On This Day

Events in Music on July 7

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1713 1st performance of George Frideric Handel's "Te Deum" & "Jubilate"

  • 1949 "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 performances
  • 1956 Douglas Moore/John Latouche' opera "Ballad of Baby Doe," premieres

Music releaseMusic Recording

1965 Otis Redding records "Respect"

Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding
  • 1967 Beatles' "All You Need is Love" is released
  • 1967 Doors' "Light My Fire" hits #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Singer-Songwriter Boy George
Boy George

Music concertMusic Concert

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

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • 2007 Worldwide performances by charity event Live Earth