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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.
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
David McClusky, future drummer with The Bluebells
, is born in Scotland.
The Alex Harvey
Soul Band plays at The Club A'GoGo, Newcastle, UK. Support acts include The VIPs and The Gas Board.
plays at The Civic Center, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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).
guests as Don Johnson's love interest on tv cop show Miami Vice in the USA.
Deborah Harry (aka Blondie
) plays at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
play at the SECC, Glasgow, Scotland.
Doves begin a UK tour at The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
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.
play at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
's Theme Time Radio Hour is broadcast for the first time in the UK on BBC Radio 2.
plays at The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
play the second of two nights at Olympia, London, UK, on which they perform their classic album Screamadelica
in its entirety.
While touring in support of her tenth studio album, Let England Shake
, PJ Harvey
plays at The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
play at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, UK.
play at The AECC Press And Journal Arena, Aberdeen, Scotland.
play at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland.
Boyband Union J
play at The SECC, Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland.
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.
plays at The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.