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

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1986 "Phantom of the Opera" premieres in London, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and starring Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman

  • 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
  • 2007 “Low” single released by Flo Rida (Billboard Song of the Year 2008)

Music releaseAlbum Release

2015 Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to No. 1 on Billboard 200

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez