August 1999 in Music

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Events in Music

  • Aug 9 The Diet of Japan enacts a law establishing the Hinomaru and Kimi Ga Yo as the official national flag and national anthem.

Music releaseMusic Recording

Aug 12 Shakira records her first live album in New York City, titled "MTV Unplugged"

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  • Aug 31 "Fly" 5th studio album by Dixie Chicks is released (Grammy Award Best Country Album 2000, Billboard Album of the Year 2000)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 16 Pee Wee King, American country musician and songwriter (b. 1914)
  • Aug 24 Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (b. 1929)
  • Aug 25 Rob Fisher, English musician (b. 1956)