June 1970 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 7 The Who's "Tommy" is performed at NY's Lincoln Center

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Jun 9 Bob Dylan given honorary Doctorate of Music at Princeton University

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

Music concertMusic Concert

Jun 12 Rocker and blues singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • Jun 13 "In The Summertime" by Mungo Jerry hits #1 in UK
  • Jun 13 Beatles' "Let It Be" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
  • Jun 13 Beatles' "Long & Winding Road" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • Jun 17 Led Zeppelin begins their last European tour
  • Jun 23 Rocker Chubby Checker arrested for marijuana possession

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Rene Liu "Milk Tea", Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actress , born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Jun 2 B-Real, American rapper (Cypress Hill), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 2 Karen Mok, Hong Kong actress and singer (Around the World in 80 Days), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 3 Esther Hart, Dutch singer
  • Jun 3 Julie Masse, French Canadian singer
  • Jun 3 Peter Tägtgren, Swedish musician (Hypocrisy) and producer
  • Jun 4 Richie Hawtin, Canadian musician, born in Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Jun 4 David Pybus, British musician
  • Jun 10 Mike Doughty, American singer
  • Jun 11 Chris Rice, American singer-songwriter, born in Clinton, Maryland
  • Jun 13 Rivers Cuomo, American musician (Weezer)
  • Jun 15 Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano
  • Jun 19 Brian Welch, American guitarist
  • Jun 19 Antonis Remos, Greek singer
  • Jun 21 Pete Rock, American rapper/producer
  • Jun 22 Steven Page, Canadian singer (Barenaked Ladies)
  • Jun 23 Yann Tiersen, French musician
  • Jun 24 Glenn Medeiros, singer (Someday Love)
  • Jun 25 Roope Latvala, Finnish musician (Children of Bodom), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jun 26 Irv Gotti [Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr.], American record producer, born in Queens, New York

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 12 Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood (22) weds Jenny Boyd (23)

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 21 "The Doors" lead singer Jim Morrison (26) weds author Patricia Kennealy (24) in a celtic pagan hand fasting ceremony

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 11 Earl Grant, American musician and singer (b. 1931)
  • Jun 16 Heino Eller, Estonian composer, dies at 83