THIS DATE IN MUSIC HISTORY (November 24th):
1941: Pete Best (The Beatles, drums, 1960-1962) was born
1944: Bev Bevan (The Move, drums) was born
1945: Michael Olsen was born -- you know him better as Lee Michaels ... do you know what I mean?
1966: The Beatles spent all day recording John Lennon's song "Strawberry Fields Forever"
1973: "Photograph" was at #1 on the US singles charts for Ringo Starr
1976: Chicago started a three-week run at #1 in the UK with "If You Leave Me Now'
1991: Paul Charles Caravello (aka Eric Carr, drummer for Kiss) died at age 41 from cancer
1991: Freddie Mercury died of AIDS, at age 45, one day after announcing he was HIV+
1992: Bill Wyman's divorce was finalized -- his wife, Mandy Smith, 34 years younger, was awarded £580,000 (about $937,000 at today's rate)