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Peter Bocage is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He will find success as a cornetist, violinist and bandleader, working with the Superior Orchestra, The Onward Brass Band, the Tuxedo Brass Band, The Excelsior Brass Band, Piron's New Orleans Orchestra and The Creole Serenaders.
, the celebrated lyricist best-known for his work in collaboration with Richard Rodgers
, is born in New York City, USA.
Joe Montgomery is born in Kentwood, Louisiana, USA, He will find some acclaim as a blues pianist, working and recording with J.B. Lenoir
, and is said to have been an influence on Otis Spann
is born in Wichita, Kansas, USA. Nicknamed 'The Queen of the Ivories', she will score many jukebox
hits as a vocalist and pianist in the 40s, and will work regularly with Louis Jordan
is born in Saltburn-by-the- Sea, Yorkshire, UK. He will find success as a jazz clarinettist, saxophonist and band leader. He enjoyed a particularly long working relationship with Humphrey Lyttelton
Having spent two days aboard the S.S. Berengaria in Southampton, UK, American bandleader Paul Specht
and his band are given permission to disembark. They had been refused work permits, but US Secretary of State, Charles Hughes, who had travelled on the same ship, used his influence with the British Government to gain them
Arthur Stevenson is born in Drew, Mississippi, USA. He will find some acclaim as drummer and blues vocalist Kansas City Red
, working with Robert Nighthawk
and, later, moving to Chicago.
Lyricist, librettist and director Richard Maltby Jr.
is born in Ripon, Wisconsin, USA. He will work mainly in musicals with Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Charles Strouse and others.
, one of country music's finest steel guitar players, is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Farr will work with Bob Luman
, Red Sovine, Rex Allen, Sr. and many others.
Pat Di Serio is born in Montelongo, Campobasso, Italy, Europe. He will find success as record producer Pat Diserio
, working mainly in Canada with disco acts including The Bombers, Kebekelektrik and Bob-a-rela.
is born in Lancaster, South Carolina, USA. He will find success as a record producer, songwriter, musician and bass guitarist, best-known for his work with R.E.M.
and The Smithereens
begins working at Crown Electric in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, earning $1 an hour as a truck driver.
British pop singer Adam Faith
, having been dropped by HMV Records, has returned to his job as a film editor for The Rank Organisation.
The Stan Getz
Quartet records Nice Work If You Can Get It, Who Would Care and other tracks at Nola Studios, New York City, USA.
records Travlin' Salesman, I Won't Miss You, Candy Doll and hey Boss Man in Sun Custom Recording Studio, 319 17th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. Hargus Robbins plays piano on the session.
, singer/songwriter best known for his work under the name Sparklehorse, is born in Arlington, Virginia, USA.
is working on the songs I'll Keep It With Mine and Sad-Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands, in Music Row, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, for his double album Blonde On Blonde.
are in Sound Techniques Studio, Chelsea, London, continuing work on the songs Chapter 24 and Interstellar Overdrive. They also play at the Dance Hall, Eel Pie Island
Hotel, Middlesex, UK.
is in Studio C, Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, USA, working on Sammy's Song with David Bromberg
During re-record sessions for the album Shot Of Love
, Bob Dylan
is in Clover Studios
, Los Angeles, working on songs including Heart Of Mine, Minute By Minute and Watered-Down Love.
records Airplane Blues, while working with beat poet Allen Ginsberg
in Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, California.
Nirvana are working on the tracks Love Buzz, Big Cheese and Spank Thru at Reciprocal Recording Studios, Seattle, Washington.
At the Music Week Awards in London, Polydor wins record company of the year, Bella Union wins best independent label, Nick Raphael and Jo Charrington of Epic Records win the A&R award, and Nick Detnon collects manager of the year for his work with Dizzee Rascal. Celebrity guests attending the event include Duffy, Dizzee Rascal, Gary Barlow
of Take That