Events in Music on July 25

Music concertMusic Concert

1933 1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • 1964 "Here's Love" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 338 performances
  • 1964 Beatles' album "A Hard Day's Night" goes #1, stays #1 for 14 weeks

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1965 Bob Dylan is booed by sections of the crowd at the Newport Folk Festival for performing with an electric guitar, beginning of folk-rock

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • 1966 Brian Jones final perfomance as a Rolling Stone
  • 1966 Supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love"
  • 1969 70,000 attend Seattle Pop Festival
  • 1970 "(They Long to Be) Close to You" sung by the Carpenters reaches #1

Music concertMusic Concert

1973 George Harrison pays £1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert & album

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison

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1975 David Bowie releases "Fame"

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie
  • 1978 John Lydon forms rock group Public Ltd Image

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1983 Metallica's debut album Kill 'Em All is released on Megaforce Records

Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
  • 1985 Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirms he has AIDS
  • 1990 "Les Miserables" opens at Princess Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
  • 1997 Rocker Rick Danko gets suspended sentence in Japan for drug smuggling