Events in Music on July 15

  • 1949 "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • 1961 "Donnybrook!" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 1967 "Sweet Charity" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 608 performances

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1972 "Honky Chateau" becomes Elton John's first No. 1 album in the US, includes hit "Rocket Man"

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • 1973 Ray Davies announces his retirement from The Kinks then attempts suicide

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1984 John Lennon's "I'm Stepping Out" released posthumously

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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1987 Boy George barred from British TV show, he may be a bad influence

Singer-Songwriter Boy George
Singer-Songwriter
Boy George

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2015 Robbie Williams announces he is returning to boy band Take That