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Burlesque troupe The Wine, Women And Song Company opens for a week at The Star Theatre, Scranton, New Jersey, USA. Heading the bill are Bonita And Company "well-known for their abilities in the creation of Coon songs and dances"
George Abel Van Eps is born in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA, He will find success as jazz guitarist George Van Eps, considered one of the fathers of the modern plectrum guitar style and a pioneer of the seven-string guitar. As well as pursuing his successful solo career, he will work with Ray Noble, Paul Weston and others.
Elsie Baker records the Jerome Kern composition Those Come-Hither Eyes for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The Imperial Quartet records Way Down Yonder In The Cornfield, Abide With Me, The Boarding House Turkey, Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes and other songs for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen–week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen–week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen–week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Les Hite And His Orchestra play at The Chatterbox, Mountainside, New Jersey, USA, during an extended engagement . Hite's band are the first black musicians to have played at this venue.
Successful bandleader, jazz pianist and vocalist Louis "Putney" Dandridge dies aged 44 in Wall Township, New Jersey, USA.
Frank Sinatra, with an orchestra conducted by Joseph Gershenson, records All Of Me, How Deep Is The Ocean, She's Funny That Way, That Old Black Magic, When You're Smiling and You're A Sweetheart, at Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA. The songs are intended for the soundtrack to the movie Meet Danny Wilson.
Connie Francis is playing during a week of shows at Blinstrub's Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Apparently having suffered a nervous breakdown, the great American vocalist Paul Robeson attempts suicide in his hotel room in Moscow, Russia, Europe.
Judy Garland plays at The Mosque Theater, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play the final night of a week at The Tivoli Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Their current vocalist, Ocie Smith, will later find greater success as solo performer O.C. Smith.
Connie Francis plays the seventeenth night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The new No1 single in Billboard magazine's Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA is Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis, which will stay on top for seven weeks.
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The Count Basie Big Band plays at Juan Les Pins, France, Europe.
Connie Francis records Red River Valley at Bradley Film And Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Murray The K's Boss Holiday Show, with Jackie Wilson, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Belmonts, The Chantels, Tony Orlando and others, plays the eighth day of two weeks at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra attends a luncheon at The White House, Washington DC, USA.
Fats Domino records Birds And Bees for Imperial Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA. The band on the sassion features Roy Montrell [gt], Jimmie Davis [bass], Cornelius Coleman [drums], Dave Bartholomew [trumpet], Lee Allen, Buddy Hagans and Clarence Ford [saxes]
Jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell records Kenny's Theme, Soul Call, and other tracks for his forthcoming album Soul Call, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Top Ten records played on KQV Radio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, for the week ended on this date are as follows :
  1. Can't You See That She's Mine - The Dave Clark Five
  2. I Get Around / Don't Worry Baby - Beach Boys
  3. Rag Doll - The Four Seasons
  4. Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer
  5. Memphis - Johnny Rivers
  6. My Boy Lollipop - Millie Small
  7. It Will Stand - The Showmen
  8. People - Barbra Streisand
  9. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying - Gerry And Pacemakers
  10. Keep On Pushing - The Impressions
Bill Monroe plays at a party in the home of Tex Logan, Madison, New Jersey, USA. His band includes Peter Rowan and David Grisman, both of who will later form the psychedelic folk-rock band Earth Opera.
The Willie Bobo Sextet records Nessa, Elation, Haitian Lady and Blues In The Closet at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Frank Sinatra appears on the Johnny Carson Show on tv in the USA.
Count Basie plays the first of two nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Four Seasons play in the Schaeffer Music Festival, at the Wollman Skating Rink in Central Park, New York City, USA.
One million people see Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Gary 'US' Bonds, Linda Ronstadt, Rita Marley and more at a Rally For Nuclear Disarmament in Central Park, New York City, USA.
Bruce Springsteen joins the band Cats on stage at the Stone Pony, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA, to play two songs with them.
Recording of The USA For Africa single We Are The World, co-written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, begins at A&M Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA. The superstar list of guest vocalists includes Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Ray Charles and Diana Ross. Despite having been invited, Prince does not show up.
Jon Bon Jovi marries his childhood sweetheart Hurly on the steps of the Graceland Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Sebastian Bach, lead singer of New Jersey band Skid Row, is arrested in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, after a concert for using profane language, "thrusting his pelvis toward the crowd" and having "grasped his groin".
Whitesnake play at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by Journey.
On her Heart Of Stone tour, Cher plays the last of three nights at The Copa Room, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Blues Taveler play in Waterloo Village, Waterloo, New Jersey, USA.
Bruce Springsteen records My Lover Man at Soundworks West, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Michael Jackson/Janet Jackson hit single Scream wins the Best Dance Video award at the annual MTV Music Awards. During the same event, Bon Jovi perform live in Times Square, New York City, and R.E.M. perform in Radio City Music Hall, where they collect the lifetime achievement Video Vanguard award. Hip-hop trio TLC pick up a trio of prizes for their single Waterfalls.
Bob Dylan performs Restless Farewell at Frank Sinatra's 80th Birthday party.
On his Devils And Dust tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at The Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Armor For Sleep play at the Leadmill, Sheffield, England, UK.
Amerie plays at The Hot 97 Summer Jam 2005 Concert, Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
It is announced that Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band will headline Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland on July 14, which will be The Boss's first gig with the band in Scotland for 28 years.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at La Cartuja Olympic Stadium, Seville, Spain, Europe.
Bon Jovi play the eighth gig of a twelve-night residency at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK.
Bon Jovi play the eleventh gig of a twelve-night residency at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
On their Live 2011 tour, Bon Jovi play at CASA Arena Horsens, Denmark, Europe.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Rock In Rio Lisbon, Parque da Bela Vista, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play the second of two nights at Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
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