On This Day

On This Day in Music for June 22

Events in Music

  • 1849 Stephen C Massett opens concert at San Francisco courthouse using only piano in California
  • 1942 European broadcast première of Dmitri Shostakovich's 7th Symphony in London conducted by Sir Henry J. Wood and the London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 1959 "Along Came Jones" by The Coasters peaks at #9
  • 1959 "Class" the first hit by Chubby Checker peaks at #38 in the US
  • 1961 Beatles record "Ain't She Sweet", "Cry for a Shadow", "When the Saints Go Marching In", "Why", "Nobody's Child" & "My Bonnie", in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1963 "Little" Stevie Wonder aged 13 releases his first single "Fingertips" (first live non-studio recording to go to No. 1 on Billboard)
  • 1968 "Here Come Da Judge" by The Buena Vistas peaks at #88
  • 1969 Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance
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Weddings in Music

  • 2008 Record producer Timbaland (37) weds Monique Idlett (33) in Aruba

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