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Encyclopedia > 1964 in music

See also: 1963 in music, other events of 1964, 1965 in music, 1960s in music and the list of 'years in music' See also: 1962 in music, other events of 1963, 1964 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 1 - The Beatles start a 5 day tour in Scotland to support the release of their new single, Love Me Do. January 4 - At Cortina d... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1964 in music, other events of 1965, 1966 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... 1960 in music Music of Brazil Carimbó begins modernizing and using electric instruments Music of Cambodia Princess Norodom Buppha Devi helps lead a revival of classical Khmer dance forms like apsara. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...

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Events

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Top of the Pops is a long-running British music chart television programme shown each week on BBC One and now licensed for local versions around the world. ... Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national publicly funded broadcaster of the United Kingdom. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush and current host Jay Leno. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Capitol record by Wingy Manone Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, founded in 1942. ... Label of Swan record by Phil Napoleons jazz band Swan Records was a mid-20th century United States based record label based in Philadelphia. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... Louie, Louie is a pop song written by Richard Berry in 1955. ... The Kingsmen were a rock band from Milwaukie, Oregon who rose suddenly to fame with their recording of Richard Berrys Louie Louie. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... John F. Kennedy International Airport is the main international airport in New York City, and is one of the largest airports in the world. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about Edward Sullivan, the entertainer. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... This article is about Edward Sullivan, the entertainer. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... This article is about Edward Sullivan, the entertainer. ... March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Capitol record by Wingy Manone Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, founded in 1942. ... Muhammad Ali-Haj (born January 17, 1942 as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. ... Charles Sonny Liston (May 8, 1932 – December 30, 1970), was a boxer who became world Heavyweight champion, and whose life and personality were always obscure. ... February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in Leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... 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 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... John Lennon in the autumn of 1968 John Winston Lennon (a. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in Leap years). ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Madame Tussauds and the London Planetarium Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London, with branches in Amsterdam, Hong Kong ( Victoria Peak), Las Vegas, Copenhagen and New York City. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... The Rolling Stones, 1964. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining, as the final day of July. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years). ... Fiddler on the Roof Poster 1964 Fiddler on the Roof is one of the great stage and film musicals. ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Simon & Garfunkel, Bookends Simon and Garfunkel were an American popular music duo comprised of Paul Simon and Arthur Art Garfunkel. ... Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. is an album by Simon and Garfunkel released October 19, 1964. ... Sounds of Silence is an album by Simon and Garfunkel released January 17, 1966. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Simon & Garfunkel, Bookends Simon and Garfunkel were an American popular music duo comprised of Paul Simon and Arthur Art Garfunkel. ... Columbia Records is the oldest continually used brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888. ... 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. ... Keith Green (October 21, 1953 - July 28, 1982) was an American gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist from Sheepshead Bay, New York. ... The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization known as a collecting society that protects intellectual property, ensuring that music which is broadcast, commercially recorded, or otherwise used for profit, pays a fee to compensate the creators of that music. ... Frank Zappa Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American singer, guitarist, composer and satirist. ... Phil Ochs (1940-76) Photograph from the Michael Ochs Archives Philip David Ochs (December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) was a protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer) of the early 1960s, perhaps best known for his songs Power and Glory, There But for Fortune, Changes, When I... Marianne Faithfull on the cover of her album A Secret Life Marianne Faithfull is a notable British singer and actress whos career spans over four decades. ... Sonny Bono Salvatore Phillip Sonny Bono (February 16, 1935 – January 5, 1998) was an American record producer, singer, actor, and politician whose career spanned over three decades. ... Cher on the cover of her album Living Proof Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American actress and singer of Armenian and Cherokee descent. ... The MC5 was a rock music band that came out of Detroit, USA in 1966, and was an important precursor of and influence on punk rock (see protopunk). ... The Mamas and the Papas (credited as The Mamas and the Papas on the debut album cover) were a leading vocal group of the 1960s. ...

