On this day in music 1 november

1920: Eugene O'Neill's drama "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Playhouse, NYC; runs for 204 performances.

1947: "Medium & The Telephone" closes at Barrymore NYC after 211 performances.

1951: Johnny Mercer's "Top Banana" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 356 performances.

1965: 1st concert at Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco.

1968: Noël Coward's "Sweet Potato" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 36 performances].

1969: The Beatles' "Abbey Road" album goes #1 in US and stays #1 for 11 weeks.

1971: Family Productions releases "Cold Spring Harbor", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's debut studio album.

1990: Revival of George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Oh, Kay!" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC; runs for 77 performances.

1995: Revival of William Shakespeare's "Tempest" opens at Broadhurst Theater, NYC; runs for 71 performances.

2012: 46th Country Music Association Award: Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert wins.

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