Events in Music on February 4

Music History

1938 "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder opens on Broadway

  • 1958 "Oh, Captain!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 192 performances
  • 1960 Lionel Bart's musical comedy "Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'be" opens at Garrick Theatre, London; runs for 886 pefromances
  • 1962 "Gay Life" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 113 performances
  • 1967 "Wild Thing" cover version by "Senator Bobby" hits #20 on the pop singles chart
  • 1968 "Golden Rainbow" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 355 performances
  • 1969 Beatles appoint Eastman & Eastman as general counsel to Apple Records
  • 1970 "Charles Aznavour" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 1970 "Gantry" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 1 performance
  • 1973 "No, No Nanette" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 861 performances
  • 1977 "Rumours" 11th studio album by Fleetwood Mac is released (Grammy Album of the Year)
  • 1977 Wings release their single "Maybe I'm Amazed"
  • 1982 Musical "Pump Boys & Dinettes" opens at Princess Theater, NYC; runs for 573 performances
  • 1984 "9" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 739 performances
  • 1984 "Backstage Magic" opens at CommuniCore

Music History

2015 Post Malone uploads his debut single "White Iverson" to his SoundCloud account

  • 2016 Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison knighted by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace