Events in Music on April 12

  • 1826 Weber's opera "Oberon" premieres in London

Music awardsMusic Awards

1961 3rd Grammy Awards: Theme From a Summer Place, Ray Charles wins 4

Musician Ray Charles
Ray Charles
  • 1963 Beatles "From Me to You" is released in UK
  • 1966 Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck

Music awardsMusic Awards

1978 13th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers and Crystal Gayle win

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers
  • 1989 3rd Soul Train Music Awards: Anita Baker, Bobby Brown win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990 James Brown moves to a work-release center after serving 15 months

Singer James Brown
James Brown
  • 1992 "Streetcar Named Desire" opens at Ethel Barrymore NYC for 137 performances