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Comedy vocalists The Melani Trio, singing and dancing duo Hedrix And Prescott and French singing quartet Les Troubadours Toulousians, are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Peter Chatmon is born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He will find fame as blues vocalist/pianist Memphis Slim.
James Pasco Gourley Jr. is born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He will find success as jazz guitarist Jimmy Gourley, working in a long career with Sonny Stitt, Gene Ammons, Anita O'Day, Stephane Grapelli and many others.
Teddy Brown And His Cafe De Paris Band record What Good Is Good Morning?, So Is Your Old Lady, That Girl Over There and I'm Lonely Without You, for Imperial Records in London, UK.
Victor Silvester And His Ballroom Orchestra record the Cole Porter song My Heart Belongs To Daddy, in London, England, UK.
The Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings records Repetition I, April In Paris I, Easy To Love I, and What Is This Thing Called Love I in The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles return home to Liverpool, UK, at the end of a holiday in Paris, France, Europe.
Petula Clark, Katie Boyle and Bunny Lewis are the jurors on BBC tv record-rating show Juke Box Jury, hosted by David Jacobs, in London, England, UK, Europe.
UK pop weekly newspaper Disc reports that Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated is to appear on the BBC radio programme Jazz Club, at The Paris Theatre, London, on July 12. This appearance prevents Korner's band from appearing in their weekly Thursday session at The Marquee Club, London, as a result of which, their place will be taken by a new rhythm and blues group, The Rolling Stones.
Taking a day off from their season at L'Olympia in Paris, France, Europe, John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles return briefly to London, UK. While there, George dines with The Ronettes and their producer, Phil Spector.
Marianne Faithfull spends the third of four days at Lansdowne Recording Studios, London, UK, working on the song Plaisir D'Amour.
Petula Clarke plays in La Reole, France, Europe.
Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon, Pater, Paul And Mary and Pete Seeger play at The Newport Folk Festival, Fort Adams Park, Rhode island, USA.
P.J. Proby performs a medley of the songs Going Out Of My Head/Hurts So Bad at The MIDEM Festival in Cannes, France, Europe.
Francoise Hardy, Serge Gainsbourg and Warren Beatty spend the evening at the Regine nightclub in Paris, France, Europe.
Si Tu Dois Partir, the only hit single by Fairport Convention, enters the UK singles chart. The song is a French translation of the Bob Dylan composition, If You Gotta Go, Go Now.
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The Beatles album, Abbey Road, is released in France on Apple Records.
In the presence of the mayor and 750 journalists, a punch-up erupts at the wedding of Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger to Bianca Perez Morena De Macia in Saint Tropez, France, Europe. Guests, apart from the other Stones, include former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, as well as Eric Clapton and Stephen Stills. Terry Reid plays a live set.
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David Bowie, Traffic, Pink Floyd, Terry Reid, Daevid Allen And Gong play at Glastonbury Fayre, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK.
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Genesis begin four nights at The Palais des Sports, Paris, France, Europe, during which they record some tracks for a live double LP, Seconds Out.
British bandleader Victor Silvester dies while on holiday in La Lavandou, France, Europe, at the age of 78. In his lengthy career, Silvester sold over 75m records.
Glastonbury Fayre officially changes its name to Glastonbury Festival. For £8 a head, 18,000 heads have the chance to see New Order, Hawkwind, Taj Mahal, Aswad, Gong, Judy Tzuke and more. Local farmer Michael Eavis takes over running the event again. This is the first "Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament" festival, raising £20,000 for CND. A new, permanent, Pyramid stage is constructed, although it will double as a cowshed and animal food store in winter.
The Mighty Diamonds play at La Mutualite, Paris, France, Europe.
Heloise Letissler is born in Nantes, France, Europe. She will find success as leader of Christine And The Queens.
Anthony Lee Norris is born in Queens, New York City, USA. He will find success as a hip hop record producer and songwriter, professionally known as Lee On The Beats, working with Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Kid Ink, Ace Hood, French Montana, Rick Ross, Meek Mill and Freeway, among others
The Sundays play at Le Truck, Lyon, France, Europe.
On their Urban Jungle tour, The Rolling Stones play the last of three nights at Parc Des Princes, Paris, France, Europe.
While in Paris, France, Europe, Ozzy Osbourne does in person press, radio and tv interviews with Carmel Giordano of Metal Hammer, Roberto Gandolfi of Thunder, Mariscal Romero of Heavy Rock and several others.
Iron Maiden play at The Palais Des Sports, Mulhouse, France, Europe.
Ray Charles plays at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
On her Live At Last tour, Anastacia plays at The Arena Of Nimes, Nimes, France, Europe.
African singing star Manu Dibango goes to court in Paris, France, Europe, seeking $650,330 (500,000 Euros/£464,520) in damages from Michael Jackson and Rihanna over their alleged misuse of hooks from his 1972 song Soul Makossa.
French police begin investigations to discover why a stage for a Madonna concert at the Velodrome, Marseilles, France, Europe, collapsed, killing two workers.
Jean Michel Jarre is interviewed live on the Breakfast show on BBC1 tv in the UK.
Gwen Stefani and her husband Gavin Rossdale attend the cocktail reception for Snow Flower And The Secret Fan at The Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France, Europe.
Icelandic singer-songwriter Nicki Minaj releases her second studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, in Germany, the UK, France and Australia.
Echo And The Bunnymen play at L'Alhambra, Paris, France, Europe.
Mac DeMarco plays at Le Trabendo, Paris, France, Europe.
Prince attends the men's singles match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Dusan Lajovic of Serbia at the French Open Tennis tournament in Paris, France, Europe.
Gipsy Kings play at The Botanic Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Ed Sheeran plays at Transbordeur, Villeurbanne, France, Europe.
The Cure play at The Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France, Europe.
A trailer for an edition of the SKY Arts tv show Urban Myths, dealing with Michael Jackson's alleged cross country motor trip with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks, is first shown in the UK. Shortly after, Jackson's daughter Paris tweets "I'm so incredibly offended by it, as I'm sure plenty of people are as well, and it honestly makes me want to vomit..."
Reverend James Leg plays at Mistral Palace, Valence, France, Europe.
On their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Dvorana Stožice, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe.
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at Longchamp Racecourse, Paris, France, Europe.
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at Piazza Napoleone, Lucca, Italy, Europe.
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