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Year 1971 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Awards in 1971

  • Mar 16 13th Grammy Awards: "Bridge Over Troubled Water", Carpenters win
  • Mar 22 6th Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Lynn Anderson win
  • Apr 3 16th Eurovision Song Contest: Severine for Monaco wins singing "Un banc, un arbre, une rue" in Dublin
  • Oct 10 5th Country Music Association Award: Charlie Pride wins

Musicians Married in 1971

  • May 12 Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger (27) weds actress and model Bianca Pérez-Mora Macias (31) at St Tropez Town Hall, France
  • Jul 6 Swedish pop singer-songwriter Bjorn Ulvaeus (26) weds fellow Swedish singer-songwriter Agnetha Faltskog (21), prior to forming half of ABBA; divorce in 1980
  • Jul 19 "The Who" lead singer Roger Daltrey (27) weds British model Heather Taylor (24)

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