July 1965 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 10 Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • Jul 10 Rolling Stones score their 1st US #1 single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • Jul 23 The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK
  • Jul 24 "Flora, the Red Menace" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 performances

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Jul 24 Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Jul 25 Bob Dylan is booed by sections of the crowd at the Newport Folk Festival for performing with an electric guitar
  • Jul 29 Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends

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Jul 30 Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 5 Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist
  • Jul 9 Frank Bello, American heavy metal musician (Anthrax)
  • Jul 10 Ken Mellons, American singer
  • Jul 11 Scott Shriner, American musician (Weezer)
  • Jul 12 Robin Wilson, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
  • Jul 17 Craig Morgan [Greer], American singer (My Kind of Livin'), born in Kingston Springs, Tennessee
  • Jul 20 Stone Gossard, musician with Pearl Jam
  • Jul 23 Slash, [Saul Hudson], rock guitarist & songwriter (Guns N' Roses-Sweet Child o' Mine), born in London, England
  • Jul 25 Marty Brown, Owensboro Ky, country singer (Wildest Dreams)
  • Jul 26 Jim Lindberg, American musician (Pennywise)
  • Jul 28 Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Jul 28 Delfeayo Marsalis, American jazz musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 30 Tex Axile, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 1 Claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
  • Jul 3 Clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 17 Luiz Cosme, Brazilian composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 18 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer, dies at 64
  • Jul 28 Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74