Albums released

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 British release A Hard Days Night was The Beatles third album, released in 1964 as the soundtrack to their first film of the same name. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... With the Beatles was The Beatles second album, recorded four months after the bands first album and released in late 1963. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... James Brown is the name of several notable people: James Brown, soul and funk singer and bandleader, born 1933 James Brown, American TV personality, born 1955 James Brown, U.S. Senator from Louisiana (1766-1835) James Brown, British music journalist and magazine editor Jim Brown, né James Nathaniel Brown, American... Joan Baez/5, Vanguard, 1964 Joan Baez/5 was a 1964 album by Joan Baez. ... Joan Baezs 1975 bestseller Diamonds & Rust. ... Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. is an album by Simon and Garfunkel released October 19, 1964. ... Simon & Garfunkel, Bookends Simon and Garfunkel were an American popular music duo comprised of Paul Simon and Arthur Art Garfunkel. ... A Love Supreme is a popular jazz album recorded by John Coltranes quartet on December 9, 1964 at the Van Gelder studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. ... John Coltrane John Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. ... The Times They Are A-Changin ( 1964) is an album by Bob Dylan and produced by Tom Wilson. ... Portrait photograph of Bob Dylan taken by Daniel Kramer Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman May 24, 1941) is a highly influential American songwriter, musician, and poet. ... Early Orbison is a record album recorded by Roy Orbison on the Monument Records label at their studios in Hendersonville, Tennessee and released in 1964. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... More of Roy Orbisons Greatest Hits is a Roy Orbison music album from Monument Records recorded at their studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee and released in 1964. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... Gene Francis Alan Pitney is an American singer born on February 17, 1941 in Hartford, Connecticut. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... Simmer Down was the second single released by Bob Marley and the Wailers (Peter Tosh & Bunny Livingstone). ... The Wailing Wailers is an album by The Wailers. ... Bunny Wailer, also known as Bunny Livingston, was an original member of reggae group The Wailers along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. ... Bob Marley The Hon. ... Peter Tosh (October 9, 1944 – September 11, 1987) was a pioneer reggae musician. ...

Top hits on record

See also: Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1964 (USA) The Kinks (from left): Pete Quaife, Dave Davies, Mick Avory, and Ray Davies The Kinks are a British rock group, first gaining prominence in the mid-1960s and becoming one of the most influential groups of the British Invasion. ... 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. ... Baby Love is the name of a 1964 hit song recorded by The Supremes for the Motown label. ... Reissue album cover showing The Supremes in 1966. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular 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. ... Roger Dean Miller (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. ... Dancing in the Street became a 1964 smash for Motown girl group Martha & the Vandellas. ... Martha & the Vandellas were an American Motown group of the 1960s. ... The Four Seasons are an American pop and doo wop group, distinct from many similar groups of the 1950s and 60s in their traditional Italian-American sound. ... Paul & Paula (Ray Hildebrand, born December 21, 1940, and Jill Jackson, born May 20, 1942) were a pop singing duo, best known for their 1963 one-hit wonder Hey Paula. ... Lucille Starr, born May 13, 1938, is a French-Canadian singer, songwriter, and yodeler best known for her 1964 hit single, The French Song. ... The Beach Boys, 1963 (L to R, David Marks, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Mike Love, Brian Wilson) The Beach Boys are a pop music group formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961, whose popularity has lasted into the twenty-first century. ... The Dave Clark Five were a British rock and roll group in the 1960s, and one of the few that were able to present a commercial threat to the Beatles, the dominant group of the period. ... The Moody Blues were best known for fusing an orchestral sound with rock and roll, as seen in one of their most popular songs, Nights in White Satin. ... Shirley Bassey in 2000 Dame Shirley Bassey (born January 8, 1937), is a Welsh singer, perhaps best known for performing the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979). ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... Hello, Dolly! is a popular song, first introduced to the public in the play of the same name in 1964. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nicknames Satchmo and Pops) was an American jazz musician. ... The US edition of The Animals self-titled debut album. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... The Beach Boys, 1963 (L to R, David Marks, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Mike Love, Brian Wilson) The Beach Boys are a pop music group formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961, whose popularity has lasted into the twenty-first century. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Rolling Stones, 1964. ... Its Over is an American song composed by Roy Orbison and Bill Dees and sung by Orbison. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... The Searchers may refer to: The Searchers – a 1956 epic Western movie The Searchers – a 1960s British rock band This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Oh, Pretty Woman is a song which was a worldwide hit for Roy Orbison. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... The Four Seasons are an American pop and doo wop group, distinct from many similar groups of the 1950s and 60s in their traditional Italian-American sound. ... For the undead creature of Vodun lore, see zombie. ... A singing duo in the 1960s, composed of Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde. ... Sandie Shaw (real name Sandra Goodrich) (born February 26, 1947) is a British singer, best remembered for winning the 1967 Eurovision Song Contest with Puppet on a String. She led a highly successful career as one of Britains girl singers, scoring three number ones with the Burt Bacharach-penned... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... This article is about the American band. ... Dionne Warwick on the cover of her Christmas album My Favorite Time of the Year Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940 as Marie Dionne Warrick) is an American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Dusty Springfield Dusty Springfield, OBE (April 16, 1939 – March 2, 1999) was an English singer, regarded by many as one of the finest white soul singers of all time. ... You Really Got Me is a song written by Ray Davies and performed by his band, The Kinks. ... The Kinks (from left): Pete Quaife, Dave Davies, Mick Avory, and Ray Davies The Kinks are a British rock group, first gaining prominence in the mid-1960s and becoming one of the most influential groups of the British Invasion. ... These are the Billboard Hot 100 #1 Hits of 1964: See also: 1964 in music, List of Number 1 Hits (USA) Categories: No 1 hits in the United States ...


