Events in Music on October 9

  • 1855 Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Massachusetts, patents first calliope (musical instrument)
  • 1929 G Kaufman & R Lardner's musical "June Moon" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1938 Aaron Copland's & Eugene Loring's ballet "Billy the Kid" premieres in Chicago

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • 1947 Julie Styne & Sam Cohn's musical "High Button Shoes" premieres in NYC for 727 performances
  • 1965 Beatles' "Yesterday" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks
  • 1966 Rolling Stones 1st LP recorded "Got Live if you Want It"
  • 1969 Supremes release "Someday We'll Be Together"
  • 1972 "Dude" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1976 "Robber Bridegroom" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 145 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1978 12th Country Music Association Award: Dolly Parton, Crystal Gayle & Don Williams wins

Country singer Dolly Parton
Country singer
Dolly Parton
  • 1978 John Kander & Fred Ebb's musical "Ballroom" premieres in NYC
  • 1985 "Tango Argentino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 198 performances
  • 1986 "Phantom of the Opera" premieres in London
  • 1989 23rd Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Kathy Mattea wins
  • 1991 "On Borrowed Time" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 99 performances