brooklyn, New York, USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

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

Nov 27
1959

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

Nov 27
1959

Louis Jordan continues a two-week season at The Key Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Gene Vincent releases a new single, Wildcat, on Capitol Records in the USA. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

The Jimmy Heath Sextet records For All We Know, Nice People and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Dermatologist Laurens Johannes Griessel-Landau arrives in Bad Nauheim, Germany, to begin skin treatments on Elvis Presley's face. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Paul Anka continues a four week season at L'Olympia, Paris, France. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

Connie Francis plays the fifth night in a week of shows at the Faisan Bleu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (1959)

Nov 27
1959

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

Nov 27
1959

Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill is born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1959)