September 1974 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 7 "Irene" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 605 performances

Music releaseMusic Recording

Sep 16 Bob Dylan records Blood on the Tracks

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Sep 23 "Gypsy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" by Aretha Franklin peaks at #47

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 "Papa Don't Take No Mess Part 1" by James Brown peaks at #31

Singer James Brown
James Brown

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 4 Nona Gaye, daughter of Marvin Gaye/singer
  • Sep 4 Carmit Bachar, American musician (Pussycat Dolls)
  • Sep 6 Nina Persson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
  • Sep 9 Mathias Färm, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin)
  • Sep 9 Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer, composer and musician
  • Sep 12 Jennifer Nettles, American country singer, part of Sugarland
  • Sep 13 Keith Murray, American rapper
  • Sep 15 Jamie Stevens, German singer
  • Sep 17 Mirah, American musician
  • Sep 18 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 21 Taral Hicks, American musician
  • Sep 22 Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress
  • Sep 25 Daniel Kessler, American musician (Interpol)
  • Sep 26 Boris Cepeda, German-Ecuadorian pianist and diplomat

Weddings in Music

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 14 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

Divorces in Music

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Sep 13 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 3 Harry Partch, American composer (Oedipus), dies at 73
  • Sep 9 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55
  • Sep 20 Robert Herberigs, Flemish composer (La Chanson d'Eve), dies at 88
  • Sep 23 Robbie Mcintosh, drummer (Average White Band), overdoses at 24