November Music et al
I don't' have exact dates to attach to this music or these events, but Jimi Hendrix, Ravi Shankar, Love, Melanie, & Van Morrison all have something happening during November. Plus a few extras.
In 1962 Ravi Shankar released his 3rd album, Improvisations. He released his first at age 17 in 1937.
Jimi Hendrix and Billy Cox meet
November 1961, Hendrix met fellow serviceman Billy Cox. He was walking past the service club and heard Hendrix playing guitar inside. Cox, intrigued by the proficient playing, which he described as a combination of "John Lee Hooker and Beethoven", immediately checked-out a bass guitar and the two began to jam. Soon after, they began performing at the base clubs on the weekends with other musicians in a loosely organized band called the Casuals.
November 1967: Love released its classic album, Forever Changes. It is considered by many (including me!) to be one of the greatest albums EVER!
Born To Be
November 1968: Melanie (age 21) released her first album, Born to Be.
November 1968: Van Morrison released the classic album, Astral Weeks. Even better than Love's Forever Changes. I've never heard this album enough.
In November, 1969, Steppenwolf released the album Monster contained epic song by same name.
In November 1967, authorities released Ken Kesey and he moved to Oregon. (LSD see February 4, 1968; KK, see November 10, 2001)
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