1978 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1978.
1978 in music - Wikipedia
Eurovision Song Contest 1978
The Eurovision Song Contest 1978 was the 23rd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It was held on 22 April 1978 in Paris. With Denise Fabre and Léon Zitrone as the presenters — the first tim...
Ain't Misbehavin' (musical)
Ain't Misbehavin' is a musical revue with a book by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr., and music by various composers and lyricists as arranged and orchestrated by Luther Henderson. It is named ...
Ain't Misbehavin' (musical) - Wikipedia
After the Heat
After the Heat is a 1978 album by Brian Eno, Dieter Moebius and Hans-Joachim Roedelius (last two are both members of Cluster). The album represents the second collaboration by the trio, the fir...
After the Heat - Wikipedia
Ballroom (musical)
Ballroom is a musical with a book by Jerome Kass and music by Billy Goldenberg and lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman.Based on Kass's teleplay for the 1975 Emmy Award-winning television drama Queen of...
Ballroom (musical) - Wikipedia
Heavy Horses Tour
The Heavy Horses Tour was a 1978 European and North American concert tour by the English rock group Jethro Tull. The tour began on 1 May in Edinburgh, Scotland and ended on 17 November in Long Beach, ...
Ain't No California
"Ain't No California" is a song written by Sterling Whipple, and recorded by American country music artist Mel Tillis. It was released in 1978 as the second single from the album I Believe in You. T...
Concerto Grosso No. 1 (Schnittke)
The Concerto Grosso No. 1 was the first of six concerti grossi by Soviet composer Alfred Schnittke, written in 1977 at the age of 44. Scored for two violins, harpsichord, prepared piano and 21 strings...
The Complex (band)
The Complex were an Irish punk rock band formed in 1979 in Dublin. The band's membership consisted of Liam Ó Maonlaí (vocals, guitar), Kevin Shields (guitar), Colm Ó Cíosóig (drums) and a bassist...
List of Top 25 albums for 1978 in Australia
The following lists the top 25 (end of year) charting albums on the Australian Album Charts, for the year of 1978. These were the best charting albums in Australia for 1978. The source for this year i...
List of Top 25 albums for 1978 in Australia - Wikipedia
Leader Records (UK)
Leader Records was a British folk music record label, started by Bill Leader. Between 1969 and 1978, Leader released many important releases of both traditional and folk revival performers, the latter...
Concierto pastoral
The Concierto pastoral is a concerto for flute and orchestra by Joaquín Rodrigo. Rodrigo wrote the work from 1977-1978 on commission from James Galway, who had first encountered the composer's work i...
List of number-one singles in 1978 (New Zealand)
This is a list of Number 1 hit singles in 1978 in New Zealand, starting with the first chart dated, 29 January 1978.
List of number-one singles in 1978 (New Zealand) - Wikipedia
Clocker
Clocker, for clock, galvanic skin response sensor and digital delay system, is a minimalist electronic music piece by Alvin Lucier conceived in 1978, though Lucier felt there did not exist an appropri...
Billy Bishop Goes to War
Billy Bishop Goes to War is a Canadian musical, written by John MacLachlan Gray in collaboration with the actor Eric Peterson. One of the most famous and widely-produced plays in Canadian theatre, it ...