March 1975 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 1 17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
  • Mar 1 Eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1
  • Mar 3 "Goodtime Charley" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 104 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 3 Linda McCartney is charged in US with possession of marijuana

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 3 1st People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Pictures) and Alan Alda, Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actor John Wayne
John Wayne
Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 5 10th Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Loretta Lynn win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
  • Mar 9 "Lieutenant" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Mar 10 "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Mar 15 "That's the Way of the World" 6th studio album by Earth, Wind & Fire is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1975)
  • Mar 16 "Lieutenant" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • Mar 19 "Dr Jazz" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Mar 22 "Dinge-competed" wins Eurovision Song festival
  • Mar 22 "Dr Jazz" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Mar 22 "Letter for Queen Victoria" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • Mar 22 20th Eurovision Song Contest: Teach-In for Netherlands wins singing "Ding-a-dong" in Stockholm

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Albert Fields, rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Mar 4 Hawksley Workman, Canadian rock singer-songwriter
  • Mar 6 Aracely Arambula, Mexican actress and singer
  • Mar 8 Peggy Zina, Greek singer
  • Mar 12 Herman Li, Cantonese guitarist
  • Mar 12 Kelle Bryan, English singer
  • Mar 15, American musician
  • Mar 17 Justin Hawkins, British singer (The Darkness)
  • Mar 18 Rodleen Getsic, American musician, civil servant
  • Mar 19 Vivian Hsu, Taiwanese singer, actress and model
  • Mar 19 Brann Dailor, American drummer
  • Mar 24 Krisdayanti, Indonesian singer, actress and diva
  • Mar 25 Melanie Blatt, British singer (All Saints)

Person of interestFergie

Mar 27 Fergie Duhamel, American pop singer (The Black Eyed Peas), born in Hacienda Heights, California

Singer Fergie

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 2 Jean Kurt Forest, German composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 10 Leopold Samuel, composer, dies at 91
  • Mar 11 Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
  • Mar 11 Sammy Spear, orchestra leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65

Person of interestT-Bone Walker

Mar 16 T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), dies at 64

Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter T-Bone Walker
Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
T-Bone Walker
  • Mar 21 Berend Giltay, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 24 Oscar Rasbach, American composer, dies at 86
  • Mar 27 Arthur Bliss, English composer (Olympians), dies at 83
  • Mar 27 Gertrude Niesen, American actress, comedian, and songwriter (Start Cheering, Rookies on Parade), dies following a long illness at 63
  • Mar 28 Renzo Massarani, composer, dies at 77