Events in Music on March 10

  • 1888 1st performance of Caesar Franck's symphonic poem for chorus and orchestra "Psyché"

Music Premiere

1906 1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Sonatine" by pianist Paule de Lestang, in Lyon, France

  • 1940 1st US opera telecast, W2XBS, NYC: Ruggero Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci"
  • 1951 "Where's Charley?" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1965 "I've Got a Tiger By the Tail" album by Buck Owens is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1965)

Album Release

1967 "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You", American singer Aretha Franklin's tenth overall studio album, and first on Atlantic Records is released

Music Recording

1970 Barbra Streisand records "The Singer" and "I Can Do It"

  • 1972 "What's Up, Doc?", Peter Bogdanovich's film homage to screwball comedies, starring Ryan O'Neal, Barbra Streisand, Madeline Kahn & Kenneth Mars premieres
  • 1974 "Sextet" closes at Bijou Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 1975 "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances

Music Single

1975 John Lennon releases single "Stand By Me", a cover of Ben E. King's song from 1961

  • 1981 "Bette Davis Eyes" single released by Kim Carnes (Billboard Song of the Year 1981)

Film and TV Awards

1982 8th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field & Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Barbara Mandrell win (TV)

  • 1984 Heavyweight Tim Witherspoon KOs Greg Page

Music Concert

1991 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, Gilberto Gil; Antonio Carlos Jobim, and Caetano Veloso

  • 1992 "Come and Talk to Me" single released by Jodeci (Billboard Song of the Year 1992)

Soul Train Music Awards

1992 6th Soul Train Music Awards: Natalie Cole, Color Me Badd win

  • 1995 Chiel Meijering's "St Louis Blues" premieres in Arnhem
  • 2003 "My Front Porch Looking In" single released by Lonestar (Billboard Song of the Year 2003)

Hall of Fame

2003 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: AC/DC; The Clash; Elvis Costello and the Attractions; The Police; The Righteous Brothers; Benny Benjamin; Floyd Cramer; Steve Douglas; and Mo Ostin

Soul Train Music Awards

2007 21st Soul Train Music Awards: Jermaine Dupri, Jennifer Hudson win

Hall of Fame

2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Leonard Cohen; The Dave Clark Five; Madonna; John Mellencamp; The Ventures; Little Walter; Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff

Music History

2009 Billy Corgan testifies in front of Congress, on behalf of the musicFIRST Coalition, in support of H.R. 848, the Performance Rights Act

Film Release

2015 "See You Again" released by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth commissioned by film "Furious 7" as tribute to Paul Walker (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

Music History

2015 The family of Marvin Gaye win a record $7.3 million lawsuit for music copyright infringement against Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I.