Events in Music in September 1957

  • Sep 9 "Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1
  • Sep 10 "Mask & Gown" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 39 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Sep 20 Leontyne Price makes her operatic stage debut singing Madame Lidoine in the US premiere of "Dialogues of the Carmelites" in San Francisco

Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price

Music release#1 in the Charts

Sep 23 "That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly

Music releaseMusic Single

Sep 24 "Jailhouse Rock" single released by Elvis Presley (Billboard Song of the Year 1957)

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • Sep 26 Bernstein & Sondheim's musical "West Side Story" premieres at the Winter Garden Theater in NYC
  • Sep 28 "Honeycomb," by Jimmie F. Rodgers hits #1
  • Sep 29 Buddy Holly & Crickets released 2nd single "Oh Boy!"/"Not Fade Away"