Music History for

November 25

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1752 - Composer Johann Friedrich Reichardt was born.

1856 - Composer Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev was born.

1897 - Composer Virgil Thomson was born.

1957 - Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps appeared on Ed Sullivan for their first national TV appearance.

1961 - The Everly Brothers were inducted into the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.

1966 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience made its London performance debut at the Bag O' Nails Club.

1968 - Saxophonist Albert Ayler was found drowned in New York's Hudson River. He was 34 years old.

1984 - Several British and American stars got together as Band-Aid, and recorded "Do They Know It's Christmas". The project was planned by Bob Geldof. The proceeds of the record went to Ethiopian famine relief.

1985 - Bobby Brown announced that he was leaving New Edition. He had been voted out of the group.

1996 - The Metallica single "Mama Said" was released.

1997 - The original lineup of the Zombies played onstage for the first time in 30 years.

1997 - Garth Brooks' seventh album "Sevens" was released.

1997 - The sixth album of 2Pac, "R U Still Down? (Remember Me)," was released posthumously.

1998 - Spin magazine editor Craig Marks told police that Marilyn Manson's bodyguards pinned him against a wall and hauled him up into the air. Marks claimed that he was invited backstage to talk with Manson after a performance at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Manson allegedly threatened Marks with "`You know I can kill you, your family and everyone you know'."

2013 - One Direction's third album "Midnight Memories was released.

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