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

Music History

1970 British keyboard playing singer-songwriter Christine McVie (née Perfect) joins rock band Fleetwood Mac

  • 1977 Gary Geld and Peter Udell'c musical "Shenandoah", based on the film of the same name, closes at Alvin Theater, NYC after 1,050 performances and 2 Tony Awards

Music Recording

1980 John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin recording sessions for their "Double Fantasy" album at the Hit Factory, NYC

  • 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
  • 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 Concert

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

Music Single

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

Music Single

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