On This Day

Events in Music in September 1961

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 14 Dmitri Shostakovich becomes member of CP of USSR

  • Sep 26 "From the Second City" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 87 performances
  • Sep 28 "Purlie Victorious", a farce by Ossie Davis, opens on Broadway

Music releaseMusic Recording

Sep 29 Bob Dylan's 1st recording session-backup harmonica for Caroline Hester

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan