Friday, November 11, 2022

Music History Today: November 12, 2022

November 12, 2019: Disney+ released a live-action version of Lady and the Tramp in the US. 

Disney+ Lady and the Tramp 2019
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November 12, 1946: The movie Song of the South premiered. The film is set in the Reconstruction-era American south, just as the Civil War has concluded and slavery has ended. 

Song of the South movie poster 1946

November 12, 1977: The Sex Pistols' only studio album - Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols - reached Number 1 on the UK album chart.

The title of the Sex Pistols' album Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols was controversial. 

Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols

Some people found the word "bollocks" offensive. Many record stores refused to carry it and some record charts refused to list its title, showing just a blank space instead. 
Read more: Wikipedia

November 12, 1983: Big Country's song, "In a Big Country," entered the top 40 section of Billboard.

In America, "In a Big Country" was the only Big Country hit of significance. The track was nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal, but lost out to "Synchronicity" by the Police. 
Read more: Songfacts

November 12, 2005: Fall Out Boy entered the US Top 40 with "Dance, Dance."

"Dance, Dance" was released as the second single from Fall Out Boy's second studio album. It was also their second Top 10 hit on the Hot 100, following "Sugar We're Going Down." 
Read more: Wikipedia

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