Events in Music in May 1977

  • May 2 "The King & I" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 719 performances
  • May 6 "Beatles at Hollywood Bowl" released in UK
  • May 7 "Happy End" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 75 performances
  • May 7 22nd Eurovision Song Contest: Marie Myriam for France wins singing "L'oiseau et l'enfant" in London

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May 12 1st quadrophonic concert by Pink Floyd in London

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
  • May 21 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 167 performances
  • May 25 "Beatles Live! At Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" released
  • May 27 The Sex Pistols release "God Save the Queen", sparking major controversy and leading to a ban on the song by the BBC
  • May 31 "Beatlemania" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 920 performances