On This Day

Events in Music on August 7

  • 1949 "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 performances
  • 1954 "Golden Apple" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 125 performances
  • 1970 Christine Perfect (McVie) joins Fleetwood Mac
  • 1977 "Shenandoah" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 1,050 performances
  • 1983 "Merlin" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • 1984 Harmonica Frank [Floyd], American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player dies of lung cancer and diabetes complications at 75

Music releaseMusic Recording

1985 Barbra Streisand records "Broadway Album"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1986 "Honky Tonk Nights" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1993 "Camelot" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1994 "Hedda Gabler" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 33 performances

Music concertMusic Concert

1997 Garth Brooks performs a free concert in NYC's Central Park for HBO, later releasing it as Garth: Live from Central Park

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks

Music releaseMusic Single

2009 “Tik Tok” single released by Kesha (Billboard Song of the Year 2010)

Singer-Songwriter Kesha
Singer-Songwriter
Kesha

Music releaseMusic Single

2020 Cardi B releases single "WAP", featuring Megan Thee Stallion, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

Rapper Cardi B
Rapper
Cardi B
Rapper and Singer-Songwriter Megan Thee Stallion
Rapper and Singer-Songwriter
Megan Thee Stallion