July 1976 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jul 18 "Something's Afoot" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • Jul 21 "Guys & Dolls" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 239 performances
  • Jul 22 "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
  • Jul 23 Wings release "Let 'em In"

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 3 Shane Lynch, Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jul 5 Bizarre, American rapper (D12)
  • Jul 8 David Kennedy, American guitarist (Angels & Airwaves)
  • Jul 10 Elijah Blue Allman, American musician (Deadsy)
  • Jul 12 Tracie Spencer, rocker
  • Jul 15 Jim Jones, African Puerto Rican American rapper
  • Jul 20 Andrew Stockdale, Australian musician (Wolfmother)
  • Jul 23 Jonathan Gallant, Canadian musician (Billy Talent)
  • Jul 28 Jacoby Shaddix, American singer (Papa Roach), born in Mariposa, California
  • Jul 31 Joshua Cain, American musician (Motion City Soundtrack)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Singer Andy Gibb (18) weds Kim Reeder in Australia

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra (60) marries 4th wife Barbara Marx (45)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18 Country singer Tammy Wynette (34) weds real-estate mogul Michael Tomlin

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 31 Singer Natalie Cole marries songwriter Marvin Yancy

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 13 Max Butting, German composer, dies at 87