On This Day

Events in Music on March 22

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1928 Noël Coward's musical "This Year of Grace" premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1956 Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis, Jr. and father Sammy Davis, Sr. opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances

Singer, Actor and TV Host Sammy Davis Jr.
Singer, Actor and TV Host
Sammy Davis Jr.

Music releaseMusic Single

1957 "All Shook Up" single released by Elvis Presley

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1962 Musical "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" starring Barbra Streisand in her Broadway debut opens at Shubert NYC for 300 performances

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1963 The Beatles release their 1st album, "Please Please Me"
  • 1964 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of NY Times Magazine section
  • 1969 "Come Summer" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 7 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1971 6th Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Lynn Anderson win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • 1972 Musical "The Selling of the President" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1975 Netherlands' "Ding-a-dong" performed by Tech-In wins Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1975 "Dr Jazz" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1975 "Letter for Queen Victoria" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • 1975 20th Eurovision Song Contest: Teach-In for Netherlands wins singing "Ding-a-dong" in Stockholm
  • 1986 Heart's "These Dreams" single goes #1
  • 1986 "On My Own" single released by Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald (Billboard Song of the Year 1986)
  • 1990 "Grapes of Wrath" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 188 performances
  • 1992 "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • 1992 Herb Gardner's play "Conversations with My Father", starring Judd Hirsch and Tony Shalhoub, opens at Royale NYC for 462 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1994 "Not a Moment Too Soon" 2nd studio album by Tim McGraw is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1994)

Country Musician and Actor Tim McGraw
Country Musician and Actor
Tim McGraw
  • 1997 "Sunset Boulevard" closes at Minskoff NYC after 977 performances
  • 1999 "Amazed" single released by Lonestar (Billboard Song of the Year 1999)
  • 2013 American rock band My Chemical Romance announce their break-up
  • 2018 Musical "Frozen" opens on Broadway based on the film, starring Patti Murin and Caissie Levy