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Encyclopedia > 1952 in music

See also: 1951 in music, other events of 1952, 1953 in music, 1950s in music and the list of 'years in music' See also: 1950 in music, other events of 1951, 1952 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Johnnie Ray has his first hit record with Cry. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1952 in music, other events of 1953, 1954 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Arthur Bliss replaces Arnold Bax as Master of the Queens Musick. ... 1950 in music Music of Afghanistan The beginning of radio broadcasting leads to the beginning of Afghan popular music Music of Argentina Astor Piazzolla begins to fuse traditional tango music with jazz and classical music Music of Algeria Rai singers like Bellemou Messaoud add violin, accordion and other western influences... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

Pierre Henri Marie Schaeffer (August 14, 1910–August 19, 1995) was a French composer, noted as the inventor of musique concrète. ... Joni James on the cover of her 2002 collection Platinum & Gold: The MGM Years Joni James (born Giovanna Carmella Babbo, on September 22, 1930) is an American singer of traditional pop music. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Paul Weston (real name Wetstein) (March 12, 1912 - September 20, 1996) was a US pianist, arranger, composer and conductor. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Alan Freed (December 15, 1922 – January 20, 1965) was an American disc-jockey (DJ), who became internationally known for promoting African-American Rhythm and Blues (R&B) music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of Rock and Roll. ... ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... Sun Records has been the name for four 20th century record labels. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... David Eugene Tudor (January 20, 1926 - August 13, 1996) was a pianist and composer of experimental music. ... John Cage John Milton Cage (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American experimental music composer and writer. ... Woodstock, New York The name Woodstock is associated with two locales in New York. ... September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with 30 days. ... The original members of Bill Haley and His Comets, c. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Independence Hall, as it appears today. ... American Bandstand was a live dance music television show. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... Cover of the November 3rd 2001 issue The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a music magazine in the UK which has been published weekly since March 1952. ... Hank Ballard (November 18, 1927 - March 2, 2003) was an American R&B singer and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... Johnny Ace (born John Marshall Alexander Jr. ... Ernesto Pietro Bonino (Turin, 16 January 1922) was one of Italys most popular singers of 1940s. ...

Albums released

Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ...

No. 1 hit singles

These singles reached the top of Billboard magazine's charts in 1952. An example of a Billboard Magazine. ...

First week Number of weeks Title Artist
March 15, 1952 9 "Wheel of Fortune" Kay Starr
May 17, 1952 5 "Blue Tango" Leroy Anderson
June 21, 1952 2 "Here in My Heart" Al Martino
July 5, 1952 1 "Delicado" Percy Faith & his Orchestra
July 12, 1952 9 "Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart" Vera Lynn
September 13, 1952 5 "You Belong to Me" Jo Stafford
October 18, 1952 5 "I Went To Your Wedding" Patti Page
November 22, 1952 1 "It's In The Book" Johnny Standley
November 29, 1952 4 "Why Don't You Believe Me" Joni James
December 27, 1952 2 "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" Jimmy Boyd

March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Wheel of Fortune is a popular song. ... Kay Starr on the cover of 2002 collection The Definitive Kay Starr on Capitol Kay Starr (born July 21, 1922) is an American jazz and popular singer. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Blue Tango is a popular song. ... Leroy Anderson (June 29, 1908 – May 18, 1975) was best known as an American composer of short, light concert music pieces, many of which were introduced by the Boston Pops Orchestra under the direction of Arthur Fiedler. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Here in My Heart is a popular song. ... Al Martino (born October 7, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as Alfred Cini) is an American singer. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Delicado is a popular song. ... Percy Faith (April 7, 1908 – February 9, 1976) was a band-leader, orchestrator and composer, known for his arrangements of standard tunes with lush string sections and wordless female chorus. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Auf Wiedersehn Sweetheart is a popular song. ... Dame Vera Lynn, DBE (born March 20, 1917) is a British singer whose career flourished during World War II, when she was nicknamed The Forces Sweetheart. She is best known for the popular song Well Meet Again. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... You Belong to Me is a popular song. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... I Went to Your Wedding is a popular song. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Its in the Book is a recorded comic monologue, partly sung, partly an exhortation in the manner of a revivalist preacher on the subject of Little Bo-Peep. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Why Dont You Believe Me? is a popular song. ... Joni James on the cover of her 2002 collection Platinum & Gold: The MGM Years Joni James (born Giovanna Carmella Babbo, on September 22, 1930) is an American singer of traditional pop music. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus is a Christmas song. ... Jimmy Boyd is an American singer and musician. ...

