1917 in music

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List of years in music (table)
Original Dixieland Jazz Band

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1917.


Bands formed[edit]

Published popular music[edit]

Sheet music cover for "Bring Back My Daddy To Me"
Promotional ad for "Good-bye Broadway--Hello, France!" published in the New York Clipper.[1]
Willie Weston[1]
The first "jass" tune to be recorded. Roger Graham Music Publisher, Chicago. Click image for more information.

Hit recordings[edit]

The first commercial jazz recording, 1917.

Classical music[edit]


Musical theater[edit]




  1. ^ a b "New York Clipper". Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections. Retrieved 6 July 2015.