August 1965 in Music

Events in Music

  • Aug 5 Jeff Coffin, Massachusetts, musician (Bela Fleck & the Flecktones)
  • Aug 6 Beatles release "Help" album in UK
  • Aug 11 Beatles movie "Help" opens in NYC
  • Aug 14 Beatles tape an appearance for Ed Sullivan Show
  • Aug 15 Beatles play to 55,000 at Shea Stadium
  • Aug 20 Rolling Stones release their single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit) in the UK
  • Aug 27 The Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley

Music concertMusic Concert

Aug 28 Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guitar at a concert in New York's Forest Hills

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 5 Motoi Sakuraba, Japanese composer
  • Aug 5 Jeff Coffin, American saxophonist, born in Massachusetts
  • Aug 6 Yuki Kajiura, Japanese composer
  • Aug 8 Aaron Abeyta, American musician
  • Aug 9 Kyle Kyle, Kensington Pa, rock bassist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)
  • Aug 13 Hayato Matsuo, Japanese composer
  • Aug 17 Glen Goldsmith, rocker (What You See is What You Get)
  • Aug 17 Steve Gorman, Hopkinsville Ky, rock drummer (Black Crowes)
  • Aug 18 Koji Kikkawa, Japanese singer
  • Aug 20 KRS-One, American rapper
  • Aug 25 Mia Zapata, American singer (The Gits) (d. 1993)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 28 Shania Twain, Canadian singer (You're Still the One), born in Windsor Ontario

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 1 Kiyoshi Nobutoki, Japanese cellist and composer, dies at 77
  • Aug 2 Milton B Babbitt, US composer (Widow's Lament), dies at 49
  • Aug 6 Peter Ronnefeld, composer, dies at 30
  • Aug 16 Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64
  • Aug 27 Otto Reinhold, composer, dies at 66