Top hits on record

John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Anytime is a 1997 album by Brian McKnight. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Auf Wiedersehn Sweetheart is a popular song. ... Dame Vera Lynn, DBE (born March 20, 1917) is a British singer whose career flourished during World War II, when she was nicknamed The Forces Sweetheart. She is best known for the popular song Well Meet Again. ... Be My Lifes Companion is a popular song. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... Botch-a-Me is a popular song, written in 1941. ... Rosemary Clooney on the cover of her 2000 collection 16 Biggest Hits Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American popular singer and actress. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... Delicado is a popular song. ... Percy Faith (April 7, 1908 – February 9, 1976) was a band-leader, orchestrator and composer, known for his arrangements of standard tunes with lush string sections and wordless female chorus. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... A Guy Is a Guy is a popular song. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Half as Much is a popular song. ... Rosemary Clooney on the cover of her 2000 collection 16 Biggest Hits Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American popular singer and actress. ... Heart and Soul is a popular song. ... The Four Aces were a pop singing group. ... Al Alberts (born August 10, 1922) was a popular singer and composer. ... Here in My Heart is a popular song. ... Al Martino (born October 7, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as Alfred Cini) is an American singer. ... High Noon is a popular song. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me is a popular song. ... I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus is a Christmas song. ... Jimmy Boyd is an American singer and musician. ... I Went to Your Wedding is a popular song. ... Patti Page on the cover of a collection, part of The Millennium Collection Patti Page (born Clara Ann Fowler on November 8, 1927) is one of the best-known female singers in traditional pop music. ... Don Cornell (April 21, 1919 in New York City - February 23, 2004 in Aventura, Florida) was a popular singer of the 1940s and 1950s. ... Im Confessin that I Love You (also known as Confessin, Im Confessin, and Confessin that I Love You) is a popular song which has been recorded many times. ... This article or section should be merged with Les Paul Les Paul (b. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Kiss of Fire is a popular song. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (pronounced Luee {French pronounciation}with the S at the end silent) (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nicknames Satchmo and Pops) was an American jazz musician. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Lover is a popular song written by Richard Rodgers, with words by Lorenz Hart. ... Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American popular music and Jazz singer. ... Maybe is a popular song. ... Perry Como, born Pierino Ronald Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a popular song. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... The Four Lads, in a 50s nostalgia concert which aired on PBS. The Four Lads were a singing group. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Slow Poke is a popular song. ... Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was an American broadcaster and entertainer, born in New York City. ... Miss Georgia Gibbs on the cover of Red Hot collection. ... Nat King Cole in The Blue Gardenia (1953) Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... Species See text Protea or sugarbush is a genus of flowers in the family Proteaceae, consisting of tropical African shrubs. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Tell Me Why is a popular song. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Temptation is a popular song. ... Lanza in The Toast of New Orleans Mario Lanza (31 January 1921 – 7 October 1959) was an Italian-American operatic tenor and Hollywood movie star who enjoyed success in the 1950s. ... Tenderly is a popular song. ... Rosemary Clooney on the cover of her 2000 collection 16 Biggest Hits Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American popular singer and actress. ... Tiger Rag was originally recorded by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1918. ... This article or section should be merged with Les Paul Les Paul (b. ... Till I Waltz Again with You is a popular song. ... A drawing of Teresa Brewer on the cover of her 1991 collection 16 Most Requested Songs Teresa Brewer (born as Theresa Breuer, May 7, 1931) is a United States singer. ... Tonight You Belong to Me is a popular song. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Nat King Cole in The Blue Gardenia (1953) Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... Walkin My Baby Back Home is a popular song. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... Wheel of Fortune is a popular song. ... Kay Starr on the cover of 2002 collection The Definitive Kay Starr on Capitol Kay Starr (born July 21, 1922) is an American jazz and popular singer. ... When I Fall in Love is a popular song, written by Edward Heyman and Victor Young. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924) is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... Frankie Laine on the cover of The Mercury Years collection. ... Why Dont You Believe Me? is a popular song. ... Joni James on the cover of her 2002 collection Platinum & Gold: The MGM Years Joni James (born Giovanna Carmella Babbo, on September 22, 1930) is an American singer of traditional pop music. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Perry Como, born Pierino Ronald Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... Wish You Were Here is a popular song. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... You Belong to Me is a popular song. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... Guy Mitchell (February 22, 1927-July 1, 1999) was an American pop singer, who was even more successful in the United Kingdom than his homeland, despite being an international recording star of the 1950s with five #1 singles. ...

