Events in Music on July 30

  • 1792 500 Marseillaisian men sing France's national anthem for 1st time

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1954 Elvis Presley joins the Memphis Federation of Musicians, Local 71

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

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1965 Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • 1966 Beatles' "Yesterday... & Today" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks

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1969 Barbra Streisand opens for Liberace at International Hotel, Las Vegas

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Pianist Liberace
Pianist
Liberace
  • 1970 30,000 attend Powder Ridge Rock Festival, Middlefield, Connecticut

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1971 George Harrison releases "Bangladesh"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1972 "Ain't Supposed to Die Death" closes at Barrymore NYC after 325 performances

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1977 "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" by Andy Gibb reaches number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb

Music releaseMusic Single

1991 Heavy metal band Metallica release their single "Enter Sandman"

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
  • 2006 World's longest running music show "Top of the Pops" is broadcast for the last time on BBC Two. The show aired for 42 years.