On This Day in Music for June 7

Events in Music

  • 1952 "3 Wishes after Jamie" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 94 performances
  • 1963 1st Rolling Stones TV appearance (Thank Your Lucky Stars) & release 1st single, "Come On"
  • 1964 Beatles travel canals of Amsterdam, with a substitute for Ringo
  • 1969 Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash perform duet on a Grand Ole Opry TV special
  • 1969 Supergroup Blind Faith's debut performance in Hyde Park, London, featuring Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Steve Baler and Rick Grech
  • 1969 Tommy James and the Shondells release single "Crystal Blue Persuasion"
  • 1970 The Who's "Tommy" is performed at NYC's Lincoln Center
  • 1972 Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's musical "Grease" starring Barry Bostwick, Carole Demas, and Adrienne Barbeau, opens at Broadhurst Theater, NYC; runs for 3,388 performances
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Weddings in Music

  • 1974 Irish actor and singer Richard Harris (43) weds American actress Ann Turkel (27); divorce in 1982
  • 1986 Australian "Air Supply" guitarist Graham Russell (35) weds fan Jodi Varble (21)
  • 1991 American pop singer Jimmy Osmond (28) weds Michelle Larson

Divorces in Music

  • 2016 American model Amber Rose (32) weds American rapper Wiz Khalifa (28) divorce after not quite 3 years of marriage

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Musicians Who Died on Jun 7

  • 1571 Francesco Corteccia, Italian composer, dies at 68
  • 1676 Paul Gerhardt, German Luthern hymnist, dies at 69
  • 1723 Miguel Lopez, Spanish composer and organist, dies at 64
  • 1778 Johann Georg Zechner, Austrian composer, dies at 62
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