June 1955 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 18 "3 for Tonight" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • Jun 20 "Almost Crazy" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 16 performances

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Jun 21 Johnny Cash debuts Top 10 country song "Cry! Cry! Cry!"

Country Singer Johnny Cash
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Johnny Cash
  • Jun 25 "Can Can" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 892 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • Jun 7 Joey Scarbury, Ontario California, singer (Greatest American Hero)
  • Jun 8 James Jonathan Sylvers, rocker
  • Jun 8 Greg Ginn, American guitarist (Black Flag)
  • Jun 23 Glenn Danzig, American musician (The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig), born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • Jun 26 Mick Jones, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM), born in London, England
  • Jun 28 Thomas Hampson, American baritone

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 F Melius Christiansen, composer, dies at 84
  • Jun 11 Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 18 Walter Rein, German composer, dies at 61
  • Jun 18 Willy Burkhard, composer, dies at 55