June 1971 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 1 "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" opens at Golden NYC for 31 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 6 John Lennon and Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

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Jun 9 Paul McCartney's album "Ram" goes gold

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jun 21 50,000 attend Celebration of Life, rock concert, McCrea Louisiana

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 24 "McCabe and Mrs Miller" film by Robert Altman, starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie with songs by Leonard Cohen is released

Actress Julie Christie
Actress
Julie Christie
Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen

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Jun 25 Stevie Wonder releases "Where I'm Coming From"

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • Jun 26 "Man of La Mancha" closes at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC after 2329 performances
  • Jun 27 "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" closes at Golden NYC after 31 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 Rolling Stones Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 1 Roldán González, Cuban singer (Orishas)
  • Jun 4 Shoji Meguro, Japanese composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 5 Mark Wahlberg, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
  • Jun 9 Rick Renstrom, American guitarist
  • Jun 10 Joel Hailey, American singer
  • Jun 15 Bif Naked, Canadian musician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 16 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996)

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur
  • Jun 17 Paulina Rubio, Mexican singer, model and businesswoman (La Chica Dorada), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jun 18 Nathan Morris, [Alex Vanderpool], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 20 Jeordie White, American musician (Marilyn Manson)
  • Jun 21 Anette Olzon, Swedish singer
  • Jun 29 Matthew Good, Canadian musician

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 6 Arnold Elston, composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 23 Walter Schulthess, composer, dies at 76
  • Jun 26 Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer, dies at 91
  • Jun 26 Inia Te Wiata, opera singer, dies
  • Jun 26 Juan Manen, composer, dies at 88