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The Suburban Minstrels are playing at The Suburban Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The Cragg Family, Louise Thorndyke Boucicault
And Company, Katherine Germaine, The Four Otts, Lefbre's Saxophone Quartet, Chas. H. Bradshaw And Company, Remarc And Rilay, and Hill And Silviany, are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The New York Times runs an article by music historian and archivist Robert Winslow Gordon
entitled "The Folk Songs of America: Banjo Tunes".
Mitch Miller, head of pop A+R for Columbia Records
, leaves New York City< USA, to begin a holiday in Jamaica, Caribbean.
When The Kingston Trio
play the first of two nights at The Student Union Building, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA, the show is recorded and tracks will be included on the live album College Concert
The Kingston Trio
are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Cumberland Trio make their first live national radio appearance on tv's Hootenanny
show in the USA.
has his final recording session for the album Freewheelin' at Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, USA, during which he records Girl of the North Country, Masters of War, Walls Of Red Wing, Talking World War III Blues
and Bob Dylan
US newspaper The News reports that a survey by Gilbert Youth Research has revealed that folk music continues to be the most popular musical trend among teenagers.
Today's edition of Broadside
, The National
Topical Song Magazine, publishes words and music for the songs Mississippi Goddam by Nina Simone
, Drums by Peter Lafarge, Rambler's Lament by Eric Anderson, Willie Seton and Rain And Snow by Tom Paxton
Gordon Waller of folk-pop duo Peter And Gordon
is fined £5 in court at Dundee, Scotland, UK, after pleading guilty to having spat on Dundee resident Louisa McKenna during a traffic altercation.
In the New York Hilton hotel, during a power blackout, Bob Dylan
enjoys an impromptu jam session with Brian Jones
of the Rolling Stones
, Robbie Robertson of The Band and Bob Neuwirth.
Cher releases a new single, The Click Song Number One
, in the USA on Imperial Records
. It will fail to chart, stalling her career until her comeback four years later with Gypsys, Tramps And Thieves. The song is a cover version of a South African folk song, previously recorded by Miriam Makeba
releases his second LP, Do I Know You? on Dawn Records in the UK.
plays at Cortland Campus, SUNY, New York State, USA.
scores her first chart entry when You Turn Me On, I'm A Radio enters the Billbaord Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No25 during an eight-week run. The song features Graham Nash
Asylum Records releases a promotional-only single, On A Night Like This, by Bob Dylan
and The Band in the USA.
New Age guitarist and songwriter Michael Hedges
plays at The Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa, California, USA.
plays at the Fox Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
begins a North American tour in support of her album Upstate Songs, at The Whsitle Stop Bar, San Diego, California, USA.
is inducted into the UK Music Hall Of Fame in a ceremony held at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
Folk-rock singer-songwriter Taylor Mitchell
dies, aged 19, of blood loss after being bitten by coyotes while walking in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
plays at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada/
plays at The Octagon Chapel, Norwich, England, UK.