February 1965 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 6 Righteous Brothers "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" hits #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 7 George Harrison's tonsils removed

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Feb 8 Supremes release "Stop In the Name of Love"
  • Feb 16 "Baker Street" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 313 performances
  • Feb 18 "Fade Out-Fade In" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • Feb 20 Beatles record "That Means a Lot"
  • Feb 24 Beatles begin filming "Help" in Bahamas
  • Feb 27 "High Spirits" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 375 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 16 Dave Lombardo, Cuban drummer (Slayer)

Person of interestDr. Dre

Feb 18 Dr. Dre, [Andre Romelle Young], American rapper and record producer (Still D.R.E., The Next Episode), born in Compton, California

Rapper Dr. Dre
Rapper
Dr. Dre
  • Feb 23 Sylvie Guillem, French ballerina (Royal Ballet), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 25 Brian Baker, American guitarist
  • Feb 27 Frank Peter Zimmermann, German violinist

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 11 Beatle Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 2 Richard Wurz, composer, dies at 79
  • Feb 13 Jerry Burke, pianist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies
  • Feb 14 Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht, French composer/conductor, dies at 84

Person of interestNat King Cole

Feb 15 Nat King Cole, American singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), dies of cancer at 49

Musician Nat King Cole
Musician
Nat King Cole