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The Black Patti Troubadours play at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. The Black Patti is a popular nickname for African-American soprano Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, who found the 'Black Patti' identity and the coon songs and minstrel tunes associated with it, extremely distasteful.
"Venetian Serenaders" The Five Nosses, "Singing Comedian" Jack Norworth, "Singing and Dancing Comedians" The Knight Brothers and popular singer Louise Dresser are providing musical entertainment at The Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Judy Garland is heard performing Over The Rainbow and At Last on the Bing Crosby Show on CBS Radio in the USA.
Bobby Vee performs at a 'Bobby Vee Afternoon' for 2,000 fans at California Racquet Club, Cheviot Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Nino Tempo And April Stevens record Melancholy Baby, Lover Man, I Love You Don't You Forget It and Let's Get Together for Atco Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Marianne Faithfull releases a new single, Come And Stay With Me, on Decca Records in the UK. The song is composed by Jackie De Shannon.
Herman's Hermits, Bobby Vee, Freddie Cannon, The Hondells, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Brenda Holloway, The Ikettes, Billy Stewart, Bobby Freeman, Reparata And The Delrons and Myron Lelli play in The Dick Clark Caravan of Stars at The War Memorial, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Frank Sinatra completes recording sessions for his Reprise Records LP September Of My Years in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Disc Jockey Don MacKinnon, of radio station KFWB in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, is killed when his car plunges seventy-five feet off the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, USA.
Ken Curtis (aka Festus from the tv series Gunsmoke) records Streets Of Dodge City and In My Home Town, for Capitol Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jan And Dean release a new single, I Found A Girl, on Liberty Records in the USA. Like many Jan And Dean singles of the period, it is in mono, even though a stereo mix existed.
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The fourth version of New York City's Madison Square Garden arena is opened to the public at Eighth Avenue and 34th Street, fifteen blocks from its previous location at 8th Avenue and 49th Street. The new arena is inaugurated with a show featuring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, billed as "The Night Of The Century".
Sam Hinton, Rick Cunha, Curt Bouterse and Mary McCaslin play at The Heritage Coffee House, San Diego, California, USA.
The No1 album in the USA is So Far by Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
As support to Rush, Mr. Big play at Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View, California, USA.
Love play at The Junction, Cambridge, England, UK.
Bruce Hornsby plays in Handelsbeurs, Belgium, Europe.
Destiny's Child play at The Savvis Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
No Use For A Name play at The Garage, Highbury Corner, London, England, UK.
The Beach Boys play at Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia, USA.
It is reported that Leonard Cohen has recently filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles, California, USA, alleging that his business manager, Kelley Lynch, defrauded him of $5m.
Joanna MacGregor and Andy Sheppard release a new album, Deep River, which includes their cover version of Bob Dylan's song Make You Feel My Love.
Fall Out Boy release their fourth album on Island Records in Australia, Oceania.
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The Blasters play at Commons Beach, Tahoe City, California, USA.
Taylor Swift is honoured at a private dinner in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, where her 6x Platinum album, Fearless, is officially recognized as the Most Awarded Album in the History of Country Music. Fearless is the only album to have won the all-genre Album of The Year Grammy, plus Country Album of the Year Awards from the Grammys, the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music and the American Music Awards.
Natalie Cole plays at The Tropicana Hotel And Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
The three-day-long Sonisphere '10 Festival begins at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, England, UK. Acts appearing on this, the first day, include Alice Cooper, Gary Numan, Europe, Terrorvision and 65daysofstatic.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays at The Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, UK.
When Badly Drawn Boy plays at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA, he shouts, curses and threatens his audience saying he will "never play live again". He also complains that the sound is "swampy" and he can't hear his own vocals, before throwing his harmonica on the ground and leaving the stage, declaring, "You cunts can shut the fuck up! I'm going for a cigarette. I might be back."
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Bob Dylan plays at RMIT University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Asia.
Paul Simon plays at The Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is reported that Kiss has been dropped from the line-up of an upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert in Cardiff, Wales. The decision was taken in the light of objections from fans and the singer's estate regarding bassist Gene Simmons' remarks stating that he believed the late singer had molested children.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.
Taylor Swift spends some of the day working out at the Tracy Anderson Studio in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Former teen pop idol and tv star David Cassidy, is arrested (again) for drunken driving in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Nikki Lane and Old 97s play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Tom Bailey (formerly of The Thompson Twins) plays at The Mezzanine, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Howard Thompson.
Simone Battle, a member of the girlband G.R.L., is found dead, aged 25, at her home on West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Her death is ruled a suicide and speculation suggests her despair may have been because of financial problems.
Disgorge and Cryptopsy play at Le Connexion Cafe, Toulouse, France, Europe.
Dear Boy play at The Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pomplamoose play at The World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Aaron Carter plays at Slim's, San Francisco, California, USA.
Justin Bieber uploads a lengthy, apologetic, video to his social media accounts explaining that, despite his recent series of run-ins with the law, he is "a person who genuinely cares" about other people and what they think.
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are spotted kissing and cuddling at the Falls Festival in Byron Bay, Australia, Oceania. This sparks speculation that the couple, who split in 2013, have now reconciled.
Glenn Frey, a founding member of The Eagles, dies aged 67 in New York City, USA, of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia, while recovering from intestinal surgery.
Jack Antonoff, lead singer of Bleachers, attends Audible Impact: Music And Activism at The Grammy Museum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Eastadio Atanasio Girardot, Medellin, Columbia, South America, supported by Marky Ramone. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Jojo begins her Mad Love tour with a show at The Academy, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Bobby Taylor, leader of Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers, dies aged 83 of throat cancer, in hospital in Hong Kong, Asia.
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