Events in Music on June 9

  • 1890 Opera "Robin Hood" premieres in Chicago
  • 1924 "Jelly-Roll Blues" is recorded by blues great Jelly Roll Morton
  • 1958 "Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley hits #1

Music concertMusic Concert

1962 Tony Bennett debuts in concert at Carnegie Hall in NYC

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1963 Barbra Streisand appears on "Ed Sullivan Show"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1969 Brian Jones leaves the Rolling Stones after developing a serious drug problem

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1970 Bob Dylan given honorary Doctorate of Music at Princeton University

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

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1971 Paul McCartney's album "Ram" goes gold

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

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1972 Bruce Springsteen signs a record deal with Columbia

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen

Music concertMusic Concert

1974 Supergroup Blind Faith's (Eric Clapton, Windwood, Baker) 1st concert

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton

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1980 14th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers & Loretta Lynn

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Singer-songwriter
Loretta Lynn

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1984 Weird Al Yankovic gives a live performance at Starlight Amphitheater

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic

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1990 Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

Music awardsMusic Awards

2010 44th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Keith Urban wins