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
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. 
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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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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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Sleeping Bag Records
Sleeping Bag Records is a defunct New York City-based old school hip hop and dance music independent record label that operated from 1981 to 1992. The label's artist roster included acts such as old s...
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
Articles of Faith (band)
Articles of Faith was a Chicago-based hardcore punk band (1981–1985) notable for songwriting in a class above most of their contemporaries (and successors). The band's later work, the In This Life LP ...
Articles of Faith (band) - Wikipedia
African Litany
African Litany is the second studio album from South African band Juluka, released in 1981. It features lyrics sung in English and Zulu.The first track, Impi, which became one of the band's hits, rete...
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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
Mob Rules Tour
The Mob Rules Tour was a concert tour by the English rock group Black Sabbath. The tour began on 15 November 1981 in Quebec City, Quebec and ended on 31 August 1982 in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down)
"All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down)" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Hank Williams Jr.. It was released in 1981 as the first single from the album The Pressure I...
Bob Dylan World Tour 1981
The Bob Dylan World Tour 1981 was a concert tour by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. The tour lasted from June 10, 1981 to November 21, 1981 and consisted of 54 concerts in three legs: 31 in Nort...