On This Day

June 1967 in Music History

Events in Music


Music release#1 in the Charts

Jun 3 Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • Jun 10 15,000 attend Fantasy Faire and Magic Mountain Music Festival, California

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Jun 14 "Steve Allen Show" premieres on CBS-TV

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • 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

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Jun 17 Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park performed

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

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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

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin

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Jun 19 Paul McCartney admits on TV that he took LSD

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jun 25 First global satellite television programme "Our World" broadcast featuring 19 acts representing 19 nations including The Beatles singing "All You Need is Love"

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Jun 28 George Harrison is fined £6 for speeding

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

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

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 8 Neil Mitchell, Scottish musician (Wet, Wet, Wet), born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.
  • 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), born in Fullerton, California
  • Jun 20 Joseph William Cathcart, rock guitarist (Nelson-Love & Affection)
  • Jun 20 [Matthew] Murphy Karges, American bassist (Sugar Ray - "Every Morning"), born in Orange County, California
  • Jun 21 Tim Simenson, rocker (Bomb the Bass)
  • Jun 24 Jeff Cease, guitarist (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jun 24 Richard Kruspe-Bernstein, German musician (Rammstein)
  • Jun 29 Murray Foster, Canadian musician (Moxy Früvous, Great Big Sea), born in Thorn Hill, Ontario

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 6 Country singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • Jun 23 John Entwistle of rock group Who weds Alison Wise

Deaths in Music

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