Events in Music on March 1

Music releaseMusic Recording

1928 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra record "Ol' Man River" for Victor Records featuring Bing Crosby

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1956 "Crazy Arms" single released by Ray Price - his 1st no.1 (Billboard Song of the Year 1956)
  • 1957 "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 123 performances
  • 1961 Cellist Jacqueline du PrĂ©s debut in Wigmore Hall
  • 1969 "Red, White, & Maddox" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 1969 After 88 weeks the Beatles' album Sgt Pepper's Lonly Hearts Club Band drops off the charts

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969 Jim Morrison allegedly exposes himself on stage at the Dinner Key Auditorium in Miami, Florida

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • 1973 Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens

Music releaseAlbum Release

1973 Pink Floyd release their album "Dark Side of the Moon", since sold over 45 million copies

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters

Music concertMusic Concert

1974 George Harrison announces his concert tour of US in November

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1975 17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
  • 1975 Eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1

Music awardsMusic Awards

1976 11th Academy of Country Music Awards: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Singer-songwriter
Loretta Lynn
  • 1978 "Timbuktu!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 243 performances
  • 1979 "Sweeney Todd" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 557 performances
  • 1980 Patti Smith & MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1981 Duke Ellington's musical "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne, NYC for 767 performances

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1985 Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • 1992 "Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco NYC after 41 performances
  • 1992 "Visit" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1994 36th Grammy Awards: I Will Always Love You, Toni Braxton wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

1995 37th Grammy Awards: All I Want to Do, Streets of Philadelphia, Sheryl Crow

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow
Singer-songwriter
Sheryl Crow
  • 1997 "Mandy Patinkin in Concert" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • 1998 "Art" opens at Royale Theater NYC

Music awardsMusic Awards

2003 17th Soul Train Music Awards: LL Cool J, Mariah Carey & Nelly win

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey