On This Day

October 2006 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Single

Oct 23 "Irreplaceable" single released by Beyonce (Soul Train Music Awards Best R&B/Soul Single 2007, Billboard Song of the Year 2007)

Weddings in Music

  • Oct 14 Merengue singer Melina Leon (33) weds Ruy Fernando Delgado at La Iglesia Metodista Universitaria in San Juan, Puerto Rico

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 14 "Celtic Tiger" choreographer Michael Flatley (48) weds fellow dancer Niamh O'Brien at St. Patrick's Church in Fermoy, Ireland

Irish Dancer Michael Flatley
Irish Dancer
Michael Flatley

Deaths in Music

  • Oct 14 Jared Anderson, American bassist (b. 1975)
  • Oct 14 Freddy Fender, American musician ("Before the Next Teardrop Falls"), dies at 69
  • Oct 16 Tommy Johnson, American tubist (b. 1935)
  • Oct 18 Anna Russell, English music satirist and composer, dies at 94
  • Oct 21 Rene Gerber, Swiss composer, dies at 98
  • Oct 28 Marijohn Wilkin, American songwriter (One Day at a Time), dies of heart disease at 86