1967 in music


1967 in music

The year 1967 was an important year for psychedelic rock, with releases from The Beatles ("Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", "Magical Mystery Tour") Small Faces, "Itchycoo Park", Eric Burdon & The Animals ("Winds of Change"), The Doors ("The Doors", "Strange Days"), Jefferson Airplane ("Surrealistic Pillow", "After Bathing at Baxter's"), Pink Floyd's "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn", Love's "Forever Changes", Cream's "Disraeli Gears", The Rolling Stones's "Their Satanic Majesties Request", The Who's "The Who Sell Out" and The Jimi Hendrix Experience ("Are You Experienced?" and ")".

Events

*January 4 - The Doors release their self-titled debut album.
*January 15 - The Rolling Stones appear on "The Ed Sullivan Show". At Ed Sullivan's request, the band changed their lyrics from "Let's spend the night together" to "Let's spend some time together".
*January 16 - The Monkees begin work on their album "Headquarters" recording the track "The Girl I Knew Somewhere." It is the first album where they had complete artistic and technical control over their material.
*January 22 - Simon and Garfunkel give live concert at Philharmonic Hall in New York City. While bits and pieces of this concert are released on October 4, 1997, on their box set "Old Friends", the majority of this concert is not released until July 2002.
*January 30 - The Beatles shoot a promotional film for their forthcoming single "Strawberry Fields Forever" at Knole Park in Sevenoaks
*February 3 - UK record producer Joe Meek murders his landlady and then commits suicide by shooting himself in the head at Holloway, North London.
*February 6 - Micky Dolenz of the Monkees flies into London. On this trip he sees "Til Death Us Do Part" on British TV and uses the term "Randy Scouse Git" from the programme for the title of The Monkees next single release "Randy Scouse Git", which is based on the programme, as well as Dolenz's visit to Paul McCartney. The British censors force the title to be changed to "Alternate Title" in the UK.
*February 7 - Micky Dolenz meets Paul McCartney at his home in St John's Wood, London and they pose together for the press.
*February 12 - British police raid 'Redlands', the Sussex home of Keith Richards in the early hours of the morning following a tip-off about a party from the tabloid newspaper 'News of the World'; although no arrests are made at the time, Richards, Mick Jagger and art dealer Robert Fraser are subsequently charged with possession of drugs.
*February 13 - The Beatles new single "Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane" is released in the United Kingdom
*February 13- Jefferson Airplane's influential album Surrealistic Pillow is released.
*February 14 - Aretha Franklin records "Respect" at the New York based Atlantic Studios
*February 16 - "Aretha Franklin day" is declared in Detroit, Michigan
*February 17 - Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane is released in the USA
*February 24 - The Bee Gees sign a management contract with Robert Stigwood
*March 3 - Eric Burdon & The Animals refuse to perform a show in Ottawa, Ontario unless they are paid in advance. The audience of 3000 riots causing $5000 in damages to the auditorium.
*March 11 - A taped appearance by The Beatles on "American Bandstand". The band premieres their new music videos for the songs "Penny Lane" and "Strawberry Fields Forever"
*March 12 - The Velvet Underground release their debut album, The Velvet Underground and Nico.
*March 25 - The Who perform their first concert in the United States in New York
*March 27 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney are awarded the Ivor Novello award for the song "Michelle," the most performed song in Britain in 1966
*March 30 - The Beatles are photographed with a photographic collage and wax figures from Madame Tussaud's famous museum for the cover artwork of their soon to be released "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album at Chelsea Manor Studios in London.
*March 31 - Kicking off a tour with The Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens and Engelbert Humperdinck at The Astoria London, Jimi Hendrix sets fire to his guitar on stage for the first time. He is taken to the hospital suffering burns to his hands. This guitar-burning act would later become a trademark of Hendrix's performances.
*April 8 - Eurovision Song Contest held in the Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna. The wining song, the United Kingdom's "Puppet on a String" was sung by Sandie Shaw.
*April 13 - The Rolling Stones' Concert in Warsaw.
*May - Paul McCartney announces that all four members of the Beatles have "dropped acid"
*May 1 - Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu at the Aladdin in Las Vegas.
*May 2 - In the United States, Capitol Records pulls the plug on the Beach Boys' mysterious "Smile" project. Brian Wilson, who had taken more than a year to compose and produce the album, could not bring himself to finish it.
*May 12 - Procol Harum's musical career begins with the release of the single "A Whiter Shade of Pale".
*May 12 - Pink Floyd stage the first ever rock concert with quadraphonic sound at Queen Elizabeth Hall, England
*May 12 - The debut album of The Jimi Hendrix Experience, "Are You Experienced" is released in the UK.
*June 1 - The Beatles album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is released. David Bowie releases his self-titled, debut album, 'David Bowie"
