On This Day

September 1964 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Recording

Sep 10 Rod Stewart records his 1st single "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl"

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart

Music History

Sep 11 George Harrison forms Mornyork Ltd music publishing company

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Sep 15 The Beatles play at Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio; police stop show during third song as some of the crowd climbed on the stage, after a 10 minute delay, and warning audience to stay seated, the concert resumed with the.
  • Sep 17 Beatles are paid a then record $150,000 for a concert (Kansas)

Music Single

Sep 17 The Supremes release single "Baby Love"

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
  • Sep 20 Paramount Theater (NYC) presents The Beatles with Steve & Eydie
  • Sep 22 Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's musical "Fiddler on the Roof" with Zero Mostel opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 performances
  • Sep 30 "Oh What a Lovely War" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 125 performances

Birthdays in Music

Keanu Reeves

Sep 2 Keanu Reeves, Canadian actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure; The Matrix), and rock bassist (Dogstar), born in Beirut, Lebanon

Actor and Musician Keanu Reeves
Actor and Musician
Keanu Reeves
  • Sep 3 Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer (Vital Signs 1), born in Karachi, West Pakistan (d. 2016)
  • Sep 4 René Pape, German opera singer (bass), born in Dresden, East Germany
  • Sep 5 Kevin Saunderson, American music producer and disc jockey, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 7 Eazy-E [Eric Lynn Wright], American rapper (N.W.A.), born in Compton, California (d. 1995)
  • Sep 8 Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (Jokke & Valentinerne), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2000)
  • Sep 11 Victor Wooten, American Grammy Award-winning jazz-fusion, funk, and bluegrass bass guitarist and producer (Béla Fleck and the Flecktones), born in Mountain Home, Idaho
  • Sep 15 Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein [Paul Caiafa], American musician, former guitarist for horror punk band The Misfits, born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • Sep 16 David Michael Sabo, American rocker (Skid Row - "Psycho Love"), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • Sep 18 Marco Masini, Italian singer and songwriter, born in Florence, Italy
  • Sep 18 Luca Belcastro, Italian classical music composer, born in Como, Italy

Trisha Yearwood

Sep 19 Trisha Yearwood, American country singer ("Believe Me Baby (I Lied)"; "How Do I Live"), cookbook author, and TV host (Trisha's Southern Kitchen), born in Monticello, Georgia

Country Singer Trisha Yearwood
Country Singer
Trisha Yearwood
  • Sep 21 Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan pop singer and composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Sep 22 Marq Torien, American hard rocker (Bullet Boys - "For Love of Money"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 23 Koshi Inaba, Japanese singer (B'z)
  • Sep 25 Maria Doyle Kennedy, Irish actress and singer, born in Clontarf, Ireland
  • Sep 26 Nicki French, English singer, born in Carlisle, United Kingdom
  • Sep 26 Artūras Anusauskas Lithuanian classically trained jazz pianist, composer, and professor, born in Šiauliai. Lithuania SSR
  • Sep 27 Stephan Jenkins, American singer-songwriter and gutairist (Third Eye Blind - "Semi-Charmed Life"), born in Indio, California
  • Sep 30 Robby Takac, American rock Bassist (Goo Goo Dolls - "Iris"), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 30 (Ernest Joseph) "Trey" Anastasio III, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Phish), born in Ft. Worth, Texas

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 1 George Georgescu, Romanian conductor and composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Otto Emanuel Olsson, Swedish organist and composer, dies at 84
  • Sep 3 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 9 Charles O'Neill, Canadian composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 14 Mary Howe, American composer and pianist (Sand), dies at 82
  • Sep 16 Ernest Hill, American jazz double-bassist, dies at 64
  • Sep 28 George Dyson, English musician and composer, dies at 81
  • Sep 28 Nacio Herb Brown, American composer (Singin' In The Rain), dies at 68