Events in Music on March 17

Music History

1900 American modern dancer Isadora Duncan gives her first Europen performance in London, England [1]

Music Premiere

1926 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Girl Friend" premieres in NYC

  • 1965 Beatles announce their second film is titled "8 Arms to Hold You" ; later changed to "Help!"
  • 1967 British harpist Shiela Bromberg plays with string section for the Sgt. Pepper track "She's Leaving Home", becomes the first female to perform on a Beatles recording

Television Debut

1968 Bee Gees make their US TV debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" performing "To Love Somebody" and "Words"

Music Single

1972 Ringo Starr releases single "Back off Boogaloo" in the UK

  • 1988 "Les Miserables" opens at Det Norske Teatret, Oslo
  • 1989 "Chu Chem" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 44 performances
  • 1992 "Death & the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 performances
  • 1994 "Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances
  • 1996 "Bus Stop" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 1996 "Getting Away With Murder" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 17 performances

Music Single

2014 Sia releases her single "Chandelier" with a music video featuring Maddie Ziegler

  • 2020 Golden Raspberry Film Awards (Razzies): Musical "Cats" wins six awards including worst film