June 1962 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 6 The Beatles meet their producer George Martin for 1st time, they record "Besame Mucho" with Pete Best on drums

Music concertMusic Concert

Jun 9 Tony Bennett debuts in concert at Carnegie Hall in NYC

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett
  • Jun 23 "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Jesse Johnson, rocker (Time)
  • Jun 4 John P. Kee, American Gospel singer
  • Jun 7 Paddy McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)
  • Jun 7 Michael Cartellone, American drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Jun 8 Nick Rhodes, [Bates], keyboardist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
  • Jun 8 Kristine W [Weitz], American musician ranked by Billboard as the 8th Greatest Dance Artist of all-time (The Advocate), born in Pasco, Washington
  • Jun 9 Eddie Lundon, rocker (China Crisis-Christian)
  • Jun 12 Paul Clark, English musician (The Bolshoi), born in Leeds, England
  • Jun 15 Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano
  • Jun 16 Femi Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat Musician
  • Jun 17 Michael Monroe, Finnish singer (Hanoi Rocks)

Person of interestPaula Abdul

Jun 19 Paula Abdul, American singer-songwriter, choreographer (Straight Up) and TV personality (American Idol), born in San Fernando, California

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul
  • Jun 21 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician
  • Jun 22 Ruby Turner, rocker (No Where to Run)
  • Jun 23 Chuck Billy, American vocalist (Testament)
  • Jun 30 Julianne Regan, rocker (All About Eve-All About Scarlet)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 20 Singer Jane Froman (54) weds college friend Rowland Smith

Singer Jane Froman
Singer
Jane Froman

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 12 John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82
  • Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British conductor and composer (Perseus), dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Mykhaylo Verikivsky, composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 15 Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84
  • Jun 18 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor and composer (Bruckner), dies at 82