On This Day

June 10, 1966 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Music

Music Concert

Janis Joplin plays her 1st gig with Big Brother & The Holding Company, at Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, California

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin
  • Janis Joplin's 1st live concert (Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco)
  • The Beatles release single "Paperback Writer" / "Rain" in UK; "Rain" featured experimental studio tricks of slowed down bass and drums tracks, and backwards vocals in the fade out