Events in Music on June 14

  • 1881 Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
  • 1923 Recording of 1st country music hit (Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane)

Music Recording

1946 Nat King Cole records "The Christmas Song" (written by Mel Tormé and Bob Wells) for the first time

  • 1951 "Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater NYC for 37 performances

Music History

1953 Elvis Presley graduates from L. C. Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee

  • 1956 "New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances

Music History

1964 Drummer Ringo Starr re-unites with the Beatles in Melbourne, Australia, after recovering from tonsillitis

  • 1965 Beatles release album "Beatles VI"

Historic Publication

1965 John Lennon's second book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published

Television Premiere

1967 "The Steve Allen Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS-TV

TV Show Appearance

1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on David Frost's British TV Show

  • 1979 Rock group "Little Feat" disbands

Music History

1980 Theme From NY, NY by Frank Sinatra hits #32

  • 1981 No Nukes concert at Hollywood Bowl
  • 1988 "Guy" debut album by Guy is released

Music History

1988 Woman sues Chuck Berry for $5,000,000, alleges he hit her

Music History

1989 "You've Got A Friend" singer-songwriter Carole King gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Music Awards

2000 34th Country Weekly Presents the TNN Music Awards: George Strait & Faith Hill win

  • 2006 Ringo Starr's ninth All-Starr Band debuts in concert; members include: Billy Squier, Richard Marx, Edgar Winter, Rod Argent, Hamish Stuart, and Sheila E.
  • 2012 Ringo Starr's twelfth All-Starr Band debuts in concert; members include: Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren, Richard Page, Gregg Bissonette, and Mark Rivera, 2012-13 / Warren Ham, 2014-17

FIFA World Cup

2018 21st FIFA World Cup opens at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia with British singer Robbie Williams and Russian soprano Aida Garifullina performing

Album Release

2019 Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen's 19th studio album "Western Stars"

Music History

2022 K-pop group BTS announce they are taking a break to pursue individual projects [1]