Events in Music on September 29

  • 1863 Opera "Pescatori di Perle" is produced (Paris)
  • 1915 Dutch Opera's 1st performance
  • 1915 Herbert/Blossoms musical "Princess Pat" premieres in NYC

Music releaseMusic Single

1957 Buddy Holly & Crickets released 2nd single "Oh Boy!"/"Not Fade Away"

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly
  • 1958 "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran peaks at #8
  • 1960 "lrma La Douce" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 527 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1961 Bob Dylan's 1st recording session-backup harmonica for Caroline Hester

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • 1962 "Green Onions" by Booker T & MG's peaks at #3
  • 1962 "My Fair Lady" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 2,715 performances
  • 1962 "You Can't Judge A Book By Cover" by Bo Diddley peaks at #48
  • 1963 Rolling Stones 1st tour (opening act for Bo Diddley & Everly Bros)
  • 1967 Mickey Hart joins the Grateful Dead & plays the Straightater

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1976 Jerry Lee Lewis, attempting to shoot soda bottles hits his bass player Norman Owens twice in the chest

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • 1977 "Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band" by Meco hits #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977 James Brown's band walks out claiming they were underpaid & overworked

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • 1977 Peter Schats circus opera "Houdini" premieres in Amsterdam

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1979 "Different Worlds" by Maureen McGovern peaks at #18

  • 1984 "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince & Revolution peaks at #1

Music release#1 in the Charts

1987 "Didn't We Almost Have It All," by Whitney Houston hits #1

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989 Glenn Frey joins Don Henley on-stage (for 1st time since 1981)

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey
  • 1990 "Love & Affection" by Nelson peaks at #1 on pop singles chart
  • 1990 "Street Scene" closes at NY State Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1993 27th Country Music Association Award: Vince Gill wins
  • 1996 "Delicate Balance" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1996 Alanis Morissette ends her 1st US tour (Houston Texas)

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
Singer-Songwriter
Alanis Morissette

Music releaseAlbum Release

1997 Robbie Williams releases his first solo album "Life thru a Lens" features single "Angels"