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See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of 'years in music' See also: 1956 in music, other events of 1957, 1958 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Pat Boone stars in his first two Hollywood motion pictures: Bernadine and April Love Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Será, Será), from 1956s Alfred Hitchcock... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1958 in music, other events of 1959, 1960 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 22 - Buddy Holly records some acoustic demos in his New York City apartment. ... // 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

January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Little Richard on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, (issue RS 58, May 28, 1970) Little Richard (born Richard Wayne Penniman, December 5, 1932 in Macon, Georgia) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist, and an early African-American pioneer of rock and roll. ... Oakwood College is a college located in Huntsville, Alabama, founded in 1896. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... Islam (Arabic: ; ) is a monotheistic religion based on the Quran. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 For the Canadian broadcaster, see Billie Holiday (broadcaster). ... Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... Elvis redirects here. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... Gladys Love Smith (1912- August 14, 1958) was the mother of famous rock n roll musician Elvis Presley. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll, or as just simply The King, was an American singer who had an immeasurable effect on world culture. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Béla Bartók in 1927 Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a Hungarian composer, pianist and collector of Eastern European and Middle Eastern folk music. ... Béla Bartóks Violin Concerto No. ... Location within Switzerland Basel (British English traditionally: Basle and more recently Basel , German: Basel , French: Bâle , Italian and Spanish: Basilea ) is Switzerlands third most populous city (166,563 inhabitants (2004); 690,000 inhabitants in the conurbation stretching across the immediate cantonal and national boundaries made Basel Switzerlands... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson can also mean Ricky Nelson (wrestler) or Ricky Lee Nelson, baseball player. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... Natalino Otto, stage name of Natale Codognotto (Cogoleto, Genoa, Italy, 25 December 1912 - Milan, Italy, 4 October 1969) was the singer who started the swing genre in Italy. ... Flo Sandons, stage name of Mammola Sandon (Vicenza, Italy, 29 June 1924), was a very popular singer in post-WWII Italy. ... Mina, byname of Mina Anna Mazzini (March 25, 1940, Busto Arsizio, Province of Varese), is an Italian singer. ... The Bee Gees: Maurice, Barry and Robin The Bee Gees were a British and Australian band, originally a pop singer-songwriter combination, reborn as funk and disco. ... Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. ... The Classic 5 lineup of The Temptations, circa 1965. ... The Temptations (also abbreviated as The Tempts or The Temps) are an American Motown singing group whose repertoire has included doo-wop, soul, psychedelia, funk, disco, R&B, and adult contemporary. ... Harvey Phillip Phil Spector (born December 26, 1940) is a highly influential American record producer who turned out some of the best-known popular music of the 1960s and 1970s. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Yves Montand Yves Montand (October 13, 1921 – November 9, 1991) was a French/Italian actor, born Ivo Livi in Monsummano Alto, Italy. ... For other uses, see RCA (disambiguation). ... Fred Luther Foster (born July 26, 1931) is a songwriter, music record producer, and founder of Monument Records. ... Monument Records was a record label founded in 1958 by Fred Foster. ... Hendersonville is a city located in Sumner County, Tennessee, on Old Hickory Lake. ... Ernesto Pietro Bonino (Turin, 16 January 1922) was one of Italys most popular singers of 1940s. ... Cliburn playing in the final round of the First International Tchaikovskys Piano Competition Van Cliburn (born July 12, 1934) is an American pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958 when, at the age of 23, he won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, at the height...

Albums released

Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903? – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... William Count Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was a jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader. ... Come Fly With Me is the name of a 2004 album and video of mainly live songs by Canadian crooner Michael Bublé. The title track was originally sung by Frank Sinatra on his 1958 album of the same name. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday at Newport is a 1958 (see 1958 in music) live album by the great American jazz singers Ella Fitzgerald, and Billie Holiday recorded at the 1957 Newport Jazz Festival. ... Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella (the First Lady of Song), was an American singer, considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th Century, alongside Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan. ... Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915 - July 17, 1959), also called Lady Day is generally considered one of the greatest jazz singers of all time. ... Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook is a 1958 album by the American Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, with a studio orchestra conducted and arranged by Paul Weston, focusing on the songs of Irving Berlin. ... Ella Swings Lightly is a 1958 (see 1958 in music) album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, recorded with the Marty Paich Dek-tette. ... 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. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Michel Legrand (born February 24, 1932 in Paris) is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... Gogi Grant on the cover of her 2002 collection Her Very Best Gogi Grant (born Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, September 20, 1924) was an American popular singer. ... A Venetian gondola A railroad gondola A gondola is a small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, best known for its use in the canals of Venice. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... 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 Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... Kate Smith on the cover of a posthumous 1991 collection 16 Most Requested Songs Kathryn Elizabeth Smith (May 1, 1907 – June 17, 1986) was a Washington, D.C.-born singer best known for her rendition of Irving Berlins God Bless America. She greeted audiences with Hello, everybody! and signed... Elvis redirects here. ... The Kingston Trios original lineup: Bob Shane, Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Davis 1959 album Kind of Blue, likely the best-selling jazz album ever. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... 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. ... The Mills Brothers were an American jazz and pop vocal group of the 20th century. ... 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. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely (or simply Only The Lonely) is an album by American singer Frank Sinatra, released in 1958. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903? – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson can also mean Ricky Nelson (wrestler) or Ricky Lee Nelson, baseball player. ... 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. ... The Ames Brothers were a singing quartet from Malden, Massachusetts who were particularly famous in the 1950s for their traditional pop music hits. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903? – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Pat Boone (born June 1, 1934) is a singer whose smooth style made him one of the most popular performers of the 1950s and 1960s. ... The Crew-Cuts were a Canadian vocal quartet that made a number of popular records that charted in the United States of America. ... Jo Stafford Jo Elizabeth Stafford (born November 12, 1917) is a singer whose career spanned the late 1920s through the early 1960s. ... 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. ... 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. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903? – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... 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. ... This Is Sinatra Volume 2 is an album by American singer Frank Sinatra, released in 1958. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... John Alvin Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 - February 24, 1990) was one of the most popular American singers of his day. ... 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. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Pat Boone (born June 1, 1934) is a singer whose smooth style made him one of the most popular performers of the 1950s and 1960s. ...

