Events in Music on March 22

Music Premiere

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

Music Premiere

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

Music Single

1957 "All Shook Up" single released by Elvis Presley

Music Premiere

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

  • 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 Awards

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

  • 1972 Musical "The Selling of the President" opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 5 performances
  • 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
  • 1975 Netherlands' "Ding-a-dong" performed by Tech-In wins Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1986 "On My Own" single released by Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald (Billboard Song of the Year 1986)
  • 1986 Heart's "These Dreams" single goes #1
  • 1990 "Grapes of Wrath" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 188 performances
  • 1992 "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances

Theater Premiere

1992 Herb Gardner's play "Conversations with My Father", starring Judd Hirsch and Tony Shalhoub, opens at Royale NYC for 462 performances

Album Release

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

Musical Finale

1997 Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton's musical "Sunset Boulevard", based on the film, and starring Glenn Close closes at Minskoff, NYC, after 977 performances and 7 Tony Awards

  • 1999 "Amazed" single released by Lonestar (Billboard Song of the Year 1999)

Music History

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