On This Day

September 1962 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 4 Beatles record "How Do You Do It" at EMI
  • Sep 11 Beatles record "Love Me Do", "PS I Love You", and a slow version of "Please, Please Me" with Andy White on drums
  • Sep 15 "Bravo, Giovanni" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances

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Sep 22 Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall

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  • Sep 29 "Alley Cat" by Bent Fabric & His Piano peaks at #7
  • Sep 29 "Green Onions" by Booker T & MG's peaks at #3
  • Sep 29 "My Fair Lady" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 2,715 performances
  • Sep 29 "You Can't Judge A Book By Cover" by Bo Diddley peaks at #48

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 3 Roberto Cassan, Italian-American jazz and folk accordionist, born in Fanna, Italy (d. 2016)
  • Sep 6 Doug Boyle, English guitarist and composer (Robert Plant; Nigel Kennedy), born in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England
  • Sep 8 René Klijn, Dutch singer (Mr Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Sep 8 Cecilia Coleman, American jazz pianist, composer and bandleader, born in Long Beach, California
  • Sep 12 Dino Merlin, Bosnian singer and songwriter, born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Sep 18 Joanne Catherall, English rock vocalist (Human League), born in Sheffield, England
  • Sep 25 Chris Sheldon, British record producer (Foo Fighters, Pixies, Garbage), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Sep 26 Tracey Thorn, English rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl), born in Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
  • Sep 28 Luis Enrique, spanish singer (Luces del Alma)
  • Sep 29 Al Pitrelli, American musician, guitarist
  • Sep 30 Shaan [Shantanu Mukherjee], Indian singer, born in Khandwa

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 5 Gertrude E. Durden Rush, American composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden). dies at 82
  • Sep 6 Hanns Eisler, Austrian composer (East German National Anthem), dies at 64
  • Sep 14 Marcel Delannoy, French composer, dies at 64