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September 29, 1977 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music

  • "Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band" by Meco hits #1

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James Brown's band walks out claiming they were underpaid & overworked

Singer James Brown
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  • Peter Schats circus opera "Houdini" premieres in Amsterdam

Birthdays in Music

  • Debelah Morgan, American R&B singer

Deaths in Music

  • Alexander Tcherepnin, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 78
1977 in Music