Events in Music on May 28

  • 1906 Shields/Cobbs musical "His honor, the Mayor" premieres in NYC
  • 1938 Hindemiths opera "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Zurich

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1940 Irving Berlin's musical "Louisiana Purchase" premieres in NYC

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin
  • 1959 Johnson & Bart's musical "Lock up your daughters" premieres in London
  • 1960 "Greenwillow" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 95 performances
  • 1966 "Ballad Of Irving" by Frank Gallop hits #34
  • 1967 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 2nd Violin concert

Music releaseAlbum Release

1971 Paul McCartney releases his 2nd solo album "Ram"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1974 "Magic Show" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 1859 performances
  • 1974 Stephen Schwartz' musical "Magic Show" premieres in NYC

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1983 "Ricky" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 1991 "Forever My Lady" debut studio album by Jodeci is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1992)
  • 1995 "An Inspector Calls" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 454 performances

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1997 Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

Music releaseMusic Single

2010 "Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" single released by Alicia Keys (Billboard Song of the Year 2010)

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys
Singer-songwriter
Alicia Keys
  • 2018 South Korean boy band BTS are the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 with their album "Love Yourself: Tear"