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Gene McDaniels records Point Of No Return. It will peak at No21 in the Billboard US Top 40 Singles Chart during a five-week stay.
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.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at the Cafe lena, Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA.
Mac Wiseman records Ballad Of The Little Pine Box, When The Snowflakes Fall, Free From The Old Chain Gang and I'll Remember You, Love, In My Prayers for Capitol Records in Bradley Film And Recording Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Three, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Carl Perkins, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Bob Dylan is interviewed again by his friend Izzy Young of The Folklore Center in Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Three Sounds plus Ike Quebec record Mountain Greenery, Nature Boy, Makin' Whoopee, What A Difference A Day Makes and other tracks for Blue Note Records in Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Acclaimed blues vocalist, songwriter and slide guitarist Catfish Keith is born in East Chicago, Indiana, USA. |>
Perry Como, backed by the Ray Charles Singers, records Caterina for RCA Records in Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Ray Charles records I Can't Stop Loving You at United Studios, Hollywood, California, USA, for ABC-Paramount Records.
Twistin' The Night Away by Sam Cooke enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No4, during a fourteen-week stay. (1962)
Bob Dylan visits his friend Izzy Young in Greenwich Village, New York City and sings him a recently composed song, Let Me Die In My Footsteps.
Dean Martin 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.
Popular bandleader Bert Kaempfert records eleven tracks, including Zambesi, Wimoweh and Tootie Flutie, for the Decca Records LP That Happy Feeling, in Germany, Europe.
The Blue Mitchell Nonet record Gone With The Wind, West Coast Blues and Hip To It, in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
The Twist Spectacular Tour plays in Miami, Florida, USA, headlined by Chubby Checker with Joey Dee And The Starliters, Gary 'US' Bonds, Dee Dee Sharp, The Dovells and The Carroll Brothers.
The Marcels record That Old Black Magic, Tell Them About It and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Colpix Records.
Bobby Darin plays at The Town Casino, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Bob Dylan plays the third of seven nights at Gerde's Folk City, New York City, USA.
Newly released singles reviewed in today's edition of UK pop weekly NME [New Musical Express], include Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley, Last Night Was Made for Love by Billy Fury, I'm Looking Out the Window by Cliff Richard and Quando Quando Quando by Pat Boone.
Aretha Franklin records God Bless The Child and Just For A Thrill, at Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows take part in a cabaret show at a civic reception for British football team Leyton Orient.
Jesse Crawford, one of the most popular organists of the 20th century, dies in Los Angeles, California, USA, of a cerebral haemorrhage.
Brenda Lee 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.
Frank Sinatra 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.
Carl Perkins plays the last of fifteen nights at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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.
Timi Yuro 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.
Jimmy Justice plays at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Billy Kramer (later to find fame as Billy J. Kramer).
Jimmy Crawford And The Ravens play at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon,Wiltshire, England, UK.
The Beatles play three shows in one day. Two at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, followed by a supper-club engagement at The Cabaret Club, Liverpool.
Solomon Burke 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.
Gary 'US' Bonds, The Contours, The Impressions and Barbara Lynn play the sixth of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Silver Threads And Golden Needles by The Springfields reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Ray Charles 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.
R'n'b vocal combo The Stereos record Echo In My Heart and Tic Tac Toe in Columbia Studios, New York City, USA.
Jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell and saxophonist Coleman Hawkins record Out Of This World, Montana Blues and other tracks in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Moodsville Records.
Bobby Darin 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.
The Kingston Trio release a new single, One More Town, on Capitol Records in The USA.
It Might As Well Rain Until September by Carole King peaks at No12 in the Canadian Pop Singles chart.
Kenyon Hopkins And His Orchestra record Padded Cell for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Bo Diddley plays the third of six nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jerry Butler, The Four Seasons, Ike And Tina Turner, and Gladys Knight And The Pips play the fourth of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Jazz vocalist Gloria Lynne plays at The Thunderbird Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.