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October 3, 1947 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Music

  • "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Ben Cauley, American R&B trumpeter (The Bar-Kays - "Soul Finger") and Otis Redding plane crash survivor, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2015)
  • John Perry Barlow, American lyricist, essayist and activist (Grateful Dead - "Eyes Of The World"), born near Cora, Wyoming (d. 2018)
1947 in Music