Year 1979 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 6 The Village People's Y.M.C.A becomes their only UK #1 single. At its peak it sold over 150,000 copies a day.
  • May 8 The Cure release their debut album "Three Imaginary Boys" (Boys Don't Cry in US, Australia)

Music Awards in 1979

Musicians Married in 1979

  • Apr 6 British singer Rod Stewart (34) weds American model and actress Alana Collins(33); divorce in 1984
  • Apr 7 American country singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash (23) weds American singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell (28); divorce in 1992
  • May 19 British guitarist Eric Clapton (34) marries model and George Harrison's ex-wife Pattie Boyd (35); divorce in 1989

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