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The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Danny Peppermint And His Jumping Jacks are in residence at The Thunderbird, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Ronnie Hawkins And The Hawks record Mojo Man and Arkansas for Roulette Records in New York City, USA. The Hawks members include Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson who will find greater success as The Band. The session is produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, and also features Sonny Terry on harmonica and Mort Shuman on piano.
Gene Summers releases a new single, You Said You Loved Me, on Alta Records in the USA.
The Larry Young Quartet records Groove Street, I Found A New Baby, Sweet Lorraine, Gettin' In To It and Talkin' 'bout J.C., for Prestige Records at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. The tracks will appear on the album Groove Street.
The Bats, a group featuring Stuart Sutcliffe, former bassist of The Beatles, plays at the LiLaLe festival, Hochschule, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Bobby Vee releases a new single, Please Don't Ask About Barbara in the USA.
The Beatles play to an audience of 300 at The Oasis, Manchester, UK.
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Bobby Rydell plays the third of four nights at the New Latin Quarter, Tokyo, Japan.
Harry Belafonte records Midnight Special in Webster Hall, New York City, USA, for RCA Records. Harmonica on this session is by upcoming Greenwich Village folkie Bob Dylan.
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Kevin Gavin is recording tracks for the LP Hey! This Is Kevin Gavin, with producer Phil Ramone, at A + R Studios, New York City, USA.
The Hollywood Flames, The Clovers, The Cadillacs, The Imperials, Charlie And Ray, The Charts, The Kodoks, The Turbans, Tiny Topsy, and The Reuben Phillips Orchestra appear in a Hal Jackson oldies show at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Gospel group The Roberta Martin Singers record I Hear God, He Included Me and other tracks for Savoy Records in the USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the third of four nights at the New Latin Quarter, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Supremes release a new single, My Heart Can't Take It No More, in the USA.
The Modern Jazz Quartet record Fugato, Belkis, Why Are You Blue, Animal Dance and Lamb, Leopard, for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Liberty Records, already successful in America, is launched in the UK.
Jackie Wilson plays the fifth of six nights at Sciolla's Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles play at The Oasis, Manchester, UK.
The stage musical New Faces of 1962 plays at The Alvin Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 28 performances. The music and lyrics are by June Carroll, Arthur Siegel, David Rogers, Marc Bucci, Jack Holmes, Ronny Graham and others.
Jackie Wilson plays the fifth of six nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Tenor saxophonist Don Byas plays in Nalen, Stockholm, Europe.
Ronnie Hawkins And The Hawks record Mojo Man and Arkansas for Roulette Records in New York City, USA. The Hawks members include Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson who will find greater success as The Band. The session is produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, and also features Sonny Terry on harmonica and Mort Shuman on piano.
The Supremes release a new single, My Heart Can't Take It No More, in the USA.
Bob Dylan records demo versions of the songs Man On The Street, Hard Times In New York Town, Poor Boy Blues, Ballad For A Friend, Rambling Gambling Willie, Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues and Standing On The Highway for Leeds Music Publishers in New York City, USA.
Helen Shapiro plays at The Colston Hall, Bristol, UK, supported by The Brook Brothers, The Four Jays, The Dale Sisters, Colin Day and The Red Price Band. Compere for the show is comedian Dave Allen.