Events in Music on October 10

  • 1935 George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens on Broadway NY

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1938 Premier of Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st String Quartet

  • 1947 Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "Allegro" premieres at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances

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1956 "Giant", directed by George Stevens, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean in his last role, premieres in NYC

  • 1959 "Happy Town" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1960 "Laughs & Other Events" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1961 "Milk & Honey" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances
  • 1965 "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances

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1968 George Harrison forms Singsong Ltd

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • 1969 "Jesus Christ Superstar" soundtrack album by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice is recorded
  • 1971 5th Country Music Association Award: Charlie Pride wins
  • 1971 Fenholt & Webber's musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" premieres in NYC
  • 1977 11th Country Music Association Award: Ronnie Milsap wins
  • 1978 Aerosmith's Steve Tyler & Joe Perry injured by a cherry bomb
  • 1978 British pop music magazine "Smash Hits" first published
  • 1979 Fleetwood Mac gets a star in Hollywood
  • 1983 17th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins

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1987 Bruce Springsteen releases his 9th album "Tunnel of Love"

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
  • 1988 22nd Country Music Association Award: Highway 101, K T Oslin win
  • 1995 "Garden District" opens at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
  • 1996 "Sex & Longing" opens at Cort Theater NYC