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Today In Rock: November 26

1917

Nesuhi Ertegun was born.

1939

Tina Turner was born.

1945

John McVie was born.

1953

Rufus Thomas hits #3 on the R&B chart with "Bear Cat".

1957

You Send Me (Sam Cooke) was a hit.

1964

Pretty Things hit #10 in the UK with "Don't Bring Me Down."

1966

James & Bobby Purify hits #6 with "I'm Your Puppet".

1966

"I'm a Believer" by the Monkees is released.

1967

Daydream Believer (The Monkees) was a hit.

1968

Jethro Tull release their debut album, 'This Was'.

1968

Cream plays their farewell concert at London's Royal Albert Hall.

1972

Papa Was a Rollin' Stone (The Temptations) was a hit.

1977

Godley & Creme announce they are leaving 10cc.

1978

You Don't Bring Me Flowers (Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond) was a hit.

1982

Peter Gabriel hits US #28 with his fourth self-titled album.

1983

Quiet Riot hits #1 with 'Mental Health'.

1994

'No Quarter,' by Led Zeppelin mainstays Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, enters the album chart at #4.

1996

Bruce Springsteen begins his first solo acoustic tour in Los Angeles, coinciding with the release of 'The Ghost of Tom Joad'.