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Inventor Joshua C. Stoddard of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA patents the Steam Calliope - a musical instrument which produces sound by sending steam through large whistles, originally locomotive whistles.
records Perdido, Take The 'A' Train, Oscalypso, Blues For Blanton and Blues No3, for Mercer records in New York City, USA.
Popular American pianist Liberace
arrives in the UK for the first time, transported into London by a special train of Pullman cars dubbed The Liberace
The Ward Singers
record Let The Train Roll Easy, Who Is It?, Just Over The Horizon, Move Along, Don't Let This Harvest Pass and Great Judgement Morning for Savoy Records
in the USA.
When The Beatles
arrive at Pennsylvania Station, New York City, their carriage is detached from the train and brought in to an inconspicuous side-platform, enabling the group to be smuggled past the waiting crowds. That night they play at Carnegie Hall
play at The Railway Hotel, Harrow, London, UK.
UK soul/r'n'b band Cliff Bennett
And The Rebel Rousers record Waitin' At The Station at Abbey Road
, London, England, UK.
of The Bee Gees
is lucky to escape the disastrous Hither Green Train crash in London, England, UK, Europe, without injury. Fifty other passengers are killed.
The Savoy Brown Blues Band plays at Klook's Kleek
Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
Timebox are playing at Klook's Kleek
, in The Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
have a recording session for Verve Records
in New York City, USA, during which they record Girl In Tears, Elliptical Machine, Lovely Lady, Death Of A Nation, Love Eyes and the Bob Dylan
composition, It Takes A Lot To Laugh It Takes A Train To Cry.
Rufus Thomas records The Memphis Train for Stax Records
in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
are working on the songs Penny Music, Kitty Hawk and Steam Engine, in Western Recorders
, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
's guitar is stolen from his Corvette while he is in a clothes store on East 9th Street, New York City, USA. At the Record Plant
, Hendrix records Valleys Of Neptune and Hear My Train A'comin'.
Grand Funk Railroad
record Are You Ready, Anybody's Answer, Time Machine, T.N.U.C., and Into The Sun, in the USA.
Steve Taylor of The Face magazine shares a compartment with Joe Strummer
and his girlfriend Gaby Salter. on a boat train to Paris, France, Europe.
appear on tv show Soul Train
in the USA, performing Wherever I Go and (with Teddy Riley) It's Time.
On his Seriously, Live! Tour, Phil Collins
plays at The Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Sacramento, California, USA.
The various artists compilation album Listen To Bob Dylan
: A Tribute, is released on Drive-Thru Records. the album comprises versions of Bob Dylan
songs recorded by James Blunt
, Socratic, Anberlin, Cerys Matthews, Jason Mraz
, Steel Train and others.
begins an 11-date UK tour at The Railway, Winchester.
play at two festivals in one day - The Wireless festival and The British Summer Time Festival. Both events are in London, UK, and the group travels between them
on the London Underground.
The Dixie Chicks
play at The Sleep Train Amphitheater, San Diego, California, USA.
Reverend James Leg
plays at The Railway Hotel, Southend, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Bonnevilles.