Top hits on record

See also: Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1958 (USA) Don (born Isaac Donald Everly February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born Philip Everly January 19, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... Alone (Why Must I Be Alone) is a popular song. ... The Southlanders are a British vocal group that combines Caribbean style with a South London flair. ... Lanza in The Toast of New Orleans Mario Lanza (31 January 1921 – 7 October 1959) was an Italian-American tenor and Hollywood movie star who enjoyed success in the 1950s. ... Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... The Tyrones were a popular Philadelphia rock and roll group of the 50s run by Tyrone DeNittis and featuring George Lesser that recorded a number of hit songs including Blast Off and Im Shook and appeared singing Blast Off in the film Lets Rock. ... Jim Reeves Jim Reeves is also the name of a competitive eater. ... Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935 in Ferriday, Louisiana ) is an American rock and roll and country music singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... The Tyrones were a popular Philadelphia rock and roll group of the 50s run by Tyrone DeNittis and featuring George Lesser that recorded a number of hit songs including Blast Off and Im Shook and appeared singing Blast Off in the film Lets Rock. ... Pierino Ronaldo Perry Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an Italian American crooner during the latter half of the 20th century. ... John Royce Mathis (born September 30, 1935), known popularly as Johnny Mathis, is an American popular music singer. ... Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. ... The Chipmunks, left to right: Theodore, Simon, and Alvin. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is one of the most highly acclaimed male popular song vocalists of all time. ... Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), better known as Ritchie Valens, was a pioneer of rock and roll and, as a Mexican-American born in Los Angeles, California, became the first Mexican–American rock and roll star. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Airbus A320 of Volareweb. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Jane Morgan (born December 25, 1920) was an American popular singer, specializing in traditional pop music. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... See Fever for the Kylie Minogue album; Fever is also a song by Otis Blackwell. ... Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an Americanj popular music and jazz singer. ... Gondolier is a French language popular song. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935 in Ferriday, Louisiana ) is an American rock and roll and country music singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... While The Southlanders biggest commercial hit was 1958s Alone, which sold over 1,000,000 copies, the song they are most identified with is I am a Mole and I Live in a Hole (also known as Mole, The Mole The Mole in the Hole). Mole peaked in the... The Southlanders are a British vocal group that combines Caribbean style with a South London flair. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Dion and the Belmonts was a musical group led by singer/songwriter Dion DiMucci. ... The Tyrones were a popular Philadelphia rock and roll group of the 50s run by Tyrone DeNittis and featuring George Lesser that recorded a number of hit songs including Blast Off and Im Shook and appeared singing Blast Off in the film Lets Rock. ... Tommy Edwards (born February 17, 1922 - died October 22, 1969) was an American singer. ... Elvis redirects here. ... Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Johnny B. Goode is a song written by Chuck Berry in 1955 (although recorded in 1958), and is considered one of the first pure rock and roll songs ever recorded. ... Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. ... Kisses Sweeter than Wine is a popular love song written by The Weavers in 1950, and a hit for Jimmie Rodgers in 1957 and Frankie Vaughan in 1958. ... James Frederick Rodgers (born September 18, 1933) is sometimes classed as a rock and roll singer, but his style was more typical of traditional pop music. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... 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. ... Dalida as shown on a French stamp issued in 2001 Dalida (January 17, 1933 - May 3, 1987) was an Egyptian-born singer, of Italian origin, making her career in France. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Dave Appell (born March 24, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) worked as an arranger and producer in Philadelphia, in the 50s. ... Musical group led by guitarist Dave Appell that played primarily instrumental rock and roll during the 50s. ... Édith Piaf Édith Piaf (December 19, 1915–October 11, 1963) was one of Frances most loved singers and a national icon. ... Cliff Richard Sir Cliff Richard (born Harry Rodger Webb in Lucknow, India, on October 14, 1940) is one of the United Kingdoms most well known singers amongst those aged 30 years and above. ... Shelby F. Sheb Wooley (April 10, 1921 - September 17, 2003) was a character actor and singer, best known for his 1958 novelty hit Purple People Eater. Wooley was born in Erick, Oklahoma and grew up on a farm. ... Jim Reeves Jim Reeves is also the name of a competitive eater. ... Poor Little Fool is a popular song. ... Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson can also mean Ricky Nelson (wrestler) or Ricky Lee Nelson, baseball player. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... The Early Years collection features some of Laines Mercury recordings. ... Dean Martin (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an Italian-American singer and film actor. ... Danny and the Juniors Danny & The Juniors were a Philadelphia-based quartet comprising of Danny Rapp, Dave White, Frank Mattei and Joe Terranova. ... Dave Appell (born March 24, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) worked as an arranger and producer in Philadelphia, in the 50s. ... Musical group led by guitarist Dave Appell that played primarily instrumental rock and roll during the 50s. ... Brenda Lee on the cover of her collection, part of The Millennium Collection Brenda Lee, real name Brenda Mae Tarpley (born December 11, 1942 in Lithonia, Georgia) was an American teen idol and is currently a touring country singer. ... Bobby Day (born July 1, 1928 - died July 27), 1990, was an African American musician. ... The Kingston Trios original lineup: Bob Shane, Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... The Platters were a very successful doo wop group, formed in 1953. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... Eddie Cochran Eddie Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an early American rockabilly musician and an important influence on popular music during the 1960s. ... Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. ... Doris Day Doris Day (born April 3, 1924), is an American singer, actress, and animal welfare advocate. ... The Champs were a one hit wonder, most famous for their instrumental Tequila. Formed by studio executives to record a B-Side for a single, the intended throwaway track became more famous than its A-Side. ... Tom Dooley can mean several things: For the American folksong with that title see Tom Dooley (song) For the American humanitarian see Tom Dooley (humanitarian) For the footballer see Thomas Dooley This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Kingston Trios original lineup: Bob Shane, Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... The Platters were a very successful doo wop group, formed in 1953. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Whos Sorry Now? is a popular song. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... These are the #1 Hits of 1958: The Hot 100 Era officially began on Monday, August 4, 1958, which would be the week ending August 9. ...


Published popular music

Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... All I Have to Do Is Dream is a popular song. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... Sheldon Harnick (born 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with composer Jerry Bock on hit musicals such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is a Jewish-American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Bobby Bare Bobby Bare (born Robert Joseph Bare on April 7, 1935 in Ironton, Ohio) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Raymond Bernard Ray Evans (born February 14, 1915 in Salamanca, New York) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Jay Livingston, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Are You Really Mine? is a popular song. ... 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. ... 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. ... Jack Henderson Clement (born April 5, 1931 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American singer, songwriter, and a record and film producer. ... Richard Boone often played in Westerns and action films. ... Sandy Wilson (born May 19, 1924) is a British composer and lyricist, best known for his musical, The Boyfriend (1954). ... Aaron Schroeder is a songwriter/composer who has worked on a number of notable musical productions. ... Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. ... Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... Donald Eugene Gibson (April 3, 1928 – November 17, 2003) was an American country musician. ... Charles Strouse, (born 7 June 1928), is a Jewish-American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Otis Blackwell (16 February 1931 - 6 May 2002) was a songwriter, singer, and pianist whose work significantly influenced rocknroll in the 1950s. ... Hal David (born May 25, 1921 in New York City, New York) is an Jewish-American lyricist and songwriter. ... Sherman Edwards (April 4, 1919 - March 30, 1981) was an Jewish-American songwriter. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Barton Lee Hazlewood (born July 9, 1929 in Mannford, Oklahoma) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... Paul Francis Webster (December 20, 1907-March 18, 1984) was an American lyricist. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... Jiles Perry (J.P.) Richardson, Jr. ... Ross Bagdasarian (January 27, 1919 – January 16, 1972), American pianist, songwriter, actor, and record producer was born in Fresno, California and was of Armenian ethnic descent. ... Roy Orbison at a London press conference, late 1988. ... Eddie Cochran Eddie Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an early American rockabilly musician and an important influence on popular music during the 1960s. ... Buck Ram (November 21, 1907 - January 1, 1991) was an American songwriter and businessman. ... Comden and Green was the writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 - October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright, who penned most of his songs, plays, and movies with Betty Comden. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Devoted to You is a popular song. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Neil Sedaka 2005 Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American pop singer, pianist , and songwriter often associated with the Brill Building. ... Bobby Freeman (born June 13, 1940) is an African-American soul singer who recorded for the Autumn Records label in San Francisco, California. ... Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 - February 3, 1959), better known as Ritchie Valens, was a pioneer of rock and roll and, as a Mexican-American, became the first Hispanic rock and roll star. ... 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. ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential American country music and rock music singer, guitarist and songwriter and the husband of June Carter Cash. ... Bobby Darin Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was born Walden Robert Cassotto and was one of the most popular rock and roll American teen idols of the late 1950s. ... Al Stillman (born June 26, 1906) was an American lyricist. ... Robert Allen (February 5, 1928-October 1, 2000) was a pianist and an arranger and writer of music for popular songs. ... Everybody Loves a Lover is a popular song. ... Richard Adler was born on 23rd August 1923 in New York, NY, USA. He is a lyricist, composer and producer of several Broadway shows. ... Robert Allen (February 5, 1928-October 1, 2000) was a pianist and an arranger and writer of music for popular songs. ... Carolyn Leigh (born August 21, 1926 New York, NY, died November 19, 1981 New York, NY) was a lyricist and composer for Broadway and movies. ... Cy Coleman (1929 - 2004) was an American composer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... Jerry Butler Jerry Butler, Jr. ... French Foreign Legion is a popular song. ... Aaron Schroeder is a songwriter/composer who has worked on a number of notable musical productions. ... Stanley Victor Freberg (born August 7, 1926 in Los Angeles) is a voice actor, comedian, and advertising creative. ... Claude Demetrius (born August 3, 1916 - May 1, 1988) was an African American songwriter. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Aaron Schroeder is a songwriter/composer who has worked on a number of notable musical productions. ... David Bennett Hill (August 29, 1843 - October 20, 1910) was a Governor of New York. ... Doris Coley was a member (and occasional lead singer) of the Shirelles. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Al Stillman (born June 26, 1906) was an American lyricist. ... Robert Allen (February 5, 1928-October 1, 2000) was a pianist and an arranger and writer of music for popular songs. ... Seegers album Clearwater Classics. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Fats Domino Antoine Dominique Fats Domino (born February 26, 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is a classic R&B and rock and roll singer, songwriter and pianist. ... Dorsey Burnette was an early Rockabilly singer from Memphis, Tennessee and with his younger brother Johnny Burnette and a friend named Paul Burlison was one of the founder members of The Rock and Roll Trio. ... Conway Twitty Conway Twitty (September 1, 1933 – June 5, 1993) was one of the United States most successful artists of the 20th century. ... Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. ... Sid Tepper was an American songwriter, best known for his collaborations with Roy C. Bennett, which spanwed several hits for Elvis Presley. ... Bennett & Tepper Roy C. Bennett (born August 12, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American songwriter. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... Alex North (December 4, 1910 - September 8, 1991) was an American composer responsible for the first jazz based film score (A Streetcar Named Desire) and the first truly modernist film score (Viva Zapata!). Born in Chester, Pennsylvania, Alex North was an original composer probably even by the classical music standards... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Image:BrookBenton1. ... Make Me A Miracle is a popular song. ... 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. ... George David Weiss (born April 9, 1921) was a Jewish-American songwriter. ... Aaron Schroeder is a songwriter/composer who has worked on a number of notable musical productions. ... Paul Francis Webster (December 20, 1907-March 18, 1984) was an American lyricist. ... Norman Petty (May 25, 1927 - August 15, 1984) was an American musician, songwriter, and pioneer record producer who helped shape modern pop music. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936–February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... 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. ... My True Love is a popular song. ... Jack Scott (born Giovanni Sacfone Jr. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Oh-Oh, Im Falling in Love Again is a popular song. ... 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. ... Eddie Barclay (born Edouard Ruault on January 26, 1921 in Paris, France, died in the night from Thursday 12 to Friday 13, 2005 in the Ambroise-Paré hospital in Paris, France) was considered as one of the greatest music producers. ... Michel Legrand (born February 24, 1932 in Paris) is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. ... Johnny Mercer John Herndon Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976) was a lyricist and composer. ... Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. ... Roy Orbison Only the Lonely is a 1960 American song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson. ... Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 - January 15, 1993) was a songwriter and musician, playing the piano and violin. ... James Van Heusen (January 26, 1913 - February 7, 1990), often credited as Jimmy Van Heusen, was an American composer. ... Dámaso Pérez Prado, a Cuban bandleader and composer, was born on December 11, 1916 in Matanzas, Cuba. ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. ... Doc Pomus (January 27, 1925 - March 14, 1991) was an American blues singer and songwriter, active throughout the 20th century. ... Mort Shuman (November 12, 1936 _ November 2, 1991) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Poor Little Fool is a popular song. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... Shelby F. Sheb Wooley (April 10, 1921 - September 17, 2003) was a character actor and singer, best known for his 1958 novelty hit Purple People Eater. Wooley was born in Erick, Oklahoma and grew up on a farm. ... Bobby Darin Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was born Walden Robert Cassotto and was one of the most popular rock and roll American teen idols of the late 1950s. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... Norman Petty (May 25, 1927 - August 15, 1984) was an American musician, songwriter, and pioneer record producer who helped shape modern pop music. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Carmen Lombardo (July 16, 1903 - April 17, 1971) was the younger brother of bandleader Guy Lombardo. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Secretly is a popular song. ... 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. ... Hank Locklin album Hank Locklin (born February 15, 1918 in McLellan, Florida) is a American country music singer and songwriter. ... Bobby Darin Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was born Walden Robert Cassotto and was one of the most popular rock and roll American teen idols of the late 1950s. ... North Tyneside Council North Tyneside Council is the local council of North Tyneside, England. ... 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. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Neil Sedaka 2005 Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American pop singer, pianist , and songwriter often associated with the Brill Building. ... Eddie Cochran Eddie Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an early American rockabilly musician and an important influence on popular music during the 1960s. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Raymond Bernard Ray Evans (born February 14, 1915 in Salamanca, New York) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Jay Livingston, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Robin Luke (born March 20, 1942) was an American rockabilly singer. ... Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926 in St. ... Moe Koffman (December 28, 1928-March 28, 2001) was a Canadian jazz musician and composer. ... Al Stillman (born June 26, 1906) was an American lyricist. ... Robert Allen (February 5, 1928-October 1, 2000) was a pianist and an arranger and writer of music for popular songs. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Al Stillman (born June 26, 1906) was an American lyricist. ... Robert Allen (February 5, 1928-October 1, 2000) was a pianist and an arranger and writer of music for popular songs. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Norman Petty (May 25, 1927 - August 15, 1984) was an American musician, songwriter, and pioneer record producer who helped shape modern pop music. ... Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Raymond Bernard Ray Evans (born February 14, 1915 in Salamanca, New York) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Jay Livingston, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Gordon Jenkins Gordon Hill Jenkins (12 May 1910-1 May 1984) was an American arranger who was an influential figure in popular music in the 1940s and 1950s, renowned for his lush string arrangements. ... Harvey Phillip Phil Spector (born December 26, 1940) is a highly influential American record producer who turned out some of the best-known popular music of the 1960s and 1970s. ... Tom Dooley can mean several things: For the American folksong with that title see Tom Dooley (song) For the American humanitarian see Tom Dooley (humanitarian) For the footballer see Thomas Dooley This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Norman Petty (May 25, 1927 - August 15, 1984) was an American musician, songwriter, and pioneer record producer who helped shape modern pop music. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Paul Francis Webster (December 20, 1907-March 18, 1984) was an American lyricist. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ... Volare (italian for flying, also known as Nel blu, dipinto di blu) is a popular song. ... Mitchell Parish (July 10, 1900 – March 31, 1993) was a Jewish-American lyricist. ... Domenico Modugno (January 9, 1928 – August 6, 1994) was an Italian singer and songwriter. ... Domenico Modugno (January 9, 1928 – August 6, 1994) was an Italian singer and songwriter. ... Alan Jay Lerner was a Jewish-American Broadway lyricist and librettist. ... Frederic Loewe, an Austrian-American composer (June 10, 1901 - February 14, 1988) worked with lyricist Alan J. Lerner in musical theater. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... When is a popular song. ... Ross Bagdasarian (January 27, 1919 – January 16, 1972), American pianist, songwriter, actor, and record producer was born in Fresno, California and was of Armenian ethnic descent. ... Carl Sigman ( September 24, 1909 – September 26, 2000) was a major American songwriter. ... Richard Addinsell (January 13, 1904 - November 14, 1977) was a British composer, best known for his Warsaw Concerto and film 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. ... 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. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... Paul Anka receiving the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall on Friday, June 10, 2005. ... Hy Zaret is the pen name for William Albert Stirrat (November 5, 1919—July 2, 2004). ...

Classical music

Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Benjamin Frankel (January 31, 1906 – February 12, 1973) was a British composer. ... Ferde Grofé (New York City, March 27, 1892 – Santa Monica, California, April 3, 1972) was an American composer, pianist, and arranger. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... György Sándor Ligeti (born May 28, 1923) is a Jewish Hungarian composer (now living in, and a citizen of, Austria), widely seen as one of the great composers of instrumental music of the 20th century. ... Peter Mennin (born Mennini) (May 17, 1923, Erie, Pennsylvania – June 17, 1983, New York City) was an American composer and teacher. ... Thea Musgrave (1928-05-27– ) is a Scottish-American composer. ... Ned Rorem (born October 23, 1923) is a noted American composer and diarist. ... Edmund Rubbra (23 May 1901–14 February 1986) was a British composer. ... American composer Charles Sprague Ruggles (March 11, 1876 - October 24, 1971), better known as Carl, wrote finely-crafted pieces using dissonant counterpoint, a term coined by Charles Seeger to describe Ruggles music. ... Roger Sessions (28 December 1896 – 16 March 1985) was an American composer, critic and teacher of music. ... Eduard Tubin (June 18, 1905 - November 17, 1982) was an Estonian composer and conductor Born in Kallaste, Estonia, Tubin fled occupied Estonia for Sweden in 1944, where he lived and worked until his death in Stockholm. ... Edgar (or Edgard) Varèse (December 22, 1883 – November 6, 1965) was a French-born composer, who moved to the United States in 1915, and took American citizenship in 1926. ... Ralph Vaughan Williams, OM (October 12, 1872 – August 26, 1958) was an influential British composer. ... Symphony No. ...