Published popular music

Blue Tango is a popular song. ... Mitchell Parish (July 10, 1900 – March 31, 1993) was a Jewish-American lyricist. ... Leroy Anderson (June 29, 1908 – May 18, 1975) was best known as an American composer of short, light concert music pieces, many of which were introduced by the Boston Pops Orchestra under the direction of Arthur Fiedler. ... Delicado is a popular song. ... Jack Lawrence (born April 7, 1912) was a songwriter. ... (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window? is a popular song. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Dont Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes is a popular song. ... Slim Whitman (born January 20, 1924 in Tampa, Florida) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Feet Up (Pat Him on the Po-Po) is a popular song. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Gonna Get Along without Ya Now is a popular song. ... A Guy Is a Guy is a popular song. ... Here in My Heart is a popular song. ... High Noon is a popular song. ... Ned Washington (15 August 1901 - 20 December 1976) was an American lyric writer. ... Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (Russian: ) (May 10, 1894 - November 11, 1979) was a film composer and conductor. ... Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo is a popular song. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me is a popular song. ... Hound Dog is the name of two versions of a song; the original version was recorded by Big Mama Thornton, while the remake was recorded by Elvis Presley. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus is a Christmas song. ... I Went to Your Wedding is a popular song. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... Fred Rose (August 24, 1898 - December 1, 1954) was an American Hall of Fame songwriter and music publishing executive. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... It Wasnt God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels was a 1952 hit for country singer Kitty Wells. ... Its in the Book is a recorded comic monologue, partly sung, partly an exhortation in the manner of a revivalist preacher on the subject of Little Bo-Peep. ... Jambalaya is a popular song. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... Fred Rose (August 24, 1898 - December 1, 1954) was an American Hall of Fame songwriter and music publishing executive. ... Keep It a Secret - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Lloyd Price (born March 9, 1933 in Kenner, Louisiana) was an early rock and roll musician Along with his brother, Leo Price, Lloyd Price put together a band. ... William E. May, better known as Billy May (10 November 1916 - 22 January 2004) was a United States composer, arranger and musician. ... Lullaby Of Birdland is a popular song. ... George Shearing (born 13 August 1919) is a well-known British jazz pianist. ... Postdlf 19:23, 9 Jun 2005 (UTC) Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ... Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a popular song. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Pretend is a popular song, written in 1952 by Lew Douglas, Cliff Parman, and Frank Levere. ... Fred Wise was the co-writer of the lyrics to the 1948 song A — Youre Adorable with Buddy Kaye. ... Ben Weisman (born 1921) was one of Elvis Presleys chief songwriters throughout the 1960s. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... She Wears Red Feathers is a popular song. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Sugar Bush is a popular song. ... Fred Rose (August 24, 1898 - December 1, 1954) was an American Hall of Fame songwriter and music publishing executive. ... Al Hoffman (September 25, 1902-July 21, 1960) was a songwriter. ... Dick Manning was a songwriter, best known for his many collaborations with Al Hoffman. ... Thats Entertainment! is a popular song. ... Howard Dietz (September 8, 1896 - July 30, 1983) was an American lyric writer and librettist. ... Arthur Schwartz (November 25, 1900 - September 3, 1984) was an American composer of popular music. ... Till I Waltz Again with You is a popular song. ... Frank Loesser (June 29, 1910, New York City - July 26, 1969, New York City) was a composer and lyricist. ... Walkin to Missouri is a popular song. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Wheel of Fortune is a popular song. ... Claude A. (Bennie) Benjamin was a songwriter, often teaming with George David Weiss. ... George David Weiss (born April 9, 1921) was a Jewish-American songwriter. ... When I Fall in Love is a popular song, written by Edward Heyman and Victor Young. ... Victor Young (August 8, 1900 - November 10, 1956) was an Jewish-American composer, violinist and conducter. ... Why Dont You Believe Me? is a popular song. ... Wish You Were Here is a popular song. ... Harold Jacob Rome (1908 - 1993) was a U.S. composer, lyricist, songwriter, and writer of musicals. ... You Belong to Me is a popular song. ... Pee Wee King, born Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski (February 18, 1914 – March 7, 2000), was an American country music songwriter and recording artist. ... Your Cheatin Heart is a song written and recorded by the American country music singer and songwriter Hank Williams in 1952, but released after his death in 1953. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... Zing A Little Zong is a popular song. ... Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 - December 29, 1984) was an American composer and songwriter. ... Harry Warren (December 24, 1893 - September 22, 1981) was a music composer of many different styles. ...

