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
  • 1968 Rock group "Yardbirds" disband

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Singer-Songwriter Boy George
Singer-Songwriter
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
Opera Singer and Conductor Plácido Domingo
Opera Singer and Conductor
Plácido Domingo
Opera Singer José Carreras
Opera Singer
José Carreras
  • 2007 Worldwide performances by charity event Live Earth