*June 4 - Jimi Hendrix Experience, Cream, Denny Laine and his Electric String Band, Procul Harum and The Chiffons, perform in a two hour "Sunday Special" at the Saville Theatre in London.
*June 16 - Barbra Streisand performs live concert "A Happening in Central Park" in New York's Central Park.
*June 17 - June 18 - The Monterey International Pop Festival, the world's first large scale outdoor rock music festival. Held in Monterey, California, including rock stars such as the Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Eric Burdon & The Animals, The Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and The Holding Company with Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix. Otis and the MG's took the stage at 1:00 am after Jefferson Airplane and brought down the house; 55,000 were at attendance.
*June 19 - During his stay in California on a houseboat in Sausalito, while listening to the Beatles' 'Sgt Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band LP', Otis Redding is inspired to compose the tune 'Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay'.
*June 25 - The Beatles perform "All You Need Is Love" for the "Our World" television special, which was the first worldwide television broadcast. Singing backup for the Beatles were a number of artists including Eric Clapton, and members of the Rolling Stones and The Who.
*June 28 - The Supremes perform for the first time as Diana Ross & the Supremes at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. Florence Ballard is fired from the group after the first night, and on-hand stand-in Cindy Birdsong permanently takes Ballard's place in the group.
*June 28 - The Monkees fly in to London at the start of their concerts at the Empire Pool, Wembley.
*June 29 - Rolling Stones sentenced to jail for drug possession.
*June 30 - July 2 The Monkees three concerts at the Empire Pool, Wembley; Lulu also appeared on this tour.
*July 2 - Jeff Beck, John Mayall Bluesbreakers, perform in a two hour "Sunday Special" at the Saville Theatre in London.
*July 3 - Party at the Speakeasy Club for the Monkees on the completion of their concerts in London.
*July 14 - The Bee Gees international debut album, "Bee Gees 1st" is released which spawns 3 Top 20 singles: New York Mining Disaster 1941, To Love Somebody and Holiday.
*July 18 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience is thrown off a support tour of The Monkees after complaints from the conservative Daughters of the American Revolution. Hendrix's manager Chas Chandler later admitted it was all for outrage publicity.
*Summer - "The Summer of Love" in San Francisco.
*August 4 - The Small Faces release the psychedelic single "Itchycoo Park" reaching #3 in the UK Singles Chart.
*August 14 - The Marine Broadcasting Offences Act becomes law in the United Kingdom, and most offshore radio stations (including Wonderful Radio London) have already closed down. Only Radio Caroline would continue.
*August 20 - Cream fly to the USA at the beginning of their concert tour.
*August 23 - The debut album of The Jimi Hendrix Experience, "Are You Experienced", is released in the US.
*August 27 - The Beatles are informed of manager Brian Epstein's death, while in Bangor, Wales with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. They return to London at once.
*September 7 - Eric Burdon marries Angie King
*September 17 - The Doors appear on the "Ed Sullivan show" and perform "Light My Fire". Sullivan had requested that the line "Girl we couldn't get much higher" be changed for the show. Jim Morrison agreed, but ended up performing it the way it was written and The Doors were banned from the show.
*September 30 - BBC Radio 1 launched, replacing the out-of-fashion "Home Service".
*October 14 - Tammi Terrell faints and collapses into duet partner Marvin Gaye's arms onstage during a performance at the Hampton University homecoming in Virginia. She was later diagnosed with a brain tumor, and would die from brain cancer in 1970 at the age of 24.
*November 9 - First issue of "Rolling Stone magazine" is published
*November 22 - Otis Redding records "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay"
*December 2 - The Small Faces release hit R&B song "Tin Soldier" it reaches #9 in UK Singles Chart.
*December 5 - The Beatles open the Apple Shop in London.
*December 8 - Otis and the Bar-Kays play at a popular nightclub called, Leo's Casino. This was to be Otis' last performance.
*December 10 - Otis Redding dies in plane crash in Lake Monona (Madison, Wisconsin). It was considered to be one of the worst air tragedies in entertainment history, since the Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper air crash, 8 years earlier, in 1959.
*December 26 - First telecast of The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour", on BBC1.
*A taped appearance by The Beatles on the "Ed Sullivan show". The band premieres their new music video for the song "Hello Goodbye".
*Pickwick Records releases LP collection of ten 1950s A- and B-sides of singles by Simon and Garfunkel, recorded under their pseudonym Tom & Jerry, and tries to pass it off as current material by the duo. Simon and Garfunkel file legal challenge, and the record, now rare, is swiftly withdrawn from the market.
*The Who destroys their instruments during a performance on "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour".
*Toots & the Maytals releases "54-46 That's My Number", one of the first reggae songs
*The Savonlinna Opera Festival is re-opened in Savonlinna, Finland, helping to launch a repopularization of opera
*December -The Moody Blues release "Days of Future Passed".

