Events in Music on November 8

Music Premiere

1928 George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Treasure Girl" premieres in NYC

  • 1932 "Make Mine Music" debuts
  • 1945 Muscial "The Girl from Nantucket" opens at Adelphi Theater, NYC; runs for 12 performances
  • 1958 Gian Carlo Menotti's musical drama "Maria Golovin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 5 performances

Album Release

1974 "Greatest Hits" 11th studio album by Elton John is released

  • 1986 "Song & Dance" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 474 performances
  • 1990 "6 Degrees of Separation" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 496 performances

Music Single

1990 Musician Chris Isaak releases single "Wicked Game"

  • 1992 "Solitary Confinement" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 25 performances

Album Release

1999 Tenor Andrea Bocelli releases his "Sacred Arias" album, the world's best-selling classical album by a single artist

Album Release

2004 Mercury Nashville Records releases "Greatest Hits" album by Shania Twain (Billboard Album of the Year, 2005)

  • 2013 27th Soul Train Music Awards: Miguel, Tamar Braxton win