November 13th – Today In Music History

1964 – The Jackson 5 perform publicly for the first time at Mr. Lucky’s, a nightclub in their hometown of Gary, Indiana.

1976 – “Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright),” by Rod Stewart, hits #1 on the chart for the first of seven weeks.

1976 – Jermaine Jackson leaves the Jackson 5 to go solo. He’s replaced by brother Randy.

1965 – The Byrds reach #1 with “Turn! Turn! Turn!” and “Tambourine Man”. –

1968 –  Atlantic Records signs Led Zeppelin to their first contract….changing music forever!

1969 – The Youngbloods “Get Together” was #5 on the charts

1971 – The #1 albums was ‘Santana III’, It stayed at the top for five weeks

1982 – Talk Talk hits #23 in the UK with “Talk Talk”.

1982 – Duran Duran was at #9 on the UK with “Rio”.

1982 – George Clinton’s releases his first solo album, ‘Computer Games’,

1990 –  Led Zeppelin  release a four-CD and six-LP box set. It Reached #18 on the album chart, it will sell over one million copies, making it the best-selling box set in rock and roll history.

Photo of Led Zeppelin