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The musical comedy The Wild Rose is presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
J.W. Myers records The Treasures Of The Sea Are Buried Deep for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Jimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra records Ain't Misbehavin', That Rhythm Man, Ture Blue Lou, S'posin and Off Time for Vocalion Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dion Di Mucci, future leader of Dion And The Belmonts, is born in New York City, USA.
Freddy Nagel And His Orchestra play at The Walled Lake Casino, Walled Lake, Michigan, USA.
Benny Goodman opens at The London Palladium, London, England, UK, supported by The Deep River Boys.
Earl Bostic And His Orchestra (including John Coltrane) are playing at The Cobra Club, San Diego, California, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Tommy Dorsey and Jimmy Dorsey play the second of two nights at The Lagoon, Salt Lake City, USA.
Kay Starr, with Hal Mooney And His Orchestra, records Rain Rain, Good Book and The Things I Never Had, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Chuck Berry, Bobby Rydell and Skip And Flip appear on US tv's Dick Clark Show, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Two Red Shoes Ballroom is opened as a jazz venue in Elgin, Scotland, UK, by local entrepreneur Albert Bonici. It will go on to become a rock music venue, most famously when The Beatles play there in January 1963.
Brenda Lee spends the first of three days on a promotional trip to New York City, in support of her current hit single, I'm Sorry.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Brook Benton plays the seventh night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Landa Records artist Johnny Madara appears on popular daily tv series American Bandstand in W-Fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bop jazz trumpeter Joe Gordon has the last of three sessions during which he records tracks for his Contemporary Records album Lookin' Good!, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Johnnie Ray plays the twenty-third night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Kay Starr, with an orchestra conducted by Bill Liebert, records I Can't Help It [If I'm Still In Love With You], Four Walls and Crazy, in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Vocal group The Sally Jenkins Singers of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, record Get My Mansion Ready, I Love You Jesus, Blow Gabriel, On Life's Stormy Sea, Serve Him Until I Die, Standing At The Ferry for Sharp Records in the USA.
The Who play at the Trade Union Hall, Watford, UK, supported by Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds.
After arriving too late for rehearsals, The Yardbirds are banned from appearing on UK tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars. Meanwhile, promoter Ricky Farr reveals that he is refusing to book the group into fifty clubs following their failure to turn up for a date in Southampton.
The T-Bones play at The Ricky Tick, Windsor, UK. Tickets cost 5/-.
The final master tape for Pink Floyd's first album, Piper At The Gates Of Dawn, is delivered to EMI Records in London, England, UK, Europe.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The Mothers of Invention play at The Ark, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Janis Joplin performs To Love Somebody, written by The Bee Gees on the Dick Cavett Show on tv in the USA.
Having completed the recording of several tracks in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Paul McCartney And Wings fly out to New York City, USA, where they will meet up with John Lennon and May Pang.
Squeeze play at Hurrah, New York City, USA.
The film Honeysuckle Rose, starring Willie Nelson, opens at cinemas across the USA.
Echo and the Bunnymen release their debut album Crocodiles on Korova Records in the UK.
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On their Expect No Quarter tour, Z.Z. Top play at Lebanon Valley Speedway, Lebanon, New York State, USA.
Roaring Boys play at Hammersmith Palais, London, England, UK, Europe.
Alabama play at Riverbend, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Nico, former Velvet Underground chanteuse and solo singer-singwriter , dies in Hospital Can Misses, Calle de la Corona, Ibiza, Spain, Europe. The previous day, she had fallen from her bicycle while on her way to buy marijuana, and dies in the hospital from the resulting brain haemorrhage.
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays the fourth of five nights at The NEC Arena, Birmingham, England, UK.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, plays at Timberwolf Amphitheater, King's Island, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, with The Ramones and Tom Tom Club.
Madness play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, England, UK.
Beck plays at The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Dave Alvin And The Guilty Women play at GR Com College, Green River, Massachusetts, USA.
Tom Petty And the Heartbreakers play at The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
LMFAO release their second album, Sorry For Party Rocking, in the UK.
Everclear play at The Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Beat Connection play at Kilby Court, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
As part of The Today Show concert series, Jason Mraz plays at The Rockefeller Center, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at Rock In Roma, Rome, Italy, Europe. Also on the bill are Nothing But Thieves.
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Emily Barker play at The Playhouse, Nottingham, England, UK.