Archaic History 10-29 / 11-05

November 1, 1954 – The Famous Flames, led by singer James Brown, cut their first demo of “Please, Please, Please” at a radio station in Macon Georgia…

November 2, 1955 – Tennessee Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons” begins a ten-week stay on the Billboard chart…

November 3, 1963 – Coming in at #83, The Kingsmen’s version of “Louie Louie” enters the Billboard Hot 100 where it will peak at #2 during a sixteen-week run…

November 5, 1977 – Ozzy Osbourne quits Black Sabbath the first time…

November 6, 1972 – New York Dolls’ drummer, 21-year-old Billy Murcia, is accidentally suffocated when his girlfriend tries to wake him…

November 6, 1975 – The Sex Pistols play their first show…

November 7, 1974 – Rolling Stone reports that Ted Nugent has won the National Squirrel-Shooting Archery Contest…


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