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Next Week in Music | Nov. 5-11

Everything that's going to be rocking your world for the next seven days.

Here are the major album releases, TV appearances, anniversaries and important musical events of the next seven days. Mark your calendars and get in on some pre-order action — but don’t blame me if things change at the last minute:


The Beatles | The Beatles (The White Album)
50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Giles (son of George) Martin respectfully remixes the Fabs’ double album — then adds another three discs of acoustic demos and session takes, along with a 5.1 mix.

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Charles Bradley | Black Velvet
The fourth and final album from the American soul singer who died of cancer on Sept. 23, 2017.

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Electric Ladyland
50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

The guitar hero’s landmark double album gets the deluxe treatment with the addition of demos, live recordings, a documentary film and more.

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Imagine Dragons | Origins
More arena-pop singles from the Las Vegas hitmakers.


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J Mascis | Elastic Days
Dinosaur Jr.‘s laconic leader serves up a new solo album.

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Muse | Simulation Theory
Based on the cover art and early videos, singer-guitarist Matt Bellamy and co. are jumping onto the ’80s sci-fi nostalgia train for their eighth album.

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Jon Spencer | Spencer Sings the Hits
He doesn’t really. And if he did, you know they’d have to be somebody else’s — since the Pussy Galore and Blues Explosion member doesn’t really have any of his own.


Monday, Nov. 5
Blake Shelton | The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Imagine Dragons | Jimmy Kimmel Live
Carly Rae Jepsen | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
boygenius | Late Night With Seth Meyers
Snow Patrol | The Late Late Show With James Corden
William Elliot Whitmore | Last Call With Carson Daly

Tuesday, Nov. 6
Kane Brown | Live With Kelly & Ryan
Pistol Annies | The Talk
Let’s Eat Grandma | Last Call With Carson Daly

Morrissey Photo by Charlie Llewellin

Wednesday, Nov. 7
Milk Carton Kids | Jimmy Kimmel Live
Lauren Daigle | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Morrissey | The Late Late Show With James Corden
Drab Majesty | Last Call With Carson Daly

Thursday, Nov. 8
Leann Rimes | Live With Kelly & Ryan
Jeff Goldblum | Jimmy Kimmel Live
Big Red Machine | The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Chloe x Halle | The Late Late Show With James Corden
Houndmouth | Last Call With Carson Daly

Friday, Nov, 9
Sabrina Carpenter | Live With Kelly & Ryan
Pharrell Williams | The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Zac Brown Band | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Mt. Joy | Last Call With Carson Daly

Saturday, Nov. 10
Elvis Costello & The Attractions | CBS This Morning
Kacey Musgraves, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real | Austin City Limits
Lil Wayne | Saturday Night Live


Monday, Nov. 5

• Canadian pop-rocker Bryan Adams was born on this day in 1959. Interestingly enough, American roots-rocker Ryan Adams was also born on this day in 1974. Go figure.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

• In 1970, Aerosmith performed their first gig at Nipmuc Regional High School in Mendon, Mass. Five years later, The Sex Pistols played their first gig at St Martin’s School Of Art in London.

• This would have been Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey‘s 70th birthday — he was born on this day in 1948. Frey died on Jan. 18, 2016 due to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

• In 1991, guitarist Izzy Stradlin quit Guns N’ Roses and was replaced by guitarist Gilby Clarke. He left over Axl Rose‘s behaviour and the difficulties of staying sober around Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagan.

• Canadian folk poet Leonard Cohen died on this day in 2016 at the age of 82 at his home in Los Angeles. Speaking of Canadian folk poets, Joni Mitchell is celebrating her 75th birthday — she was born on this day in 1943.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Led Zeppelin released their untitled fourth album on this day in 1971. It has gone on to sell over 37 million copies worldwide.

Friday, Nov. 9

• In 1961, Brian Epstein saw The Beatles play live for the first time during a lunchtime session at The Cavern in Liverpool.

• The first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine was published in San Francisco in 1967. It featured a photo of John Lennon on the cover and came with a free roach clip.

• In 1969, Simon and Garfunkel recorded Bridge Over Troubled Water. The song won five Grammy Awards in 1971, including Record and Song of the Year.

Saturday, Nov. 10

• On this date in 2015, singer-songwriter Allen Toussaint died at age 77 while on tour in Madrid, Spain.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Motorhead drummer Phil (Philthy Animal) Taylor died at age 61 in 2015.

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