On This Day

Events in Music in April 1966

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

Music releaseMusic 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
  • Apr 15 Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"

Music concertMusic Concert

Apr 27 Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 2nd Cello Concert