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The Music Box Revue [1924], starring Fanny Brice and singing trio The Brox Sisters, with music by Irving Berlin, is playing at The Music Box Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 184 performances.
Bobby Thompson, a great banjo and guitar player, is born in Converse, South Carolina, USA. He will become one of the most in-demand studio musicians in Nashville, Tennessee, during the 70s and 80s, and will be nominated for a Grammy Award in 1969 for his recording of Area Code 615, and a CMA Award in 1985 for his performances in The Hee Haw Band. His picking can be heard on tracks by Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Jim And Jesse, Hank Snow, Tammy Wynette, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Loretta Lynn, Bill Monroe, Dolly Parton, Perry Como, Eddy Arnold, Les Paul, Connie Smith, Merle Haggard, Trini Lopez, The Monkees, Olivia Newton-John, Melanie, Jimmy Buffett, Dr Hook, Leon Russell, Neil Young and many others.
Ray Noble And His Orchestra play at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
During an extensive national tour, singing cowboy Gene Autry plays in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Jerry Soto is born in Manhattan, New York City, USA. He will become influential as the founder/owner of Soto Sound Studios in Chicago, Illinois, USA, working with artists including Buddy Guy, Fred Anderson, Peter Tork (of The Monkees), Walter "Sweetness" Payton, Eddie "The Chief" Clearwater, Lefty Dizz and Carey Bell.
Bernie Shaw, singer with Uriah Heep and others, is born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Man Of Mystery by The Shadows.
Jimmy Hendrix [later known to the world as guitar-god Jimi Hendrix] is arrested in Seattle, Washington, USA, for being in a car that has been taken without the owner's consent.
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The Big Three play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Chuck Berry and The Animals play in The Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
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The Yardbirds play at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones play the last of three nights at KB Hallen, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
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The Small Faces play at The Cavern In The Town, off Leicester Square, London, England, UK.
At a birthday party for Mama Cass Elliott, of The Mamas And The Papas, Mama Michelle Phillips begins an affair with Papa Denny Doherty.
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The Incredible String Band plays at Les Cousins, Greek Street, Soho, London, England, UK.
The Troggs play at The Mayfair, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Big Brother And The Holding Company are playing at The Golden Bear Club, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
The Pyramids play at Pantiles, Bagshot, England, UK, Europe. Also known as Symarip, the band is widely considered to have been one of the first skinhead reggae bands, with songs including Skinhead Girl, Skinhead Jamboree and Skinhead Moonstomp.
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac play at The Candlelight Club, Scarborough, England, UK, Europe.
The Troggs appear on UK radio show Pop North.
The Top Ten Singles being played on KGB Radio, San Diego, California, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

1. (Sittin' On The) Dock of the Bay Otis Redding

2. Kiss Me Goodbye Petula Clark

3. La La Means I Love You The Delphonics

4. The Mighty Quinn Manfred Mann

5. Words The Bee Gees

6. I'm Gonna Make You Love Me Madeleine Bell

7. Love is Blue Paul Mauriat

8. Young Girl Union Gap

9. Everything That Touches You The Association

10. I Thank You Sam And Dave

Pink Floyd release their part-live, part-studio double album Ummagumma in the USA.
Jimi Hendrix continues rehearsals in New York City, USA, with Band Of Gypsys for their upcoming Fillmore East show.
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Black Sabbath release a new album, Vol. 4, on Warner Bros Records in the USA.
Aspiring young UK band The Jam place a newspaper small ad stating "Jam require lead guitarist." No suitable applicants respond. On the same day, Jack White of The White Stripes is born.
Luxury casino and resort development Sun City is opened in the Bantustan of Bophuthatswana, just outside the border of South Africa. The resort will become embroiled in international politics in 1985 when Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt and his music-industry activist group, Artists United Against Apartheid record the song Sun City, in which they vow never to perform at the resort because of its apartheid sympathies. Even so, artists including Queen, Elton John, Linda Ronstadt, Julio Iglesias, The O'Jays, Ray Charles, Boney M., Black Sabbath, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Dionne Warwick and Laura Branigan did play at the Sun City Super Bowl.
R'n'b and jazz guitarist George Benson enters the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart with Lady Love Me (One More Time), which will peak at No5 during a sixteen-week run on the chart.
Prince begins his 97-date Purple Rain tour with seven sold-out shows at The Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA. By the time the tour ends, over 1,692,000 tickets will have been sold.
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U2's Unforgettable Fire tour plays at The Congress Centre, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The third MTV Unplugged show to be transmitted in the USA features live acoustic performances by 10,000 Maniacs and Michael Penn.
Bob Dylan and Merle Haggard play the second of five non-consecutive nights at the Pantages Theater, Los Angeles, Califo0rnia, USA.
Tickets for this year's Glastonbury Festival sell out within three hours of being made available for purchase.
Billy Talent plays at The Mod Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Richmond Fontaine play at The Lyric, Hammersmith, London, England, UK.
Queens Of The Stone Age play at The Palace (Entertainment Complex), St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania.
Switchfoot release their fifth album, Nothing Is Sound, in the USA on Columbia Records.
Muse play at The Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA, supported by Uprising and Grand Opening.
Bon Jovi play the eleventh gig of a twelve-night residency at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
The Foo Fighters play at Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
John Fogerty records a new version of his song Long As I Can See The Light, with My Morning Jacket at Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
During their AM Tour, Arctic Monkeys play the second of two nights at The Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Aerosmith play at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
On their Rock Or Bust tour, AC/DC play at Wembley Stadium, London, England, Europe, supported by Vintage Trouble.
On their From The Cradle To The Grave tour, Squeeze play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, with their 'very special guest' Dr John Cooper Clarke.
On their How About Another Round tour, Bowling for Soup play at The O2 Academy, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Lukas Graham play at Rough Trade, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The Cure play at The Starlight Amphitheatre, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
The Silver Starlings play at Jetl├Ąg, Berne, Switzerland, Europe.
At the Live UK Music Business Awards in the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe, The Spectacle Of The Year Award is won by Ed Sheeran at The O2; Radiohead at Glastonbury Festival win for the Best Festival Performance, and Public Service Broadcasting win as Breakthough Artiste.
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