March 1970 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 6 Beatles release "Let it Be" in UK
  • Mar 7 Ice Dance Championship at Ljubljana won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)

Music releaseMusic Recording

Mar 10 Barbra Streisand records "The Singer" & "I Can Do It"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Mar 11 12th Grammy Awards: Aquarius, Crosby Stills & Nash, Peggy Lee win
  • Mar 15 Gary Geld & Peter Udell's "Purlie" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 689 performances
  • Mar 21 15th Eurovision Song Contest: Dana for Ireland wins singing "All Kinds of Everything" in Amsterdam
  • Mar 26 "Minnie's Boys" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • Mar 29 "Look to the Lilies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Mar 30 "Applause" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 900 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 30 Miles Davis Bitches Brew released

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • Mar 30 Strouse, Adams, Comden & Green's musical "Applause" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 5 John Frusciante, American musician (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Mar 10 Matt Barlow, American singer (Iced Earth)
  • Mar 12 Roy Khan, Norwegian singer (Kamelot)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 18 Queen Latifah, American rapper and actress (Khadijah James-Living Single), born in Newark, New Jersey

Singer, Rapper, & Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper, & Actress
Queen Latifah
  • Mar 22 Andreas Johnson, Swedish singer
  • Mar 27 Brendan Hill, British drummer (Blues Traveler)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 20 Singer David Bowie (23) weds model Angie Bowie (20) at Bromley Register Office in Beckenham Lane, London

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)
  • Mar 13 Rick Besoyan, composer, dies at 45
  • Mar 16 Tammi Terrell, American soul singer (You're All I Need), dies of a brain tumor at 24
  • Mar 16 Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), dies at 22
  • Mar 20 Manolis Chiotis, Greek bouzouki virtuoso and song writer (b. 1920)
  • Mar 21 Manolis Chiotis, Greek songwriter and musician (b. 1920)