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Del Wood is playing live at Great Falls, Montana, USA.
Jazz trumpet star Dizzy Gillespie
is robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and relieved of $2,700.
plays the second of two nights at the Cafe lena, Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA.
Acclaimed blues vocalist, songwriter and slide guitarist Catfish Keith
is born in East Chicago, Indiana, USA. |>
records Gigi, La Vie En Rose, C'est Magnifique and Mam'selle, at United Recording Corporation Studios, 6050 Sunset Boulevard., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Blue Mitchell Nonet record Gone With The Wind, West Coast Blues and Hip To It, in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records
, one of the most popular organists of the 20th century, dies in Los Angeles, California, USA, of a cerebral haemorrhage.
plays the sixth of what is planned as fourteen nights at The Latin Casino
, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA. She will, however, dislocate her neck on the 12th, necessitating cancellation of the remaining dates.
comes to the end of three days of recording for a new album at CTS Studios
, in Bayswater, London, UK. On this day he records We'll Meet Again
, Now Is The Hour and We'll Gather Lilacs In The Spring.
The Tommy Brown
Gospel Singers record Once I'm In His Care, Don't Wonder About Him, When The Saints Go Marching In, Come On In The Room Gospel, Come On In The Ark and I'm A Pilgrim for Gospel Records [a subsidiary of Savoy Records
] in the USA.
plays the first of four nights in The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The George Lewis
Band Of New Orleans records Lily Of The Valley, Roses Of Picardy, Winin' Boy, Listen To The Mocking Bird, Down By The Riverside and Blues for Atlantic Records
in Preservation Hall
, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
play three shows in one day. Two at The Cavern Club
, Liverpool, UK, followed by a supper-club engagement at The Cabaret Club, Liverpool.
records Stupidity, Send Me Some Lovin', Poppin' and Let's Face It, with producer Jerry Wexler, for Atlantic Records
in New York City, USA.
The Original Broadway
Cast Recording of the stage musical Oliver!
is recorded in RCA Victor
's Music Center OfThe World, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays in The City Auditorium, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Wes Westmoreland III
, who will be voted World Champion Country Music Fiddler in 1985, 1987 and 2003, is born in Lamkin, Texas, USA.
competes with himself for US chart honours as he releases two singles simultaneously – Baby Face on Atco and If A Man Answers on Capitol Records
plays the third of six nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz vocalist Gloria Lynne
plays at The Thunderbird Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.