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The Broadway Bell-Hops record Don't Take That Black Bottom Away, Sunday and If I'd Only Believed In You, in New York City, USA, for Harmony Records.
Sam Morgan's Jazz Band records Short Dress Gal, Bogalousa Strut, Down By The Riverside and Over In The Glory Land for Columbia Records in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Benny Goodman and his Orchestra record I’ve Hitched My Wagon To A Star, Pop Corn Man and Let That Be A Lesson To You, for Victor Records in the USA.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
Xavier Cugat plays during an eight-week run, in The Terrace Room of The Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Arthur Prysock, Varetta Dillard, Peppermint Harris, Joan Shaw and The Bill Hitchens Orchestra are playing a tour of one-nighters in the southern states of the USA.
The Four Blazes and The Freddie Mitchell Combo play during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Joe Williams, Emmett Berry, Aaron Bell, Vic Dickenson, Marlowe Morris, Bobby Henderson and Bobby Donaldson record the live album A Night At Count Basie's, at The Count Basie Club, New York City, USA.
Bo Diddley, Dion and the Belmonts and Thurston Harris begin a week of shows at the Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Bo Diddley, Dion and the Belmonts and Thurston Harris begin a week of shows at the Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Isley Brothers, produced by Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore, record That Lucky Old Sun, When The Saints Go Marching In and Ring-A-Ling-A-Ling for RCA Records in New York City, USA.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Matt Monro and his manager Don Black are staying at The Savoy Hilton Hotel.
The original cast soundtrack album to the Broadway musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, featuring Rudy Vallee, is recorded in Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Marvin Gaye performs Stubborn Kind Of Fella on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
During sessions for the album Rubber Soul, The Beatles continue work on Nowhere Man at EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK. On the same day, record producer George Martin adds his keyboard solo to In My Life.
The Byrds record the Bob Dylan song Lay Down Your Weary Tune at Columbia Studios, Hollywood, California, USA, for their second album, Turn! Turn! Turn!.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Two members of Country Joe And The Fish's touring band, Mark Ryan and Charles Loring IV, attend an arraignment hearing in Keene, New Hampshire, USA. The hearing relates to Ryan and Loring having been arrested two days earlier for possession of marijuana before a show at Franklin Pierce College Field House, Rindge, New Hampshire. Country Joe, Barry Melton and Bill Belmont were charged with being in the vicinity of the others.
Two members of Country Joe And The Fish's touring band, Mark Ryan and Charles Loring IV, attend an arraignment hearing in Keene, New Hampshire, USA. The hearing relates to Ryan and Loring having been arrested two days earlier for possession of marijuana before a show at Franklin Pierce College Field House, Rindge, New Hampshire. Country Joe, Barry Melton and Bill Belmont were charged with being in the vicinity of the others.
Sammy Davis Jr. records Hi Heel Sneakers, Wichita Lineman, For Once In My Life and other tracks for Reprise Records in the USA.
The Incredible String Band plays at The Town Hall, Oxford, UK.
Chuck Berry plays at Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Chuck Berry plays at Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
John Lennon spends the second of five days in Record Plant East Studios, New York City, USA, recording tracks for his album Rock'n'Roll, which had been abandoned when producer Phil Spector unexpectedly quit the project. The band on these sessions includes guitarists Jesse Ed Davis and Eddie Mottau, pianist Ken Ascher, bassist Klaus Voormann, drummer Jim Keltner and percussionist Arthur Jenkins.
Bob Dylan turns up at the Other End club in Greenwich Village, New York City, to watch singer-songwriter David Blue perform. At the gig, Dylan meets Ronee Blakly, a talented actress/singer who had made such an impression in Robert Altman's three-hour cult classic, Nashville. Blakly joins Dylan on stage for a few duets at the end of Blue's show.
Black Sabbath begin a tour of the USA at The Assembly Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, with Boston as support.
Black Sabbath begin a tour of the USA at The Assembly Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, with Boston as support.
AC/DC play at Jaap Edenhall in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
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Wham! release their second album, Make It Big, in the UK on Epic Records.
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That Petrol Emotion and The Shop Assistants play in the Week Of Wonders series of shows at The Riverside, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
Mournblade play at Cloud 9, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
John Cooper Clarke plays at The 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Vulcans and Circus.
Wiltshire-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor releases the album Unknown Soldier.
Grammy and Juno Award-winning jazz vocalist Michael Buble's fourth studio album, Crazy Love, goes to No1 in the Irish Albums Chart.
On their Reformation Tour, Spandau Ballet play the last of three nights at The O2, London, England, UK.
Sara Barellies performs at the Democratic Rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in the presence of President Obama.
K.T. Tunstall releases her third album, Tiger Suit, in Europe.
Evanescence, The Pretty Reckless and Rival Sons play at The Congress Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
When country singer Loretta Lynn cancels a live concert at the Performing Arts Center in Ashland, Kentucky, USA, it is discovered that she has been admitted to hospital showing the early stages of pneumonia.
Franz Ferdinand play at The Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, USA.
During the Q Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London, UK, Wilko Johnson announces that he has beaten cancer thanks to an operation which removed his tumor.
Hugh Masekela plays at Canterbury Festival, Canterbury, UK.
Elvis Costello plays at Carre, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
On his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West plays the first of two nights at Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
During the 3rd North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
During a solo tour to promote awareness and donations for The Trussell Trust charity, which supports a network of foodbanks around the UK, Glenn Tilbrook plays at The Musician, LeicesterUK, Europe,
On their An Evening With Fleetwood Mac tour (86 shows in all), Fleetwood Mac play at The Xcel Energy Cwenter, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.
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