Events in Music on September 1

Historic Publication

1785 Mozart publishes 6th string quartet, opus 10, in Vienna

Music History

1963 Cliff Richard and the Shadows 1st British rock group to perform in Israel

  • 1971 Rolling Stones sue manager Allen Klein

Music History

1979 U2 releases 1st record, an EP titled 'U2-3', available only in Ireland

#1 in the Charts

1984 "What's Love Got to Do With It" single tops the charts, giving Tina Turner her 1st #1 as a solo artist

Album Release

1986 Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album

Musical Finale

1989 Revival of Cole Porter's musical "Anything Goes" closes at Beaumont Theater, NYC, after 804 performances

  • 1990 "Heidi Chronicles" closes at Plymouth Theater, NYC, after 621 performances

Theatrical Finale

1990 "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" closes at Imperial theater, NYC. after 634 performances

Music History

1993 Revival of Peter Shaffer's farce double-bill "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion Theater, NYC; runs for 38 performances

  • 1995 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum opens in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1997 "Doll's House" closes at Belasco Theater in New York

Music History

2018 Aretha Franklin's funeral held in Detroit attended by Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande and Bill Clinton with procession of 140 pink Cadillacs

Music History

2018 Bishop Charles H. Ellis III apologises for groping Ariana Grande during Aretha Franklin's funeral service

Music History

2020 BTS become the 1st all-Korean pop act to top the Billboard 100 singles chart with "Dynamite"