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Little Caruso, The Imperial Quartet and blackface duo Bertie Herrron and Milt Arnsman are appearing at The Empress Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Chu Chin Chow, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
Country string band Vance's Tennessee Breakdowners record Washington County Fox Chase for Okeh Records in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. On the same day, Al Bowlly records Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan) and A Dream Of You, in Berlin, Germany, for Homochord Records.
Country string band Vance's Tennessee Breakdowners record Washington County Fox Chase for OKeh Records in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
Al Bowlly records Muddy Water [A Mississippi Moan] and A Dream Of You, in Berlin, Germany, Europe, for Homochord Records.
Vocalist and pianist Speckled Red records The Dirty Dozen in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Blues pianist Roosevelt Sykes records Mr. Sykes Blues, Mosby Stomp, Worried Blues, Steady Grinding, I Can't To Save My Life, Rattlesnake Blues, Mary Johnson Blues and Highway 61 Blues for Champion Records in Richmond, Indiana, USA. On some tracks, Sykes is accompanied by vocalist Mary Johnson and/or fiddler Artie Mosby.
The Joe Haymes Orchestra, with vocalist Cliff Weston, records The Moon Is Grinning At Me and Doin' The Suzy-Q for ARC Records in New York City, USA.
The musical revue Sim Sala Bim, with words and music by Alvin H. Jansen, is playing at The Morosco Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 54 performances.
The musical comedy Hold On To Your Hats, starring Al Jolson, is playing at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, during a run of 158 performances.
Charley Straight, composer, arranger, pianist, orchestra leader, accompanist and musical director of the Imperial Player Roll Company, dies in Chicago, Illinois, USA, after being struck by a car while emerging from a manhole in the street.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
Popular Finnish rock and pop singer Kirill 'Kirka' Babitzin is born in Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
The Bell Sisters record Piece A-Puddin' and Hi-Diddle-Diddle for RCA Records in the USA.
Shake A Hand by Faye Adams is the new No1 single on the US R'n'B Chart.
Tropical cyclone Hurricane Janet attains Category 3 status as it passes Barbados. It will go on to kill 500 people across the Caribbean. Calypso artist Lord Melody will be inspired by this disaster to write his song Hurricane Janet, which will also be recorded by Lord Christo.
Hank Ballard and The Midnighters play the fifth night in a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Joan Larkin is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She will find fame as guitarist Joan Jett of 70's girl-punks The Runaways.
The Miracles release a new single, Everybody's Gotta Pay Some Dues, on Tamla Records in the USA.
Fats Domino releases a new single, Rockin' Bicycle, on Imperial Records on in the USA.
John Lee Hooker plays at the Northland Music Festival, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Chubby Checker, The Brook Brothers, The Kestrels, Susan Singer, Chas McDevitt And Shirley Douglas, The Gary Edwards Combo, The Semi-Tones and The Red Price Orchestra play at the City Hall, Sheffield, UK.
Bob Dylan appears at the Hootenanny held in Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
Johnny And Jonie Mosby record Wrong Company, The Home She's Tearing Down, Strawberry Wine and High Cost Of Lovin', at Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jazz saxophonist and composer Ken Vandermark is born in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA.
The Wynton Kelly Trio with Wes Montgomery record Unit Seven, Four On Six and What's New? at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Verve Records.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years.
Donovan opens a coast-to-coast American tour with a concert at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
Black Sabbath play at Henry's Blues House, Birmingham, UK.
Michael Jackson attends a dinner in Washington, DC, in honour of three young people who won a nationwide contest to write essays on an anti-drink-and-driving theme.
The Time and J.T. Taylor are among the artists appearing on tonight's edition of the tv show, Soul Train, in the USA.
Dave Mason plays at The Bridge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Texas Tornados play at FitzGerald's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her Foreign Affair - The Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays the fourth of seven nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
Randy Travis and Shelby Lynne play the second of three nights at Star Plaza, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Garth Brooks releases his fourth studio album, The Chase, which will debut at No1 on the Billboard 200 Albums and Top Country Albums charts in the USA.
On his Secret World Tour, Peter Gabriel plays at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
John Cale plays in Schouwburg, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
Oceansize play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK.
Black Sabbath, Queensryche and Alice Cooper play at The Sears Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Katy Perry releases the album One Of The Boys in the UK on Virgin Records. It includes the major hit single, I Kissed A Girl.
Synthpop artist Lights releases her debut album The Listening, on Underground Operations Records in Canada.
Dave McCabe, lead singer of The Zutons, is convicted of assault in Liverpool Crown Court, Liverpool, England, UK. The conviction relates to an incident in which McCabe broke a man's nose outside a club after his girlfriend was insulted.
Laura Marling plays at Lincoln Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Alessi's Ark.
On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Celebrating their tenth anniversary, McFly play the last of four consecutive nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Fever Dream play at The Green Door Store, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers release a new LP, The Long-Awaited Album, on Rounder Records.