On This Day

June 1967 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jun 4 19th Emmy Awards: "Mission Impossible", "The Monkees", Don Knotts & Lucy Ball win
  • Jun 9 The Monkees appear at the Hollywood Bowl
  • Jun 10 15,000 attend Fantasy Faire and Magic Mountain Music Festival, California

Television Premiere

Jun 14 "The Steve Allen Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS-TV

  • Jun 16 50,000 attend first day of the Monterey International Pop Festival - beginning of the Summer of Love
  • Jun 17 "Somebody To Love" by Jefferson Airplane peaks at #5

Music Concert

Jun 17 Barbra Streisand: "A Happening in Central Park" concert performance for audience of 135,000

Music History

Jun 18 Closing day of the Monterey International Pop Festival, Southern California. First major US appearances of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, and Otis Redding

Music History

Jun 19 Paul McCartney admits on TV that he took LSD

  • Jun 25 First global satellite television program: "Our World" broadcast features 19 acts representing 19 nations including The Beatles singing "All You Need Is Love"

Music History

Jun 28 George Harrison is fined £6 for speeding

Music History

Jun 29 Keith Richards is sentenced to 1 year in jail on drugs charge


Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 7 Dave Navarro, American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, (Jane's Addiction - "Just Because"; Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1993-98), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jun 8 Neil Mitchell, Scottish rock keyboardist (Wet Wet Wet - "Good Night Gir"; "Love Is All Around"), born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.
  • Jun 9 Dean Felber, American rock bassist (Hootie and the Blowfish - "Only Wanna Be With You"), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Jun 9 Dean Dinning, American bass player and record producer (Toad The Wet Sprocket), born
  • Jun 10 Human Beatbox [Darren Robinson], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
  • Jun 10 Emma Anderson, British guitarist and songwriter (Lush, Sing-Sing)
  • Jun 17 Eric Stefani, American musician (No Doubt, 1986-95 - "Don't Talk"; "Spiderwebs"), born in Fullerton, California
  • Jun 20 Joey Cathcart, American rock guitarist (Nelson - "Love & Affection") (d. 2021)
  • Jun 20 [Matthew] Murphy Karges, American bassist (Sugar Ray - "Every Morning"), born in Orange County, California
  • Jun 20 Francis Reyes, Filipino new wave and Pinoy rock guitarist (The Dawn), broadcaster, and music editor, born in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines
  • Jun 24 Jeff Cease, American rock guitarist (Black Crowes, 1989-91 - "Hard To Handle"), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jun 24 [Zven] Richard Kruspe, German heavy metal guitarist (Rammstein), and vocalist (Emigrate) born in Wittenberge, East Germany
  • Jun 29 Murray Foster, Canadian musician (Moxy Früvous, Great Big Sea), born in Thorn Hill, Ontario

Weddings in Music

John Denver

Jun 6 American pop singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota; divorce in 1982

  • Jun 23 British bassist John Entwistle (22) of rock group Who weds Alison Wise

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 8 Elliot Griffis, American composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 9 Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, Polish composer, dies at 64
  • Jun 22 Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer, dies at 79