On This Day in Music for November 1

Events in Music

  • 1965 Promoter Bill Graham books his 1st concert at Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, a benefit for political satirists 'The San Francisco Mime Troupe"
  • 1969 The Beatles' "Abbey Road" album goes #1 in US and stays #1 for 11 weeks
  • 1971 Family Productions releases "Cold Spring Harbor", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's debut studio album; a mastering error caused music to be sped up
  • 1973 Jerry Livingston and Mack David's musical "Molly", starring Kaye Ballard, opens at Alvin Theater, NYC; runs for 68 performances
  • 1976 Ron Eliran and Harvey Jacobs' musical revue "Don't Step On My Olive Branch" opens at Playhouse, NYC; runs for 16 performances
  • 1989 "Les Miserables" opens at Curran Theatre, San Francisco, California
  • 1990 Revival of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin's musical "Oh, Kay!" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC; runs for 77 performances
  • 1997 Expanded Negro Leagues Museum and the new American Jazz Museum open in Kansas City's historic 18th and Vine district
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Weddings in Music

  • 1988 American actor Jeff Goldblum (36) weds American actress Geena Davis (32) in Las Vegas; separate in 1990; divorce finalized in 1991

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Musicians Who Died on Nov 1

  • 1711 Christian Demelius, composer, dies at 68
  • 1750 Giuseppe Sammartini, composer, dies at 55
  • 1768 (Pieter) Pierre van Maldere, Flemish violinist and composer, dies at 39
  • 1788 Johann Samuel Schroeter, composer, dies
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