1986 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1986.
Eurovision Song Contest 1986
The Eurovision Song Contest 1986 was the 31st Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 3 May 1986 in the Grieg Hall in Bergen, Norway. It was the first occasion on which Norway played host to the conte...
That'll Be the Day (musical)
That'll Be the Day (abbreviated as TBTD) is a touring rock ’n’ roll show playing theatres and concert halls throughout the United Kingdom and Great Britain. That’ll Be The Day was first performed in 1...
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Gilgamesh (Brucci opera)
Gilgameš (Serbian Cyrillic: Гилгамеш) is an opera in three acts by Rudolf Brucci. The libretto by Arsenije Arsa Milošević is based on the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh. It premiered on November 2, 1986 S...
Sleze
Sleze were a short-lived American glam metal band from Seattle, Washington formed in 1984. Although Sleze were mostly a cover band and went through several lineup changes before changing their name to...
Under One Flag
Under One Flag is a now-defunct British record label from London, which aimed at a heavy metal audience, particularly a thrash metal audience. They were best known for re-releasing classic heavy metal...
Anything (The Damned song)
"Anything" was a single released by The Damned in 1986. Previewing the group's new album of the same name, the song saw a move away from the Goth rock of Phantasmagoria, moving closer to a hard rock s...
Anything (The Damned song) - Wikipedia
Afternoons in Utopia
Afternoons in Utopia is the second album released by Alphaville in 1986, by Warner Music. The album was recorded between September 1985 and May 1986, and Alphaville employed no less than 27 guest musi...
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List of Cash Box Top 100 number-one singles of 1986
These are the number-one singles of 1986 according to the Top 100 Singles chart in Cash Box magazine.
List of Cash Box Top 100 number-one singles of 1986 - Wikipedia
The Age of Quarrel
The Age of Quarrel is the first album from the New York hardcore band Cro-Mags. It was released on Profile Records in September 1986 and subsequently re-released by Another Planet in 1994, along with ...
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Linie 1
Linie 1 is a successful German musical. It takes its name from a subway line in Berlin. It was first performed by the Grips-Theater on April 30, 1986. The music was written by Birger Heymann. The ...
All I Need Is a Miracle
"All I Need Is a Miracle" is a song performed by Mike + The Mechanics. Written by guitarist Mike Rutherford and producer Christopher Neil, it was first included on their 1985 self-titled debut album, ...
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Rags (musical)
Rags is a musical with a book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and music by Charles Strouse.
The Broadway production opened on August 21, 1986 at the Mark Hellinger Theatre with little...
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Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Big Head Todd and the Monsters is a rock band formed in 1986 in Colorado. The band has released a number of albums since 1989 with their 1993 album Sister Sweetly going platinum in the United States. ...
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Another Step
Another Step is the fifth studio album by British pop singer Kim Wilde, released in November 1986. The album contained her comeback worldwide hit "You Keep Me Hangin' On", which reached No.1 in the US...
Another Step - Wikipedia