New Bands

*Donny Hathaway's musical career begins
*Ted Nugent's musical career begins
*George Clinton's musical career begins
*Sly & the Family Stone's musical career begins
*Blue Öyster Cult's musical career begins
*Captain Beefheart's musical career begins
*The Stooges musical career begins
*Creedence Clearwater Revival, The First Edition (fronted by Kenny Rogers) and Chicago form.
* The progressive rock band Genesis is formed in Surrey, UK.

Top albums released in the U.S.A.

Winter
*"Younger Than Yesterday" - The Byrds
*"Mellow Yellow" - Donovan
*"The Doors" - The Doors (debut)
*"More of The Monkees" - The Monkees
*"King & Queen" - Otis Redding and Carla Thomas
*"Between the Buttons" - The Rolling Stones
*"The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland - The Supremes

Spring
*"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" - The Beatles
*"Buffalo Springfield" - Buffalo Springfield (debut)
*"Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits" - Bob Dylan
*"Up, Up and Away" - The Fifth Dimension (debut)
*"I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You" - Aretha Franklin
*"The Grateful Dead" - The Grateful Dead (debut)
*"I'm a Lonesome Fugitive" - Merle Haggard
*"Surrealistic Pillow" - Jefferson Airplane
*"The Marvelettes" - The Marvelettes
*"Headquarters" - The Monkees
*"12 Greatest Hits - Patsy Cline
*"How Great Thou Art" - Elvis Presley
*"Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim" - Frank Sinatra
*"Temptations Live!" - The Temptations
*"Happy Together" - The Turtles
*"The Velvet Underground and Nico" - The Velvet Underground (debut)

Summer
*"Joan (album)" - Joan Baez
*"Best of The Beach Boys Vol. 2 - The Beach Boys
*"Smiley Smile" - The Beach Boys
*"Bee Gees 1st" - The Bee Gees
*"Big Brother & the Holding Company"- Big Brother and the Holding Company (debut)
*"The Byrds' Greatest Hits" - The Byrds
*"Brighten the Corner" - Ella Fitzgerald
*"Aretha Arrives" - Aretha Franklin
*"Are You Experienced?" - The Jimi Hendrix Experience (debut)
*"Winds of Change" - Eric Burdon & the Animals
*"Moby Grape" - Moby Grape
*"Absolutely Free" - The Mothers of Invention
*"The Sound of Wilson Pickett" - Wilson Pickett
*"The Temptations with a Lot o' Soul" - The Temptations
*"Little Games" - The Yardbirds

Autumn
*"Wild Honey" - The Beach Boys
*"Magical Mystery Tour" - The Beatles
*"Buffalo Springfield Again" - Buffalo Springfield
*"It Must Be Him" - Vikki Carr
*"Disraeli Gears" - Cream
*"A Gift from a Flower to a Garden" ("Wear Your Love Like Heaven", "For Little Ones") - Donovan
*"Greatest Hits" - Diana Ross and The Supremes
*"Strange Days" - The Doors
*"John Wesley Harding" - Bob Dylan
*"The Magic Garden" - The Fifth Dimension
*"United" - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
*"Alice's Restaurant" - Arlo Guthrie
*"Branded Man" - Merle Haggard
*"Everybody Needs Love" - Gladys Knight and the Pips
*"After Bathing At Baxter's" Jefferson Airplane
*"Forever Changes" - Love
*"Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn, & Jones, Ltd." - The Monkees
*"Days of Future Passed" - The Moody Blues
*"Blowin' Your Mind! - Van Morrison
*"Pleasures Of The Harbor" - Phil Ochs
*"The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (condensed version)" - Pink Floyd
*"Clambake" (OST) - Elvis Presley
*"Procol Harum" - Procol Harum
*"Their Satanic Majesties Request" - Rolling Stones
*"Seen in Green" - The Seekers
*"Silk & Soul" - Nina Simone
*"The Temptations in a Mellow Mood" - The Temptations
*"The Who Sell Out" - The Who
*"Safe as Milk" - Captain Beefheart

