1981 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1981.
Eurovision Song Contest 1981
The Eurovision Song Contest 1981 was the 26th event of its kind, and was held on 4 April 1981 at the Simmonscourt Pavilion of the Royal Dublin Society in Dublin. The presenter was Doireann Ní Bhriain....
Eurovision Song Contest 1981 - Wikipedia
Allied Forces (song)
"Allied Forces" is the first single and title track from the internationally successful Allied Forces album by Canadian hard rock band Triumph, first released in September 1981, and later released on ...
Angel in Blue
"Angel in Blue" is a song written by Seth Justman that was first released by The J. Geils Band on their 1981 album Freeze Frame. Released as a single in 1982, the song reached the Top 40. Cissy Houst...
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Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music
Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music was a 1981 Broadway musical revue, written for and starring American singer and actress Lena Horne. The musical was produced by Michael Frazier and Fred Walker, and ...
Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music - Wikipedia
99 zápaliek
99 zápaliek (English: 99 matches) is the third studio album by Modus, released on OPUS in 1981.
All songs written and composed by Lehotský and Peteraj, unless stated otherwise. 
99 zápaliek - Wikipedia
Bucks Fizz discography
This is a discography of UK pop group Bucks Fizz.The group, formed in 1981, reached number one three times in the UK and scored 20 chart hits there. Their biggest selling single in the UK is "The Land...
Bucks Fizz discography - Wikipedia
The Arrows (Canadian band)
The Arrows were a Canadian 1980s new wave band.
The Arrows were formed in 1981 by vocalist Dean McTaggart and drummer Michael Sloski. Following the Daniel Lanois-produced independent song "Misunde...
Three Dog Night
Three Dog Night is an American rock band. They formed in 1967 with a line-up consisting of vocalists Danny Hutton, Cory Wells, and Chuck Negron. This lineup was soon augmented by Jimmy Greenspoon (key...
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Worth Leavin' Home For Tour
The Worth Leavin' Home For Tour was a North American concert tour by British singer-songwriter Rod Stewart. The tour began on 11 November 1981 in Greensboro, North Carolina and ended on 15 February 19...
Boys Brigade (band)
Boys Brigade was a Canadian new wave band formed in 1981 in Toronto. The band consisted of vocalist and keyboardist Malcolm Burn, guitarist and vocalist Tony Lester, bass guitarist Wayne Lorenz, drum...
Alive Alone
Alive Alone is Mickey Thomas's 1981 album. After joining Jefferson Starship,Thomas was still under contract to record a second solo album. Alive Alone was released shortly after the Jefferson Starsh...
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B. B. & Q. Band
BB, Bb (or similar) may refer to:
The Princess of the Stars
The Princess of the Stars is an experimental opera or music drama by the Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer. The opera is notable because it must be performed around and on a lake, preferably as far ...
Melodifestivalen 1981
Melodifestivalen 1981 was the selection for the 21st song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 20th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 90 songs were submi...
Melodifestivalen 1981 - Wikipedia
Absolute Beginners (The Jam song)
"Absolute Beginners" was a single released by The Jam on 24 October 1981. Although it did not appear on any of the band's studio albums, it reached number 4 in the UK Singles chart. The song was named...
Absolute Beginners (The Jam song) - Wikipedia
Southern Harmony (Duckworth)
Southern Harmony is a minimalist composition by William Duckworth written in 1980 and 1981. It is scored for unaccompanied mixed chorus, and is an original work created through adaptation of shape-not...
Cats (musical)
Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, and produced by Cameron Mackintosh. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats calle...
Cats (musical) - Wikipedia