November 1st.

1945. Rick Grech (Family/Blind Faith) born in Bordeaux, France.

1968. George Harrison releases "Wonderwall Music", the first solo album of any of The Beatles.

1969. The Beatles release the last album they recorded together, Abbey Road.

November 2nd.

1945. Don McLean born in New Rochelle, New York.

1946. Ron Griffiths (The Iveys/Badfinger) born.

November 3rd.

1926. British DJ Jimmy Saville born in Leeds, Yorkshire.

1938. Eddie Cochran born Edward Ray Cochran in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1941. Chubby Checker born Ernest Evans in Philadelphia.

November 4th.

1929. Country songwriter, Leroy Van Dyke born in Spring Fork, Missouri.

1944. Nona Hendryx born.

November 5th.

1939. Abi Ofarim (Esther & Abi Ofarim) born.

1943. Steve Miller born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

November 6th.

1948. Millie Small, of "My Boy Lollipop" fame, born in Clarendon, Jamaica.

1951. Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon) born in Evanston, Illinois.

November 7th.

1870. "Uncle" Dave Macon, early star of The Grand Ole Opry, born in Smart Sation, Tennessee.

1941. Tony Sylvester (Main Ingredient) born.

November 8th.

1934. Doc Green (The Crowns/The Drifters) born.

1941. George Bellamy (Tornados) born in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear.

November 9th.

1937. Pat Burke (Foundations) born.

1940. John Lennon is born in Liverpool Maternity Hospital during an air-raid on the city.

November 10th.

1914. Bluesman Ivory Joe Hunter is born.

1936. Nana Mouskouri born in Athens, Greece.

November 11th.

1931. Little Willie Littlefield, the R+B singer (probably best known for his version of "Kansas City") born in El Campo, Texas.

1941. Lester Bowie born in Frederick, Maryland.

November 12th.

1935. Sam Moore (Sam & Dave) born in Miami.

1948. Rick Parfitt born Richard Harrison in Woking, Surrey.

November 13th.

1940. Chris Farlowe born John Deighton in Essex.

1941. Paul Simon born in Newark, New Jersey.

November 14th.

1926. Songwriter Bill Justis born.

1930. R&B sax-player Robert Parker born in New Orleans.

November 15th.

1906. Blues singer Victoria Spivey born in Houston, Texas.

1925. Micky "Guitar" Baker (Mickey & Sylvia) born in Louisville, Kentucky.

November 16th.

1922. Max "I wanna tell you a story..." Bygraves born in Rotherhithe, London.

1923. The king of "easy listening" Bert(hold) Kaempfert born in Hamburg, West Germany.

November 17th.

1928. The drummer Cozy Cole born.

1934. Ska trombonist Rico Rodriquez (The Specials) born in Kingston, Jamaica.

November 18th.

1925. The Grand Ole Opry opens.

1926. Chuck Berry born in St. Louis.

November 19th.

1934. David Guard (Kingston Trio) born.

1940. Larry Chance (The Earls) born.

November 20th.

1937. Wanda Jackson born in New York.

1942. John Carter (Ivy League) born in Birmingham, England.

November 21st.

1940. Manfred Mann born Michael Lubowitz in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1941. Steve Cropper (Booket T & The MGs) born in Missouri.

November 22nd.

1942. Queen of the beach party, Annette Funicello, born in Utica, New York.

1945. Eddie Brigati (The Rascals) born in Garfield, New Jersey.

November 23rd.

1939. Cahrlie Foxx (Charlie & Inez Foxx) born in Greensboro, North Carolina.

1939. Ellie Greenwich writer of many hits including "Be My Baby" and "River Deep, Mountain High" born in Long Island, New York.

November 24th.

1911. Blues singer Sonny Terry born Saunders Terrell in Greenboro, North Carolina.

1930. J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) born in Sabine Pass, Texas.

November 25th.

1942. Helen Reddy born in Melbourne, Australia.

1944. Jon Anderson (Yes) born in Accrington, Lancashire.

November 26th.

1911. Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson born in New Orleans.

1965. The Beatles receive their MBEs from The Queen at Buckingham Palace. Before the event, they stop off in the toilets for a calming joint.

November 27th.

1933. Floyd Cramer born in Shrieveport, Louisiana.

1958. Hazel Dean born.

November 28th.

1927. Jazz singer Cleo Laine born in Southall, Middlesex.

1941. Curtis Lee born.

November 29th.

1940. Mickey Gallagher (Frampton's Camel/The Blockheads) born in Newcastle, Northumberland.

1944. Denny Laine (Moody Blues/Wings) born Brian Arthur Haynes.

November 30th.

1939. Songwriter Eddie Holland (Holland-Dozier-Holland) born in Detroit.

1943. Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane/Starship) born Grace Wing in Chicago, Illinois.