Events in Music on 3rd August

  • 1897 John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best" premieres in NYC
  • 1963 "No Strings" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 580 performances
  • 1963 Beatles final performance at Cavern Club in Liverpool
  • 1966 South African government bans Beatle records

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1971 Paul McCartney announces formation of his group Wings

Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
Musician & member of the Beatles
Paul McCartney
  • 1974 "Little Night Music" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • 1974 "Words & Music" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 127 performances
  • 1974 Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan & joins Doobie Brothers
  • 1990 "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 11 performances

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1997 Garth Brooks performs a free concert in NYC's Central Park for HBO

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks