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The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
The musical Fad And Folly is presented at Mrs. Osborn's Playhouse, New York City, USA, during a run of 34 performances.
A production of the "musical extravaganza" The Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum with music by Paul Tietjens and A.B. Sloane, plays at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The musical revue Artists And Models Of 1927, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 151 performances.
Blues musician Arthur Blake, better known as Blind Blake, dies aged 38 of pulmonary tuberculosis at the County Emergency Hospital, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA.
Sander Nelson is born in Santa Monica, California, USA. As Sandy Nelson, he will become rock's first successful solo drum performer scoring huge hits with Teen Beat and Let There Be Drums.
Sidney Bechet continues a lengthy residency at Jazz Ltd, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ronnie Aldrich And The Squadronaires, featuring Cliff Townshend And His Swinging Saxophone, star in Music In The Air on Pan-European radio station Radio Luxembourg. Cliff Townshend's son will find fame as Pete Townshend, leader of rock band The Who.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
Paul Anka plays the fourth night of a week at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Connie Francis begins a four-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Ray Peterson begins a six week run at The Dunes, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
The Rabin Band, Barbara Kay, Colin Day, Ray Pilgrim, The Hound Dogs, Arthur Greenslade And His Swingin' Piano, Groovin' Don Sanford, Rockin' Rex Morris and The Razz-Ma-Tazzers provide live music on the BBC Light Programme radio show Go Man Go, a live broadcast from Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Members of The Pendletones (later to become The Beach Boys) sign applications for membership of The American Federation Of Television And Radio Artists.
Gary U.S. Bonds releases a new single, School Is In, via Top Rank Records in the UK.
Jazz trumpet player Jonah Jones is appearing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during a three-week residency.
Barbra Streisand plays at Butler University, Clowes Memorial Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Billy Fury plays at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
King Curtis plays the fifth night of a two-week season at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Joe Brown And The Bruvvers, Heinz And The Saints, Bert Weedon and The Sundowners play in the Disc All Star Show at The Granada, Tooting, London, England, UK, Europe.
Oscar Peterson is playing at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Who play at The Marquee Club, London, UK, supported by The Sneakers.
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Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli appear on the tv programme Judy And Liza At The Palladium broadcast by ITV in the UK. The performances were recorded at the London Palladium during November.
The Beatles have a pre-tour planning meeting with their employees, Mal Evans and Neil Aspinall, at 12 Montague Mews West, London, England, UK, Europe.
Sheb Wooley (aka Ben Colder) records May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Snoot, I Wish I'd Stayed In Bed and Make The World Go Away No2 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Jefferson Airplane play the fourth of fifteen nights at the Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, California, USA, supported by The Peanut Butter Conspiracy.
UK tv show Top Of The Pops refuses to show a promo film for The Kinks new single Dead End Street, in which the band play the part of undertakers collecting a body in a coffin. Appearing on the show on this night are Donovan, The Small Faces, Bobby Hebb, The Seekers and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich.
Joni Mitchell plays at the Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
Bukka White plays the first of three nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA, with Charlie Cockey.
Barbra Streisand goes to see her 18-year-old sister, Roslyn Kind, sing at The Persian Room, New York City, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at the Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Country Joe McDonald plays at the Community Center, Point Reyes, California, USA.
Ian Dury And The Blockheads release what will become their first UK No1 single, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick. It will also be a first for their label, Stiff Records.
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Donny And Marie Osmond are undertaking a two-week live engagement in Hamilton, New Zealand, Oceania.
Neil Young is sued by Geffen Records for $3m. The label claims that his latest album, Everybody's Rockin’, is "not commercial in nature and musically uncharacteristic of his previous albums."
Jim Diamond is at No1 in the UK singles chart with I Should Have Known Better. The song will be succeeded after one week by Band Aid's charity single Do They Know It's Christmas. Diamond will publicly request that people not buy his single, but instead buy Do They Know It's Christmas.
Ratt play at the Municipal Auditorium, Columbus, Georgia, USA, supported by Bon Jovi.
Improvisational jazz combo The Recedents (featuring Lol Coxhill, Mike Cooper and Roger Turner) play at The Joiners Arms, Southampton, UK.
Compilation The Hits/The B Sides by Prince is certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
American Idol contestant Allison Iraheta releases her debut LP, Just Like You, on 19/Jive Records.
Ozzy Osbourne plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood, Chris Barber and Stephen Dale Petit perform in a benefit show for London's 100 Club which is facing possible closure.
Lau play at The Red Lion Folk Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Chris Rea plays at The O2 Apollo, Manchester, UK.
It is announced by the Official Charts Company that Ed Sheeran's album X has now sold over one million copies in the UK.
Stanley Brinks (formerly known as Herman Dune) and Freschard play at White Rabbit, Freiburg, Germany, Europe.
In an interview on the US tv show Today, Bono of U2 tells the show's co-host Jenna Bush Hager that, although he and her father, US President George W. Bush, came from different political sides, the rock singer became, "very fond of him, and it's funny because underneath his armour, there's passion, compassion; he has it."
On her Madame X tour, Madonna cancels a second consecutive show at The Wang Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, for medical reasons.