Published popular 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 an American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Bewitched was an American situation comedy starring actress Elizabeth Montgomery, broadcast on ABC from 1964 to 1972. ... Howard Greenfield ( March 15, 1936 – March 4, 1986) is an American songwriter. ... Gentleman Jack Keller (?-December 2003) was a professional poker player. ... Phil Spector Harvey Phillip Phil Spector (born December 26, 1940) is a highly influential record producer who turned out some of the best-known popular music of the 1960s and 1970s. ... Jeff Barry (born Joel Adelberg, 1938, Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Ellie Greenwich (born 1940, Brooklyn, N.Y.) comprised one of the most prolific and successful Brill Building song writing and production teams in the early 1960s. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... Jay Livingston (born in McDonald, Pennsylvania, March 28 1915, died in Los Angeles, California, October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... 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. ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. ... 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 an American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... Mary Poppins is a childrens book written by P. L. Travers and originally published in 1934 with illustrations by Mary Shepard. ... Lee Adams (born Mansfield, Ohio, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is an American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Dave Clark (born 15 December 1942) is a British musician, only known as the drummer and leader of the 1960s group, The Dave Clark Five. ... Lee Adams (born Mansfield, Ohio, 1924) is an American lyricist best known for his collaboration with Charles Strouse in the musical theatre. ... Charles Strouse (born 7 June 1928) is an American composer and three-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical. ... Hang on Sloopy is a song by the pop group The McCoys which was #1 in America in October 1965 and is also the official rock song of the state of Ohio, USA. It was written by Wes Farrell and Bert Russell and is named for Dorothy Sloop, a singer... Spanish version of movie poster for If I Were a Rich Man If I Were a Rich Man (Ah! Si jétais riche) is a 2002 French film written and directed by Gérard Bitton and Michel Munz. ... 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 an American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Fiddler on the Roof Poster 1964 Fiddler on the Roof is one of the great stage and film musicals. ... Zero Mostel in Ulysses in Nighttown, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1958 Zero Mostel (February 25, 1915 – September 8, 1977) was a Tony Award-winning stage actor. ... Chaim Topol (born September 9, 1935 in Tel Aviv), often billed simply as Topol, is one of the most famous of Israeli actors. ... See also: 1970 in music, other events of 1971, 1972 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour-long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... William Bill Dees (born January 24, 1939) is an American musician most famous for his song writing collaborations with legendary singer Roy Orbison. ... 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 an American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... Oh, Pretty Woman is a song which was a worldwide hit for Roy Orbison. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... William Bill Dees (born January 24, 1939) is an American musician most famous for his song writing collaborations with legendary singer Roy Orbison. ... 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. ... A male companion to Mother Goose, Father Goose was a recurring character in the works of L. Frank Baum. ... Jerry Herman (born Gerald Herman on July 10, 1933 in New York City) is an American composer/lyricist of the Broadway musical theater. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... Mary Poppins is a childrens book written by P. L. Travers and originally published in 1934 with illustrations by Mary Shepard. ... 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. ... Robin and the Seven Hoods is a 1964 musical film, starring the Rat Pack. ... Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is the 34 lettered song title from the 1964 movie Mary Poppins. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928) are Academy Award-winning American songwriters, who specialize in musical film. ... Mary Poppins is a childrens book written by P. L. Travers and originally published in 1934 with illustrations by Mary Shepard. ... Thats Life is a popular songwritten by Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon. ... 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 an American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... A tradition is a story or a custom that is memorized and passed down from generation to generation, originally without the need for a writing system. ... This article needs copyediting (checking for proper English spelling, grammar, usage, etc. ...

