On This Day

Events in Music in July 1973

  • Jul 1 "Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 711 performances
  • Jul 2 "You've Never Been This Far Before" single released by Conway Twitty (Billboard Song of the Year 1973)

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Jul 14 Phil Everly storms off stage declaring an end to Everly Brothers

Singer Phil Everly
Singer
Phil Everly
  • Jul 15 Ray Davies announces his retirement from The Kinks then attempts suicide

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Jul 25 George Harrison pays £1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert & album

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Jul 29 Led Zeppelin have more than $200,000 in cash stolen from a safety-deposit box at the New York Hilton