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Country-blues singer Jimmie Davis records Sewing Machine Blues, Red Nightgown Blues, Saturday Night Stroll and Davis' Salty Dog for Bluebird Records in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Vocal duo Lulu Belle Wiseman and Scott Wiseman (aka Lulu Belle and Scotty) record Remember Me, Did You Ever Go Sailing, The Wampus Cat, The Empty Stocking, Whoa Back Buck and other songs for OKeh Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Popular boogie-woogie pianist Winifred Atwell, The Peterson Brothers, Bertha Ricardo and others appear for the first of six nights in the revue Empire Highlights at The Empire Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Popular Scottish singer Andy Stewart introduces Norma Cairns, Dixie Ingram, Harry Carmichael, Ian Powrie and his Band, The Ron Silver Quartet and The Aeolian Singers on the BBCtv show The White Heather Club, a live broadcast from Scotland, UK.
Prison inmate Charles Lee Guy III records The Prisoner's Dream, Shackles And Chains, They're All Goin' Home But One and The Wall, for Capitol Records in Vacaville Prison, Solano, California, USA. Guitar on this session is played by Joe Maphis.
The Beatles have a brief recording session in EMI's Abbey Road, London, then fly out to Sweden to begin their first foreign tour.
David McClusky, future drummer with The Bluebells, is born in Scotland.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at The Savoy, Southsea, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band plays at The Club A'GoGo, Newcastle, UK. Support acts include The VIPs and The Gas Board.
The American Folk Music Tour with Ramblin' Jack Elliott, the Reverend Gary Davis, Buffy Saint-Marie, Josh White, Julie Felix, and Derroll Adams opens at the Town Hall, Birmingham, UK.
Ten Years After, Blodwyn Pig and Stone The Crows begin a UK tour at The City Hall, Newcastle.
The Incredible String Band plays at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK.
Brian Robertson, guitarist of Thin Lizzy, is injured at The Speakeasy Club, London, UK, when Gordon Hunte, guitarist of the band Gonzalez attacks Scottish vocalist Frankie Miller with a broken bottle. Robertson intercepts the attacker but suffers serious damage to tendons in his hand, obliging Thin Lizzy to cancel their upcoming tour of the USA.
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Bob Dylan plays at The Civic Center, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Josef K play their first-ever gig under that name, as support to Adam And The Ants at Clouds nightclub, Tollcross, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Josef K were previously known as TV Art).
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [aka OMD] play at Valentino's, Edinburgh, Scotland, supported by The Flowers.
The Jesus And Mary Chain enter the UK album chart with Psychocandy. It will peak at No31.
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The Cure headline the second day of the Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, UK. Also on the bill are Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Black Uhuru, Billy Bragg and John Martyn
Sheena Easton guests as Don Johnson's love interest on tv cop show Miami Vice in the USA.
The Jesus And Mary Chain and Nine Inch Nails play at The Roxy, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Deborah Harry (aka Blondie) plays at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Depeche Mode and Primal Scream play at Great Woods Performing Arts Centre, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
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Rolling Stones begin rehearsals at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for the imminent first night of their Bridges To Babylon tour.
Green Day play at the SECC, Glasgow, Scotland.
Doves begin a UK tour at The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The Music play at Greenock Town Hall, Greenock, Scotland, UK.
Amerie releases her second studio LP, Touch, on Columbia Records in the UK.
It is announced that Edwyn Collins, former singer and songwriter of Orange Juice, has contracted MRSA after undergoing emergency surgery at the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK. He is, nevertheless, "doing absolutely fine".
Fran Healey of Travis is in Rumrol, Sudan, Africa, on a visit on behalf of the Save The Children fund, intended to help raise awareness internationally of the problems faced by Sudanese children.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Coldplay play at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour is broadcast for the first time in the UK on BBC Radio 2.
Laura Marling headlines Celtic Connections with The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Wolf Parade play at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Jakob Dylan plays at The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Dreadzone play at The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Scotland.
While promoting his new album Band Of Joy, Robert Plant plays at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Primal Scream play the second of two nights at Olympia, London, UK, on which they perform their classic album Screamadelica in its entirety.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays at Arena Riga, Riga, Latvia, Europe.
Taking Back Sunday play at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
While touring in support of her tenth studio album, Let England Shake, PJ Harvey plays at The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Snow Patrol play at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, UK.
Steps play at The AECC Press And Journal Arena, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Bastille play at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland.
Boyband Union J play at The SECC, Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland.
Eric Clapton plays at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Simple Minds play at Auditorium Cavea, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Andy Bell (best-known as one half of Erasure) opens a brief season of performances of the song-cycle Torsten The Bareback Saint during the Edinburgh Festival at Assembly Studio One, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
FFS, a collaboration of Franz Ferdinand and Sparks, plays at The Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Glenn Hughes plays at The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.