1964 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music

Events 101 - 123 of 123

  • Oct 22 EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers"; they go on to become The Who
  • Oct 24 "Cambridge Circus" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 25 Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan for the 1st time

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
  • Oct 27 "Ben Franklin in Paris" opens at Lunt Fontanne NYC for 215 performances

Music release#1 in the Charts

Oct 31 Barbra Streisand's "People" album goes #1 for 5 weeks

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Nov 9 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 performances
  • Nov 10 "Something More!" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • Nov 14 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 199 performances
  • Nov 14 "Folies Bergere" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances
  • Nov 14 "Oliver!" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 774 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 20 Dmitri Shostakovich's 9th/10th String Quartet premieres in Moscow

  • Nov 21 "Something More!" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • Nov 21 "Zizi" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • Nov 23 "Bajour" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 232 performances
  • Nov 23 Beatles release "I Feel Fine" & "She's a Woman"
  • Dec 4 The Beatles release their "Beatles For Sale" album

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 7 George Harrison changes his company's name from Mornyork to Harrisongs

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Music releaseMusic Recording

Dec 9 John Coltrane's Quartet records their greatest work "A Love Supreme" at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Jazz Musician John Coltrane
Jazz Musician
John Coltrane
  • Dec 18 "I Had a BaIl" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 199 performances
  • Dec 18 During funeral service held for soul singer Sam Cooke, fans cause damage to funeral home
  • Dec 25 George Harrison's girlfriend Patti Boyd attacked by female Beatle fans
  • Dec 26 Beatles' "I Feel Fine" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • Dec 28 Premier of Dmitri Shostakovich's cantata "The Execution of Stepan Razin"

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 157 of 157

  • Aug 1 Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Person of interestAdam Yauch

Aug 5 MCA [Adam Yauch], rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Rocker Adam Yauch
Rocker
Adam Yauch
  • Aug 10 Aaron Hall, American songwriter
  • Aug 11 Hamish, rocker (The Pasedenas-Riding on the Train)
  • Aug 13 Ian Haughland, heavy metal rocker (Europe-The Final Countdown)
  • Aug 17 Colin James, Canadian musician
  • Aug 18 Edith Frost, American singer/songwriter
  • Aug 24 Pebbles, American rock vocalist (Girlfriend), born in Oakland, California

Person of interestKeanu Reeves

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

Actor and Musician Keanu Reeves
Actor and Musician
Keanu Reeves
  • Sep 3 Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer
  • Sep 8 Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (d. 2000)
  • Sep 11 Victor Wooten, American bass guitarist, 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, rocker (Skid Row-Psycho Love), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • Sep 19 Trisha Yearwood, American country singer (Sweetest Gift), born in Monticello, Georgia
  • Sep 21 Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan singer and composer
  • Sep 22 Marq Torien, rocker (Bullet Boys-For Love of Money)
  • Sep 23 Koshi Inaba, Japanese singer (B'z)
  • Sep 25 Maria Doyle Kennedy, Irish actress and singer
  • Sep 26 Nicki French, English singer
  • Sep 27 Stephan Jenkins, American singer (Third Eye Blind)
  • Sep 30 Trey Anastasio, American musician (Phish)
  • Oct 1 Max Matsuura, Japanese record producer
  • Oct 7 Sam Brown, English singer/songwriter (Stop!)
  • Oct 8 CeCe Winans [Priscilla Marie Winans Love], American gospel singer (won 12 Grammy Awards), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 21 Jon Carin, American musician (Pink Floyd, The Who), born in New York, New York
  • Oct 22 Toby Mac, American singer and songwriter
  • Oct 25 Nicholas Bernard Thorp, English musician (Curiosity Killed the Cat), born in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey
  • Oct 25 Nicole [Hohloch], German singer, won 1982 Eurovision Song Contest, born in Saarbrücken
  • Oct 31 Colm Ó Cíosóig, Irish drummer (My Bloody Valentine, Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 31 Darryl Worley, American country singer (Hard Rain Don't Last), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 1 Sophie B. Hawkins, American singer-songwriter (Damn! I Wish I Was Your Lover), born in New York, New York
  • Nov 6 Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 6 Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Nov 7 Liam O'Maonlai, Irish vocalist/pianist (Hothouse Flowers-I'm Sorry)
  • Nov 12 Dave Ellefson, Jackson, Minnesota, American heavy metal bassist (Megadeth)
  • Nov 14 Andrew, rocker (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)
  • Nov 14 Joseph "Run" Simmons, American rapper (Run DMC), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 16 Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer, born in Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Nov 24 Tony Rombola, American guitarist (Godsmack)
  • Nov 25 Mark Lanegan, American musician (Screaming Trees)
  • Dec 4 Sertab Erener, Turkish singer (Sakin Ol!), born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dec 7 Duncan Miller, rocker (Blue Mercedes-Rich & Famous)
  • Dec 8 James Blundell, Australian country singer
  • Dec 8 Sandy Burnett, English record producer
  • Dec 9 Paul Landers, German guitarist (Rammstein)
  • Dec 11 Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist and bassist (Del Amitri), born in Glasgow
  • Dec 11 Dave Schools, American musician (Widespread Panic), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Dec 11 Cosy Sheridan, American singer (The Pomegranate Seed)
  • Dec 12 Rockin' Jeff, rock musician (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)
  • Dec 13 Lucky Peterson [Judge Kenneth Peterson], American musician (The Son of a Bluesman), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Dec 14 C. J. Snare, American vocalist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 17 Ginger, English singer and guitarist (The Wildhearts)
  • Dec 18 Robson Green, English actor and singer
  • Dec 23 Eddie Vedder, American heavy metal singer (Pearl Jam-Justine), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Dec 25 Tim Royes - Music Video Director and Editor
  • Dec 30 Duglas T. Stewart, Scottish musician (BMX Bandits)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music