Events in Music on June 22

  • 1959 "Class" by Chubby Checker peaks at #38
  • 1961 Beatles record Aint She Sweet, Cry for a Shadow, When the Saints Go Marching In, Why, Nobody's Child & My Bonnie, in Hamburg

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1963 "Little" Stevie Wonder (13) releases "Fingertips"

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • 1972 "Man of La Mancha" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 140 performances

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1973 George Harrison releases "Living in the Material World"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1976 "Godspell" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 527 performances
  • 1979 Little Richard quits rock & roll for religious pursuit
  • 1985 "Grind" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 79 performances

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1985 "Smuggler's Blues" by Glenn Frey peaks at #12

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey

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1990 Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • 1991 "I Hate Hamlet" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 88 performances

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1993 Wilson Pickett plead guilty to auto assault due to drunk driving

R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Wilson Pickett