Opera

Sydney Opera House: one of the worlds most recognizable opera houses and landmarks Opera refers to a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content or primary entertainment is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental, as it is through the... Samuel Barber, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Samuel Osborne Barber (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of classical music best known for his Adagio for Strings. He was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania and began to compose at the age of seven. ... Carlisle Floyd (born 1926 in Latta, South Carolina) is an American opera composer. ... Jakov Gotovac (October 11, 1895 – October 16, 1982) was a composer and conductor of classical music. ... Gian Carlo Menotti, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Gian Carlo Menotti (born July 7, 1911, Cadegliano, Italy) is an Italian-born American composer and librettist. ... Ralph Vaughan Williams, OM (October 12, 1872 – August 26, 1958) was an influential British composer. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... The Boy Friend (sometimes spelled The Boyfriend) is a musical by Sandy Wilson, first performed in the West End in 1954 It opened Londons Players Club on April 14 of that year, and reopened in an expanded version on October 13 before moving to the West End proper. ... Sandy Wilson (born May 19, 1924) is a British composer and lyricist, best known for his musical, The Boyfriend (1954). ... Flower Drum Song is a Broadway musical with a score by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, and a book by Hammerstein and Joseph Fields, based on the novel by C.Y. Lee. ... An autographed photo of Richard Rodgers Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 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. ... For work done with Richard Rodgers, see Rodgers and Hammerstein Oscar Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was a New-York born writer, producer, and (usually uncredited) director of musicals for almost forty years. ... Irma la Douce is a 1956 French stage musical whose book and lyrics were written by Alexandre Breffort with music by Marguerite Monnot. ... Eliza Rosanna Gilbert [1] (February 17, 1821 – January 17, 1861), better known by the stage name Lola Montez, was an Irish-born dancer and actress who became famous as an exotic dancer, courtesan and the mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. ... A perfomance at Opera House, Haymarket, predecessor of Her Majestys Theatre in circa 1808. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Nightcap is a Jethro Tull double CD album released in 1993 with older and previously unreleased material. ... Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... The Neil Simon Theater, formerly known as the Alvin Theater, is a Broadway theatre located at 250 West 52nd Street in Manhattan, New York City which has produced many notable musicals and plays. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Salad Days is a romantic Shounen Manga created by Shinobu Inokuma, which is a collection of romance stories occuring in a High School/college setting Salad Days is different as compared to other mainstream manga which usually have plotlines relating to super heroes/super heroines, adventures or in contrary, mushy... Julian Penkivil Slade (born London, May 28, 1930) is an English writer of musical theatre best-known for the show Salad Days, which became the UKs longest-running show of the 1950s, and Trelawny. ... The original poster for the motion picture. ... Leonard Bernstein in 1971 Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, pianist and conductor. ... Wheres Charley is a theatre musical with music & lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by George Abbott. ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... April Love is a popular song. ... Damn Yankees is a musical comedy, a modern retelling of the Faust legend, set in Washington, D.C., with book by Douglass Wallop and George Abbott and music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. ... Hunter (left) with actor John Bromfield Arthur Andrew Kelm (born July 11, 1931, in New York City, New York) is an American actor and singer, and goes by the pseudonym Tab Hunter. ... Gwen Evelyn Verdon (January 13, 1925 in Culver City, California – October 18, 2000 in Woodstock, Vermont) was an acclaimed Tony Award winning American dancer and actress. ... Ray Walston Ray Walston (December 2, 1914 – January 1, 2001), was a stage, television, and film character actor who played the title character on the situation comedy My Favorite Martian and Judge Henry Bone on the drama series Picket Fences. ... Gigi is a 1958 motion picture musical set in Paris, France. ... Leslie Caron Leslie Caron (b. ... Louis Jourdan (born June 19, 1919) is a French actor, known chiefly for his suave manner and good looks. ... French singer Maurice Chevalier with stars of Helizapoppin at Expo 67, in Montreal, Quebec. ... Hermione Gingold (December 9, 1897-May 24, 1987) was a British actress known for her sharp-tongued, eccentric persona, an image enhanced by her sharp nose and chin, as well as her deepening voice, a result of vocal nodes which her mother encouraged her not to remove. ... King Creole is a 1958 Elvis Presley film and soundtrack based on the 1952 Harold Robbins novel, A Stone for Danny Fisher. ... Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday) is the day before Ash Wednesday, and is also called Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day. It is the final day of Carnival (English:IPA: and Romance languages:IPA: ). It is a celebration that is held just before the beginning of the Christian liturgical season... Senior Prom is a still-classified U.S. Air Force program to develop a stealth unmanned aerial reconnaisance vehicle (and possibly as a cruise missile), designed to be launched from a DC-130, B-52, or B-1. ... The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw is a 1958 western comedy, starring Kenneth More and Jayne Mansfield. ... Kenneth Gilbert More CBE, (20 September 1914 - 12 July 1982) was a successful British cinema, television and theatre actor. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Sid James (8 May 1913 - 26 April 1976) was a film and television actor. ... South Pacific is a musical play, with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, that opened on Broadway on April 7, 1949, and ran for more than five years. ...

