Events in Music on March 24

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1721 Johann Sebastian Bach dedicates his Brandenburg Concertos to Christian Ludwig, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt

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1941 Glenn Miller begins work on his 1st movie for 20th Century Fox

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller

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1955 Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens for 694 performances

Playwright Tennessee Williams
Playwright
Tennessee Williams

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1962 Mick Jagger & Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue & Blue Boys

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
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Keith Richards
Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 1978 Wings release "With a Little Luck"
  • 1979 "Ballroom" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 116 performances
  • 1980 Capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks

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1987 1st Soul Train Music Awards: Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross win

  • 1988 "Gospel at Colonus" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • 1992 "Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 245 performances
  • 1994 "Carousel" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 322 performances
  • 1994 "Song of Jacob Zulu" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 53 performances

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2010 The World Health Organization appoints Craig David as a Goodwill Ambassador against tuberculosis on World Tuberculosis Day

Singer-songwriter Craig David
Singer-songwriter
Craig David