On This Day

Year 1972 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music

  • Nov 19 "Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Nov 19 "Dear Oscar" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Nov 25 "Ambassador" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • Nov 28 "Via Galactica" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • Dec 1 Wings release "Hi, Hi, Hi" in UK
  • Dec 2 "Via Galactica" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • Dec 27 "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 15 Kit Chan, Singaporean singer
  • Sep 21 Liam Gallagher, British singer and songwriter (Oasis, Beady Eye), born in Burnage, Manchester, England
  • Sep 21 David Silveria, American drummer (KoЯn), born in San Leandro, California
  • Sep 23 Jermaine Dupri, record producer & rapper (Grammy - We Belong Together), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Sep 26 Shawn Stockman [Slim], American rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 3 G. Love [Garrett Dutton], American musician (G. Love and Special Sauce), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 3 Lajon Witherspoon, American rock singer (Sevendust), born in Nashville, Tennesee
  • Oct 6 Ryu Shi-won, Korean actor and singer
  • Oct 6 Daniel Cavanagh, English rock musician (Anathema), born in Liverpool, England
  • Oct 10 (Michael) Dean Roland, American guitarist and songwriter (Collective Soul), born in Stockbridge, Georgia

Person of interestEminem

Oct 17 Eminem [Marshall Bruce Mathers III], American rapper and movie star (The Real Slim Shady, Stan and 8 Mile), born in St. Joseph, Missouri

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
Eminem
  • Oct 17 Tarkan [Tevetoğlu], Turkish pop singer (Şımarık), born in Alzey, West Germany
  • Oct 19 Pras [Prakazrel Michel], Haitian-American rapper, songwriter and producer (The Fugees), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 21 Matthew Friedberger, American musician (The Fiery Furnaces)
  • Oct 23 Richard McNamara, British guitarist, songwriter and producer (Embrace), born in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 24 Louis Michael Anthony Sassin, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 27 Elissa [Elissar Zakaria Khoury] Lebanese singer, born in Deir el Ahmar, Lebanon
  • Oct 27 Marika Krook, Finnish singer (Edea), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestBrad Paisley

Oct 28 Brad Paisley, American country singer (Collision of Worlds, Nobody's Fool), born in Glen Dale, West Virginia

Country Singer Brad Paisley
Country Singer
Brad Paisley
  • Nov 2 Samantha Janus, British singer and actress (EastEnders), born in Brighton, Sussex, England
  • Nov 5 Neil Cowley, English jazz pianist (Displaced, Fragile State), born in London
  • Nov 13 Shom-Rock, rocker (Young Nation)
  • Nov 13 Takuya Kimura, Japanese singer and actor (SMAP), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov 14 Edyta Górniak, Polish pop singer("That's Not Me"), born in Ziębice, Poland
  • Nov 17 Kimya Dawson, American singer
  • Nov 18 Jessica "Jessi" Alexander, American country music singer and songwriter ("The Climb"), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Nov 21 Rain Phoenix, American singer/actress
  • Nov 23 Kurupt [Ricardo Emmanuel Brown], American rapper and actor (Tha Dogg Pound), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 9 Tré Cool, German-born American drummer (Green Day), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Dec 10 Brian Molko, Belgian-born singer and songwriter (Placebo - "Nancy Boy"), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Dec 10 Dimitri Tikovoi, French pop, rock, and dance musician and record producer, born in Paris
  • Dec 12 Kevin Parent, French Canadian singer and songwriter, born in Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada
  • Dec 14 Eric Anderson, American musical theatre actor, born in Newport Beach, California
  • Dec 18 Raymond Herrera, American drummer (Fear Factory) and businessman
  • Dec 20 Anders Odden, Norwegian musician, born in Stavanger, Norway
  • Dec 21 Erwin Schrott, Uruguayan opera singer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Dec 25 Josh Freese, American session and touring rock drummer(Devo; Sting; Nine Inch Nails; Kelly Clarkson), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Dec 27 Matt Slocum, American musician (Sixpence None the Richer)
  • Dec 29 Evan Seinfeld, American heavy metal singer and bassist (Biohazard) and actor (Oz), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 31 Joey McIntyre, American singer-songwriter (New Kids On The Block - "Lovin' You Forever"), born in Needham, Massachusetts

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music