Classical music

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Aaron Copland Aaron Copland (November 14, 1900–December 2, 1990) was an American composer of modern tonal music as well as film music. ... George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of classical music. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Mario Davidovsky (born March 4, 1934) is an Argentine-American composer. ... Henri Dutilleux (born January 22, 1916) is a French composer. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich   listen? (Russian: ) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich   listen? (Russian: ) (September 25, 1906 – August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... James Tenney (August 10, 1934 in Silver City, NM) is an American composer and influential music theorist. ...

Opera

The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera is an art form consisting of a dramatic stage performance set to music. ... Alberto Evaristo Ginastera (April 11, 1916 – June 25, 1983) was an Argentinian composer of classical music. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Musical theater

Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Anyone Can Whistle is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Arthur Laurents. ... The Majestic Theatre is a Broadway theatre on 247 West 44th Street in Manhattan, New York City. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Fiddler on the Roof Poster 1964 Fiddler on the Roof is one of the great stage and film musicals. ... Jerry Bock (born 1928) is an American musical theatre composer best known for his collaboration with lyricist Sheldon Harnick on shows such as Fiddler on the Roof. ... 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. ... The Imperial Theater can also refer to the Imperial Garden Theater in Tokyo, Japan The Imperial Theater was the Schubert brothers fiftieth theater in New York City. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years). ... Funny Girl is a 1964 semi-biographical musical that tells the story of Broadway star Fanny Brice. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 - September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Bob (Robert) Merrill (born Henry Lavan May 17, 1921? or ? 1923?- February 17, 1998) was an American composer and lyricist. ... The Winter Garden Theatre is located at Broadway and 50th Street in New York City. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... The Majestic Theatre is a Broadway theatre on 247 West 44th Street in Manhattan, New York City. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... Hello, Dolly! is a Broadway musical with a book by Michael Stewart and a score by Jerry Herman. ... Jerry Herman (born Gerald Herman on July 10, 1933 in New York City) is an American composer/lyricist of the Broadway musical theater. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Little Me was the parody confessional self-indulgent autobiography of Belle Poitrine (Pretty Bosom), subtitled The Intimate Memoirs of the Great Star of Stage, Screen and Television, by Patrick Dennis, who had achieved a great success with Auntie Mame. ... West End is the name of some places in the world, including: The West End of London, England West End Theatre, is where many of Londons major theatres are located and premier cinema screenings take place. ... Jerry Springer – The Opera at the Cambridge Theatre The Cambridge Theatre in London is a modern theatre, facing Seven Dials, built using steel and concrete and is notable for its elegant and clean lines of design. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... Robert and Elizabeth is a theater musical. ... Lyric Theatre is a common name for performing-arts houses, including: Australia Lyric Theatre Brisbane, Queensland Lyric Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales U.S. Lyric Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... Salad Days is a romantic Shounen Manga created by Shinobu Inokuma, telling a romance stories of the young people that took place in Nozawa City. ... 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. ... She Loves Me is a Broadway musical. ... Lyric Theatre is a common name for performing-arts houses, including: Australia Lyric Theatre Brisbane, Queensland Lyric Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales U.S. Lyric Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Budd Schulbergs (b. ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...

Musical films

The musical film is a film genre that features songs, sung by the actors, interwoven into the narrative. ... // The British release A Hard Days Night was The Beatles third album, released in 1964 as the soundtrack to their first film of the same name. ... Mary Poppins is a childrens book written by P. L. Travers and originally published in 1934 with illustrations by Mary Shepard. ... The original poster for the Broadway production of the show designed by Al Hirschfeld My Fair Lady is a 1956 musical theater production with lyrics and book by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederic Loewe, adapted from George Bernard Shaws Pygmalion. ... Robin and the Seven Hoods is a 1964 musical film, starring the Rat Pack. ... Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) is a musical film made in 1964. ... Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) is a musical film made in 1964. ... The Unsinkable Molly Brown is a musical play which tells the fictionalized account of the life of Margaret Brown, whose husband made a fortune in the Colorado gold mines, and who survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic. ... Viva Las Vegas (1964) is an American musical film directed by George Sidney and starring Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret and Cesare Danova. ...

