Events in Music on April 21

Music History

1925 Noël Coward's "Fallen Angels" premieres in London

#1 in the Charts

1956 Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel", becomes #1

Music History

1963 Beatles meet The Rolling Stones for the 1st time

  • 1977 C Strouse & M Charnin's musical "Annie" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 2377 performances
  • 1979 "Carmelina" closes at St James Theater NYC after 17 performances

Music History

1984 After 37 weeks Michael Jackson's album "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by movie soundtrack for "Footloose"

Music Recording

1988 Barbra Streisand records "You'll Never Know"

  • 1992 Allen Toussaint's musical revue "High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" opens at the Helen Hayes Theater, NYC; runs for 13 performances.
  • 1993 "Wilder, Wilder, Wilder" opens at Circle in Sq NYC for 30 performances
  • 1994 Revival of William Inge's stage drama "Picnic" opens at Criterion Theater, NYC; runs for 45 performances
  • 1996 "Delicate Balance" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC

CMT Music Awards

2004 38th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Toby Keith, Shania Twain & Kenny Chesney win

Music Concert

2004 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Bette Midler, and Little Jimmy Scott