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Fiddle Dee Dee, starring Kolb And Dill, begins its sixth week at Fischer's Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Peter F. Dailey And Company, Stuart Barnes, The Two Little Pucks, Midgley And Carlisle, Lotta Gladstone, Dooley And Fowley (blackface comedians) and Little Elsie play at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely release a new single, Slipping Around, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Skeets McDonald records Fuss And Fight, Baby Brown Eyes, I'm Hurtin' and Ridin' With The Blues at Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Songwriter and record producer, Glen Ballard is born in Natchez, Mississippi, USA. Ballard is acclaimed for his work with Michael Jackson, The Pointer Sisters, Alanis Morissette, No Doubt, Shakira and others.
The Walt Disney ainimated musical feature Peter Pan is released to cinemas in Madrid, Spain, Europe. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
Actor Edd Byrnes makes his first appearance as Kookie in Girl On the Run, the pilot episode of a new tv series, 77 Sunset Strip, in the USA. Byrne's character will prove so popular with American teenagers, that it will inspire the creation of a hit song, Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb, sung by him and his Sunset Strip co-star Connie Stevens.
Nat King Cole plays during five nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
The new No1 single in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA is Travelin' Man by Ricky Nelson.
The Top Ten singles being played on KOMA Radio in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, for the week beginning on this date, are as follows :
1. A Quarter To Three - Gary U.S. Bonds
2. Tossin' And Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
3. I Like It Like That - Chris Kenner
4. Johnny Willow - Fred Daryan
5. Yellow Bird - Lawrence Welk/Arthur Lyman
6. Sea Of Heartbreak - Don Gibson
7. Hats Off To Larry - Del Shannon
8. Dum Dum - Brenda Lee
9. I Just Don't Understand - Ann-Margret
10. Exodus - Eddie Harris
Jazz and classic female blues singer and recording artist Monette Moore dies, aged 50, of a heart attack during a season with The Young Men Of New Orleans band at Disneyland, Garden Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Nat King Cole records French and Japanese versions of Autumn Leaves, Spanish and Italian versions of You Are So Amiable, and a French version of Passing By, at Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. There are three guitarists on the session - Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons and Al Hendrickson.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Herman's Hermits and The Lovin' Spoonful play at The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California, USA.
The Turtles play the second of two nights at The Third I, Redondo Beach, California, USA, supported by Buffalo Springfield.
Steppenwolf and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the first of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The James Coburn movie The President's Analyst, featuring cameo appearances by protest folkie Barry McGuire and Los Angeles-based psychedelic band Clear Light, is released to cinemas in Denmark, Europe.
American soul duo Bob And Earl play at The Clockwork Orange, Chester, England, UK, Europe.
California-based singer, songwriter and producer Wayne Shanklin diesw of a heart attack in Orange County, California, USA.
Bob Dylan is recording tracks for the soundtrack of the film Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid, in CBS Disco Studios, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Bob Dylan leaves California on a plane bound for Chicago, Illinois, USA, where he is shortly to begin his first tour in eight years.
Santana plays the second of two nights at The Bunka Centre, Takamatsu, Japan, Asia.
Legendary Sunset Boulevard hotel The Chateau Marmont is named a Los Angeles' Historical-Cultural Landmark. Opened in 1929, the hotel became famed for its bohemian celebrity clientele, which included Jim Morrison of The Doors and gonzo writer Hunter S. Thompson. Actor John Belushi died of a drug overdose in Bungalow 3 on March 5, 1982. The Chateau Marmont is the setting for the Grateful Dead's 1987 song West L.A. Fadeaway, and it is also mentioned in both Lana Del Rey's 2012 song Off To The Races, and Father John Misty's song Chateau Lobby No4 (in C for Two Virgins).
Bob Dylan adds organ, guitar and bass to tracks recorded during a Clydie King session at Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Warren Zevon plays at The First Avenue And 7th Street Entry club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Liesure Centre, Hereford, UK.
On her Heart Of Stone tour, Cher plays at CNE Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Guns N'Roses play at The Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego, California, USA.
Straight From The Heart, the comeback album by Carlos Guitarlos is nominated for a California Music Award in the Outstanding Blues Album category. Carlos first found critical success as guitarist with Los Angeles-based blues outfit Top Jimmy And The Rhythm Pigs before relocating to San Francisco, California, USA, where he spent several years scraping a living as a street busker on the corner of 16th and Mission.
Grammy-winning producer and songwriter Freddie Perren dies aged 61, in Chatsworth, California, USA, following a long illness. Perren, produced and wrote hits for The Jackson Five, The Sylvers and Peaches And Herb. His work as co-producer of Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive, secured him his Grammy.
Arcade Fire play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Ashlee Simpson plays the first of two nights at The Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Courtney Love is rushed to hospital in Los Angeles, California, USA, after she complains of feeling faint during a music biz function at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. She is examined and released almost immediately.
A Bob Dylan tribute is held at a concert in Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, USA. Artists taking part include Patti Smith, Allan Toussaint, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Bob Mould, Jill Sobule with Cyndi Lauper, Jay Farrar, Roseanne Cash, Al Kooper And The Funky Faculty, Phil Lesh and Friends, Joan Osborne, Ryan Adams And The Cardinals and Natalie Merchant/Phillip Glass. The CD, The Music of Bob Dylan: A Benefit For Music For Youth, is recorded at the event.
It is announced that Bob Dylan has given permission for his song Blowin' In The Wind to be used in a tv commercial for The Co-operative Group in the UK. Dylan's decision is said to have been influenced by the Co-Op's high ethical guidelines regarding fair trade and the environment.
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Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers record High In The Morning at The Clubhouse, Los Angeles, California, USA, for their twelfth album, Mojo.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Robin Thicke releases his seventh album, Paula, in the USA.
Echosmith release a new video for their 2013 debut single, Cool Kids, on Warner Bros Records in the USA.
Pomplamoose play at The World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Girlpool and Alex G play at Exile Molotow, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Ariel Pink plays at The Old Market, Brighton, UK.
On the European leg of his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays at The Festival De Nimes, Nimes, France.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Spektrum, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Joanna Newsom plays at The Depot, Salt Lake City, Idaho, USA, supported by Robin Pecknold (of Fleet Foxes).
When John Mayer plays an impromptu gig at The Tenant of the Trees, a club in Silver Lake, California, USA, the audience includes Selena Gomez and The Weeknd.
On their The Getaway World Tour The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the first of two nights at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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