1. 1924-10-18 - [Birth] Allyn Ferguson, San Jose California, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show) was born
  2. 2006-10-18 - [Death] Anna Russell, English music satirist (b. 1911)
  3. 1706-10-18 - [Birth] Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa) was born
  4. 1918-10-18 - [Birth] Bobby Troup, Harrisburg Pa, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco) was born
  5. 1995-10-18 - [Death] Bryan Johnson, singer/actor, dies at 69
  6. 1926-10-18 - [Birth] Chuck Berry, St Louis, rocker (Roll over Beethoven) was born
  7. 1965-10-18 - [Birth] Curtis Stigers, American jazz vocalist and saxophonist was born
  8. 2008-10-18 - [Death] Dee Dee Warwick, American soul singer (b. 1945)
  9. 1924-10-18 - [Birth] Egil Hovland, composer was born
  10. 1817-10-18 - [Death] Etienne-Nicolas Méhul, French composer (b. 1763)
  11. 1850-10-18 - [Birth] Francis Thome, composer was born
  12. 2000-10-18 - [Death] Gwen Verdon, American dancer and actress (b. 1925)
  13. 1946-10-18 - [Birth] Howard Shore, Canadian film composer was born
  14. 1545-10-18 - [Death] John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55
  15. 2000-10-18 - [Death] Julie London, American singer and actress (b. 1926)
  16. 1947-10-18 - [Birth] Laura Nyro, Bronx, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End) was born
  17. 1994-10-18 - [Death] Lee Allen, saxophonist, dies at 68
  18. 2007-10-18 - [Death] Lucky Dube, South African musician (b. 1964)
  19. 2010-10-18 - [Death] Marion Brown, American jazz musician (b. 1931)
  20. 1974-10-18 - [Birth] Peter Svensson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans) was born
  21. 2002-10-18 - [Death] Roman Tam, Hong Kong singer (b. 1950)
  22. 1943-10-18 - [Birth] Russ Giguere, Portsmouth NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Association) was born
  23. 1962-10-18 - [Event] Tony Sheridan & Beat Brothers record "Let's Dance"
  24. 1961-10-18 - [Birth] Wynton Marsalis, New Orleans La, jazz trumpeter (Grammy 1983) was born
  25. 1974-10-18 - [Birth] Zhou Xun, Quzhou, Zhejiang, Chinese actress and singer (Suzhou River, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress) was born
  26. 1752-10-18 - [Event] Premiere of Rousseau's opera "Le Devin du Village"
  27. 1973-10-18 - [Event] Judd Woldin & Robert Brittens musical "Raisin", premieres in NYC