Top R&B and Country hits on record

Hound Dog is the name of two versions of a song; the original version was recorded by Big Mama Thornton, while the remake was recorded by Elvis Presley. ... Big Mama Thornton album cover Willie Mae (Big Mama) Thornton (December 11, 1926 - July 25, 1984) was an American blues singer. ... Jambalaya (On the Bayou) is a song written by Hank Williams, released in 1952, which reached great popularity in two genres: country and popular music. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... Lloyd Price (born March 9, 1933 in Kenner, Louisiana) was an early rock and roll musician Along with his brother, Leo Price, Lloyd Price put together a band. ... Genera Many:see text The Weavers are small passerine birds related to the finches. ... Jimmy Forrest (January 24, 1920 - August 26, 1980) was a jazz musician who played tenor saxophone throughout his career. ... The Lion Sleeps Tonight was a 1939 African pop hit that, unexpectedly, also became quite popular in the US. The song was first recorded by its writer, Solomon Linda, and his group, The Evening Birds, in 1939 under the title Mbube. The songs Zulu lyrics told the story of... Genera Many:see text The Weavers are small passerine birds related to the finches. ... It Wasnt God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels was a 1952 hit for country singer Kitty Wells. ... Kitty Wells Kitty Wells (born Muriel Deason on August 30, 1919) is an American country musician from Nashville, Tennessee, known from about 1955 as the Queen of Country Music. ...

Classical music

This article is about the genre of classical music or art music in the Western musical tradition. ... George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. ... George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. ... Alberto Evaristo Ginastera (April 11, 1916 – June 25, 1983) was an Argentinian composer of classical music. ... Carlos Guastavino (April 5, 1912 - October 28, 2000) was an Argentine composer. ... Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Olof Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (born 27 February 1867 in Ullånger, Ångermanland, Sweden, died 3 December 1942 in Östersund, Sweden) was a Swedish composer. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich ▶(?) (Russian: , Dmitrij Dmitrievič Šostakovič) (September 12, 1906 (OS)/September 25, 1906 (NS) – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ...

Opera

This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Leonard Bernstein in 1971 Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer and orchestra conductor. ... Trouble in Tahiti is a short opera written by Leonard Bernstein in 1952. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: , Sergej Sergejevič Prokofev, 15/April 271, 1891–March 5, 1953) was a Ukrainian-born Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... War and Peace (Война и мир in Russian, Voyna i mir in transliteration) is an opera in five acts by Sergei Prokofiev to a Russian libretto by the composer and his second common-law wife Mira Mendelson, based on the novel of the same name by Leo Tolstoy. ...

Musical theater

  • Curtain Going Up Broadway production
  • Globe Revue London production
  • Love From Judy London production
  • New Faces of 1952 Broadway production
  • Pal Joey (Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart) - Broadway revival
  • Two's Company Broadway production
  • Wish You Were Here Broadway production

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... New Faces of 1952 is a musical revue with music and lyrics by various hands, including Ronny Graham and June Carroll, who also appeared in the Broadway production; and sketches by Ronny Graham and Melvin Brooks. ... Pal Joey is a 1939 epistolary (written in the form of a series of letters) novel by John OHara, which became the basis of a 1940 musical comedy and 1957 motion picture of the same name. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers (June 18, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was one of the great composers of musical theater, best known for his song writing partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II. He wrote more than 900 published songs, and forty Broadway musicals. ... Lorenz (Larry) Hart (May 2, 1895 - November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the famed Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... Hans Christian Andersen is a 1952 Hollywood musical film, with words and music by Frank Loesser. ... The Merry Widow is a musical comedy or operetta of 1905, by the Austro-Hungarian composer, Franz Lehár. ... Road to Bali is a 1952 comedy film. ... Wheres Charley is a theatre musical with music & lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by George Abbott. ... With a Song in My Heart is a 1952 biographical film which tells the story of actress and singer Jane Froman, who was paralyzed by an airplane crash but entertained the troops in World War II despite having to walk with crutches. ...