Charting 1968 albums released in 1967 in Britain

*"" - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
*"Something Else By The Kinks" - The Kinks
*"Days of Future Passed" - Moody Blues
*"Mr. Fantasy" - Traffic

Other notable albums

*"Winds of Change" - Eric Burdon & The Animals
*"Sounds Like" - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
*"Insight Out" - The Association
*"Reach Out" - Burt Bacharach
*"Casino Royale (1967 film)" (soundtrack) - Burt Bacharach
*"Juicy" - Willie Bobo
*"David Bowie" - David Bowie (debut)
*"Gorilla" - Bonzo Dog Band (debut)
*"Slow Drag" - Donald Byrd
*"Live! at the Village Vanguard Again" - John Coltrane
*"Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter" - Johnny Cash & June Carter
*"Greatest Hits, Vol. 1" - Johnny Cash
*"This Is My Song" - Ray Conniff
*"Ludo" - Ivor Cutler Trio
*"Sorcerer" - Miles Davis
*"Nefertiti" - Miles Davis
*"Sammy Davis, Jr. Sings the Complete 'Dr. Doolittle'" - Sammy Davis, Jr.
*"Super Blues" - Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters & Little Walter
*"The Super Super Blues Band" - Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters & Howlin' Wolf
*"And His Mother Called Him Bill" - Duke Ellington
*"Far East Suite" - Duke Ellington
*"Whisper Not" - Ella Fitzgerald
*"Ella and Duke at the Cote D'Azur" - Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington
*"Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas" - Ella Fitzgerald
*"Tim Hardin 2" - Tim Hardin
*"Evil" - Howlin' Wolf
*"Víctor Jara" - Víctor Jara
*"Wave" - Antonio Carlos Jobim
*"Born Under a Bad Sign" - Albert King
*"Blues Is King" - B. B. King
*"The Way I Feel" - Gordon Lightfoot
*"Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast" - Julie London
*"With Body & Soul" - Julie London
*"West Side Soul" - Magic Sam
*"Taj Mahal" - Taj Mahal
*"Deliver" - The Mamas and the Papas
*"Crusade" - John Mayall
*"Canciones Folklóricas de América" - Víctor Jara
*"A Hard Road" - John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers
*"The Beat of Brazil" - Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
*"A Day in the Life" - Wes Montgomery
*"Chelsea Girl - Nico
*"The Pandemonium Shadow Show" - Harry Nilsson
*"The Fastest Guitar Alive" - Roy Orbison (motion picture soundtrack)
*"Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson" - Roy Orbison
*"Cry Softly Lonely One" - Roy Orbison
*"Double Trouble" (OST) - Elvis Presley
*"Morning Dew" - Tim Rose
*"Waist Deep in the Big Muddy" - Pete Seeger
*"Schizophrenia" - Wayne Shorter
*"The World We Knew" - Frank Sinatra
*"Ten Years After" - Ten Years After
*"Goodbye and Hello" - Tim Buckley
*"Easter Everywhere" - 13th Floor Elevators
*"The Real McCoy" - McCoy Tyner
*"Cosmic Sounds" - The Zodiac
*"Jigsaw" - The Shadows
*"Song Cycle" - Van Dyke Parks

Biggest hit singles

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions [http://tsort.info/music/yr1967.htm 1967 chart positions] in the charts of 1967.

Top American hits on record

British number one hits not included above

*"Puppet on a String" - Sandie Shaw
*"Silence Is Golden" - Tremeloes
*"The Last Waltz" - Engelbert Humperdinck
*"Massachusetts" - Bee Gees
*"Baby Now That I've Found You" - The Foundations
*"Let the Heartaches Begin" - Long John Baldry

Other significant singles

*"Good Times" - Eric Burdon & The Animals
*"Try a Little Tenderness" - Otis Redding
*"Pretty Ballerina" - Left Banke
*"Darling Be Home Soon" - Lovin Spoonful
*"On a Carousel" - Hollies
*"When I Was Young" - Eric Burdon & The Animals
*"Pay You Back With Interest" - Hollies
*"To Love Somebody" - Bee Gees
*"Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)" - The Mamas & the Papas
*"Dandelion" - Rolling Stones
*"She's a Rainbow" - Rolling Stones
*"People Are Strange" - The Doors
*"Holiday" - Bee Gees
*"Wear Your Love Like Heaven" - Donovan
*"Different Drum" - Linda Ronstadt
*"Monterey" - Eric Burdon & the Animals
*"It's Wonderful" - Young Rascals
*"Soul Finger" - The Bar-Kays
*"Heroes and Villains" - The Beach Boys
*"Baby You're a Rich Man" - The Beatles (B-side to "All You Need Is Love")
*"New York Mining Disaster 1941" - Bee Gees
*"Susan" - The Buckinghams
*"So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star"/"My Back Pages" - The Byrds
*"By the Time I Get to Phoenix" - Glen Campbell
*"There is a Mountain" - Donovan
*"Friday on My Mind" - The Easybeats
*"7-Rooms of Gloom" - Four Tops
*"Good Times" - Eric Burdon & The Animals
*"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
*"It Takes Two" - Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston
*"California Nights" - Lesley Gore (m. Marvin Hamlisch w. Howard Liebling)
*"No Milk Today" - Herman's Hermits (w.m. Graham Gouldman)
*"Society's Child (Baby I've Been Thinking)" - Janis Ian (w.m. Janis Ian)
*"Waterloo Sunset" - The Kinks
*"(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone" - The Monkees
*"Words" - The Monkees (w.m. Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart) #11 Billboard; B-side to "Pleasant Valley Sunday"
*"(I Wanna) Testify" - The Parliaments
*"Indescribably Blue" - Elvis Presley
*"Homburg" - Procul Harum
*"The Look of Love" - Dusty Springfield (m. Burt Bacharach w. Hal David)
*"Knock on Wood" - Otis Redding and Carla Thomas
*"Tramp" - Otis Redding and Carla Thomas
*"Honey Chile" - Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (w.m. Richard Morris)
*"The Day I Met Marie" - Cliff Richard
*"More Love" - Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
*"At the Zoo"/"The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" - Simon and Garfunkel
*"Fakin' It" - Simon and Garfunkel
*"Even The Bad Times Are Good" - The Tremeloes
*"Here Comes My Baby" - The Tremeloes
*"Alfie" - Helen Reddy
*"Excerpt from A Teenage Opera - Keith West
*"Happy Jack" - The Who
*"I'm Wondering" - Stevie Wonder
*"Itchycoo Park" - Small Faces
*"La balsa" - Los Gatos (Founding song of the "Rock en español" movement)

Published popular music

w. = words, m. = music
* "Ain't Got No" w. Gerome Ragni & James Rado m. Galt MacDermot
* "Aquarius" w. Gerome Ragni & James Rado m. Galt MacDermot
* "At the Crossroads" w.m. Leslie Bricusse, from the film "Doctor Dolittle"
* "The Bare Necessities" w.m. Terry Gilkyson from the film "The Jungle Book"
* "Blowing Away" w.m. Laura Nyro
* "Bonnie and Clyde" w.m. Charles Strouse
* "Both Sides Now" w.m. Joni Mitchell
* "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" w.m. Jimmy Webb
* "Colour My World" w.m. Jackie Trent & Tony Hatch
* "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" w. Hal David m. Burt Bacharach
* "Easy To Be Hard" w. Gerome Ragni & James Rado m. Galt MacDermot
* "Even The Bad Times Are Good" w. Peter Callander m. Mitch Murray
* "The Eyes Of Love" w. Bob Russell m. Quincy Jones
* "Fortuosity" w.m. Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, introduced by Tommy Steele in the film "The Happiest Millionaire"
* "Frank Mills" w. Gerome Ragni & James Rado m. Galt MacDermot
* "Gentle On My Mind" w.m. John Hartford
* "Good Morning, Starshine" w. Gerome Ragni & James Rado m. Galt MacDermot
* "Happiness" w.m. Clark Gesner from the musical "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"
* "Hare Krishna" w. Gerome Ragni & James Rado m. Galt MacDermot
* "I Wanna Be Like You" w.m. Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, from the film "The Jungle Book"
* "I've Gotta Be Me" w.m. Walter Marks
*"In the Heat of the Night" w. Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman m. Quincy Jones. Theme song from the film of the same name, performed by Ray Charles
* "Let The Sunshine In" w. Gerome Ragni & James Rado m. Galt MacDermot
* "The Look Of Love" w. Hal David m. Burt Bacharach from the film "Casino Royale", sung by Dusty Springfield
* "Mrs. Robinson" w.m. Paul Simon from the film "The Graduate"
* "My Friend, The Doctor" w.m. Leslie Bricusse from the film "Doctor Dolittle"
* "One Less Bell To Answer" w. Hal David m. Burt Bacharach
* "Springtime for Hitler" w.m. Mel Brooks, from the film "The Producers"
* "Stony End" w.m. Laura Nyro
* "Talk To The Animals" w.m. Leslie Bricusse from the film "Doctor Dolittle"
*"The Tapioca" w. Sammy Cahn m. Jimmy Van Heusen Introduced by Jim Bryant dubbing for James Fox in the film "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
* "Thoroughly Modern Millie" w. Sammy Cahn m. Jimmy Van Heusen Introduced by Julie Andrews in the film "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
* "To Sir, with Love" w.m. Don Black & Mark London. Introduced by Lulu in the 1967 film "To Sir, with Love"
* "What a Wonderful World" w.m. Bob Thiele & George David Weiss
* "Where Do I Go?" w. Gerome Ragni & James Rado m. Galt MacDermot
* "You Only Live Twice" w. Leslie Bricusse m. John Barry

