On This Day

Events in Music in June 1962

Music release#1 in the Charts

Jun 2 Ray Charles' cover "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" from his influential crossover album "Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music" hits #1 on Billboard

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 6 The Beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time and record "Besame Mucho" with Pete Best on drums

Music Producer George Martin
Music Producer
George Martin
Original Drummer of the Beatles Pete Best
Original Drummer of the Beatles
Pete Best

Music concertMusic Concert

Jun 9 Tony Bennett debuts in concert at Carnegie Hall in NYC

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett
  • Jun 23 "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 performances