1968 in Music (Part 2)

Events in Music

Events 101 - 105 of 105

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 21 Glen Campbell's album "Wichita Lineman" goes to No. 1 in the US

Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • Dec 26 Led Zeppelin's concert debut in Denver as opener for Vanilla Fudge
  • Dec 28 100,000 attend Miami Pop Festival
  • Dec 28 Beatles' "White Album" goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks

Music releaseMusic Recording

Dec 30 Frank Sinatra first records "My Way" with lyrics were written by Paul Anka and based on the French song "Comme d'habitude"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 163 of 163

  • Aug 10 Michael Bivins, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 11 Charlie Sexton, rocker (Arc Angels)
  • Aug 11 Veda Hille, Canadian singer
  • Aug 16 Donovan Leitch Jr, actor/musician (I Shot Andy Warhol)
  • Aug 19 Mark McGuinn, country music singer
  • Aug 20 Yuri Shiratori, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • Aug 22 Paul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys), born in London
  • Aug 24 Andreas Kisser, Brazilian heavy metal guitarist (Sepultura)
  • Aug 25 Rafet El Roman, Turkish singer and composer
  • Aug 25 Stuart Murdoch, Scottish musician (Belle & Sebastian)
  • Aug 25 Takeshi Ueda, Japanese singer and composer
  • Aug 25 Spider One [Michael David Cummings], American musician (Powerman 5000). born in Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • Sep 5 Brad Wilk, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 7 Kyle Stevens, American rock guitarist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)
  • Sep 10 Big Daddy Kane, American rapper
  • Sep 11 Kay Hanley, American musician (Letters to Cleo), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 12 [Reid Laurence] Larry LaLonde, American guitarist (Primus-Frizzle Fry), born in Richmond, California
  • Sep 16 Marc Anthony [Marco Antonio Muñiz], American sala singer-songwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 17 Lord Jammer, rocker (Brand Nubian)
  • Sep 17 Anastacia, American singer
  • Sep 18 Cappadonna [Darryl Hill], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Sep 20 Tim Rogers, Australian singer / songwriter
  • Sep 21 Trugoy [David Jolicoeur], American rapper and producer (De La Soul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 21 Jon Brookes, English drummer (The Charlatans), born in Burntwood, Staffordshire (d. 2013)

Person of interestWill Smith

Sep 25 Will Smith, American actor and rapper (Men in Black, Independence Day, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor Will Smith
Will Smith
  • Sep 28 Bess Singh, [Lennart Bes], Dutch pop drummer (Burma Shop-Hippies)
  • Sep 29 Luke Goss, rocker (Bros-I Owe You Nothing)
  • Sep 29 Matt Goss, rocker (Bros-I Owe You Nothing)
  • Oct 2 Jeff Martin, Canadian singer/songwriter
  • Oct 7 Thom Yorke, British musician and lead singer of Radiohead (Creep, Paranoid Android), born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire,

Person of interestHugh Jackman

Oct 12 Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, The Greatest Showman), born in Sydney, Australia

  • Oct 13 Carlos Marín, Spanish baritone (Il Divo), born in Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany
  • Oct 14 Johnny Goudie, American musician
  • Oct 15 Jyrki 69 [Jyrki Pekka Emil Linnankivi], Finnish musician (The 69 Eyes), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Oct 17 Ziggy Marley, reggae performer and son of Bob Marley
  • Oct 19 Sinitta, British-American singer (So Macho, Toy Boy), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 22 Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)

Person of interestShaggy

Oct 22 Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Jamaican-American reggae musician and rapper (Boombastic), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Pop Singer and Rapper Shaggy
Pop Singer and Rapper
  • Oct 29 Tsunku, Japanese music producer
  • Nov 2 Ultra Naté, American musician (If You Could Read My Mind), born in Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • Nov 7 Greg Tribbett, American musician (Mudvayne)
  • Nov 9 Nazzareno Carusi, Italian pianist, born in Celano, Italy
  • Nov 11 Jo Kittsee, German rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)
  • Nov 11 Wyatt Pauley, Ecuador, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies)
  • Nov 11 David L Cook, American singer and comedian
  • Nov 12 Aya Hisakawa, Japanese voice actress/singer, born in Kaizuka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Nov 12 Aaron Stainthorpe, British singer (My Dying Bride), born in England, United Kingdom
  • Nov 12 Nick D'Virgilio, American drummer (Spock's Beard), born in Whittier, California
  • Nov 15 Jennifer Charles, American singer/songwriter
  • Nov 15 Ol' Dirty Bastard [Russell Jones], American rapper (member of Wu Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2004)
  • Nov 18 Romany Malco, American actor and music producer
  • Nov 21 Alex James, English bassist
  • Nov 25 Erick Sermon, American rap music artist
  • Nov 28 Dawn Robinson, American singer (En Vogue), born in New London, Connecticut (or 24 November 1965)
  • Nov 29 Jonathan Knight, American pop singer (New Kids on the Block), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Nov 30 Des'ree [Desirée Annette Weeks], English singer (Feel So High, You Gotta Be, Life)
  • Dec 2 Nate Mendel, American bassist (Foo Fighters)
  • Dec 3 Montell Jordan, American singer and record producer
  • Dec 9 Michael Foster, drummer (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Dec 12 Tatianna, Spanish singer (Baile Commigo, Chicad de Hoy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 18 Alejandro Sanz, Spanish singer
  • Dec 23 Quincy Jones III, Swedish-American musician, born in Wimbledon, London
  • Dec 24 Doyle Bramhall II, American guitarist, born in Texas

Weddings in Music

Divorces in Music

Deaths in Music