Musical television

Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Cyril Ritchard was born December 1, 1897 in Sydney, Australia and died December 18, 1977 in Chicago, Illinois. ... Basil Rathbone. ... Dennis King (November 2, 1897 - May 21, 1971) was an English actor and singer. ... Salvatore Mineo, Jr. ... Italian-born actress and singer Anna Maria Alberghetti won a Tony in 1962 as Best Actress (Musical) for Carnival (she tied with Diahann Carroll for the musical No Strings, which co-starred Richard Kiley). ... Una Merkel (December 10, 1903 – January 2, 1986) was an American film actress. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Barbara Cook (b. ... Aaron Chwatt aka Red Buttons Red Buttons (born February 5, 1919) is the stage name of American comedian and actor Aaron Chwatt. ... Kiss Me, Kate is a stage musical by Samuel and Bella Spewack (book) and Cole Porter (music and lyrics) that ran for 1,077 performances and was first performed in New York on December 30, 1948. ... Alfred Drake (born Alfred Capurro) (October 7, 1914 - July 25, 1992) is a Broadway theater performer best known for his appearances in the musicals Babes in Arms, Oklahoma!, Kiss Me, Kate, and Kismet. ... Patricia Morison was born on 19 March 1915 in New York, NY, USA and was a film actress through the 1930s to 1980s as well as having several TV appearances including Cheers. ... Bill Hayes (born William Foster Hayes III, on 5 June 1925, in Harvey, Illinois) is an American actor, best known for his role as Doug Williams on Days of Our Lives. ... Klugman in his role as Dr. Quincy Jack Klugman (born April 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American television and movie actor. ...

