November 29 Rock And Roll History
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On this day in 1960, Paul McCartney and Pete Best were deported from West Germany when their hotel room bizarrely caught fire. They were arrested on suspicion of arson.
In 1965, John A. Love, governor of Colorado, declared this day Rolling Stones day throughout the state when the group performed at the Denver Coliseum.
In 1969, "Come Together" by the Beatles rose to the top of the Hot 100.
In 1979 on this day, the original members of KISS put on what they claimed would be their last show (they ended up giving another performance in 1996 in full makeup).
In 2001, George Harrison passed away at 58 years old at a friend's home in L.A. His last words were allegedly, "Love one another."
And in 2010, Sotheby's of New York publicly announced that Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to "The Times They Are A-Changin" would be coming up for auction. They were sold for $422,500 in December of that year.