June 1977 in Music

Events in Music

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Jun 7 During the Queen's Jubilee, the Sex Pistols attempt to perform on a boat on the River Thames, but are forced to stop by the police

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones
  • Jun 11 "Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Fat Woman)" by Joe Tex hits #12
  • Jun 11 "Dance & Shake Your Tambourine" by Universal Robot Band peaks at #93
  • Jun 11 "I Need A Man" by Grace Jones peaks at #83
  • Jun 11 "I'm Your Boogie Man" by KC & Sunshine Band peaks at #1
  • Jun 11 "Lonely Boy" by Andrew Gold peaks at #7
  • Jun 11 "The Pretender" by Jackson Browne peaks at #58
  • Jun 11 "Watch Closely Now" by Kris Kristofferson peaks at #52
  • Jun 12 "Pippin" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1944 performances
  • Jun 16 "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway
  • Jun 18 Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten & Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub

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Jun 26 Elvis Presley sings in Indianapolis, the last performance of his career

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • Jun 30 Marvel Comics publish "Kiss book" tributing rock group Kiss

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 5 Christian Martucci, American musician
  • Jun 5 Nourhanne, Lebanese singer

Person of interestKanye West

Jun 8 Kanye West, American rapper and record producer, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Rapper Kanye West
Kanye West
  • Jun 10 Takako Matsu, Japanese singer and actress
  • Jun 10 Adam Darski, Polish musician most known for being the leader of Behemoth
  • Jun 12 Kenny Wayne Shepherd [Brobst], American blues-rock guitarist, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Jun 17 Roger Manganelli, American bassist (Less Than Jake)
  • Jun 23 Jason Mraz, American singer and songwriter
  • Jun 28 Harun Tekin, Turkish musician, Mor ve Ă–tesi

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 2 Henri D Gagnebin, Belgian-Swiss organist and composer, dies at 91
  • Jun 5 "Sleepy" John Estes, American Blues musician ("Drop Down Mama"), dies at 78
  • Jun 22 Peter Laughner, American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu), dies at 24
  • Jun 25 Endre Szervanszky, composer, dies at 65
  • Jun 25 Petko Staynov, composer, dies at 80
  • Jun 26 Lou Reizner, rock vocalist/producer (Rod Stewart, Tommy), dies at 43