On This Day in Music for July 6

Events in Music

  • 1946 "St Louis Woman" closes at Martin Beck Theater, NYC, after 113 performances
  • 1957 John Lennon (16) & Paul McCartney (15) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at St. Peter's, Woolton's Parish Church in Liverpool, introduced by mutual friend Ivan Vaughn
  • 1964 The Beatles' film "A Hard Day's Night" premieres at The Pavilion in London, England
  • 1965 Psychedelic rock band "Jefferson Airplane" forms in San Francisco, California
  • 1975 Dmitri Shostakovich completes Sonate for alto, opus 147
  • 1997 Musical revue "Dream", based on songs of Johnny Mercer, closes at Royale Theatre, NYC, after 109 performances
  • 2005 Live 8 concert at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland; performers include Wet Wet Wet, Annie Lennox, James Brown, the Corrs, and The Proclaimers
  • 2010 "Incubus" singer Brandon Boyd announces the release of his debut solo album, "The Wild Trapeze"
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