On This Day

May 6, 2002 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

  • "The Good Stuff" single released by Kenny Chesney (Billboard Song of the Year 2002)

Deaths in Music

  • Murray Adaskin, Canadian violinist, composer, conductor (Saskatoon Symphony), and teacher (University of Saskatchewan), dies at 96
  • Otis Blackwell, American songwriter ("Fever"; "Don't Be Cruel"; "Great Balls Of Fire"; All Shook Up"), dies of a heart attack at 70
2002 in Music