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April 29, 1967 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music


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Aretha Franklin releases her single "Respect" (written by Otis Redding); Billboard Song of the Year, 1967

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding

Birthdays in Music

  • Master P, [Percy Miller] American rapper, actor and record producer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Deaths in Music

  • J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies from injuries sustained in a car crash at 38
1967 in Music