January 1967 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 13 Rolling Stones appear again on the Ed Sullivan Show
  • Jan 27 The Beatles sign a 9 year worldwide contract with EMI records
  • Jan 28 Rolling Stones release "Let's Spend the Night Together"
  • Jan 29 "Let's Sing Yiddish" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 107 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 1 Tim Dog, American rapper
  • Jan 6 Peter Loran, Teaneck NJ, rock vocalist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)

Person of interestDave Matthews

Jan 9 Dave Matthews, South African singer and musician (Dave Matthews Band), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

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  • Jan 9 Steven Harwell, American singer and musician (Smash Mouth)
  • Jan 10 Micky Michelle, [Ingrid Hankers], Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
  • Jan 13 George Paterson, Scottish singer/songwriter DMP
  • Jan 14 Zakk Wylde, American musician (Black Label Society)
  • Jan 15 Lisa Lisa [Velez], American rock vocalist (Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 18 M C Tab, [Sharon Richard], American rapper, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 20 Joe Pasquale, rocker (Prey)
  • Jan 24 John Myung, American musician (Dream Theater)
  • Jan 26 Pradip Somasundaran, Indian playback singer
  • Jan 30 Bill Leverty, guitarist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jan 30 Jay Gordon, American musician
  • Jan 31 Fat Mike [Michael Burkett], American musician (NOFX), born in Newton, Massachusetts

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 1 Moon Mullican, American hillbilly pianist (7 Nights of Rock), dies at 58
  • Jan 3 Mary Garden, opera star, dies at 92
  • Jan 7 Carl Schuricht, German conductor and composer, dies at 86
  • Jan 10 Vilem Petrzelka, composer, dies at 77
  • Jan 14 Renato Lunelli, composer, dies at 71
  • Jan 15 Albert Szirmai, composer, dies at 86
  • Jan 18 Albert Conti, Austrian actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion), dies at 79
  • Jan 29 Włodzimierz Poźniak, Polish composer, dies at 62