February 1977 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 4 Wings release their single "Maybe I'm Amazed"
  • Feb 10 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • Feb 13 "Guys & Dolls" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 239 performances
  • Feb 13 "Ipi Tombi" closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 39 performances
  • Feb 13 "Robber Bridegroom" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 145 performances

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Feb 18 George Harrison releases "True Love"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Feb 19 19th Grammy Awards: This Masquerade, Starland Vocal Band
  • Feb 20 "My Fair Lady" closes at St James Theater NYC after 384 performances
  • Feb 24 12th Academy of Country Music Awards: Mickey Gilley and Crystal Gayle win

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Feb 27 Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestShakira

Feb 2 Shakira, Colombian pop singer (Whenever Wherever, Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)), born in Barranquilla, Colombia

Singer Shakira
Singer
Shakira
  • Feb 2 Heather Martin, American gospel singer
  • Feb 3 Daddy Yankee [Ramón Rodríguez], reggaeton singer and rapper (Despacito), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Feb 4 Gavin DeGraw, American musician
  • Feb 8 Dave Farrell, American musician (Linkin Park)
  • Feb 11 Mike Shinoda, US musician (Linkin Park, Fort Minor), born in Agoura Hills, California
  • Feb 14 Nathan Osmond, Utah, vocalist (Osmond Boys)
  • Feb 15 Brooks Wackerman, US musician (Bad Religion, Avenged Sevenfold)
  • Feb 18 Sean Watkins, American guitarist and songwriter
  • Feb 19 Ola Salo, Swedish singer (The Ark)
  • Feb 20 Amal Hijazi, Lebanese singer (Zaman), born in Kfarfila, Lebanon
  • Feb 21 Rhiannon Giddens, musician (Carolina Chocolate Drops), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Feb 24 Alexis Jose Grullon, American vocalist (Menudo-Cannonball), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 25 Sarah Jezebel Deva, English singer
  • Feb 28 Jason Aldean, American country singer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 8 Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 75
  • Feb 10 Grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 26 Bukka [Booker T. Washington] White, American blues guitarist, dies at 70
  • Feb 26 Maxime Jacob, composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 26 Sherman Garnes, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), dies of a heart attack at 36