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Singer George Broderick records The Armorer's Song for Victor Records
in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Conductor, composer, arranger and violinist Al Sack
is born in New York City, USA. He will find success primarily through his work on radio and records, which will include partnerships with such artists as Tony Martin
, Andy Russell, Gracie Fields
, Dinah Shore
and Roy Rogers
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
The Chicago Defender, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, runs an
advertisement for No Job Blues, the latest record by blues
guitarist and singer Ramblin' Thomas
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.
Walter Joseph Herndon is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find success as R'n'B and soul singer Joe Herndon
, working with bands including The Spaniels and The Temptations
Tex Williams, with Stephen Sholes as producer, records Shrimp Boats and The Urn On The Mantle in RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, 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.
The Gerry Mulligan Quartet
records You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, Line For Lyons, Blues For Linda and Theme For Jobim for Limelight Records in New York City, USA.
Guitarist and singer Little Joe Blue
records Dirty Work Going On, Pretty Woman, Bad Business and Larry's
Jump for Movin' Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience are in Tiles Club, London, UK, recording a live concert for Ready Steady Radio! Later they play at the Seven And A Half Club, London W1. They also spend some time in the studio working on The Wind Cries Mary. (1967)
The Beach Boys
are working on the tracks Good Time and Susie Cincinatti for the album Sunflower in leader Brian Wilson
's home studio in Bel Air, California, USA. A piano-only version of The Beatles
' song You Never Give Me Your Money is also recorded.
The Velvet Underground
are recording tracks for their fourth album, Loaded
. Lou Reed
, Sterling Morrison, Doug Yule and Atlantic Records
engineer Adrian Barber are working on Ride Into The Sun, Ocean, I Love You, Walk It And Talk It, and Love Makes You Feel Ten Feet Tall.
is born in Virginia, USA. He will find acclaim as guitarist with the band Pelt
, and also as a solo artist, sometimes working under the name Dr. Ragtime.
is in A And R Recording, New York City, USA, working on songs including Buckets Of Rain, If You See Her, Say Hello and Meet Me In The Morning for the album Blood On The Tracks.
is working on songs including Spanish Is The Loving Tongue, When I Paint My Masterpiece, Idiot Wind at Shangri-La Studios, Malibu, California. Eric Clapton
plays guitar at this session.
dies in Newport Pagnall, Buckinghamshire, UK. He found success over many years as a jazz clarinettist, saxophonist and band leader. He enjoyed a particularly long working relationship with Humphrey Lyttelton
Charlie Tumahai, best-known as bass player and vocalist in Bill Nelson's Be Bop Deluxe
, dies aged 46, after suffering a heart attack while working at the Auckland District Court, Auckland, New Zealand.
Drummer Ronnie Verrell dies in Kingston-upon-Thames, UK, one day after his 76th birthday. The cause of death is a chest infection he contracted during an operation to fix a crushed vertebra resulting from a fall down stairs. Verrell was perhaps most famous for playing in the house band for the Muppet TV Series
where he provided the soundtrack for maniacal Muppet drummer Animal
. Verrell also found acclaim working with Ted Heath
, Dizzy Gillespie
, Buddy Rich
, Jack Parnell
, Cyril Stapleton
, Peggy Lee
, Shirley Bassey
, Tom Jones
, Dusty Springfield
, The Dave Clark Five
and The Pizza Express All Stars
Pete McNeal, a drummer known for his work with several well known artists including Cake
and Norah Jones
is arrested on child molestation charges in Los Angeles, California, USA.