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
Singer-Songwriter
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
  • Sep 28 "I'm A Ramblin' Man" by Waylon Jennings peaks at #75
  • Sep 28 "Live It Up Part 1" by Isley Brothers peaks at #52

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • Sep 28 "Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim peaks at #1
  • Sep 28 "Surfin' USA" by Beach Boys reenters chart & peaks at #36

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 4 Nona Gaye, American singer and daughter of Marvin Gaye, born in Washington D.C.
  • Sep 4 Carmit Bachar, American musician (Pussycat Dolls)
  • Sep 6 Nina Persson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Örebro, Sweden
  • Sep 9 Mathias Färm, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin)
  • Sep 9 Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer, composer and musician
  • Sep 12 Jennifer Nettles, American country singer (Sugarland), born in Douglas, Georgia
  • Sep 13 Keith Murray, American rapper (Def Squad), born in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York
  • 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