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Nov 28 1955
Chet Baker records Alone Together, Once In A While, All The Things You Are and other tracks in Studio Pathe-Magellan, Paris, France, for the album Chet Baker In Paris, Vol 2, on Barclay Records. (1955)

Nov 28 1959
The highest new entry in the Cashbox US Top 100 singles chart is Way Down Yonder In New Orleans by Freddy Cannon, entering at No78. (1959)

Nov 28 1962
The Motor Town Special, a two-month long all-Motown package tour featuring The Miracles, The Supremes, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, The Contours, The Marvelettes, Martha And The Vandellas and Little Stevie Wonder, plays a date in Long High School Gymnatorium, Cheraw, South Carolina, USA. (1962)

Nov 28 1965
Arlo Guthrie is convicted of littering in Stockbridge, the county town of Berkshire, USA. He will turn the incident into his most famous song, Alice's Restaurant Massacree which, in turn will inspire the movie Alice's Restaurant. (1965)

Nov 28 1969
Simon And Garfunkel play at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA. (1969)

Nov 28 1970
Bob Dylan?s album New Morning enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No1 during an eleven-week run. (1970)

Nov 28 1976
The Tom Robinson Band plays its first gig, at The Hope And Anchor, Islington, London, UK. (1976)

Nov 28 1978
Deanne Pearson of UK rock weekly the NME reviews a new band at the Marquee Club, London, UK. ?Let?s face it, they?re just not going to make it," she writes. "Punk?s dying and Adam And The Ants are dying with it.? (1978)

Nov 28 1987
One and a half million ticket applications follow immediately after Michael Jackson announces two forthcoming dates at Wembley Stadium, London. To accommodate that number, Jackson would need to add a further eighteen dates. He doesn't. (1987)

Nov 28 1991
Kraftwerk play at the Kurhall Oberlaa, Vienna, Austria. (1991)

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