On This Day

Events in Music in January 1958

Music concertMusic Concert

Jan 2 Dmitri Shostakovich' 2nd Piano concert, premieres in NY

  • Jan 7 Gibson issued US patent for the Flying V Guitar

Music release#1 in the Charts

Jan 10 Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the UK pop charts

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Jan 23 "Body Beautiful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 60 performances