Classical music

*Jean Absil - "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2"
*George Crumb - "Echoes of Time and the River (Echoes II)" for orchestra
*Gottfried von Einem - "Violin Concerto"
*Benjamin Frankel - "Viola concerto"
*Paul Lansky - "String Quartet No. 1"
*György Ligeti - "Lontano"
*Toru Takemitsu - "November Steps"

Opera

*Yasushi Akutagawa - "Orpheus of Hiroshima"
*Richard Rodney Bennett - "A Penny for a Song"
*Cromwell Everson - "Klutaimnestra (eng:Clytemnestra)"
*Elizabeth Maconchy - "The Three Strangers"
*William Walton - "The Bear"

Musical theater

* "The Boy Friend" (Sandy Wilson) - London revival opened at the Comedy Theatre on November 29 and ran for 365 performances
* "By Jupiter" (Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Lorenz Hart Book: Rodgers and Hart). Off-Broadway revival opened at Theatre Four on January 19 and ran for 118 performances.
* "Curley McDimple" (Music & Lyrics: Robert Dahdah Book: Mary Boylan and Robert Dahdah). Off-Broadway production opened at the Bert Wheeler Theatre on November 22 and ran for 931 performances
* "Fiddler On The Roof" (Music: Jerry Bock Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick Book: Joseph Stein). London production opened at Her Majesty's Theatre on February 16 and ran for 2030 performances.
*"The Four Musketeers", (Music: Laurie Johnson Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer Book: Michael Pertwee). London production opened at the Drury Lane Theatre on December 5 and ran for 462 performances
* "Oliver!" (Music, Lyrics & Book: Lionel Bart) - London revival opened at the Piccadilly Theatre on April 26 and ran for 331 performances
* "Sweet Charity" (Music: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Dorothy Fields Book: Neil Simon). London production opened at the Prince Of Wales Theatre on October 11 and ran for 476 performances.

Musical films

* "Camelot"
* "Doctor Dolittle" starring Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar and Anthony Newley. Directed by Richard Fleischer
* "Half A Sixpence" starring Tommy Steele
* "The Happiest Millionaire"
* "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying"
* "The Mikado"
* "Thoroughly Modern Millie" starring Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore.
* "Magical Mystery Tour"

