Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
November 5, 1954
Elvis Presley made his only commercial when he sang a jingle for Southern Maid Doughnuts on the Louisiana Hayride radio program. Elvis sang “You can get ’em piping hot after four p.m., you can get ’em piping hot. Southern Maid Doughnuts hit the spot, you can get ’em piping hot after four p.m.”
| Curley Herndon
The Bayou Boys
|Info||November 5 1955||Municipal Auditorium||Shreveport LA||(8:00 PM)||Louisiana Hayride|
Announcer Al Dvorin utters what would become a well known phrase: “Elvis has left the building” at the end of a Minneapolis concert by the King. He was asked to make the announcement in an effort to quiet the fans who continued to call for an encore. in August 2004, Dvorin was killed in an automobile accident following a concert by an Elvis impersonator.
|Date:||05 Nov 1971|
Metropolitan Sports Center
|Costume:||White ‘Red Lionhead’ suit|
|Info||November 5 1971||Metropolitan Sports Center||Minneapolis MN||(8:30 pm)||17600||White Pinwheel||Lion Head belt||Black Suit||Yes|
November 5, 1972
The second television special of the Jackson 5, The Jackson 5 Show, aired on CBS.
November 5, 1973
About 50 minutes into a concert by the Who in Newcastle, England, a backing tape was 15 seconds behind Keith Moon’s drumming. Pete Townshend stormed off stage and didn’t come back for a half an hour.
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November 5, 1977
ABBA had the #1 song in the U.K. with “The Name Of The Game”.
The manager of a Virgin Records store in Nottingham England is arrested and charged under the UK’s Indecent Advertising Act for displaying a poster that read “Never Mind The Bollocks: Here’s The Sex Pistols”. At his trial two weeks later, defense lawyers called Professor James Kingsley, who testified that the word “bollocks” had several different meanings, both slang and proper. After a twenty minute deliberation, the court returned a verdict of not guilty.
In the USA, Debby Boone had the top song for a fourth week with “You Light Up My Life”. Carly Simon was the runner-up gal with “Nobody Does It Better”. Heatwave was catching fire with “Boogie Nights”, Shaun Cassidy fell with “That’s Rock ‘N’ Roll” and the Commodores solidified at #5 with “Brick House”. The rest of the Top 10: “It’s Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me” from Barry White, Donna Summer’s pulsating “I Feel Love”, Crystal Gayle joined the party with “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue”, Chicago had their 12th Top 10 hit with “Baby, What A Big Surprise” and Paul Nicholas went up with “Heaven On The 7th Floor”.
Brian Wilson was fired from the Beach Boys.
Bryan Adams released the album Reckless on A&M Records.
Bobby Nunn, vocalist for The Coasters on their 1958 hit, “Yakety Yak”, died of a heart attack at the age of 61.
The Beach Boys had the number one song in the US when “Kokomo”, from the movie Cocktail, reached the top. It made #25 in the UK. It had been 22 years since the group had their last US chart topper with “Good Vibrations”.
Whitney Houston held on to the top spot with her seventh #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart–“One Moment In Time”.
Chaka Khan began a European tour in Hamburg, West Germany.
Queen released Made in Heaven, their first studio album since the death of lead singer Freddy Mercury.
Fats Domino was honored with the National Medal of Arts, which was presented to him by President Clinton at the White House.
U2 scored another #1 album in the U.K. with All That You Can’t Leave Behind.
Billy Guy, who sang baritone on the hits “Searchin'” and “Yakety Yak” as part of the 1950s vocal quartet The Coasters, died in Las Vegas from cardiovascular disease. He was 66.
Bobby Hatfield of the Righteous Brothers was found dead in his hotel room, apparently from a heart attack, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where the duo were in concert. Hatfield was 63.
Link Wray, died at his home in Copenhagen of natural causes at 76. The electric guitar innovator is often credited as the father of the power chord, had invented what became known as the “fuzz guitar” when he punched a hole in a speaker to give his guitar a distorted sound. His 1959 instrumental, “Rumble” was banned by many US radio stations, even thought it had no lyrics what so ever.
Record label EMI filed a copyright violation suit against a US website after a string of Beatles tracks appeared online for download at discounted prices.
Canadian Music Week announced that Andy Kim would be one of four inductees to the 2016 Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame. During his career, Kim recorded nine Billboard Top 40 hits and sold over thirty million records. Andy Kim earned his first Gold Record for a song called “Baby I Love You” in 1968. Other hit records followed, including “So Good Together” and “Jingle Jangle”.Then came the song that shot to the top of the charts in 1969 for 8 weeks, was named Record Of The Year by Billboard Magazine and sold 13 million copies! That record, an Andy Kim signature song was called “Sugar Sugar”. Andy Kim has 19 hit singles, 12 in the US , and sold over 30 million records world-wide.
Betty Harper is an artist known for her Elvis Presley drawings.
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