Events in Music on September 23

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1952 "Kaw-Liga" single recorded by Hank Williams

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams

Music release#1 in the Charts

1957 "That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969 Northern Star and Illinois Univ newspaper start rumors that Paul McCartney is dead

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1974 "Gypsy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • 1977 "I Just Fall in Love Again" single released by The Carpenters

Music concertMusic Concert

1980 Bob Marley's last concert at Stanley Theatre Pittsburgh

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • 1982 "Doll's Life" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1993 "Les Miserables" opens at Playhouse, Edinburgh

Music awardsMusic Awards

1998 32nd Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood & George Strait win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks

Music releaseAlbum Release

2016 Shawn Mendes releases his album "Illuminate", debuts at No. 1 US Billboard 200

Singer-Songwriter Shawn Mendes
Singer-Songwriter
Shawn Mendes