Events in Music on July 7

  • 1949 "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 performances
  • 1956 Douglas Moore/John Latouche' opera "Ballad of Baby Doe," premieres
  • 1967 Doors' "Light My Fire" hits #1
  • 1967 The Beatles release single "All You Need is Love"
  • 1968 Rock group "Yardbirds" disband

Music History

1986 It is reported that Boy George is being treated for heroin addiction

Music History

1988 Hungarian state funeral for composer Béla Bartók in Budapest, 42 years after his death with his remains relocated from New York

  • 1989 Concert by the Grateful Dead with Bruce Hornsby & the Range becomes final event at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, six days before structure is condemned

Music Concert

1990 1st 'Three Tenors' concert featuring Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti at Baths of Caracalla in Rome; recording becomes world's best-selling classical record

Music Concert

2007 Worldwide charity concert event "Live Earth" takes place at 12 venues on seven continents; performers include: Genesis, Keith Urban; Foo Fighters; John Legend; Melissa Etheridge; Dave Matthews Band; The Police; Roger Waters; Madonna; Alicia Keys; Garth Brooks; Crowded House; Jack Johnson; Shakira; Soweto Gospel Choir; Angélique Kidjo; UB40; Jack Johnson; Linkin Park; Rihanna; Pharrel Williams; Yusef Islam; Sarah Brightman; and Nunatak