On This Day

Events in Music on September 13

Music releaseMusic Recording

1947 T-Bone Walker records his biggest hit "Call it Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad)" in Hollywood, California

Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter T-Bone Walker
Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
T-Bone Walker
  • 1965 Beatles release "Yesterday"
  • 1965 Beatles win 1st Grammy, for Best Group of 1964

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1969 Plastic Ono Band's 1st live performance, featuring John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Eric Clapton

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

1985 2nd MTV Video Music Awards: Bruce Springsteen

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen
  • 1989 "Les Miserables" opens at Fisher Theatre, Detroit

Music releaseMusic Release

1997 Elton John releases "Candle in the Wind 1997", a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales in the UK

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • 1997 "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" single is released in the UK by Elton John

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

2009 26th MTV Video Music Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift & T.I. f/ Rihanna win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles