June 1976 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 5 "Bigfoot" by Bro Smith hits #57
  • Jun 11 Beatles "Rock & Roll Music" LP is released in USA

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Jun 12 "Yes, Yes, Yes" by Bill Cosby hits #46

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby

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Jun 13 Bob Marley performs in Amsterdam

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Jun 22 "Godspell" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 527 performances
  • Jun 27 "Pacific Overtures" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 193 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Adrian Carlos Olivares, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Mexico City
  • Jun 2 Tim Rice-Oxley, English musician (Keane), born in Oxford, England
  • Jun 3 Yuri Ruley, American drummer
  • Jun 6 aKido, Canadian musician
  • Jun 7 Necro [Ron Braunstein], Jewish American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 11 Tai Anderson, American musician (bass player for Third Day)
  • Jun 13 Kym Marsh, English singer, actress, & T.V. presenter
  • Jun 13 Jason 'J' Brown, English Singer
  • Jun 15 Gary Lightbody, Northern Irish musician (Snow Patrol)
  • Jun 17 Luke Bryan, American country singer (I'll Stay Me), born in Leesburg, Georgia
  • Jun 18 Blake Shelton, American Country Singer (Doin' What She Likes), born in Ada, Oklahoma
  • Jun 20 Jerome Fontamillas, Filipino American musician (Switchfoot)
  • Jun 21 Mike Einziger, American musician
  • Jun 22 Gordon Moakes, English musician (Bloc Party)
  • Jun 23 Joe Becker, American musician
  • Jun 29 Bret McKenzie, New Zealand musician and comedian (Flight of the Concords), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 21 Country singer Reba McEntire (21) weds national steer wrestling champion Charlie Battles

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 7 Bobby Hackett, American jazz cornetist and orchestra leader (Air time '57), dies at 61

Person of interestJohnny Mercer

Jun 25 Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer