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Little Richard, Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent And his Blue Caps play the last of three nights in Melbourne, Australia.
The Chas McDevitt Group, featuring Shirley Douglas, plays in the Big Beat Dance Of 1959 at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, England, UK, Europe, supported by Vince Taylor, Leroy Powell and The Beatnicks.
Gene Vincent, supported by Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, plays at The Granada, Aylesbury, UK.
Gene Vincent, supported by Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, comes to the end of his current UK tour at the Adelphi, Slough.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play at the Gaumont, Coventry, UK.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play the second of six nights at The Empire, Glasgow, Scotland.
Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran and Cliff Richard play at the New Musical Express Pollwinners concert, at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play at The Gaumont, Cardiff, Wales.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play the third of six nights at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play the second of six nights at The Hippodrome, Manchester, UK.
Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran play the second night of a brief season at The Hippodrome, Bristol, UK.
Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran play the last night of a brief season at The Hippodrome, Bristol, UK.
Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran play the last night of a brief season at The Hippodrome,Bristol, UK.
Eddie Cochran is killed in a car smash in Chippenham. Gene Vincent, in the same car, suffers minor injuries.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play at The Gaumont, Ipswich, UK.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the fourth of six nights at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the fifth of six nights at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK.
Gene Vincent plays during a six-week long season at The Queen's Theatre, Blackpool, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Odeon Theatre, Plymouth, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic, Hull, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Palais De Danse, Mansfield, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles' college friend Bill Harry publishes the first edition of a new Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, pop newspaper, Mersey Beat, with a front cover story featuring Gene Vincent.
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Gene Vincent plays the last of six nights at The Hippodrome, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Granada, Shrewsbury, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Palladium, Greenock, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Beach, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Violence erupts when leather-clad British rocker Vince Taylor plays at The Palais Des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
When The Beatles play at Heswall Jazz Club, in the Barnston Women's Institute, Wirrall, Cheshire, UK, manager Brian Epstein has smartened up their appearance, changing their clothing from leather and denim to smart suits.
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Gene Vincent plays at the Locarno Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK,supported by Sounds Incorporated.
Gene Vincent plays at The Queens Ballroom, Blackpool, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Queen's Ballroom, Blackpool, UK.
At the start of a UK tour, Little Richard makes his comeback at The Gaumont Palace Theatre, Doncaster. To the dismay of the crowd, he sings only gospel for the first half of the show. After the interval, however, he rocks again. The bill is shared with Sam Cooke, and Gene Vincent acts as MC.
Adam Faith and Gene Vincent play at The Essoldo, Tunbridge Wells, UK.
Adam Faith and Gene Vincent play at The Granada, Maidstone, UK.
Adam Faith and Gene Vincent play at The Granada, Harrow, London, UK.
Gene Vincent and The Outlaws play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Steve Law and The Group 4.
Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, The Animals and The Nashville Teens appear in a Granada tv special in the UK, produced by Johnnie Hamp, entitled A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On.
Gene Vincent plays at Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
Gene Vincent records Love Is A Bird and Bird Doggin' in Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Lennon's Plastic Ono Band, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, The Doors, Chicago and Alice Cooper play at The Toronto Rock'n'roll Revival Concert at Varsity Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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In Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Jim Morrison of The Doors is charged with "assault, intimidation and threatening a flight attendant on an interstate flight."
Suzi Quatro hits No1 in the UK singles chart with Devil Gate Drive.
Olga De Volga, bass guitarist for the bands The Lewd, Vs, The Offs and The Undead, dies. She is remembered as a leading light of the San Francisco punk scene.
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