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January 20, 1971 in Music History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

John Lennon meets Yoko Ono's parents in Japan

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseMusic Single

Single "What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye about police brutality is released

Singer Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye

Birthdays in Music

  • Gary Barlow, English pop singer (Take That), born in Frodsham, United Kingdom
  • Questlove [Ahmir Thompson], American DJ, producer and music journalist (The Roots), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1971 in Music