On This Day

Events in Music in May 1976

  • May 4 "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 7 performances
  • May 8 "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 7 performances
  • May 9 "So Long 174th St" closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • May 15 Fonz Song by Heyettes hits #91
  • May 15 Kentucky Moonrunner by Cledus Maggard hits #85
  • May 27 "Something's Afoot" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 61 performances

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May 29 "One Piece At A Time" by Johnny Cash hits #29

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  • May 31 The Who set the record for the loudest concert of all time, 120 decibels at 50 metres, at The Valley in Charlton