This Day in Music History — November 21

1934 : The Cole Porter musical Anything Goes opens on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre.

1960 : The Beatles’ George Harrison, then just seventeen, is deported from Hamburg, Germany, where the group had been performing at the Kaiserkeller club, back to his native England. Historians typically blame the club’s owner, Bruno Koschmider, who may have tipped the authorities to George’s age; The Beatles had broken his exclusive contract by playing in other venues, then returned to their rooms in one of his other venues and set it on fire in protest of being canned.

1987 : “Mony Mony” by Billy Idol replaces “I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tiffany at #1 in the US. Both songs were originally recorded in the ’60s by Tommy James & the Shondells.

1991 : An animated Aerosmith perform Walk This Way on the “Flaming Moe” episode of The Simpsons. The band is one of the first musical guests on the show.

2000 : Backstreet Boys’ Black & Blue debuts with one of the biggest initial retail shipments ever, with about 6 million units.

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New Music Tuesday — October 21

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Tough Love Paperwork Sings the Great Diva Classics
Jessie Ware T.I. Aretha Franklin
Tough Love Paperwork Sings the Great Diva Classics
Pain Killer Nostalgia Sound of a Woman
Little Big Town Annie Lennox Kiesza
Pain Killer Nostalgia Sound of a Woman
 Kings & Queens of the Underground  Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble  Man on the Run [Deluxe Edition]
Billy Idol Primus Bush
Kings & Queens of the Underground Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble Man on the Run
 Hold My Home  I Forget Where We Were  The Best Day
Cold War Kids Ben Howard Thurston Moore
Hold My Home I Forget Where We Were The Best Day