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Myron Bradshaw is born in Youngstown, Ohio, USA. He will grow up to find fame as swing and r'n'b vocalist and orchestra leader, Tiny Bradshaw.
Frank Sinatra plays at The State Theater, Youngstown, Ohio, USA.
Celebrated music venue The Blue Room of The Cosmopolitan Club in Akron, Ohio, USA, re-opens.
Doris Day releases a new album, Tea For Two, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Bing Crosby with The Rhythmaires and John Scott Trotter's Orchestra, is heard performing How High The Moon, On Top Of Old Smokey, Down By The Ohio and Any Town Is Paris When You're Young on The Bing Crosby Chesterfield Radio Show edition No72, in the USA.
Singing cowboy Roy Rogers records A Four-Legged Friend, There's A Cloud In My Valley Of Sunshine, Peace In The Valley and Precious Memories, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Singer and popular songwriter Hank Fort is playing at The Biltmore Hotel, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
The Vaughn Monroe Orchestra begins a tour of one-nighters with a show in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.
Austin Powell and The James Boys Quartet are playing during two weeks of shows at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The film Ocean's 11, starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr, opens in Argentina, South America.
Bill Duncan And The Harmony Mountain Boys record Handle With Care, Slippin' Banjo, Country Home and other tracks in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, for King Records.
The Byrds play at The Lesourdesville Lakepark, Kirkland, Ohio, USA.
The Serendipity Singers play their second of two gigs in one day, this one at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, USA.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins and Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, UK.
The front page of Broadside (The National Topical Song Magazine) in the USA, publishes the lyrics of the Malvina Reynolds song Napalm, a protest against the use of Napalm in the Vietnam War.
Manfred Mann record their version of the Screamin' Jay Hawkins song I Put A Spell On You at Studio 3, Abbey Road, London, England, UK.
Jay And The Techniques begin a three-week, 10,000 mile tour through fifteen cities with a show in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
The Fallen Angels play at Le Cave, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
A group of seventeen young demonstrators are ejected from the National City Christian church, frequented by US President Lyndon Johnson in Washington DC, USA, after they protest about the treatment of singer Eartha Kitt, who had spoken out during a recent function at The White House against the war in Vietnam.
Smokey Robinson And The Miracles play at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA.
The Raspberries play at the Music Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, supported by Johnny Nash and Rainbow.
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, with Etta James as their opening act.
Phil Collins plays at Veterans Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Nirvana play at Stache's, Columbus, Ohio, USA, supported by Barbed Wire Dolls. Tickets cost $4 in advance, $6 on the door.
Whitesnake play at The Cleveland Rib Burn-off, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, supported by Journey.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Cooper Stadium, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
On her Compositions tour, Anita Baker plays at The Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Alicia Keys play at Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Garbage play at Newport Music Hall, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
The Dears, supported by The Shout Out Louds, play at The Grog Shop, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play at Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, supported by the Black Crowes.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays the first of 48 scheduled dates at the Germain Amphitheatre in Columbus, Ohio, USA, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
Dead Poetic play at The Showcase Theater, Corona, California, USA.
Halo by Beyonce reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart in the USA. On the same day, during her I Am tour, Beyonce plays at The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, UK.
The city of Warren, Ohio, USA, honours local-born boy Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and Nirvana by naming a street after him. Market Alley in Warren's downtown area is re-named David Grohl Alley, and the town hosts a week-long Music Is Art festival as part of the celebration.
Trey Anastasio of Phish, and his father Ernie, attend a hockey game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, at which Anastasio's favorite hockey team, the Philadelphia Flyers, win the Prince of Wales Trophy in the National Hockey League's Eastern Conference championship.
The Black Keys play at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK.
Lady Gaga releases her third studio album, ARTPOP, in the USA.
On their Mechanical Bull tour, Kings Of Leon play at The Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Paul McCartney's gig today at The National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, is postponed until the 19th because McCartney has been infected by a virus.
The Vans Warped Tour 2014, featuring Yellowcard, Air Dubai, Anberlin, Bowling For Soup, Less Than Jake, Antiserum, A Skylit Drive, Bad Rabbits and others, plays at Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
It is reported that organisers of the inaugural Fashion Meets Music Festival in Columbus, Ohio, USA, have dropped R. Kelly from the line-up, in response to protests from musicians and local people.
Steel guitarist Jerry Brightman dies in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA. During his tenure with Buck Owens' Buckaroos, he played on hits including Big Game Hunter, Monster's Holiday and On The Cover Of The Music City News.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA, supported by Vance Joy.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play at The Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Jorma Kaukonen and Larry Campbell play at Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
The A.J. Croce Band plays at Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.