Events in Music on September 20

  • 1922 Goodman & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC
  • 1938 Dmitri Shostakovitch's Suite for jazz orchestra, premieres
  • 1948 "Magdalena" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1964 Paramount Theater (NYC) presented the Beatles with Steve & Eydie
  • 1969 Archies' "Sugar Sugar" hits #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1970 Jim Morrison found guilty of "open profanity and indecent exposure" after allegedly exposing himself at a concert in Miami in 1969

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • 1972 Police find cannabis growing on Paul & Linda McCartney's farm

Music release#1 in the Charts

1975 David Bowie's "Fame," single goes #1 for 2 weeks

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • 1976 Sid Berstein offers $230 million charity concert for Beatle reunion
  • 1977 "Estrada" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1978 "Eubie!" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 439 performances
  • 1987 "Big River" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 1005 performances
  • 1989 Musical "Miss Saigon," premieres in London

Music releaseMusic Single

2011 "Call Me Maybe", single by Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen, is released