On This Day in Music for April 17

Events in Music

  • 1968 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 1969 The Band (formerly The Hawks), perform their 1st concert, at Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, California
  • 1970 Paul McCartney releases his 1st solo album "McCartney"
  • 1977 "I Love My Wife" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 864 performances
  • 1994 "Little More Magic" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 30 performances
  • 1994 "Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 2015 Jazz composer and musician John Coltrane is awarded a posthumous Special Citation by the Pulitzer Prize board
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Weddings in Music

  • 1941 American actress Doris Day (19) weds trombonist Albert Jorden
  • 1993 "The Bangles" lead singer Susanna Hoffs (34) weds "Austin Powers" director Jay Roach (35)

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