January 1957 in Music

Events in Music


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Jan 6 Elvis Presley makes his 7th & final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

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Jan 10 Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick rules Bing Crosby can keep token stock in the Det Tigers, even though he owns part of Pittsburgh Pirates

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • Jan 16 Cavern Club opens on Matthews Street in Liverpool, England, home of The Beatles' 1st appearance
  • Jan 26 Bernanos & Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites" premieres
  • Jan 28 "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie & Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen & Jack Paar)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 4 Patty Loveless, [Ramey], singer (Blue Side of Town), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • Jan 8 Nacho Duato, Spanish classical dancer and choreographer
  • Jan 9 Phil Lewis, English rock vocalist (LA Guns-It's Over Now), born in London, England
  • Jan 13 Don Snow, rocker (Squeeze)
  • Jan 19 Mickael Virtue, rock keyboardist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Jan 24 Vladimir "Vlatko" Stefanovski, Macedonian guitarist, born in Prilep
  • Jan 25 Edmund Theodore Sylvers, rocker (Sylvers)
  • Jan 29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Jan 29 Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 9 Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83
  • Jan 16 Arturo Toscanini, Italian US conductor (NBC), dies in NYC at 89