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Nov 26
1927

Pioneering country-blues guitarist Sylvester Weaver records Chittlin Rag Blues for Okeh Records in New York City, USA. (1927)

Nov 26
1936

Pioneering blues singer and guitarist Robert Johnson records 32-20 Blues in San Antonio, Texas, for Vocalion Records. (1936)

Nov 26
1937

Jim Sundquist, guitarist of The Fendermen, is born in Niagara, Wisconsin, USA. On the same day, his musical partner Phil Humphrey [also a guitarist] is born in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The group is best-remembered for its 1960 hit Mule Skinner Blues. (1937)

Nov 26
1938

Jump blues and soul guitarist Curley Mays is born in Maxie, Louisiana, USA. (1938)

Nov 26
1941

Electric Blues and Blues-Rock guitarist, bassist and vocalist Amos Garrett is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1941)

Nov 26
1945

Guitarist Jim Mullen, who will help spearhead the British jazz-fusion movement of the 1970s, is born in Glasgow, Scotland. (1945)

Nov 26
1960

Jazz guitarist Grant Green records Just Friends, Seepin' and other tracks, for Blue Note Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. (1960)

Nov 26
1961

Lightnin' Hopkins records Once Was A Gambler, in Houston, Texas, USA, for Arhoolie Records. (1961)

Nov 26
1961

Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs with Merle Travis on guitar, record Cheyenne, Down Yonder and Georgia Shuffle in RCA Victor Studio 1, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1961)

Nov 26
1965

Electric Blues guitarist and vocalist Bernard Allison is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1965)

Nov 26
1969

Cream play their final gig at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, supported by Yes, and Taste [featuring guitarist Rory Gallagher]. The concert is recorded and released as Goodbye Cream. (1969)

Nov 26
1976

In the early hours of the morning, the final concert by The Band, comes to an end at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, California, USA. Guest performers at the show have included Bob Dylan, Paul Butterfield, Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Hawkins, Dr. John, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, Ronnie Wood, Bobby Charles and Neil Young. The entire event is filmed by Martin Scorsese and will be released as the movie The Last Waltz, in cinemas worldwide. (1976)

Nov 26
2011

Jazz guitar legend Pat Metheny plays the first of two nights at Hangar 11, Tel Aviv, Israel. (2011)