On This Day

September 1967 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 11 Beatles' Magical Mystery Bus driven around England

Music Concert

Sep 26 Dmitri Shostakovich's 2nd Violin concert premieres in Moscow

  • Sep 29 Mickey Hart joins the Grateful Dead & plays the Straightater
  • Sep 30 BBC starts its own popular music radio station (Radio 1)

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 6 Macy Gray [Natalie McIntyre], American R&B and soul singer-songwriter ("I Try"), born in Canton, Ohio

Harry Connick Jr

Sep 11 Harry Connick Jr, American pop and jazz singer and pianist (We Are in Love; When Harry Met Sally) and actor (Will & Grace), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Sep 13 Tim 'Ripper' Owens, American singer (Iced Earth; Judas Priest), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Sep 13 Stephen Perkins, American drummer and percussionist (Jane's Addiction; Porno for Pyros), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 14 John Power, British singer-songwriter, bass player, and guitarist (The La's - "There She Goes"), born in Allerton, Liverpool, England
  • Sep 15 Jerry Dixon, American heavy metal bassist (Warrant - "Cherry Pie"), born in Pasadena, California
  • Sep 18 Ricky Bell, American rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 19 Kenny Smith, American bluegrass guitarist and vocalist (Lonesome River Band, 1996-2001), born in Nine Mile, Indiana
  • Sep 20 Gunnar Nelson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sep 20 Matthew Nelson, American rock vocalist, bass and guitar player (Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"), born in Santa Monica, California

Faith Hill

Sep 21 Faith Hill [Audrey Faith Perry], American country pop singer ("Breathe"; "Cry"), born in Ridgeland, Mississippi

  • Sep 21 Tyler Stewart, Canadian drummer and vocalist (Barenaked Ladies - "One Week"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 24 Geir Sundbø, Norwegian composer, conductor, clarinetist and guitarist, born in Porsgrunn, Norway
  • Sep 26 Shannon Hoon, American rock singer (Blind Melon - "No Rain"), born in Lafeyette, Indiana (d. 1995)
  • Sep 27 Isidora Žebeljan, Serbian classical, opera, and film composer, born in Belgrade (d. 2020)
  • Sep 28 Moon Unit Zappa, American actress (Normal Life), rock vocalist (Frank Zappa - "Valley Girl"), and author ( novel America, the Beautiful), born in New York City
  • Sep 29 Brett Anderson, British alt-rock and Britpop singer and lyricist (Suede - "Trash"; "Electricity"), born in Lindfield, Sussex, England

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 15 Hans Haug, Swiss classical composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 20 Henri Mulet, French organist, cellist, and composer (Carillon-Sortie; Esquisses Byzantines), dies at 88
  • Sep 25 Hezekiah "Stuff" Smith, American jazz violinist & composer ("It's Wonderful"), dies at 58