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  • Nov 2, 1948
    Roy Acuff loses the Tennessee governor's race by a 2-1 margin to his friend, Democrat Gordon Browning
    Nov 3, 1948
    "To Sir With Love" singer Lulu is born in Glasgow, Scotland. She's the future wife of "Islands In The Stream" songwriter Maurice Gibb, of The Bee Gees
    Nov 4, 1948
    Guitarist Buzz Feiten is born. A member of the 1980s pop act The Larsen-Feiten Band, he works sessions by Kenny Loggins, Aretha Franklin and Patti LaBelle. He also plays on Dolly Parton's "Starting Over Again" and Deborah Allen's "Baby I Lied"
    Nov 5, 1948
    The Oak Ridge Boys' founder, Wally Fowler, inaugurates the all-night gospel sing following the Grand Ole Opry
    Nov 5, 1948
    Elvis Presley attends school in Tupelo, Mississippi, for the last time before the family moves to Memphis. He gives a short concert for his classmates, including a performance of "A Leaf On A Tree"
    Nov 5, 1948
    Roy Rogers portrays an investor in a silver mine in the debut of "Grand Canyon Trail," with backing music from Foy Willing and The Riders Of The Purple Sage
    Nov 6, 1948
    Glenn Frey is born in Detroit, Michigan. As a member of The Eagles, he contributes to the country-rock movement. The Eagles score a lone country hit, "Lyin' Eyes," but are lionized with the album "Common Thread: The Songs Of The Eagles"
    Nov 6, 1948
    Elvis Presley's family moves from Tupelo, Mississippi, to Memphis
    Nov 6, 1948
    Little Jimmy Dickens officially joins the cast of the Grand Ole Opry
    Nov 7, 1948
    Having lost his bid for governor of Tennessee five days earlier, Roy Acuff heads to Hollywood to make his 10th movie for Columbia, "Home In San Antone"

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