Almanac: November 7, 2015
- 1914 - Archie Campbell (d. 1987)
- 1922 - Al Hirt (d. 1999)
- 1938 - Dee Clark (d. 1990)
- 1942 - Johnny Rivers (73)
- 1943 - Joni Mitchell (72)
- 1951 - Kevin MacMichael (Cutting Crew) (64)
- 1951 - Nick Gilder (64)
- 1954 - Robin Beck (61)
- 1957 - John "Jellybean" Benitez (58)
- 1960 - Tommy Thayer (KISS) (55)
- 1963 - Clint Mansell (Pop Will Eat Itself) (52)
- 1963 - Robin Lee Bruce (born Robin Lee Irwin) (52)
- 1964 - Liam Ó Maonlaí (Hothouse Flowers) (51)
- 1967 - Sharleen Spiteri (Texas) (48)
- 1968 - Greg Tribbett (47)
- 1970 - Neil Hannon (Divine Comedy) (45)
- 1971 - Robin Finck (Guns N' Roses, Nine Inch Nails) (44)
- 1978 - Mark Read (A1) (37)
- 1988 - Tinie Tempah (born Patrick Okogwu) (27)
- 1996 - Lorde (born Ella Yelich-O'Connor) (19)
- 1960 - A.P. Carter (Carter Family) (68)
- 1986 - Tracey Pew (Birthday Party) - Epileptic seizure (28)
- 1995 - Jerry Daniels (Ink Spots) (79)
- 2000 - Doug Nelson (Jonny Lang's band) - Hit by truck (46)
- 2001 - Gene Wooten (dobro musician) (48)
- 1967 - Reg Dwight (the future Elton John) and Bernie Taupin signed with DJM Publishing.
- 1968 - In Denver, Jim Morrison simply asked the crowd to “stand up” during a Doors concert. That was enough for the authorities to ban the group from ever playing again in the city.
- 1969 - The Rolling Stones started their sixth North American tour in Ft. Collins, CO.
- 1970 - MGM Records dripped eighteen acts that “promoted hard drugs through their music” including Connie Francis and the Cowsills.
- 1988 - John Fogerty won the lawsuit brought against him by Fantasy Records alleging that his The Old Man Down the Road was too much like CCR's Run Through the Jungle.
- 1991 - Frank Zappa was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
- 1997 - The Spice Girls fired their manager, Simon Fuller.
- 2002 - A Guns N' Roses show in Vancouver was canceled after Axl Roses plane was delayed. A riot ensued where twelve people were arrested.
- 2002 - Bobby Brown was arrested for marijuana possession, driving without a license, speeding and no proof on insurance.
- 2003 - The Rolling Stones played Hong Kong for the first time.
- 2003 - David Gilmour received his Commander of the Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth.
- 2006 - Genesis announced they were reforming for a world tour.
- 2012 - A woman died and 19 others were injured when scaffolding fell outside a Linkin Park concert in Cape Town, South Africa.
- 1951 - Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner
- 2000 - Garth Brooks and Sandy Brooks (filed)
- 1949 - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy, Careless Kisses, I Gotta Have My Baby Back - Red Foley
- 1956 - Gone - Ferlin Husky
- 1995 - Alice in Chains - Alice in Chains
- 1995 - Something to Remember - Madonna
- 2001 - CMA Awards
- Entertainer of the Year - Tim McGraw
- Song - Murder on Music Row - Larry Cordele and Larry Shell
- Single - I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow - Soggy Mountain Boys
- Album - O Brother, Where Art Thou? - Soundtrack/Various Artists
- Male Vocalist of the Year - Toby Keith
- Female Vocalist of the Year - Lee Ann Womack
- Vocal Duo of the Year - Brooks & Dunn
- Vocal Group of the Year - Lonestar
- Musician of the Year - Dann Huff
- Horizon Award - Keith Urban
- Vocal Event of the Year - Too Country - Brad Paisley, George Jones, Bill Anderson and Buck Owens
- Music Video of the Year - Born to Fly - Sara Evans
- 1986 - Miami Vice - Willie Nelson
- 2008 - CMT Crossroads (CMT) - Taylor Swift and Def Leppard
- 2009 - Saturday Night Live (NBC) - Taylor Swift (host and musical guest)