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Charles Arthur Feathers is born in Myrtle, Mississippi, USA. He will find success in the 1950s as rockabilly guitarist Charlie Feathers
Country singer and songwriter Mac Davis is born in Lubbock, Texas, USA. He will compose the Elvis Presley
hits In The Ghetto and Don't Cry Daddy, before becoming an actor, TV host and recording artist, with hits including It's Hard To Be Humble and Texas In My Rear View Mirror.
records Lay Somethin' On The Bar, Waitin' For My Baby and Rollin' Rockin' Rhythm,for Coral Records in Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
The Top Record Stars of 1957 tour, featuring Johnny Cash
, Gene Vincent
, Jerry Lee Lewis
, Sonny James
, Wanda Jackson
and Johnny Hicks, plays the first of two nights in Beaumont, Texas, USA. The show is presented by Beaumont Police Department and, according to the posters, tickets costing $1 are available 'from any policeman or at Police Station.'
, The John Barry
Seven, Johnny Le Roy, Johnny Worth, Chris Carlsen and The Honeys play at the Essoldo, Keighley, UK.
plays a live concert in Stonesboro, Pennsylvania, USA.
And His Cherokee Indians play a live show in Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
Jimmy Rodgers plays during a week of shows at The Moore Theater, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Kelly Emerson, banjo player for successful recording group Bleu Moon Bluegrass
is born in Washington DC, USA.
hi-fi tape cartridge
player selling at $99.95. It will not find wide public acceptance.
RCA announce the launch of "The Prompter", a new portable
Popular country-gospel vocalist and recording artist Steven Curtis Chapman
is born in Paducah, Kentucky, USA.
spends the first of two days recording tracks including You Belong To My Heart, In The Misty Moonlight, Silver Threads Among The Gold and My Heart Cries For You in Sunset Sound Studios, 5652 East Daniels Avenue, Dallas, Texas, USA.
, with Chet Atkins
as producer, records What Makes A Man Wander, Look Into My Teardrops and I Don't Mind in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. Musicians on the session include guitarists Gerald Gropp and Jerry Reed, pianist Floyd Cramer
, bassist Henry Strzelecki, drummer Kenneth Buttrey, Ray Stevens
on vibes and The Anita Kerr Singers.
begins a month-long tour at The American legion Auditorium, Greeneville, Tennessee, USA.
The Grateful Dead
play the first of two nights at Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Malinda Gayle McCready is born in Fort Myers, Florida, USA. She will find success as country singer Mindy McCready
but, after a toubled life, she will commit suicide in 2013.
And The Dukes play at The Town And Country Club, London, England, UK.
come under fire from conservative groups because their video for the song I Melt includes brief glimpses of nudity, (guitarist Joe Don Rooney's bare buttocks, and model Christina Auria taking a shower in the nude). There are calls for the video to be banned from airplay on CMT and Great American Country. Eventually, Rascal Flatts
will release an edited version of the video, which aired during daytime hours on the two country music-oriented networks.
is given the ASCAP Founders Award at ASCAP's twenty-second annual Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also attending the event is Mariah Carey
And His Hot Licks play at Jongleurs, Bristol, England, UK.
And The Guilty Women play at Fitzgerald's, Berwyn, Illinois, USA.
And The Guilty Women play at The Rex Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
And The Guilty Women play at Cafe 9, New haven, Connecticut, USA.
plays at the Circus Maximus Theatre at Caesars Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
plays an hour-long acoustic set for nearly 3,000 US troops at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Asia.
by Taylor Swift
reaches No1 in the Billboard
Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA, replacing her own single Shake It Off. She thus becomes the first woman in the Hot 100's 56-year history to succeed herself at No1.
plays at Ruby Diamond Auditorium, Tallahasse, Florida, USA, with David Grisman.