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Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's
is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, during a lengthy run.
The stage play Naughty Cinderella
closes at The Lyceum Theatre
, 149 West 45th St., New York City, USA, after 121 performances. The show includes the songs (Do I Love You When There's) Nothing But 'Yes' In My Eyes' and That Means Nothing to Me.
Blues vocalist and pianist Roosevelt Sykes records Soft And Mellow for Decca Records
in New York City, USA.
Jazz trumpeter and bandleader Cootie Williams
plays in Camp Perry, Virginia, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town
, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Columbia recording artist Jill Corey
is playing during two weeks at Beverly Hills, Southgate, Kentucky, USA.
is playing during a week of shows at Blinstrub's Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Top Ten Singles for the week of February 20, 1962 on WABC Radio
in New York City, USA, are as follows : 1. Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler (Vee Jay) 2. Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel (Smash) 3. Midnight In Moscow - Kenny Ball (Kapp) 4. Smoky Places - The Corsairs (Tuff) 5. The Twist - Chubby Checker
(Parkway) 6. Let Me In - The Sensations (Argo) 7. Afrikaan Beat - Bert Kaempfert (Decca) 8. Dear Lady Twist - Gary 'U.S.' Bonds (Legrand) 9. What's Your Name - Don and Juan (Big Top) 10. Baby It's You - The Shirelles
magazine in the USA carries a full-page ad for Dream Girl - a new single by David Jones, described as the "British teen-age stage sensation". He will find considerably greater success as Davy Jones - a member of The Monkees
The Count Basie
Orchestra plays at the Fairfield Hall, Croydon, UK.
While in the town of Appleton, Wisconsin, USA, for a concert, The Fugs
perform an exorcism on the grave of Senator Robert McCarthy, leader of the anti-communist witch hunts of the 1950s.
Beck, Bogert And Appice, featuring Jeff Beck
on guitar, play a live set for French tv show Pop Deux, at Le Bataclan
, Paris, France, Europe.
Edwin James "Ed" Graham is born in Great Yarmouth Norfolk, UK. He will find success as the drummer of Framlingham-based rock band The Darkness.
The Chick Corea
Elektric Band releases a new LP, Inside Out, on GRP Records in the USA.
Singer-songwriter Brian Smith
is born in Carbondale, Illinois, USA.
And The Heartbreakers play at The Met Center, Bloomington, Minnesota, USA.
play at Selland Arena, Fresno, California, USA.
releases the compilation LP, The Best of Strange Cargos, on I.R.S. records in the UK.
1999 The New Masters (EP) by Prince
peaks at No150 in the Billboard
Albums Chart in the USA.
Scottish singer and songwriter Edwyn Collins
, formerly of Orange Juice
, suffers a brain hemorrhage, and is admitted to a London hospital in a serious condition.
magazine's legendary gonzo journalist, Hunter S. Thompson, is found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Aspen, Colorado, USA, aged 67.
Internationally-famed small venue King Tut's Wah Wah Hut celebrates its 20th Anniversary in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, with a live radio broadcast featuring birthday wishes from King Tut’s favourites such as Snow Patrol
, Franz Ferdinand
and Biffy Clyro
releases a new album, Emotional Traffic, in the UK.
record Perambulations for their album Mud Belief at Orpheus Studio, London, England, UK
play at Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
On their Singing For Strangers tour, folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor
play at The O2 Academy, Liverpool, UK.
On her Mad Love
plays at The Fremont Theater, San Luis Obispo, California, USA.