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The Minster Singers record the sea shanties Blow My Bully Boys and Whiskey Johnny for The Gramophone Company in London, UK.
The musical play The Time, The Place And The Girl is presented at The Princess Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Allen M. Dunkin, who will play steel guitar, bass, mandolin and fiddle with Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys, is born in Perry County, Alabama, USA.
The musical comedy Jimmie is presented at The Apollo Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 71 performances. The show features music by Herbert P. Stothart, with lyrics by Otto Hauerbach and Oscar Hammerstein II.
German hit-song composer Rudolf Nelson stages a revue starring Josephine Baker at the Nelson-Theater on Kurferstendamm, Gerlin, Germany, Europe.
Al Craver [a pseudonym for Vernon Dalhart] records The Wreck Of The Royal Palm Express for Columbia Records in the USA.
Actress and singer Alice Faye performs Weep No More My Baby as a guest on NBC radio show The Fleischmann Hour, with Rudy Vallee, in the USA.
Clarence Reid is born in Cochran, Georgia, USA. He will score a 1969 US hit single, Nobody But You Babe, but will also perform salacious material under the pseudonym Blowfly.
Jack Fina And His Orchestra play in The Hotel Claremont, Berkeley, California, USA.
Gene Krupa And His Band play at The State Theatre, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Hannelore Haller is born in Rendsburg, Germany, Europe. She will find success as Hanne Haller, a pop singer in the schlager genre, as well as a songwriter, producer, and sound engineer.
Jimmie Skinner makes the first commercial recording of the Hank Williams' song When The Book Of Life Is Read for Capitol Records.
Nat King Cole records Angel Eyes, for Capitol Records in Hollywood, California, 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.
The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Tennessee Ernie Ford enters the Popular Singles Chart in the UK at No11. It will peak at No3 during a seven-week stay on the chart.
Sam Cooke, with arranger and conductor Rene Hall, records Ain't Nobody's Bizniss If I Do, Comes Love, Let's Call The Whole Thing Off and They Can't Take That Away From Me at Sound Enterprises Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Ella Fitzgerald records Stormy Weather, That Old Black Magic, Blues In The Night and other tracks at Radio Recorders Annexe, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Verve Records.
Exodus by Ferrante And Teicher reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the top singles in the USA.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at the Cafe lena, Saratoga Springs, New York State.
Odetta plays during two weeks of shows at The Prince Charles Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison of The Beatles arrive in Paris, France, to begin a three-week season at L'Olympia Theatre. While in Paris, they stay at the George V Hotel.
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Count Basie and his Orchestra record Volare, Oh Lonesome Me and other tracks for Verve Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bob Dylan spends the second of three days recording the album Bringing It All Back Home, at Studio A, Columbia Record Studios, New York City, USA. One of the songs recorded is Subterranean Homesick Blues.
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As The Animals prepare to go on stage at Harlem's Apollo Theatre in New York City, USA, to record a live album, The Animals At The Apollo, the US Immigration Department orders cancellation of the shows.
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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years.
Bob Dylan's first compilation album, Greatest Hits, enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No6 and eventually rack up 82 weeks on the chart.
The musical, Love And Let Love, is presented at Sheridan Square Playhouse, off-Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just fourteen performances.
Sammy Davis Jr. is appearing during two weeks at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Status Quo play at Alhambra, Bordeaux, France, Europe.
Ringo Starr spends the first of three days recording with Ronnie Wood (of The Rolling Stones) at Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, for his album tentatively titled Can't Fight Lightning. By the time it is released, it will be called Stop And Smell The Roses.
Little Milton plays at Westville Prison, Westville, Indiana, USA.
Squeeze re-unite for a charity performance in a pub in Catford, London, England, UK, Europe.
On her Most Wanted tour, Hilary Duff plays at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The National play at The Mercury Lounge, New York City, USA.
Will Bernard and Lonnie Smith play at The Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, California, USA.
Diamanda Galas plays at Die Glocke, Bremen, Germany.
Slash and Ozzy Osbourne play at The Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Roger Waters, a founding member of Pink Floyd, marries his fourth wife Laurie Durning, in front of just six guests at their home in Southampton, New York State, USA.
Frontiers Records announce that they have signed Christian rockers Stryper to a multi-album deal. The band's first release under the new deal will be an album, Second Coming, set for release in late march.
The HMV Music chain of stores in the UK announces that it has gone into administration and called in the receivers, with a potential loss of over 4,300 jobs.
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings release their fifth studio album, Give The People What They Want, on Daptone Records in the USA.
Of Montreal play at The Vinyl Music Hall, Pensacola, Florida, USA, with Nedelle Torrisi.
Tool play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
Wishbone Ash play at Alte Seilerei, Mannheim, Germany, Europe.
Melissa Etheridge plays at The Music Hall, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
On the Catarsis Tour, Belinda plays at Foro Victoria, León, Mexico, North America.
Ruts DC play at The Black Box, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe, supported by Stop! Stop! Start Again!
Phish play at Barcelo Maya Beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico, North America.