On This Day

Events in Music in June 1971

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Jun 1 "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" opens at Golden NYC for 31 performances

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Cartoonist
Charles M. Schulz

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Jun 6 John Lennon and Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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Jun 9 Paul McCartney's album "Ram" goes gold

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jun 17 Carole King's album "Tapestry" goes to No. 1 on US album charts and stays there for 15 weeks
  • Jun 21 50,000 attend Celebration of Life, rock concert, McCrea Louisiana

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Jun 24 "McCabe and Mrs Miller" film by Robert Altman, starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie with songs by Leonard Cohen is released

Actress Julie Christie
Actress
Julie Christie
Film Director Robert Altman
Film Director
Robert Altman
Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen

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Jun 25 Stevie Wonder releases "Where I'm Coming From"

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • Jun 26 "Man of La Mancha" closes at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC after 2329 performances
  • Jun 27 "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" closes at Golden NYC after 31 performances
  • Jun 27 Bill Graham's New York rock venue Fillmore East closes down, to be succeeded by Fillmore West in San Francisco

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Jun 29 Rolling Stones Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards