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...
After Crying
After Crying is a Hungarian musical ensemble, established in 1986, which composes and performs contemporary classical music or symphonic rock. They use instruments ranging from classical acoustical ...
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...
String Quartet No. 4 (Carter)
The Fourth String Quartet by American composer Elliott Carter was composed in 1985–86 in New York and Rome, and completed in June 1986. It was premiered on September 17, 1986 at Festival Miami, Univer...
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...
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Antimonument
Antimonument is an album by the Japanese noise musician Merzbow. It was originally released as a picture disc LP and reissued on CD by Art Directe in 1991. The CD is now considered a bootleg since the...
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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
Foghat
Foghat are an English rock band formed in London in 1971 and had its peak success in the 1970s. It's style can be described as "blues rock" or boogie rock, dominated by electric and electric slide gui...
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List of RPM number-one country singles of 1986
These are the Canadian number-one country songs of 1986, per the RPM Country Tracks chart.
Anything (The Damned album)
Anything was The Damned's seventh studio album, released in 1986. Between July and August 1984 the band and producer Jon Kelly decamped to Puk Recording Studios in Gjerlev, Denmark to record their fol...
Anything (The Damned album) - Wikipedia