On This Day in Music for March 22

Events in Music

  • 1957 "All Shook Up" single released by Elvis Presley
  • 1963 The Beatles release their 1st album, "Please Please Me"
  • 1969 "Come Summer" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1971 6th Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Lynn Anderson win
  • 1972 Musical "The Selling of the President" opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 5 performances
  • 1975 "Dr Jazz" closes at Winter Garden Theater, NYC, after 5 performances
  • 1975 "Letter for Queen Victoria" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • 1975 20th Eurovision Song Contest: Teach-In for Netherlands wins singing "Ding-a-dong" in Stockholm
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Weddings in Music

  • 1984 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (36) weds singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (23) in Hampshire, England
  • 1992 American record producer Lou Adler (58) weds American actress Page Hannah (27) (Daryl's sister)
  • 2009 "The Wonder Years" actress Danica McKellar (36) weds composer Mike Verta (36) at St. James by the Sea Episcopal Church in La Jolla, California

Divorces in Music

  • 1948 Musician Nat King Cole (29) divorces dancer Nadine Robinson after 11 years of marriage

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Musicians Who Died on Mar 22

  • 1687 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Italian-born French composer (Miserere Suites de Symphonies et Trios), dies at 54
  • 1727 Francesco Gasparini, Italian baroque composer (Ambleto; Missa Canonica), dies at 59
  • 1758 Richard Leveridge, English bass singer and composer, dies at 87
  • 1796 Gaspare Gabellone, Italian composer, dies at 68
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