On This Day

July 1962 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jul 12 Rolling Stones 1st performance (Marquee Club, London)

Music History

Jul 20 Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 13th Symphony

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Marti[n] Frederiksen, American songwriter, record producer, and musician, born in Hawthorne, California.
  • Jul 7 Clive "Doctor" Jackson, British rocker (Dr & Medics - "Laughing at Pieces"), born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Jul 7 Mark White, American rock bass player (Spin Doctors - "Two Princes"; "Jimmy Olsen's Blues"), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Jul 8 Joan Osborne, American singer-songwriter ("One Of Us"), born in Anchorage, Kentucky
  • Jul 13 Rhonda Vincent, American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and musician born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • Jul 14 Jeff Olson, American rock musician, born in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • Jul 15 Howard Gray, British audio engineer, and record producer (UB40; Apollo 440; Stealth Sonic Orchestra), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 18 Jack Irons, American drummer (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 21 Lee Aaron, Canadian rock singer (Metal Queen), born in Belleville, Canada
  • Jul 22 Steve Albini, American writer, recording engineer and musician (Big Black, Rapeman, Shellac), born in Pasedena, California
  • Jul 22 Martine St. Clair [Nault], Canadian singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 28 Rachel Sweet, American singer, born in Akron, Ohio

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 12 Roger Wolfe Kahn, American band leader ("I'm Sitting On Top Of The World"), and aviator, dies of a heart attack at 54