Events in Music on July 31

  • 1948 "Brigadoon" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances

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1959 Cliff Richard and the Shadows have their 1st British No. 1 single with "Living' Doll" (biggest British single of 1959)

  • 1964 Rolling Stone concert in Ireland halts after 12 minutes due to riot

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1966 Alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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1967 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger and Keith Richards end 1 month jail sentence

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
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Keith Richards
Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 1968 The Beatles close Apple Boutique in London, giving clothes away for free
  • 1979 "But Never Jam Today" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1987 Guns & Roses song "Appetite for Destruction" is released
  • 1993 Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops

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2018 Rihanna becomes the first black woman to appear on the cover of British Vogue's September issue

Singer Rihanna
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