On This Day

January 2007 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jan 30 "Lost Without U" single released by Robin Thicke (Billboard Song of the Year 2007)

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 1 Julius Hegyi, American conductor, dies at 83
  • Jan 1 Del Reeves, American country singer, dies at 74
  • Jan 1 Tad Jones, American jazz music historian, dies at 54
  • Jan 3 Janos Furst, Hungarian orchestral conductor (b. 1935)
  • Jan 4 José Vicente Asuar, Chilean electronic music composer, dies at 83
  • Jan 6 Sneaky Pete Kleinow, American country-rock musician (Flying Burrito Brothers), dies at 72
  • Jan 7 Lou Brown, American orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show), dies at 94
  • Jan 11 Puchi Balseiro, Puerto Rican singer & songwriter (b. 1926)
  • Jan 12 Alice Coltrane [née McLeod], American jazz harp, piano, and organ player (Journey in Satchidananda) dies of respiratory failure at 69
  • Jan 13 Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist (Brecker Brothers), dies at 57
  • Jan 13 Doyle Holly, American comedian and musician (Buckaroos), dies at 70
  • Jan 16 Thornton James "Pookie" Hudson, American vocalist (The Spaniels- "Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite"), dies of cancer at 72
  • Jan 18 Brent Liles, American musician (Agent Orange/Social Distortion) (b. 1963)
  • Jan 19 Denny Doherty, Canadian singer (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1940)
  • Jan 19 Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer, dies at 37
  • Jan 28 Karel Svoboda, Czech composer of popular music (b. 1938)
  • Jan 31 Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer (b. 1950)