June 1974 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 8 Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits rock group "Yes"

Music concertMusic Concert

Jun 9 Supergroup Blind Faith's (Eric Clapton, Windwood, Baker) 1st concert

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • Jun 15 "Streak" by Ray Stevens hits #1 on UK pop chart

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 15 "Back Home Again" 8th studio album by John Denver is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1975)

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • Jun 28 Wings release "Band on the Run" and "Zoo Gang" in UK

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestAlanis Morissette

Jun 1 Alanis Morisette, Canadian-America vocalist (Jagged Little Pill), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
Singer-Songwriter
Alanis Morissette

Person of interestKelly Jones

Jun 3 Kelly Jones, Welsh singer (Stereophonics), born in Cwmaman, Wales

Singer Kelly Jones
Singer
Kelly Jones
  • Jun 4 Stefan Lessard, American musician
  • Jun 6 Uncle Kracker [Matthew Shafer], American singer and rapper (Follow Me, Drift Away), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • Jun 9 Samoth, Norwegian guitarist (Emperor, Zyklon)
  • Jun 13 Selma Björnsdóttir, Icelandic singer
  • Jun 21 Neely Jenkins, American musician
  • Jun 25 Jim LaMarca, American bass guitarist (Chimaira)
  • Jun 26 Jeff Frankenstein, American musician (Newsboys)
  • Jun 26 Nicole Saba, Lebanese singer
  • Jun 27 Big Moe, American musician (Screwed Up Click)
  • Jun 27 Christian Kane, American actor and singer

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 7 Actor Richard Harris (43) weds actress Ann Turkel (27)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 14 Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer, dies at 81
  • Jun 22 Darius Milhaud, French composer (b. 1892)