Events in Music on June 20

  • 1955 "Almost Crazy" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1963 Beatles form "Beatles Ltd" to handle their income

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1969 150,000 attend Newport '69, Jimi Hendrix gets $120,000 to appear

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • 1980 "Blues Brothers" with Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi opens in 594 theaters
  • 1981 Guitarist Gerry Cott quits Boomtown Rats