Today it's a brand new edition of They don't make 'em like that anymore...

One of the best bands ever, Sly & The Family Stone, c 1970. (Evening Standard/Getty Images)

11/30/1968 (49 years ago today) - Glen Campbell starts five weeks at No. 1 with the unforgettable classic single "Wichita Lineman", written by the legendary Jimmy Webb, and as close to a VistaVision/Technicolor movie in 45-rpm-single-vinyl-form that anyone has ever made. Look up "epic", and this is what you'll find...

11/30/1971 (46 years ago today) - Before Prince and Bootsy, there was this guy: Sly & The Family Stone go to the top of the singles chart with the drenched-in-bubbly-funkaliciousness that is "Family Affair", their fourth (and final) No. 1. Makes some of today's bling-wearing pseudo-hipsters look (and sound) like bona-fide embarrassments...

11/30/1982 (35 years ago today) - Not much more needs to be said, it is what it is: The "Thriller" album by Michael Jackson is released upon an unsuspecting public -- You got yer Eddie Van Halen and Vincent Price and Quincy Jones, you got yer moonwalkin' and "Billie Jean", arguably the ultimate dance record in the history of the universe! Overrated you say? Think {look} back, it'll come to you...

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