On This Day

Events in Music in June 1973

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 1 George Harrison's "Living in the Material World" goes gold

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 1 Paul McCartney & Wings release "Live & Let Die"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jun 2 "Nash at Nine" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • Jun 3 "Smith" closes at Eden Theater NYC after 17 performances

Music releaseMusic Single

Jun 15 “Let’s Get It On” single released by Marvin Gaye (Billboard R&B Song of the Year 1973, #4 overall)

Singer Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye

Music releaseMusic Recording

Jun 17 Dolly Parton records her song "I Will Always Love You" (later huge hit for Whitney Houston) for RCA in Nashville

Country Singer Dolly Parton
Country Singer
Dolly Parton
Singer Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
  • Jun 22 George Harrison releases "Living in the Material World"
  • Jun 23 "Cyrano" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • Jun 23 "Sugar" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 506 performances
  • Jun 26 London production of musical "Grease" premieres