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Blues harp virtuoso Neal Pattman
is born in Madison County, Georgia, USA.
, Woody Guthrie
, Will Geer, Alan and Bess Lomax and others perform at a 'Grapes Of Wrath' benefit evening for agricultural workers in The Forrest Theater, New York City, USA.
Richard Charles Westwood is born in Dagenham, Essex, UK. He will find success as a guitarist and vocalist with Brian Poole And The Tremeloes.
John Brim Jr is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The son of blues guitarist John brim and drummer Grace Brim, he will become a respected blues player in his own right.
And The Wild Ones appear on tv show For Teenagers Only at ATV Srudios, Aston, Birmingham, UK. Guitarist in the band is Ritchie Blackmore
, later to find fame in Deep Purple
A bank holiday special, The Beatles
(Invite You To Take A Ticket To Ride), is broadcast by the BBC Light Programme in the UK.
The Gentrys are playing at The Whisky A-GoGo, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience release the album Axis: Bold As Love, in the UK.
The Who fly from London, England, UK, Europe, to America to begin a new tour.
Hearing of a Long Island band with the same name, Bruce Springsteen
's group, Child, re-names itself Steel Mill and plays at The VCU Gym in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
After his final gig with Junior's Eyes as his backing group, David Bowie
meets guitarist Mick Ronson. Bowie and Ronson will go on to collaborate on the influential album Ziggy Stardust And the Spiders From Mars.
Blues singer and guitarist Earl Bell
plays at The Mid-America Exposition, Convention Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
and his family touch down at Metropolitan Airport, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, at the start of a six week stay on a farm in the neighbouring town of Lebanon. The farm is owned by songwriter Curly Putman Jr, and the McCartneys' time spent there will inspire Paul to write the hit single Junior's Farm.
Following a concert at the Mid-south Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, guitarist Keith Richards
of The Rolling Stones
is asked why the band's current album is called Some Girls. He quips "Because we couldn’t remember their fucking names." It was a mildly amusing retort, but only added fuel to a growing feeling that the title track was offensively sexist and racist.
's debut single, Killing An Arab
, originally released on the indie Small Wonder label is re-released by Fiction, a new company set up with distribution via the major Polydor Records
play at The Civic Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Journey play at The Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
, best known as a guitarist who worked with Jimi Hendrix
and Al Green
, is buried in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, Tennessee, USA. He had died of stomach cancer a few days earlier.
The Dave Matthews
Band plays the first of two nights at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at the Benicassim Festival in Spain, Europe, a female fan runs on to the stage, punches and kicks security men and then crawls under the stage. She is taken away before any members of the band are hurt.
plays at The Detroit Opera House, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
It is announced that 70-year-old bassist Billy Talbot of Neil Young
's backing group, Crazy Horse, has suffered a mild stroke
which will prevent him from participating in Young's imminent tour of Europe.
play a sold-out gig at The Dome, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
On a tour in support of his third album, Gilded, Blair Dunlop
plays at Band On The Wall, Manchester, England, UK.
play the second of two nights at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, supported by Kvelertak
On the European leg of their