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This Day in Music History: November 6th

1993: Pearl Jam entered the Billboard 200 Album Chart at number one with their sophomore album Vs. The band also set a record for most copies of an album sold in one week, which has since been broken.

1993: Rush entered the Billboard 200 Album Chart at number two with their fifteenth studio album Counterparts which was Rush’s highest charting album in the U.S. along with 2012’s Clockwork Angels which also debuted at number two. 

1980: Led Zeppelin met with their manager Peter Grant on the Isle of Jersey to discuss their future in the wake of John Bonham’s death. The group made the decision to disband & they would publicly announce this on December 4, 1980.

1976: The Steve Miller Band reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the second time with “Rock’n Me” which spent one week on top of the chart.

1976: Heart peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Magic Man” which was their first top ten single in the U.S.

1972: Deep Purple received their first Gold record for their sixth studio album Machine Head which later went on to sell two million copies in the U.S.

1970: Aerosmith performed their first concert at Nipmuc Regional High School in Mendon, MA.

1965: The Grateful Dead & Jefferson Airplane performed at the opening of The Fillmore West in San Francisco.

1965: The Rolling Stones reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Get Off of My Cloud” which would spend two weeks on top of the chart.

Birthdays:
Glenn Frey-guitarist for The Eagles born in 1948

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