This is Music History Today for November 2. On this date:
* In 1983, Michael Jackson released the title track for the album Thriller.
* In 1972, Carly Simon released You’re so Vain.
* In 1956, a riot broke out at a Fats Domino concert in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Born on this date:
* Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake, & Palmer
* K.D. Lang
* Prodigy of Mobb Deep
* Bruce Welch of the Shadows
* Carter Beauford of the Dave Matthews Band
* singer Maxine Nightingale
* Dave Pegg of Jethro Tull
* J. D. Souther
* Chip Hawkes of the Tremoloes
* Jay Black of Jay & the Americans
* Speedoo Carroll of the Cadillacs
* country musician Charlie Walker
* John Hampson of Nine Days
* Reginald Arvizu of Korn