On This Day

Events in Music in October 1973

Music releaseAlbum Release

Oct 5 "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" 7th studio album by Elton John is released

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • Oct 15 7th Country Music Association Award: Roy Clark wins
  • Oct 18 Judd Woldon & Robert Britten's musical"Raisin" opens at 46th St Theater, NYC for 847 performances

Music releaseMusic Single

Oct 19 Ringo Starr releases music single "Photograph" in the UK

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

AustraliaSydney Opera House

Oct 20 Queen Elizabeth II opens the Sydney Opera House

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The Sydney Opera House, New South Wales, Australia
The Sydney Opera House, New South Wales, Australia
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 24 John Lennon sues US government to admit FBI is tapping his phone

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Oct 26 Wings release "Helen Wheels"