Births

January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The ELO Logo as seen on numerous music covers Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) was a successful Birmingham rock music group of the 1970s and 1980s. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stanley Harvey Eisen (born January 20, 1952) aka Paul Stanley, is an American rock guitarist and vocalist for the rock band KISS. His persona in the band (when they are wearing makeup) is the Starchild. ... KISS is an American glam rock/hard rock band formed in New York City in 1973. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: Stub | 1951 births | Bass guitarists | Judas Priest ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alabama is a country music band that was started in 1969 but did not get a recording contract until 1977. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Cheap Trick is an American rock and roll band from Rockford, Illinois that gained popularity in the late 1970s. ... Cheap Trick are an American rock and roll band from Rockford, Illinois that gained popularity in the late 1970s. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Drummer Tommy Ramone (born Thomas Erdelyi January 29, 1952 in Budapest, Hungary) grew up in Queens, one of the boroughs of New York City. ... The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Oingo Boingo, circa 1983 Oingo Boingo was the band of composer Danny Elfman from the mid-1970s to October 31, 1995. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the hard rock band of the same name, see Humble Pie (band). ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Michael McDonald is an American blue-eyed soul singer, known for his trademark husky tenor voice. ... Doobie Brothers — 2nd incarnation with Michael McDonald as leader, late 70s. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Foreigner is a rock and roll band formed in New York, USA in 1976 by veteran musicians Mick Jones and Ian McDonald (see 1976 in music). ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Ingram (*February 16, 1956, Akron, Ohio, USA) is an American soul musician, famous for his vocal performance. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Juice Newton (born Judy Kay Cohen on February 18, 1952, in Lakehurst, New Jersey) is an American pop and country singer. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Brad Whitford (born February 23, 1952 in Reading, Massachusetts) is a musician and guitarist for the rock and roll group Aerosmith. ... Aerosmith is a long-running classic rock band, originally forming in Boston, Massachusetts in the early 1970s. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... The Bay City Rollers were a Scottish pop band of the 1970s, with a special appeal among teenage girls. ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American Southern rock band, described by All Music Guides Stephen Thomas Erlewine as the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious, Southern image and a hard rock swagger. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... David John Hill, born on April 4, 1946 in Fleet Castle, Devon, England is lead guitarist and backing vocalist in British glam rock group Slade. ... Slade was a British hard rock band. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Gary Moore, b. ... Skid Row was Gary Moores first band. ... Thin Lizzy in 1975 Thin Lizzy was a hard rock/proto-heavy metal band, formed in Dublin by bassist and singer Phil Lynott in the late sixties. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... Renaud Séchan, known as Renaud, (born in Paris on May 11, 1952) is a popular French singer. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... David Byrne. ... Talking Heads. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... B.T. Express (originally named Brooklyn Trucking Express) was an R&B/disco group that had a number of hits in the 1970s. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Jeffrey Hyman (May 19, 1951 – April 15, 2001), better known as Joey Ramone, was the vocalist for the legendary punk rock group The Ramones. ... The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Junior Brown Junior Brown (born 1953) is an American country guitarist and singer from Kirksville, Indiana. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... Slade was a British hard rock band. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... Gino Vannelli (born June 16, 1952 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian singer/songwriter. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... Brian Timothy Finn (born June 25, 1952) is a singer and songwriter and one of New Zealands foremost musicians. ... Split Enz with ...costumes and hair. ... Crowded House was an Australian/New Zealand rock group between 1986 and 1996; two original members were from Australia and one was from New Zealand. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Dan Aykroyd (left) with John Belushi in The Blues Brothers Daniel Edward Aykroyd, C.M. (born July 1, 1952 in Ottawa) is a Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... The Blues Brothers: Dan Aykroyd (left) and John Belushi. ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... The most famous band line-up from 1986: Bill Gibson, Mario Cipollina, Sean Hopper, Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis, Johnny Colla. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is a professional American musician. ... The Police was a three-piece British new wave band which was strongly influenced by reggae. