On This Day in Music for January 22

Events in Music

  • 1931 Jazz trumpeter Clyde McCoy records "Sugar Blues" for Columbia Records; sells over 14 million copies internationally
  • 1934 Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District" debuts in Leningrad
  • 1949 "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 performances
  • 1968 "Lady Soul" 14th studio album by Aretha Franklin is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1968)
  • 1969 "Celebration" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 110 performances
  • 1971 John Lennon and Plastic Ono Band record "Power to the People" at his Ascot Sound home studio at Tittenhurst Park, England
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Weddings in Music

  • 2006 Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley (37) weds American guitarist and producer Michael Lockwood (44) at Kyoto, Japan

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Musicians Who Died on Jan 22

  • 1599 Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian composer, dies at 51
  • 1700 Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer, dies at 39
  • 1781 Johann Siebenkas, composer, dies at 66
  • 1796 Bernhard Hupfeld, composer, dies at 78
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