On This Day in Music for February 9

Events in Music

  • 1893 Giuseppe Verdi's comic opera "Falstaff" premieres at La Scala in Milan, Italy
  • 1961 The Beatles first gig at Liverpool's Cavern Club; they would play there nearly 300 times over the next two years
  • 1971 Elektra Records releases eponymous debut album of American singer-songwriter Carly Simon; garners two Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist
  • 1974 "Daddy What If" by Bobby Bare peaks at #41
  • 1974 "The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)" by Gordon Sinclair peaks at #24
  • 1984 "Rink" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • 1985 Madonna's album "Like a Virgin" goes #1 for 3 weeks
  • 1991 "This Is Ponderous" by 2nu peaks at #46
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