On This Day

Events in Music in June 1982

  • Jun 2 "Blues in the Night" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 53 performances
  • Jun 5 "Murphy's Law" by Cheri hits #39

Album Release

Jun 16 Columbia Records releases "Somewhere in the Stars", the fourth studio album by Rosanne Cash; produced by husband Rodney Crowell, and featuring her father Johnny Cash on one track

  • Jun 18 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Van Morrison and Jackson Browne headline; other performers include: Osibisa, Judie Tzuke, Richie Havens, Aswad, Steel Pulse, Thompson Twins, Climax Blues Band, Talisman, and Incubus

Music Single

Jun 21 Paul McCartney releases single "Take It Away"

  • Jun 27 "Dancin'" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 1,774 performances
  • Jun 30 "Lena Horne: Lady, Music" closes at Nederlander, NYC, after 333 performances