Births

January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Grant Young is the drummer for the band Soul Asylum ... Soul Asylum was an indie band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1983, perhaps best known for their song Runaway Train. The group was an outgrowth of a previous band, Loud Fast Rules, formed in 1981 by guitarist Dan Murphy, bassist Karl Mueller, and drummer Dave Pirner. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Brad Roberts is the lead singer and guitarist for Canadian rockers Crash Test Dummies. ... Crash Test Dummies are a Canadian folk-rock group, who were popular in the early 1990s. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Roddy Frame (born January 29th 1964 in East Kilbride) is the founder of the 1980s Scottish pop band Aztec Camera. ... Aztec Camera is a Scottish New Wave music band from Glasgow. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Kevin Noodles Wasserman is a guitarist for The Offspring, born February 4, 1963 in Los Angeles, California. ... The Offspring (circa 1997) left to right (back): Greg K. and Ron Welty, left to right (front): Noodles and Dexter Holland The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Orange County, California that originally formed in 1984, consisting of vocalist and guitarist Dexter Holland, Kevin Noodles Wasserman (also on... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Tracy Chapman on the cover of her self-titled album Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an African American singer-songwriter, best known for classic singles Fast Car, Talkin Bout a Revolution, and Give Me One Reason. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Amy Ray, born on April 12, 1964 in Decatur, Georgia, is a singer-songwriter and member of the Indigo Girls. ... The Indigo Girls are an American folk-rock duo, consisting of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... David Pirner is the lead vocalist for the band Soul Asylum. ... Soul Asylum was an indie band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1983, perhaps best known for their song Runaway Train. The group was an outgrowth of a previous band, Loud Fast Rules, formed in 1981 by guitarist Dan Murphy, bassist Karl Mueller, and drummer Dave Pirner. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... Maynard James Keenan Maynard James Keenan (born April 17, 1964) is an American rock singer. ... Promotional photograph. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Andy Bell (born 25 April 1964 in Peterborough) is the lead singer of the British Synth Pop duo Erasure. ... Vince(L) and Bell Erasure is a British synth pop duo band consisting of keyboardist Vince Clarke and singer Andy Bell. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Brett Gurewitz (aka: Mr. ... Bad Religion promotional photograph, c. ... NOFX NOFX is a punk band from California, sometimes referred to in the underground music press as the funniest band in rock and roll. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Lenny Kravitz, 2005 (José Cruz/ABr) Lenny Kravitz (born Leonard Albert Kravitz on May 26, 1964 in New York) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist whose retro-style amalgam of rock, pop, funk, and even techno is inspired by such music icons as Jimi Hendrix and John... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Tom Morello Thomas Baptist Morello (born May 30, 1964) is the guitarist of the band Audioslave, and formerly of Rage Against The Machine. ... A photo of Thích Quảng Ðức, a Buddhist monk who burnt himself to death as a protest against Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diems administrations practices against the Buddhist religion, features on the cover of the first Rage Against the Machine album. ... Audioslave Audioslave is an alternative rock supergroup consisting of Chris Cornell (formerly of Soundgarden) and the instrumentalists of Rage Against the Machine. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining, as the last day of May. ... Darryl D.M.C. McDaniels (b. ... (1984), the groups debut album Run-D.M.C. was a hip hop group founded by Jason Jam Master Jay Mizell that included Joseph Run Simmons and Darryl D.M.C. McDaniels. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... Jay Bentley (born June 6, 1964) is the bassist of Bad Religion. ... Bad Religion promotional photograph, c. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Godsmack is an alternative metal band from Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The name Godsmack did not come from an Alice in Chains song, though popular rumor deems it so. ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... Jesus Jones is a British London-based rock group that performed and recorded in the late 1980s, throughout the 1990s, and into the 2000s. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Chris Cornell Christopher Cornell (born July 20, 1964) is a guitarist/singer-songwriter most well-known for being the lead singer of Soundgarden, of which he was a member from their formation in 1984 until they disbanded in 1997. ... Soundgarden was a seminal Seattle rock band who helped to define the sound that came to be called grunge. ... Audioslave Audioslave is an alternative rock supergroup consisting of Chris Cornell (formerly of Soundgarden) and the instrumentalists of Rage Against the Machine. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... Will Calhoun is the drummer of Living Colour and of Jungle Funk. ... 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 1st is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... Adam Duritz (born August 1, 1964) is a musician and media producer. ... Counting Crows is a rock band that became extremely popular in 1994, following the release of their debut album August and Everything After, which featured the hit song Mr. ... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Colin James Munn (born August 17, 1964 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian musician that primarily plays blues and rock but also has released some Swing albums. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Eazy-E (Eric Wright) (September 7, 1963 - March 26, 1995) was an African-American rapper, record producer, and record executive who initially rose to fame as a member of the group N.W.A.. Born in Compton, California, Eazy-E dropped out of Compton High School while in tenth grade... NWA is a three-letter abbreviation for National Weather Association, meteorological society based in Charlottesville, Virginia. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 92 days remaining, as the final day of September. ... Robby Takac (born 30 September 1964) is one of the founding members of the Goo Goo Dolls along with Johnny Rzeznik. ... Goo Goo Dolls are an indie and alternative band, formed in 1986. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... Dave Dederer, best known as guitarist and singer for the Presidents of the United States of America, was born on October 5, 1964. ... The Presidents of the United States of America has two meanings. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... Matthew Sweet (born c. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Neneh Cherry performing live in Vienna (ca. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... Sam Brown (born October 12th, 1964 in London), daughter of RocknRoll star Joe Brown and singer Vicki Brown, is a British female singer-songwriter best known for her work in the late 1980s, although she has continued to release material since then. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... Hootie & the Blowfish is an American pop-rock band, originally formed at the University of South Carolina by Darius Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim Soni Sonefeld and Mark Bryan. ... November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 55 days remaining. ... Corey Glover (born November 6, 1964) the former lead singer of the American rock band 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. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... Run-DMC is a hip hop crew founded by Jason Jam Master Jay Mizell that included Joseph Run Simmons and Darryl DMC McDaniels. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... The Lemonheads were an indie, alternative and punk band from the United States. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tony Rambola (born ) is Rambola took the place of former Godsmack guitarist Lee Richards. ... Godsmack is an alternative metal band from Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The name Godsmack did not come from an Alice in Chains song, though popular rumor deems it so. ...

