On This Day

September 1975 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Sep 5 Wings release "Letting Go"
  • Sep 10 Rock band Kiss release their 1st live album "Alive!"

Music release#1 in the Charts

Sep 20 David Bowie's "Fame," single goes #1 for 2 weeks

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 25 Pink Floyd's concept album "Wish You Were Here" reaches No. 1 in the US, goes on to sell 13 million copies

Rocker Syd Barrett
Syd Barrett
Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Puerto Rican guitarist
  • Sep 4 Mark Ronson, British American musician, songwriter and DJ (Uptown Funk), born in London, England
  • Sep 5 Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 8 Richard Hughes, English musician (Keane), born in Gravesend, Kent, England
  • Sep 9 Michael BublĂ©, Canadian singer and actor, born in Burnaby, Canada
  • Sep 11 Mark Klepaski, American musician, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 13 Joe Don Rooney, American musician (Rascal Flatts), born in Baxter Springs, Kansas
  • Sep 17 Constantine Maroulis, American singer
  • Sep 22 Svilen Noev, Bulgarian singer-songwriter
  • Sep 23 Layzie Bone, American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
  • Sep 25 Mariusz Duda, Polish rock musician (Riverside), born in Wegorzewo, Poland
  • Sep 26 Emma Härdelin, Swedish singer (Garmarna and Triakel), born in Krokom, Sweden
  • Sep 28 Mandy Barnett, country singer (Maybe, Rainy Days)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 5 Georg Ots, Estonian singer (b. 1920)
  • Sep 10 Hans Swarowsky, Austrian conductor (Graz Opera 1947-50), dies at 75
  • Sep 14 Walter Herbert, German conductor and impresario (b. 1902)
  • Sep 22 Franz Salmhofer, composer, dies at 75