November 2 Rock And Roll History
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On this day in 1967, the Beatles finished recording the single "Hello Goodbye" at Abbey Road studios with an additional bass line added by Paul McCartney. This song had been chosen as the A-side for their next single, "I Am the Walrus."
In 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival released Willy and the Poor Boys, which was the third studio album they released that year. The album featured the songs "Down on the Corner" and "Fortunate Son."
Also in 1969, the Rolling Stones pseudo-documentary "Sympathy For The Devil" premiered in San Francisco.
In 1974, George Harrison became the first of the Beatles to start a solo world tour when he played the first of a 30-night tour in Vancouver, Canada.
In 1998 on this day, The Rolling Stones released No Security, the group's eighth official full-length live release.
In 2004, legendary guitarist Eric Clapton received his CBE from Buckingham Palace for his contributions to music.
And in 2007, Led Zeppelin's greatly anticipated reunion concert in London was postponed for two weeks after Jimmy Page broke a finger. The tribute concert was going to be put on in memory of Ahmet Ertegun, the late founder of the Atlantic Records label. More than a million fans vied for the 20,000 available tickets, which sold for £125 each. Profits from the show were set to go towards scholarships in Ertegun's name in the U.K., U.S., and Turkey, where he was born.