On This Day

June 1975 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 1 "Chicago" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 947 performances
  • Jun 1 Ronnie Wood replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stone guitarist

Music release#1 in the Charts

Jun 7 "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" by John Denver hits #1

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver

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Jun 21 Elton John, The Eagles and The Beach Boys play Wembley Stadium

Singer Elton John
Elton John

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Jun 21 Ritchie Blackmore quits Deep Purple, forms Rainbow

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Jun 23 Rocker Alice Cooper falls off stage in Vancouver, breaks 6 ribs

Rocker Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper

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Jun 25 Barry White's "Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe" is released

Singer Barry White
Barry White

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 6 Cheer Chen, Taiwanese singer and musician
  • Jun 14 Bob Nanna, American musician (Braid, Hey Mercedes, The City on Film)
  • Jun 18 Jemma Griffiths, Welsh singer-songwriter
  • Jun 25 Chenoa [María Laura Corradini Falomir], Argentine-Spanish singer (Atrévete), born in Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Jun 28 Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (Dissection), born in Strömstad, Sweden (d. 2006)

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 Dennis Cowan, British rocker (Bonzo Dog Band), dies at 28
  • Jun 9 David Frederick Barlow, composer, dies at 48
  • Jun 11 Floro Manuel Ugarte, Argentine composer, dies at 90
  • Jun 16 Don Robey, US gospel/impresario/producer, dies at 71
  • Jun 20 Daniel Ayala Perez, composer, dies at 68
  • Jun 21 Heinz Lau, German composer, dies at 49
  • Jun 29 Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter, dies at 28 of a heroin overdose