Events in Music on June 3

  • 1939 Beer Barrel Polka hits #1 on the pop singles chart by Will Glahe
  • 1948 The musical "Sleepy Hollow" opens at St James Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1961 "Wildcat" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 172 performances
  • 1964 Rolling Stones begin 1st US tour (with Bobby Goldsboro & Bobby Vee)
  • 1967 Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1
  • 1973 "Smith" closes at Eden Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1979 "Madwoman of Central Park West" opens on Broadway
  • 1980 "It's So Nice to Be Civilized" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 8 performances
  • 1984 "Wiz" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 13 performances

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2013 Lorde releases her debut single "Royals" (2014 Grammy Song of the Year)

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