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Eric Charles Edwards is born in Wilsford, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. After emigrating to Canada, he will find fame as country music star Alberta Slim. Nicknamed Canada's Yodelling Cowboy, he will write and record over one hundred songs, many with RCA Victor.
Wiley B. Allan And Co, a music store in Oakland, California, USA, is currently advertising A Young Man's Fancy and Yellow Dog Blues by J.C. Smith And His Orchestra and The Japanese Sandman by Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra as the best current releases for dancing.
Vocalist Elliott Shaw, with orchestral accompaniment, records One Sweetly Solemn Thought for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA. id="locplayernull" width="439" height="148"
The Memphis Jug Band records Coal Oil Blues and Papa Long Blues, for Victor Records at Memphis Auditorium, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The musical revue, Bow Bells, with music by Henry Sullivan, lyrics by Desmond Carter and an orchestra conducted by Carroll Gibbons, opens at The London Hippodrome, London, UK. The cast includes Max Wall, Binnie Hale and Billy Milton.
Jack Leroy Wilson is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He will find fame as r'n'b legend Jackie Wilson.
The Eddie Fitzpatrick Orchestra Orchestra plays in The Hotel St. Francis, San Francisco, California, USA.
Blues guitarist, singer and recording artist Lee Atwater is born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. When his musical career fails to take off, he will find greater success as a conservative Republican, working on the campaigns of Ronald Reagan and George Bush [managing the latter's 1988 presidential campaign].
Andre Rico And The Cha Chaleros make their live performing debut at The Majestic Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Wes Montgomery Trio records Missile Blues and other tracks, in Reeves Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
Josh White records Sit Down Servant, How About You, Death Comin' Back After You and other tracks for Mercury Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Simon Matthews, a founder member of Jesus Jones, is born in Devizes, Wiltshire, UK.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Alan Bown Set play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, supported by The Promise.
The Moody Blues enter the UK singles chart with Nights In White Satin, which will peak at No9. The song was written by Swindon-born Justin Hayward.
The Yardbirds, Eric Burdon And The Animals and Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick And Tich play at Bingley Hall, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Tim Buckley and Terry Reid.
The Beatles are filming rehearsals at Twickenham Film Studios, Twickenham, UK, for a tv show which will eventually become the Let It Be album. During this day George Harrison performs I Threw It All Away, a Bob Dylan song which has not yet been recorded by Dylan.
Vanilla Fudge, Muddy Waters and Rotary Connection play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Principal Edwards Magic Theatre play at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon.
Quiver play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Showaddywaddy play at The O asis, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Jane From Occupied Europe.
The Levellers play at the Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by the Manic Street Preachers.
Eric Clapton plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
On their Ley Lines tour, The Primitives play at The Psychic Pig, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, Europe.
Roy Harper plays at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Chumbawamba play at the Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Canada's famed 'King Of The Yodellers' Alberta Slim, plays at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival. Slim was, in fact, born as Eric Charles Edwards in Wilsford, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. After emigrating to Canada as a boy, he found fame as a country music star. In a long and acclaimed career he wrote and recorded over one hundred songs, many with RCA Victor.
The third Terrastock Festival, promoted and organised by Melksham-based music journalist/entrepreneur Phil McMullen, begins at the University Of London. Artists appearing today, the second of the festival's three nights, include Bevis Frond, Alchemysts & Simeon, Damon & Naomi, Tom Rapp and The Lothars
James Blunt plays at Doyle's, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Pete Doherty, troubled former singer with British band The Libertines, is granted reduced bail at Snaresbrook Crown Court, London, UK, in order to enable him to play a concert with his new band Babyshambles.
Jazz star Jamie Cullum releases his third major-label album, Catching Tales, in the UK.
Lost Alone spend the second of two days making a video for their upcoming single, Blood Is Sharp, in Devizes, Wiltshire, UK.
Ryan Adams and Richard Hawley headline the final day of the End Of The Road Festival in Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Jon Amor, Halagoogoo, Men and Gods, Detlef Zoo, The Operation, The Prelude, The Mentalists and Who's Next play in the 2008 Pewsey Music Festival at the Cooper's Arms, Pewsey, Wiltshire, UK.
The Martin Harley Band play at The 12 Bar, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Kicaberry. Two years later, Kicaberry front man and songwriter Josh Kumra will be a featured vocalist on Wretch 32's UK No1 hit Don't Go, a rap-infused cover of a song written by Kumra.
Justin Hawkins and Hotleg, Eatstatic, Swindon band Beatbullyz and others play at Moonfest 2009, Westbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Crossover jazz star Jamie Cullum releases a new single, I'm All Over It in the UK.
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Sandi Thom, Jon Allen, Leddra Chapman, Al Lewis, Sarah Howells, Emma Payne, Matthew Kilford, Billy Jon and Zoe Mead play in an Acoustic Concert at Swindon Bowl, Town Gardens, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Blues-rock guitarist Popa Chubby plays at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Flamenco guitar virtuoso Eduardo Niebla plays at Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford On Avon, Wiltshire, UK.
Harmonica player and singer Kim Wilson And The Blues All Stars play at Blues At The Bow, Bow Island, Alberta, Canada.