On This Day – 2 Nov

Posted on: Fri 2 Nov 2018

In 1859, abolitionist John Brown led a slave rebellion in the town of Harpers Ferry in West Virginia, setting off a chain of events that culminated in a declaration of war.

Ras Tafari Makonnen in 1930 became the 225th Emperor of Ethiopia and later the unsuspecting messiah of a new a new Jamaican religion.

Creedence Clearwater Revival released their third studio album for the year of 1969 which included their version of a Lead Belly classic.

Produced by Alistair McKinnon

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