March 1982 in Music

Events in Music

  • 13th Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Torvill & Dean (GRB)
  • 18th Singer Teddy Pendergrass' spinal cord severed in a car accident
  • 20th Joan Jett & Blackhearts' "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" goes #1 for 7 wks

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26th Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder release "Ebony & Ivory" in the UK

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  • 27th "Best Little Whorehouse..." closes at 46th St NYC after 1577 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • 15th Jordan Hastings, Canadian drummer (Alexisonfire)
  • 20th Nick Wheeler, American guitarist (The All-American Rejects)
  • 24th Nivea, American singer
  • 25th Sergey Yakovlev, russian musical artist and painter
  • 31st Lennon Murphy, American rock singer/songwriter

Deaths in Music

  • 7th Charles Borromeo Mills, composer, dies at 68
  • 13th Albert Weisser, composer, dies at 64
  • 14th Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov, composer, dies at 59
  • 19th Randy Rhoads, heavy metal guitarist (Quiet Riot), dies in an air crash at 25
  • 29th Carl Orff, German composer (Mouth, Antigonae), dies at 86