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Events in Music in August 1972

  • Aug 5 Moody Blues release "Nights in White Satin"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 10 Paul & Linda McCartney are arrested in Sweden on drug possession

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • Aug 12 "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 156 performances

Oh! Calcutta! - The Bare FactsOh! Calcutta! - The Bare Facts

Aug 12 "Oh! Calcutta!" closes at Belasco Theater in NYC after 1316 performances
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A brief cover-up by the cast of
A brief cover-up by the cast of "Oh! Calcutta!"

Music concertMusic Concert

Aug 30 John Lennon and Yoko Ono perform at Madison Square Garden

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