Events in Music on September 9

  • 1948 "Hilarities (of 1949)" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1950 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 293 performances
  • 1950 "Where's Chartev?" closes at St James Theater NYC after 792 performances

TV Show Appearance

1956 Elvis Presley appears on "The Ed Sullivan Show" for the 1st time

  • 1957 "Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1

Album Release

1971 Apple Records releases John Lennon's second solo studio album, "Imagine" in US; it tops the charts in US, UK, Australia, and 3 other countries

  • 1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on Dick Cavett Show (ABC-TV)

Music Concert

1975 Paul McCartney & Wings begin their "Wings Over The World" tour in Southampton, England; 65 concerts in Europe, Australia, Canada, and United States, runs through October of 1976

  • 1982 "Your Arm's Are Too Short To Box With God" opens at Alvin Theater, NYC; runs for 69 performances
  • 1988 "Look Away" single released by Chicago (Billboard Song of the Year 1989)

Video Music Awards

1992 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as 'Fartman'

Farm Aid Concert

2007 Farm Aid 20 held in Randall Island, New York City; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Merle Haggard, Billy Joe Shaver, Gregg Allman, The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Matisyahu, Guster, The Derek Trucks Band, Warren Haynes, and Jimmy Sturr [1]

Music History

2019 John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen fire back at Donald Trump on social media after he calls them "boring" and "filthymouthed" in tweets over Criminal Justice Reform