Events in Music on August 29

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1958 George Harrison joins The Quarrymen (Lennon-McCartney-Best-Sutcliffe)

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Music releaseMusic Single

1958 Cliff Richard and the Drifters release single "Move It", Richards debut single. Credited as 1st British Rock n Roll song.

  • 1964 "Funny Thing Happened" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 965 performances
  • 1966 The Beatles' last public concert (Candlestick Park, San Francisco)

Music releaseAlbum Release

1977 Iggy Pop releases his second album "Lust for Life", a collaboration with David Bowie

Rocker Iggy Pop
Rocker
Iggy Pop
Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • 1982 Steve Miller's "Abracadabra" hits #1

Music releaseAlbum Release

1994 British band Oasis release their debut album "Definitely Maybe", becomes fastest-selling album ever in UK

Musician Noel Gallagher
Musician
Noel Gallagher

Music awardsMusic Awards

2002 19th MTV Video Music Awards: Eminem & Pink win

Rapper Eminem
Rapper
Eminem
Singer Pink
Singer
Pink

Music awardsMusic Awards

2004 21st MTV Video Music Awards: OutKast, Beyoncé & Usher f/ Lil Jon & Ludacris win

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles
Singer Usher
Singer
Usher