February 1967 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 3 "Purple Haze" recorded by Jimi Hendrix

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • Feb 4 "Wild Thing" hits #20 on the pop singles chart by Senator Bobby

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Feb 12 Keith Richards, Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful busted for drugs

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards

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Feb 14 "Respect" single recorded by Aretha Franklin (Billboard Song of the Year 1967)

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • Feb 17 Beatles release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields"

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 6 Anita Cochran, American singer
  • Feb 6 Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard) (d. 2007)
  • Feb 12 Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Indian composer and musician, born in Mysore, India
  • Feb 15 Jane Child, Canadian musician, born in Toronto, Canada
  • Feb 17 Chanté Moore, American R&B singer, actress and author (Precious), born in San Francisco, California

Person of interestKurt Cobain

Feb 20 Kurt Cobain, American rock vocalist (Nirvana), born in Aberdeen, Washington (d. 1994)

Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain
  • Feb 23 Chris Vrenna, American musician, producer, and sound engineer (Nine Inch Nails, Tweaker), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 28 Marcus Lillington, rock guitarist (Breathe-All I Need)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 Joe Meek, English record producer (Telstar), commits suicide at 37
  • Feb 18 Manuel Palau Boix, composer, dies at 74
  • Feb 24 Franz Waxman, German composer (Day at the races), dies at 60