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Lee Davis 'Honey' Wilds is born in Betton, Texas, USA. He will find success as half of the blackface minstrelsy comedy team Jamup And Honey.
Grady Martin, is born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, USA. He will find international acclaim as a guitarist in the Nashville, Tennessee, USA, session crew known as The A Team. In a long and distinguished career, he will play with Hank Williams, Chet Atkins, Elvis Presley, Merle Travis and Willie Nelson. Martin's guitar is heard prominently on hits including El Paso and Oh, Pretty Woman.
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys record Who Walks In When I Walk Out in Dallas, Texas, USA, for OKeh Records.
Three-year-old Buddy Holly attends the birthday party of a four-year-old neighbour girl, Marla Kay Fortenberry, at 1512 18th Street, Lubbock, Texas, USA. A local newspaper report of the event states that young buddy sang a song during the party.
Jerry Kennedy is born in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. He will find success as a country music record producer and guitarist, working with Roger Miller, The Statler Brothers, Tom T. Hall, Reba McEntire and Jeannie C. Riley to name but a few.
James Polk is born in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. He will become an influential figure in the jazz scene of Austin, Texas, earning the nickname "The Jazz Professor".
Tim Davis, drummer and co-founder of The Steve Miller Band, is born in Janesville, Wisconsin, USA.
Charles Brown records The Message, All My Life and Moonrise, for Aladdin Records at Radio Recorders Studio, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Buddy Holly and The Crickets enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with That'll Be The Day, which will peak at No1.
B.B. King plays at The Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jim Reeves And The Blue Boys play a live show in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA.
Ray Price plays a live show in Lubbock, Texas, USA.
Ray Charles plays at The Municipal Auditorium, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The 'In' Crowd by Dobie Gray enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
A crowd of 3,000 are waiting at Sydney Airport, Australia, when The Rolling Stones, Roy Orbison, Dionne Warwick and Rolf Harris arrive for a tour.
Roy Orbison performs Oh Pretty Woman on The Ed Sullivan Show on tv in New York City, USA.
The Sir Douglas Quintet, Sonny And Cher and Glenn Yarborough appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The 1965 KQV Summer Shower of Stars in the Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, pennsylvania, USA, features Gene Pitney, Gary Lewis, Dobie Gray, The Hullabaloos, Brian Hyland, Bobby Goldsboro, The Crystals and The Reflections.
Daydream Believer by The Monkees reaches No1 in the Official New Zealand Singles Chart, for the first of four weeks.
Eight months after making its chart debut in the USA, By The Time I Get To Phoenix by Glen Campbell, achieves its highest position, No15. The song is written by Jimmy Webb.
Donovan plays at The Coliseum, Dallas, Texas, USA.
ZZ Top begin their Worldwide Texas Tour at Groves Stadium, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA, supported by Point Blank, Elvin Bishop and Lynyrd Skynyrd. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, black buffalo, two vultures and two rattlesnakes. Various Texan plants, such as yucca, agave and cacti, also decorate the stage, which has been built in the shape of Texas.
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Singer, actress and comedienne Damita Jo DeBlanc a.k.a. Damita Jo, dies aged 68 of a respiratory illness in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She had enjoyed hits in the USA with I Don't Care [1953], I'll Save The Last Dance For You [1960] and I'll Be There [1961].
Jazz, country and rock'n'roll guitarist Hank Garland, who worked with Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, Brenda Lee, Roy Orbison, George Shearing, Charlie Parker, Chet Atkins, Patsy Cline and many others, dies of a staph infection, aged 74, in Orange Park, Florida, USA. In a successful solo career, he achieved a million-selling hit in 1949 with Sugarfoot Rag.
When Willie Nelson is diagnosed with acute laryngitis at Vanderbilt Voice Center, he is obliged to cancel his upcoming appearance at a Tsunami Appeal Concert in Australia.
Matisyahu records the LP Live At Stubb's, during a gig at Stubb's in Austin, Texas, USA.
A clutch of Australian rock acts, including Holly Throsby, Starky, The Panda Band and The Morning After Girls play an Australian music showcase gig at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, USA.
Dave Navarro collects his Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the first MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert at The Music Box, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Smirnoff Music Center, Dallas, Texas, 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.
On their Whack Attack tour ZZ Top play at Country Jam USA, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA.
Hilary Duff plays at the US Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Following the recent departure of Kristen Hall from the group, Sugarland performs its first official concert as a duo at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The first annual ThisDay Music Festival, a two-day event to commemorate the anniversary of Nigeria's Independence, begins in Lagos, Nigeria, Africa. Artists appearing over the two days of the festival include Beyonce Knowles, Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes and Ciara. It is later alleged that the money used to fund this event came from aid money intended to alleviate poverty in Bayelsa State in Nigeria.
Beyonce plays at Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paolo, Brazil, South America.
Steve Earle plays at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
Over You by Miranda Lambert, co-written with Blake Shelton, reaches the top of the Billboard country singles chart in the USA.
Queen and Adam Lambert play at The Joint Inside Hard Rock, Dallas, Texas, USA.
On her The Mrs Carter Show World Tour Beyonce plays the second of six nights at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
Kodaline play at Emo's East, Austin, Texas, USA.
Elton John plays at The American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Beards N' Beck Tour 2014, featuring ZZ Top and Jeff Beck, plays at The Greek Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Unfathomed of Abyss release the LP Arisen Upon Oblivion.
When Usher and his longtime girlfriend/business partner Grace Miguel attend the Golden Globes Art of Elysium Heaven Gala in Los Angeles, California, USA, Grace is seen to be wearing a huge diamond ring on her wedding ring finger! Shortly after, it is confirmed that the couple have become engaged.
Teen Top play at The McFarlin Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Dixie Chicks play at The Blossom Amphitheater, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
When Justin Bieber is asked by TMZ if he enjoys The Weeknd's music, he responds, ""Hell nah. That s**t's wack!" His opinion is thought to be somewhat influenced by the fact that his former girlfriend Selena Gomez is now dating The Weeknd.
Reverend James Leg plays at Le Silex, Auxerre, France, Europe.
Reverend James Leg plays at The Empire, Belfast, Ireland, UK, Europe, supported by The Bonnevilles.
During the 3rd North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
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