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Pearl Jam release a new single, Jeremy, in the USA.
Highways And Heartaches by Ricky Scaggs is certified as a platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Ozzy Osbourne resumes his Theater of Madness tour in Sunrise, Florida, USA, with Prong in support.
The album Hymns To The Silence by Van Morrison is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Johnny Cash, Booker T. And The MGs, Jimi Hendrix, Sam And Dave, Bobby "Blue" Bland, guitar maker Leo Fender, songwriter Doc Pomus and The Yardbirds, including Eric Clapton are inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Emmy Lou Harris is inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Graceland by Paul Simon is certified as a US four-times platinum album by the R.I.A.A.
The tiny village of Krindjabo on West Africa's Ivory Coast honours Michael Jackson by proclaiming him King Of The Sanwis.
Prince wins the Heritage award for lifetime achievement at the 1992 Soul Train Music Awards.
Bob Dylan plays at The Entertainment Center, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, during a two-month long tour which covers both the Far East and the USA.
MSG [The Michael Schenker Group] plays at Omni, Oakland, California, USA.
During a 20-date tour of Australia and New Zealand, Bob Dylan plays at Queensland Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Oceania.
Production crews for the imminent Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert move into Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe, to begin constructing the stage and set on which the surviving members of Queen will perform with a host of guest stars.
Ozric Tentacles begin a tour of Britain with a gig at The Bierkeller, Bristol, UK.
David Bowie marries fashion model Iman.
Radiohead release an EP, The Drill, on EMI subsidiary Parlophone Records in the UK.
A. R. Rahman's debut film Roja is released. The soundtrack to Roja will come to be regarded as a milestone which changed the face of not just Tamil film music but contemporary Indian music in general.
Daniel Jack "Beanpole" Boling, a former member of Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys, dies.
Brooks And Dunn are awarded their first gold album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA, for their debut, Brand New Man.
Chicago play at Woodlands Pavilion, Woodlands, Texas, USA, with The Moody Blues.
Future U.S. President Bill Clinton criticizes Sister Souljah for making remarks "filled with hatred" towards whites.
Blur play at Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK.
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Frank Zappa, Luther Campbell of 2 Live Crew and Joey Ramone of The Ramones are among musicians who condemn today's appointment of Al Gore as Bill Clinton's Presidential running mate in the USA. Their objections primarily focus on his wife, Tipper Gore, founder of the Parents Music Resource Centre, a pro-censorship body which forced record labels to put warning stickers on albums with content unsuitable for minors.
Guns N' Roses and Metallica play the third show in a co-headlining 25-date US tour at The Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan, USA, with Faith No More as the opening act.
Jazz and blues vocalist Ernestine Allen, aka Annisteen Allen, dies of a heart attack, aged 71, at her apartment in Harlem, New York City, USA.
Avant-garde composer John Cage, whose works influenced many pop and rock artists, dies aged 79.
The Spin Doctors play at The Warfield, San Francisco, California, USA.
Guns N' Roses and Metallica play the sixteenth show in a co-headlining 25-date US tour at Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA, with Faith No More as the opening act.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys, Barcelona, Spain.
Guns N' Roses and Metallica play the twenty-third show in a co-headlining 25-date US tour at The Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego, California, USA, with Faith No More as the opening act.
The album Us by Peter Gabriel, recorded at his Real World Studios complex in Box, enters the UK albums chart at No2.
The Love Symbol by Prince enters the UK albums chart at No1, and will earn a platinum disc for 300,000 sales.
Talking Heads file a legal suit in New York City, USA, claiming that EMI Records owes them $750,000 - an unpaid advance on their latest hits compilation.
The single My Name Is Prince by Prince peaks at No36 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Highly-touted Liverpool, UK, band The Stairs begin their final tour at Edinburgh University, Scotland, UK.
George Melly and John Chilton's Feetwarmers play at The Stabels, Wavendon, UK.
Somethin' Else play at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK.
Bob Dylan's album Good As I Been To You enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No18 during a three-week run.
Louisiana Red plays at The Corner House Hotel, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.
Marion Montgomery plays the second of six nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, UK.
The WOMAD Winter Festival, a three day event, continues at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK. Artists appearing on this, the second day, include Lonnie Liston Smith and The James Taylor Quartet.
Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson play at The Town Hall, Cheltenham, UK.
Mariah Carey's seven track mini-album, MTV Unplugged, becomes the first MiniDisc title pressed for commercial release, as Sony gears up to launch its new format.
Morrissey plays at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the seventh of eight non-consecutive nights at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.