On This Day

October 7, 1966 in Music

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Music

  • Marco Beltrami, Italian-American film composer

Deaths in Music

  • Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash
  • Smiley Lewis [Overton Amos Lemons], American singer (The Bells Are Ringing, I Hear You Knocking), dies at 46