Births

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Grandmaster Flash (born Joseph Saddler on January 1, 1958 in Barbados) is a hip hop musician and DJ; one of the pioneers of hip-hop DJing, cutting, and mixing. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bangles in a 1980s publicity photo; Debbi Peterson, Susanna Hoffs, Vicki Peterson, Michael Steele. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Jake Burns (b. ... Stiff Little Fingers are a punk band, originally based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, formed in 1977. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mary Chapin Carpenter poses with Lt. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... Andy Gibb (March 5, 1958 – March 10, 1988) was an Anglo-Australian singer and teen idol, and the younger brother of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, also known as the Bee Gees. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... Gary Numan (born Gary Anthony James Webb on March 8, 1958) is a British singer, songwriter, musician, composer and electropop pioneer. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Martin Fry (born 9 March 1958, in Manchester) is the lead singer of the band ABC. Just The Two Of Us Martin Fry appeared in the BBC Television programme Just The Two Of Us in February 2006. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... Stuart Adamson (April 11, 1958 - December 16, 2001), was a Scottish rock musician, who founded The Skids and later Big Country, as well as the 90s alternative country rock act, the Raphaels. ... Big Country was a rock band from Dunfermline, Scotland, popular in the early to mid 1980s, but still releasing material for a cult following as recently as 2004. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Will Sergeant is a guitarist who plays with Echo & The Bunnymen. ... Echo & the Bunnymen is a British rock group formed in Liverpool in 1978. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... Echo & the Bunnymen is a British rock group formed in Liverpool in 1978. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Paul Weller (born 25 May 1958) is a British singer / songwriter, leader of two successful bands: The Jam and The Style Council. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Neil Finn in Hamburg, June 1996 Neil Mullane Finn OBE (born January 8, 1959 in Te Awamutu, New Zealand) is a singer and songwriter and one of New Zealands foremost musicians. ... Crowded House was an New Zealand pop-rock group between 1986 and 1996; two original members were from Australia and one was from New Zealand. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... Marie Fredriksson together with Per Gessle (help· info) is the songwriter and female lead singer of the Swedish bands Strul, Mamas Barn and Roxette. ... Roxette is a Swedish pop/rock band that consists of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... Eric Reed Boucher (born June 17, 1958), better known by the stage name Jello Biafra, is an American punk rock musician and political activist best known as the former lead singer of the Dead Kennedys. ... The Dead Kennedys are a punk rock band from San Francisco, California. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... Esa-Pekka Salonen (born June 30, 1958) is a prominent Finnish orchestral conductor and composer. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Various recorders The recorder is a woodwind musical instrument of the family known as fipple flutes or internal duct flutes—whistle-like instruments which include the tin whistle and ocarina. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... Thurston Moore Thurston Joseph Moore (born July 25, 1958) is an American musician best known as a singer and lead guitarist for Sonic Youth. ... Sonic Youth is a rock group formed in New York City in 1981. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... Kate Bush (born Catherine Bush on 30 July 1958 in Bexleyheath, Kent, now part of Greater London) is a British singer-songwriter with an expressive four-octave voice. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining. ... William Thomas Berry (born July 31st 1958) was the drummer in alternative rock band R.E.M. for 17 years. ... R.E.M. is a rock band formed in Athens, Georgia in early 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and vocalist Michael Stipe. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... Robert Buck (born on 1 August 1958 in Jamestown, New York, USA) was a founding member and guitarist of 10,000 Maniacs from 1981 until his death on 19 December 2000 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Some of his compositions with Natalie Merchant are among the most popular songs recorded by... 10,000 Maniacs is a U.S. rock band, formed in 1981 and active with various line-ups since that time. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... Bruce Dickinson Bruce Dickinson (born Paul Bruce Dickinson, August 7, 1958 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England) is the legendary lead singer in the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ... Iron Maiden is a very succesful New Wave of British heavy metal band from East London. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American pop singer, dancer, songwriter, producer, actress, and author. ... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... On the cover of Playboy, August 2001 Belinda Carlisle (born Belinda Jo Carlisle (a. ... For the 1960s band, see The Go-Gos (1960s). ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... The Bay City Rollers classic line-up, circa 1975 (L-R): Alan Longmuir, Les McKeown, Stuart (Woody) Wood, Derek Longmuir, Eric Faulkner The Bay City Rollers were a Scottish pop band of the 1970s, with a special appeal among teenage girls. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Vernon Reid (born August 22, 1958) is an African American guitar player perhaps best known as the founder and primary songwriter of heavy metal group Living Colour. ... Living Colour live during the Stain-Tour (Vienna, 1993) Living Colour is a hard rock group formed in New York city in 1984 by African American musicians. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... For other people with the same name, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation) Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29, 1958) is an American musician and entertainer whose successful music career and controversial personal life have been at the forefront of pop culture for the last quarter-century. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... Joan Jett (2003) Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin on September 22, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American rock and roll guitarist, singer, and actress best known for her hit I Love Rock N Roll, which was #1 on the Billboard charts from March 20 to May 8, 1982. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... Andrea Bocelli (born September 22, 1958 in Lajatico, Tuscany, Italy) is a singer, writer and music producer. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... Derri Daugherty (October 13, 1958 - ) is an American record producer, songwriter, guitarist and singer, best known as the lead singer and guitarist for band The Choir. ... The Choir are an atmospheric alternative Christian Rock band. ... The Lost Dogs have been called a country music supergroup, but they consider themselves to be roots and alternative music group. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Dolby Thomas Dolby (born Thomas Morgan Robertson October 14, 1958) is a British musician. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin on September 22, 1958 (or 1960 according to some sources) is an American rock and roll guitarist and singer. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Simon John Charles Le Bon (born October 27, 1958) is the lead singer and lyricist of the pop band Duran Duran. ... Duran Duran are a New Wave music band, often classified into the aggregate 80s rock genre and notable for a long series of catchy, synthesizer-driven hit singles and vivid music videos. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... A Flock of Seagulls is a synthpop group originally formed by brothers Mike (keyboards, vocals) and Ali Score (drums), with Frank Maudsley (bass) and Paul Reynolds (guitar). ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jason Ringenberg was the lead singer of a band called Jason and the Scorchers. ... Jason & The Scorchers were an Alt country band led by Jason Ringenberg whose sound combined punk with country music. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Psychedelic Furs are an influential British post-punk band founded in the late 1970s. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicholas More Seymour (born December 9, 1958 in Benalla, Victoria, Australia) is a bass player, painter, and record producer. ... Crowded House was an New Zealand pop-rock group between 1986 and 1996; two original members were from Australia and one was from New Zealand. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nikki Sixx (birth name Frank Carlton Serafino Ferranna, Jr. ... Mötley Crüe (pronounced as mawt-lee crew) are a popular American Heavy Metal band from Los Angeles, California. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mike Scott performs at a concert in The Hague 2002. ... The Waterboys, performing a concert in Antwerp in 2003. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Pogues in concert, 2004 The Pogues are a popular Anglo Irish folk rock band of the 1980s and 1990s. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... R.E.M. is a rock band formed in Athens, Georgia in early 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and vocalist Michael Stipe. ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... Victoria Williams (born December 23, 1958) is a singer/songwriter, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana but for the length of her career a resident of Southern California. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Shenandoah is an American country music band that a scored a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Deaths

March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... Tom Brown, sometimes known by the nickname Red Brown (June 3, 1888 – March 25, 1958), was an early New Orleans jazz trombonist. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in leap years). ... W.C. Handy photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 - March 28, 1958) was an African American blues composer, often known as The Father of the Blues. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... José Pablo Moncayo (June 29, 1912- June 15, 1958), Mexican composer of nationalistic classical music. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Joseph Charles Holbrooke (b. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... Ralph Vaughan Williams, OM (October 12, 1872 – August 26, 1958) was an influential British composer. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... Harry Revel (born December 21, 1905 in London - died on November 3, 1958 in New York) was a well-respected Jewish composer of musicals. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Artur Rodziński was featured on the cover of Time magazine (link to cover story) on February 17, 1947 Artur Rodziński (January 1, 1892 - November 27, 1958) was a Polish conductor. ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...

Awards

Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision Song Contest logo. ... The Eurovision Song Contest 1958 was the third Eurovision Song Contest and was held on March 12, 1958 in Hilversum, Netherlands. ...

External Charts

  • Pop Culture Madness 1958 Pop Music Chart

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