On This Day

Events in Music in April 1966

  • Apr 1 "Hold On, I'm Comin'" single released by Sam & Dave

Music Recording

Apr 11 Frank Sinatra records "Strangers in the Night" single for his album of the same name. Later reaches #1 Billboard charts

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • Apr 12 Rocker Jan Berry crashes his Corvette into a parked truck, an accident which leaves him with long-lasting health issues

Album Release

Apr 15 The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath", their fourth studio album in UK (6th in US)

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts

Music Concert

Apr 27 Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 2nd Cello Concert