On This Day

July 2009 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 13 "She Wolf", the lead single from Shakira's eighth album, premieres

Singer Shakira

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 4 Drake Levin, American rock musician (b. 1946)
  • Jul 4 Jim Chapin, American drummer (b.1919)
  • Jul 6 Johnny Collins, British folk and maritime music singer (b. 1938)
  • Jul 17 Gordon Waller, Scottish singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love), dies at 64
  • Jul 20 Ria Brieffies, Dutch singer (b. 1957)
  • Jul 23 Danny McBride, American musician (Sha Na Na), dies at 63
  • Jul 27 George Russell, American jazz pianist (The Jazz Workshop), dies of complications from Alzheimer's disease at 86
  • Jul 28 Peter Richard Tahourdin, English-Australian composer, dies at 80