Births

*January 2 - Tia Carrere, actress and singer
*January 4 - Benjamin Darvill, Crash Test Dummies
*January 7 - Mark Lamarr, presenter of radio and TV music programmes
*January 9 - Dave Matthews
*January 14 - Steve Bowman, Counting Crows
*January 25 - Voltaire
*February 6 - Izumi Sakai, Zard
*February 20 - Kurt Cobain, Nirvana
*March 4 - Evan Dando, Lemonheads
*March 7 - Randy Guss, Toad The Wet Sprocket
*March 7 - Ruthie Henshall, star of stage musicals
*March 17 - Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins
*March 21 - Jonas Berggren, Ace of Base
*March 29 - John Popper, Blues Traveler
*March 30 - Daniel Theaker, composer and arranger
*May 6 - Mark Bryan, Hootie & The Blowfish
*May 23 - Phil Selway, Radiohead
*May 24 - Heavy D, rapper
*May 29 - Noel Gallagher, Oasis
*June 7 - Dave Navarro, Jane's Addiction & Red Hot Chili Peppers
*June 9 - Dean Felber, Hootie & The Blowfish
*June 24 - Richard Kruspe-Bernstein, Rammstein
*July 22 - Pat Badger, Extreme
*July 27 - Juliana Hatfield
*August 21 - Serj Tankian, System of a Down
*August 25 - Jeff Tweedy, Wilco
*September 11 - Harry Connick, Jr.
*September 18 - Ricky Bell, New Edition, Bell Biv DeVoe
*September 21 - Faith Hill, country singer
*September 29 - Brett Anderson, Suede
*October 2 - Bud Gaugh, Sublime
*October 10 - Mike Malinin, Goo Goo Dolls
*October 17 - René Dif, Aqua
*October 19 - Trouble T Roy, back-up singer for Heavy D & the Boyz
*October 27 - Scott Weiland, Stone Temple Pilots
*October 30 - Gavin Rossdale, Bush
*October 31 - Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne
*November 7 - Sharleen Spiteri, Texas
*November 14 - Letitia Dean, actress and singer
*November 16 - Ronnie DeVoe, New Edition, Bell Biv DeVoe
*November 24 - Melanie Thornton, singer
*December 13 - Chuck Schuldiner, Death
*December 17 - Gigi D'Agostino, DJ
*December 25 - Jason Thirsk, Pennywise (joins in 1988 until death in 1996)

Deaths

*January 1 - Moon Mullican, country singer
*January 3 - Mary Garden, operatic soprano
*January 7 - Carl Schuricht, conductor
*January 15 - Albert Szirmai, composer
*January 27 - Luigi Tenco, singer-songwriter and actor
*February 16 - Smiley Burnette, singer and songwriter
*February 24 - Franz Waxman, composer
*February 25 - Fats Pichon, jazz pianist, bandleader
*March 6
**Zoltán Kodály, composer
**Nelson Eddy, US singer and actor
*March 7 - Willie Smith, alto saxophonist
*March 11 - Geraldine Farrar, operatic soprano
*March 23 - Pete Johnson, jazz pianist
*March 29 - Cheo Marquetti, singer-songwriter
*April 5 - Mischa Elman, violinist
*April 12 - Buster Bailey, jazz musician
*April 15 - Totò, songwriter
*April 17 - Red Allen, jazz trumpeter
*April 29 - J. B. Lenoir, blues musician
*May 9 - Philippa Schuyler, pianist and child prodigy
*May 17 - John Wesley Work III, composer
*May 21 - Ilona Eibenschütz, pianist
*May 31 - Billy Strayhorn, composer and pianist
*June 3 - André Cluytens, conductor
*June 24 - Lionel Belasco, pianist and bandleader
*June 29 - Jayne Mansfield actress and sometime singer, killed in a car accident.
*July 17 - John Coltrane, jazz musician
*July 26 - Matthijs Vermeulen, composer
*August 8 - Jaromír Weinberger, composer
*August 27 - Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles
*September 25 - Stuff Smith, jazz violinist
*October 3
**Woody Guthrie
**Sir Malcolm Sargent, conductor
*November 10 - Ida Cox, blues singer
*November 13 - Harriet Cohen, pianist
*November 16 - Roshan, Bollywood composer
*November 23 - Otto Erich Deutsch, musicologist
*November 24 - Raul Borges, guitarist and composer
*November 30 - Heinz Tietjen, conductor
*December - Roger Penzabene, Motown songwriter
*December 4 - Bert Lahr, vaudeville performer
*December 6 - Lillian Evanti, opera singer
*December 10
**Otis Redding, soul singer (in plane crash)
**Ronnie Caldwell, soul musician (in the same crash)
**Phalon Jones, soul musician (in the same crash)
*December 11 - Victor de Sabata, conductor and composer
*December 29 - Paul Whiteman, bandleader
*"date unknown"
**Texas Gladden, folk singer
**Muggsy Spanier, jazz cornettist
**Marios Varvoglis, composer

Awards

Grammy Awards

*Grammy Awards of 1967

Eurovision Song Contest

*Eurovision Song Contest 1967

See also


Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1967

References

"Hot 100" (1967) "Billboard"


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