On This Day

Events in Music on September 2

  • 1922 German President Friedrich Ebert declares "Deutschland Uber Alles" the German national anthem

Radio Premiere

1931 Bing Crosby makes his solo radio debut

  • 1960 William Walton's 2nd Symphony, premieres

#1 in the Charts

1972 Rod Stewart's 1st #1 hit single in the UK, "You Wear it Well"

  • 1979 "I Remember Mama" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • 1982 Rolling Stone Keith Richard's house burns down
  • 1984 "Zorba" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 362 performances
  • 1986 Cathy Evelyn Smith sentenced to 3 years for death of John Belushi
  • 1988 Amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour begins in Wembley Stadium, London
  • 1990 "Grapes of Wrath" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 188 performances

Album Release

1991 "Ropin' the Wind" 3rd studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1992)

  • 1993 10th MTV Video Music Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins