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Jazz guitarist Ike Isaacs
dies in Sydney, Australia. Considered to be among the foremost plectrum guitarists of his era, he is best remembered for his collaborations with Stephane Grappelli.
and Crosby, Stills
& Nash play in a private event, sponsored by Japan's largest
brokerage house, Nomura Securities, at the Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona.
reaches No1 in the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA with (If You're Not In It For Love) I'm Outta Here!
releases the compilation LP, The Best of Strange Cargos, on I.R.S. records in the UK.
The Magnetic Fields release the album Get Lost in the UK on Setanta Records.
The soundtrack album to Spike Lee's latest film, Girl 6, comprising material by Prince
And the New Power Generation, is released in the USA.
release their second album, The It Girl, on Indolent Records in the UK.
Jasmine van den Bogaerde is born in Lymington, Hampshire, UK. She will find success as folksy singer-songwriter Birdy
's spring tour ends with a show at the Star Lake Amphitheater, Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. Aimee Mann
joins Dylan, playing guitar on the final song Rainy Day Women Nos 12 & 35.
Now referring to himself simply as The Artist, Prince
performs an outdoor concert at the window of NBC's Manhattan, New York City, USA, studio as part of the Today concert summer series.
Susannah and Wendy Melvoin, younger sisters of Smashing Pumpkins
? member Jonathan Melvoin
, issue a statement describing his recent death from heroin overdose as "a tragedy and a travesty, a freak accident - A recreational digression took a deadly turn, and we pray that our loss will not be' in vain... We are consoled in our grief only by the hope that the circumstances surrounding Jonathan's death will inspire at least one person to reconsider before challenging the vagaries of fate."
Sigrid Solbakk Raabe is born in Alesund, Norway, Europe. She will find international success as electro-pop singer and songwriter Sigrid
release a new single, Virus, on EMI Records in the UK.
Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor is born in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania
. She will find international success as electro-pop/dreampop singer and songwriter Lorde
's cover version of The Stylistics' 1972 UK hit Betcha By Golly Wow! peaks at No11 on the UK Singles Chart in its week of entry.