On This Day

September 22, 1985 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

First Farm Aid benefit concert, Champaign, Illinois; organized by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp; performers included Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Hoyt Axton, Joni Mitchell, Rickie Lee Jones, and Emmylou Harris

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young
Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King

Birthdays in Music

  • Aaron Diehl, American jazz pianist, and composer (Three Streams of Expression), born in Columbus, Ohio