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Folk singer Delia Murphy is the castaway on popular BBC Radio show Desert Island Discs.
Tito Burns And His Band play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play two gigs in one day. First is at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, and second, in the evening, they play at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool, England, UK.
The Shadows, The Dallas Boys and Dean Rogers play at The ABC Cinema, Dover, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Billboard magazine in the USA carries a full-page ad for Dream Girl - a new single by David Jones, described as the "British teen-age stage sensation". He will find considerably greater success as Davy Jones - a member of The Monkees.
Joe Brown plays at Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
The Honeycombs release a new single, That's The Way, in the UK.
The Soft Machine play at The Zebra Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Herman's Hermits are filmed for an NBC-tv special at Ohio State Fair, Ohio, USA. Support acts for The Hermits are Blues Magoos and The Who.
Georgie Fame is playing during a three-week season at The Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Spencer Davis Group appear on the BBC1-tv children's show Crackerjack in London, England, UK, Europe.
A Folk Festival to mark the farewell appearance of The Watersons takes place at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe, with artists including Roy Harper and Al Stewart. (The Incredible String Band were also booked to play but had to cancel because of illness)
The New Formula play at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
The rock musical Your Own Thing opens at The Comedy Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, where it will run for 42 performances.
Joe Cocker appears on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. Jimi also finds time to catch The Who performing Tommy at The Fillmore East.
Freddie King begins a British tour at The Plaza, Guildford, England, UK, Europe.
On their Ride The Lightning tour, Metallica play at The Lyceum Ballroom, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Tank.
Pete Townshend’s of The Who’s solo album White City enters the UK albums chart at its peak, No70. It will reach No26 in the USA.
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A Kentucky school teacher who had been sacked for showing Pink Floyd's film The Wall to her class, loses her appeal for unfair dismissal in the US Supreme Court when the court rules that bad language and sexual content in the film is unsuitable for minors.
Prince plays the tenth of fourteen (non-consecutive) nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK.
On her Foreign Affair - The Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays at The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, Europe.
Liverpool, UK, band The Farm claim to have been excised from the line-up of the upcoming Madstock festival, headlined by Madness, at Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe. The finger of blame is pointed at Morrissey, also on the bill.
Blur are forced to flee from the Stockholm Plaza Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, after it catches fire.
John Martyn plays the first of two nights at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
Massive Attack begin five consecutive nights at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK, Europe. They are the first band to achieve this many nights at the venue.
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The second day of the annual Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, UK, is headlined by Paul McCartney. Also appearing are Black Eyed Peas, The Killers, LostProphets and The Duke Spirit.
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JJ72 play The Underworld, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
Tears For Fears play at Mandalay Beach, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Oceansize play at The Sugarmill, Stoke, England, UK.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play the second of two nights at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
It is announced that the parents of missing Manic Street Preachers' guitarist Richey Edwards have obtained a court order, issued by the Probate Registry of Wales, naming th em as executors and stating that he died "on or since" 1 February 1995.
The Dave Matthews Band plays the first of two nights at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, plays at the Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
The second day of Fairport Convention's annual Cropredy Festival in Cropredy, Oxfordshire, England, UK, is headlined by Bellowhead, with Little Feat also on the bill.
A feature published by Nature Neuroscience reveals that the delicious chills felt by music lovers when listening to their favorite pieces of music are caused by a spike in the level of dopamine in their brains. Dopamine is the same neurotransmitter that's involved in reward, motivation, and addiction.
Dr. Christoph Zielinski, who has been treating George Michael for pneumonia in Vienna, Austria, Europe, states that the singing star is 'doing well' and has responded well to treatment.
The results of a study by Kaplan International Colleges are published, showing that Bob Marley's music is the most popular choice for people learning English. This, allegedly, shows that Marley's music and lyrics assists the largest number of people who are studying to improve their language skills.
On their Native Tour, OneRepublic and The Script play at Sharon Meadow, San Francisco, California, USA.
Dusty Hill, bassist for ZZ Top, slips and falls on the band's tour bus, injuring his hip, during their tour with Jeff Beck. Upcoming dates are cancelled, although Beck fulfils three more dates by himself.
Nervosa play at Audio, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Composer Max Richter releases his 8-hour-long musical work, Sleep, on Deutsche Grammophon Records.
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On their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play the fourth of six nights at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK, supported by Jamie Lawson and Augustana.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the second of two nights at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the first of two nights at The Arena Di Verona, Verona, Italy, Europe.
On her Anti World Tour Rihanna plays at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe.
HMLTD and Pixx play at The Magnet, Liverpool, England, Europe.
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