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
  • Oct 25 Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan for the 1st time
  • 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 - 156 of 156

  • 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)
  • 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 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, New York, American rapper (Run DMC)
  • Nov 14 Rev Run, American rapper
  • Nov 16 Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer
  • Nov 24 Tony Rombola, American guitarist (Godsmack)
  • Nov 25 Mark Lanegan, American musician (Screaming Trees)
  • Dec 4 Sertab Erener, Turkish singer
  • 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/bassist (Del Amitri)
  • Dec 11 David Schools, American musician (Widespread Panic)
  • Dec 11 Cosy Sheridan, American singer
  • 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[arl] J[eff] Snare, 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 21 Ed Jongsma, Dutch pop bassist (Sleeze Beez-Look Like Hell)
  • 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