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Country music singer Goebel Reeves, aka The Texas Drifter, makes his first recordings, including I Learned About Women From Her and The Drifter Parts 1 and 2, for OKeh Records in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers record Wake Up Jacob in Dallas, Texas, USA, for Okeh Records.
Guitarist Leon Rhodes is born in Dallas, Texas, USA. He will achieve success as the longtime lead guitarist with Ernest Tubb's Texas Troubadours, but will also play on hits by Waylon Jennings, Moe Bandy and George Strait.
Milton Brown and His Musical Brownies record The Eyes Of Texas and Easy Ridin' Papa in the Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Jim Peterman, organist with the Steve Miller Band, is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Jimmy Heap And The Melody Masters record You're Nothin' But A Nothin', Mingling, Girl With A Past and Lifetime Of Shame in The University Of Texas Studio, Austin, Texas, USA.
Charles Brown is playing at The Labor Union Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Country singer, guitarist and songwriter Nanci Griffith is born in Seguin, Texas, USA.
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On by Jerry Lee Lewis enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No8.
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Dion, Roy Orbison, Ray Peterson, Freddy Cannon and Tony Orlando play the first of two nights in Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Justin Tubb plays in Maple Heights, Ohio, USA.
Ray Price And His Cherokee Cowboys play a live gig in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
The Top Ten records played on WKNR Radio in Detroit, Michigan, USA, for the week ended on this date, are :
  1. We'll Sing in the Sunshine -Gale Garnett
  2. Chug a Lug - Roger Miller
  3. Come A Little Bit Closer - Jay And The Americans
  4. Haunted House - Gene Simmons
  5. Baby Love - The Supremes
  6. Last Kiss - J Frank Wilson
  7. Have I The Right - The Honeycombs
  8. Gotta Give Her Love - The Volumes
  9. Let It Be Me - Everett And Butler
  10. Death of a Angel - The Kingsmen
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The ABC, Hull, UK.
Willie Nelson records Hello Walls, Buddy, So Much To Do and Within Your Crowd at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with producer Chet Atkins. Musicians on the session are Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Velma Smith, Jerry Kennedy and Jerry Reed [guitars], Pete Drake [steel guitar].
The Beach Boys play at the Memorial Auditorium, Canton, Ohio, USA, supported by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs.
Having just left Monument Records, Roy Orbison signs a new recording contract with MGM Records in the USA.
Lightnin' Hopkins plays the ninth of thirteen nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Rising Sons [including Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal].
The Zombies, The Searchers, Patty Duke, Barbara Lewis, Gene Chandler, The Collins Kids, John Andrea, Bruce Scott, Billy Preston, The Guilloteens and The Eligibles appear on US tv show Shindig!
Daydream Believer by The Monkees is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe. The song is composed by John Stewart of The Kingston Trio.
Daydream Believer by The Monkees rises from No4 to No2 in the Go-Set National Top 40 Singles Chart in New Zealand, Oceania. It is held off the No1 slot by The Beatles with Hello Goodbye.
The Monkees are working on the song Me Without You at United Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Willie Nelson records Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain at Autumn Sound recording studio, Garland, Texas, USA.
Bruce Springsteen plays the first of two nights at The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA.
Linda Ronstadt's concert at Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA, is broadcast live by satellite on NBC's The Source radio network.
Jazz guitarist and songwriter Eddie Durham, best-known for his work with Cab Calloway, Willie Bryant, Andy Kirk, Glenn Miller, Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie, dies in New York City, USA.
Santana plays at Starplex Amphitheatre, Houston, Texas, USA.
Steve Earle And The Dukes play at The Town And Country Club, London, England, UK.
Pantera, Bzerka, Subjugator, Delusion and Backbone play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Beth Nielsen Chapman releases her second album, Beth Nielsen Chapman, on Reprise Records in the USA.
The three-day-long Glastonbury Festival begins at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK. Acts appearing on the first day include Bush, Dandy Warhols, The Doves, Idlewild, Lost Prophets, Thea Gilmore and Hawksley Workman And The Wolves, Nelly Furtado, Ash, Faithless, Coldplay, Queens Of The Stone Age, Garbage, Spiritualized, The Waterboys, Joe Brown and Dot Allison.
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Bowling For Soup play at The University, Newcastle, England, UK.
Country-pop singer Lynn Anderson is arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in Denton, Texas, USA.
Spoon play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her Breakaway World Tour, Kelly Clarkson plays at The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Mars Volta play at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Destiny Fulfilled tour, Destiny's Child play at Koln Arena, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child is ordered by a New York Supreme Court judge to pay damages to the Wilhelmina Modelling Agency because she had failed to honour her contract with them by not paying them a commission and service fee for setting up a deal with L'Oreal in 2001.
Nelly plays at The Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Destiny's Child play at The Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Green Day and Jimmy Eat World play at The SBC Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Waylon Jennings is inducted to The Hollywood Rock Wall in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rapper Lil Wayne is hospitalized after suffering seizure-like symptoms while traveling on a private jet over Texas, USA. His plane makes an emergency landing and he is taken to a local hospital for treatment, but released soon after.
Kiss and Def Leppard play at The Xfinity Theatre, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
I Play Chicken With The Train by country rap artist Cowboy Troy is the No. 1 country download at the iTunes Music Store on this day.
Maddie And Tae play a live show at Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland, USA, to raise awareness for the Listen Carefully competition, sponsored by the Starkey Hearing Foundation which works on behalf of the hearing-impaired.
The Dixie Chicks play at Cynthia Woods Mitchel Pavilion, Houston, Texas, USA.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers begin the North American leg of their The Getaway World Tour with a show at The AT+T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Reverend James Leg plays at Garage De Luxe, Munich, Germany, Europe.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at Paper Tiger, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
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