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The Haydn Quartet
record Old Black Joe, Old Uncle Ned, Sweet Dreamland Faces, Nellie Was A Lady and The Holy City, for Victor Records
in PHiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sabine Baring-Gould, composer of the hymns Onward, Christian Soldiers and Now The Day Is Over, dies.
Gospel/r'n'b singer Marie Knight is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Her biggest hit will be Gospel Train, with Sister Rosetta Tharpe
, in 1949.
records You're My Darling, On The Sunny Side Of The Rockies, The Love I Have For You, Sweethearts Or Strangers and Some Other Man in Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple
, 135 West 70th Street, New York City, USA.
White, Jewish blues band-leader and harmonica virtuoso Paul Butterfield
is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
performs Everything's Okay on the fifteen minute long Mother
Daniel G. P. Middlebrook is born in Mount Dennis, Ontario, Canada. he will find success as Christian blues musician, singer-songwriter Danny Brooks
, with producer Lee Gillette, records Lord Let They Grace Surround Me, The Sacred Guest and other religious songs in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
A new series of The Pat Boone
Show begins on Radio Luxembourg in Europe.
plays during nine nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
is appearing at The Twin Coaches, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
, with Chet Atkins
as producer, records I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning, Little Cabin Home On The Hill, Cotton Fields, Blue Moon Of Kentucky and other tracks at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee
, with producer Chet Atkins
, records Invisible Hands, Sweet Hour Of Prayer and other tracks, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. The band on the session includes guitarist Harold Bradley, steel guitarist Joseph Tanner, bassist Junior Huskey, drummer Buddy Harman, pianist Hargus Robbins and vibraphonist Joe Layne.
records It's All Coming Home To You, I Wonder If She's Blue, Alimony Blues, When It's Round Up Time In Heaven and other tracks in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
releases her version of the folk/spiritual song Sinnerman in the USA.
A round table discussion, moderated by pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Christian Barnard, at Cape Town Medical School, Capetown, South Africa, is recorded and will be released as a 2-LP set by Decca Records
in the UK.
, with producer Jerry Kennedy, records Little Green Apples
, When They Ring Those Golden Bells, Peace In The Valley and Whispering Hope, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. None of these tracks will be released.
While in the town of Appleton, Wisconsin, USA, for a concert, The Fugs
perform an exorcism on the grave of Senator Robert McCarthy, leader of the anti-communist witch hunts of the 1950s.
play at The Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA. When George Harrison
and Patti Boyd drop by the Continental Hyatt House to celebrate drummer John Bonham's birthday, they end up being thrown into the swimming pool.
plays at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The film The Jazz Singer
, starring Neil Diamond
as a young Jewish cantor with a secret life as a jazz singer, is premiered in Century City, California, USA. The film is a re-make of an Al Jolson
movie, originally released in 1927.
On the Never Picture Perfect Summer Tour, Rich Mullins
performs in Winchester, Indiana, USA, with Avenue G.
of Jane's Addiction
spends the sixth of eight days in the Sudan, North West Africa, as part of a mission, organised by he humanitarian group Christian Solidarity International, to free Southern Sudanese slaves from their Northern masters.
On their Vertigo Tour
play the second of two nights at Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Construction of The Claw
, a gigantic metal structure intended for use on U2
's upcoming 360 Degree Tour
is nearing completion in the yard of Stageco
, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
plays at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
, Robert DeNiro and former US president Bill Clinton turn up at the opening party for The Edge
's musical Spider-Man : Turn Off The Dark in New York City, USA.
begins a tour of cathedrals with a show at Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, England, UK, Europe.
A judge in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, erases a felony cocaine charge
from Bruno Mars
' record because the singer has completed 230 hours of community service, paid a $2,000 fine and completed eight hours of drug counseling.