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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Monday, Nov. 27, 2006.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2005 with 34 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2004 with 34 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2003 with 34 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country's Johnny Tillotson, who was born in 1939 (age 64); Jimmy Winston of Small Faces in 1945 (age 58); keyboardist Craig Frost of Grand Funk Railroad in 1948 (age 55); and Luther Vandross in 1951 (age 52).
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include John Mayall of the Bluesbreakers, who was born in 1933 (age 69); Chuck Mangione in 1940 (age 62); Dennis Doherty of the Mamas and the Papas, and Rascals keyboardist Felix Cavaliere, both in 1941 (age 61); guitarist Barry Goudreau
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Country Music News

Eddie Rabbitt born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1941. Guitarist Jimmy Wiedner of Hank Snow's Rainbow Ranch Boys shot to death, 1973.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2002 with 34 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Al Jackson, drummer with Booker T and the MGs, who was born in 1935, Jimi Hendrix was born in 1942, Eddie Rabbitt in 1944, and Simple Minds' Charlie Burchill in 1959 (age 43).
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Edward Thomas "Eddie" Rabbitt (November 27, 1941 – May 7, 1998) was an American country music singer-songwriter who enjoyed much pop success at the height of his career in the 1970s and 80s with twenty #1 country hits including "Drivin' My Life Away" and "I Love a Rainy Night," which also topped the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks.

After growing up in New Jersey, Rabbitt moved to Nashville and began his vocation in the music industry. He started as a songwriter in the late 1960s, springboarding to a recording career after composing hits such as "Kentucky Rain" for Elvis Presley in 1970 and "Pure Love" for Ronnie Milsap in 1974. Later in the 1970s, Rabbitt helped to develop the crossover-influenced sound of country music prevalent in the 1980s with such hits as "Suspicions" and "Every Which Way but Loose." His duets "Friends and Lovers" and "You and I", with Juice Newton and Crystal Gayle respectively, later appeared on the soap operas Days of Our Lives and All My Children.

Following the death of his infant son in 1985, Rabbitt put his career on hold and produced no more cross-over material. However, he returned to music in the late 1980s with a series of country hits including a cover of "The Wanderer" and his self-penned "On Second Thought." Rabbitt was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1997; although he continued to record, he died from the disease the following year.

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