June 1991 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 8 "Our Country's Good" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • Jun 10 25th Music City News Country Awards: Ricky Van Shelton

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 11 Natalie Cole releases "Unforgettable...with Love", covering her father's standards, (Grammy for Album of the Year)

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole
  • Jun 16 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 241 performances

Music releaseMusic Single

Jun 18 "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" single released by Bryan Adams (Billboard Song of the Year 1991)

Singer Bryan Adams
Singer
Bryan Adams
  • Jun 22 "I Hate Hamlet" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 88 performances
  • Jun 23 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Babalu Music"
  • Jun 26 "Getting Married" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 70 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 "Jackie Mason - Brand New" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 216 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 7 Singer Jimmy Osmond weds Michelle Larson
  • Jun 9 Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 1 David Ruffin, vocalist (The Temptations), dies of drug overdose at 50
  • Jun 6 Larry Kert, actor (Tony-West Side Story), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Jun 6 Stan Getz, jazz saxophonist (Girl from Impanima), dies at 64
  • Jun 9 Claudio Arrau, Chilian/US pianist/composer, dies at 88
  • Jun 9 Max van Praag, Dutch singer, dies at 77
  • Jun 16 Vicky Brown, US singer (Power of Love), dies
  • Jun 23 Bill Buysman, Dutch guitarist/singer (Kilima Hawaiians), dies
  • Jun 29 Richard "Groove" Holmes, American jazz musician (Misty), dies of cancer at 60