April 1967 in Music

Events in Music

  • Apr 8 12th Eurovision Song Contest: Sandie Shaw for United Kingdom wins singing "Puppet on a String" in Vienna
  • Apr 9 "At the Drop of Another Hat" closes at Booth NYC after 105 performances
  • Apr 11 "Illya Darling" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • Apr 15 "Wait A Minim!" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 457 performances
  • Apr 16 "Walking Happy" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 performances
  • Apr 19 Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't)
  • Apr 26 "Hallelujah, Baby!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 293 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 1 Phil Demmel, American musician
  • Apr 2 Greg Camp, American musician (Smash Mouth)
  • Apr 7 Artemis Gounaki, composer, writer and music producer
  • Apr 12 Mellow Man Ace, Cuba, spanish rapper/actor (Only the Strong)
  • Apr 12 Sarah Cracknell, English singer-songwriter (Saint Etienne), born in Chelmsford
  • Apr 13 Olga Tañón, Puerto Rican singer
  • Apr 14 Barret Martin, rocker (Screaming Trees)
  • Apr 14 Barrett Martin, American drummer and composer
  • Apr 15 Frankie Poullain, British musician (The Darkness)
  • Apr 17 Liz Phair, American musician/songwriter
  • Apr 18 Jayce Fincher Jr, heavy metal bassist (Southgang-Tainted Angel)
  • Apr 19 Dar Williams, American musician and songwriter
  • Apr 20 Mike Portnoy, American drummer (Dream Theater)
  • Apr 23 Brent Muscat, rocker (Faster Pussycat-Wake Me When It's Over)
  • Apr 27 Tommy Smith, Scottish jazz musician
  • Apr 29 Master P, American rapper

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 4 Mischa Elman, Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76
  • Apr 4 Al Lewis, American songwriter (b. 1901)
  • Apr 17 Red Allen, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1908)
  • Apr 29 J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies at 38