October 1967 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 1 Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • Oct 2 Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
  • Oct 7 Beatles turn down $1 million NY concert offer by Sid Berstein

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 17 Barbra Streisand stars on "Belle of 14th Street" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Oct 23 "Henry, Sweet Henry" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • Oct 29 MacDermot, Ragni & Rado's musical "Hair" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Oct 2 Bud Gaugh, American musician (Sublime)
  • Oct 2 Gillian Welch, New York, singer-songwriter (Time, Revival)
  • Oct 4 Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin, Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer
  • Oct 7 Toni Braxton, American singer
  • Oct 7 Luke Haines, English musician (The Auteurs, Black Box Recorder)
  • Oct 17 Allen West, US metal guitarist (Obituary, Cause of Death)
  • Oct 17 René Dif, Danish musician (Aqua)
  • Oct 19 Yoko Shimomura, Japanese composer
  • Oct 20 Luck Mervil, Québécois actor and singer
  • Oct 22 Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer
  • Oct 23 Dale Crover, American musician (Melvins, The Men of Porn, Altamont)
  • Oct 26 Keith Urban, New Zealand singer
  • Oct 27 Scott Weiland, American singer (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver), born in San Jose, California (d. 2015)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 31 Vanilla Ice, American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice), born in Miami, Florida

Rapper Vanilla Ice
Rapper
Vanilla Ice

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 3 Woodrow "Woody" Guthrie, American singer and songwriter (This Land Is Your Land), dies of Huntington's Chorea at 55
  • Oct 3 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Last Night of Proms), dies at 72
  • Oct 3 Walter Muller von Kulm, Swiss composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 3 Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, US folk singer/guitarist, dies at 55
  • Oct 10 Ervin Major, Hungarian composer, dies at 66