Events in Music on January 19

Music Premiere

1853 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore" premieres in Rome

Music Premiere

1884 Jules Massenet's opera "Manon" premieres in Paris

  • 1971 "No, No Nanette" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 861 performances

Music History

1971 The Beatles' "Helter Skelter" is played at Charles Manson trial

Music History

1985 "Born in the USA", single by Bruce Springsteen, peaks at #9

  • 1992 Cy Coleman and David Zippel's musical "City of Angels" closes at the Virginia Theater, NYC, after 879 performances, winning 6 Tony and 8 Drama Desk Awards

Album Release

1993 Columbia Records releases "The Wheel", the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash. co-produced by Cash and future husband John Leventhal

Hall of Fame

1994 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: The Animals; The Band; Duane Eddy; The Grateful Dead; Elton John; John Lennon; Bob Marley; Rod Stewart; Willie Dixon; and Johnny Otis