October 1995 in Music

Events in Music

  • Oct 2 "Moon Over Buffalo" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Oct 2 British band Oasis release their second studio album "(What's the Story) Morning Glory?", sells record 347,000 copies 1st week

Musician Noel Gallagher
Musician
Noel Gallagher
  • Oct 4 29th Country Music Association Award: Krauss Jackson win
  • Oct 5 "Company" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Oct 10 "Garden District" opens at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
  • Oct 12 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 46 performances
  • Oct 19 "Hello Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 118 performances
  • Oct 22 "Swinging On a Star" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 performances
  • Oct 25 "Victor/Victoria" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 25 Singer Cliff Richard receives his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II, - 1st rock star to be knighted

Singer Cliff Richard
Singer
Cliff Richard
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Oct 29 "Fool Moon" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 2 Norman Ewart Thurston, musician, dies at 74
  • Oct 5 Dick Henry Jurgen, bandleader, dies at 85
  • Oct 6 Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario, dies at 88
  • Oct 6 Walter "Crash" Morgan, drummer, dies at 35
  • Oct 8 Christopher Keene, musician, dies at 48
  • Oct 12 Eleanor Aller, cellist, dies at 78
  • Oct 13 Golfredo Corradetti, conductor, dies at 79
  • Oct 18 Bryan Johnson, singer/actor, dies at 69
  • Oct 19 Don E Cherry, jazz Musician, dies at 58
  • Oct 20 Raymond Rasberry, pianist/singer, dies at 65
  • Oct 21 Maxene Andrews, vocalist (Andrews Sister), dies of heart attack at 79
  • Oct 21 Shannon Hoon, vocalist (Blind Melon), dies of drug overdose at 28
  • Oct 30 Brian Easdale, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 31 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, dies at 94
  • Oct 31 Lloyd Lambert, bassist, dies at 67
  • Oct 31 Louis Levy Jr, music publisher, dies at 84