Deaths

January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jack Teagarden (August 20, 1905 - January 15, 1964) was an influential jazz trombonist. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Johnny Burke was a songwriter who died in 1930 Johnny Burke (October 3, 1908 - February 25, 1964) was an American lyric writer. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Carol Haney (December 24, 1924 _ May 10, 1964) was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and opened a dancing school when she was fifteen years old. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining, as the final day of July. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... Johnny Burnette (March 25, 1934 - August 14, 1964) was a Rockabilly pioneer in Memphis, Tennessee. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years). ... Nacio Herb Brown (22 February 1896 - 28 September 1964) was a United States songwriter. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Eddie Cantor in the 1920s Eddie Cantor (born January 31, 1892; died October 10, 1964) was a comedian, singer, actor, songwriter, and one of the most popular entertainers in the United States of America in the early and middle 20th century. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Buddy Cole (1916 December 15 - 1964) was a jazz pianist and orchestra leader. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... Donald Matthew Redman (July 29, 1900 - November 30, 1964) was a jazz musician, arranger, and composer. ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Edith Sitwell (September 7, 1887 – December 9, 1964) was a British poet and critic. ... William Turner Walton (March 29, 1902–March 8, 1983) was a British composer influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and the jazz genre. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alma Mahler Alma Maria Mahler (August 31, 1879 – December 11, 1964), noted in her native Vienna for her beauty and intelligence, was the wife, successively, of one of the centurys leading composers (Gustav Mahler), architects (Walter Gropius), and novelists (Franz Werfel). ... Sam Cooke Sam Cooke (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964) was a hugely popular gospel music and R&B singer, born Sam Cook in Clarksdale, Mississippi. ...

Awards

Grammy Awards

Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... The 6th Grammy Awards were held in 1964. ...

Eurovision Song Contest

See also: 1963 in music, other events of 1964, 1965 in music, 1960s in music and the list of 'years in music' Running since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest (in French: Concours Eurovision de la Chanson) is an annual televised song contest with participants from numerous countries whose national television broadcasters are members of the European Broadcasting Union. ... The Eurovision Song Contest 1964 was the ninth Eurovision and was held on March 21, 1964, in Denmark. ... See also: 1962 in music, other events of 1963, 1964 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 1 - The Beatles start a 5 day tour in Scotland to support the release of their new single, Love Me Do. January 4 - At Cortina d... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... See also: 1964 in music, other events of 1965, 1966 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... 1960 in music Music of Brazil Carimbó begins modernizing and using electric instruments Music of Cambodia Princess Norodom Buppha Devi helps lead a revival of classical Khmer dance forms like apsara. ... This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ...


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