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... Nicolette Larson (July 17, 1952 - December 16, 1997) was a singer best known for Lotta Love, which peaked at #8 on Billboard Magazines Hot 100 chart in 1978. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... Pat McDonald (1 August 1922 - 10 March 1990) was an Australian actress best known for two long-running soap opera roles. ... The band Timbuk 3 was formed in 1986 by the husband and wife team of Pat MacDonald and Barbara MacDonald. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Hiatt (born into a strict Catholic family on August 20, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American musician with a growing following, who gets airplay on alternative radio stations. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... Southside Johnny (real name John Lyon, born December 4, 1948 in Neptune, New Jersey) is an American singer, harmonica player, and songwriter, who usually fronts his band The Asbury Jukes. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... Wishbone Ash are a British classic rock band, formed in Devon, 1969, forming out of the ashes of the groups as The Empty Vessels, then Tanglewood. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Martin Chambers was a drum player for rock band The Pretenders. ... Pretenders album cover, 1980 The Pretenders are a British rock band known for innovative songwriting and charismatic performances. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... David Allen Stewart, often known as Dave Stewart, was born on September 9, 1952 in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. ... Duo Annie Lennox and David Stewart in a promotional shot for their 1999 album, Peace. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Neil Peart of Rush. ... Rush is an acclaimed Canadian progressive rock band comprising bassist/keyboardist/vocalist Geddy Lee (real name Gary Lee Weinrib), guitarist Alex Lifeson (real name Alexander Zivojinovich), and drummer/lyricist Neil Peart (pronounced: Peert) who released their first album in 1974. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Gerry Beckley is a founding member of the rock band America. ... America, circa 1975. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Randy Jones, born in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA in 1952, was the original cowboy in The Village People. ... Village People were a disco band of the late 1970s. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... Dee Dee Ramone, born Douglas Colvin (September 18, 1952 - June 5, 2002) was a founding member of The Ramones, a heavily influential punk band in which he wrote or co-wrote most of their songs, including 53rd & 3rd, Commando, and Poison Heart. Dee Dee struggled with drugs for much of... The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... The Honeydrippers may refer to: An R&B band of the 1940s and 50s: See Joe Liggins and the Honeydrippers A Rock band of the 1980s: See The Honeydrippers This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 92 days remaining. ... John Lombardo (born on 30 September 1952 in Jamestown, New York, USA) was one of the original guitarists for the folk-rock band 10,000 Maniacs. ... 10,000 Maniacs is a US rock band, formed in 1981 and active with various line-ups since that time. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... Doobie Brothers — 2nd incarnation with Michael McDonald as leader, late 70s. ... The Southern Pacific Railroad (AAR reporting mark SP) was an American railroad. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... Maxine Nightingale (born November 2, 1952 in Wembley) is a British R&B and soul singer, best known for her hits in the 1970s. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... The Cowsills was a band that was formed in 1965 by four brothers — Barry, Bill, Bob, and John Cowsill — in Newport, Rhode Island. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... David Knopfler, born 27 December 1952 in Glasgow, is a musician and founding member of British rock band Dire Straits. ... Dire Straits performing live Dire Straits were a British rock band, formed in 1977 by frontman Mark Knopfler (guitar and vocals), his brother David Knopfler (guitar), John Illsley (bass) and Pick Withers (drums), and managed by Ed Bicknell. ... The popular music group Ambrosia was formed in the early 1970s, and have ventured into a variety of styles during their history. ... The Lost Dogs have been called a country music supergroup, but they consider themselves to be roots and alternative music group. ...

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Musical director and a soloist of the Mediterranean Orchestra.
Featuring well-scrubbed folk music in the style of the Kingston Trio and Peter, Paul and Mary, the series was embroiled in controversy from the outset when Pete Seeger and the Weavers were banned from the show for refusing to sign a government loyalty oath.
Musical numbers were performed in rehearsal and in a wrap-up concert setting as the denouement of each episode.
1952 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (710 words)
See also: 1951 in music, other events of 1952, 1953 in music, 1950s in music and the list of 'years in music'
Pierre Schaeffer publishes his A la recherche d'une musique concrète (The Search for a Concrete Music), an explanation of his experimental approach to composing.
These singles reached the top of Billboard magazine's charts in 1952.
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