On This Day

Events in Music in July 1972

  • Jul 1 Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 524 performances
  • Jul 1 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 1750 performances
  • Jul 2 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 performances

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Jul 9 1st tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France)

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

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Jul 15 "Honky Chateau" becomes Elton John's first No. 1 album in the US, includes hit "Rocket Man"

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • Jul 18 200,000 attend Mt Pocono rock festival in Penns
  • Jul 30 "Ain't Supposed to Die Death" closes at Barrymore NYC after 325 performances