March 1971 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 3 South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 5 "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin first played live at Ulster Hall, Belfast by Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
Musician John Paul Jones
Musician
John Paul Jones
Rock Star Jimmy Page
Rock Star
Jimmy Page

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Mar 14 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 14 The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • Mar 16 13th Grammy Awards: Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 16 Muddy Waters wins his first Grammy Award

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 22 6th Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Lynn Anderson win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 25 Tom Jones' "She's a Lady" goes gold

Singer Tom Jones
Singer
Tom Jones

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 5 Evil Jared Hasselhoff, American musician (Bloodhound Gang)
  • Mar 9 Diego Torres, Argentine singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 27 Mariah Carey, American singer (Love Takes Time, Hero), born in NYC, New York

Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey
  • Mar 29 Ryan Lambert, American performer (Kids Incorporated) lead singer (Elephone), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 9 Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
  • Mar 10 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92
  • Mar 13 Piero Coppola, Italian composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 23 Armin Loos, German-born American composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 28 Felix Wolfes, composer, dies at 78