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Bernie Taupin, lyricist-partner to Elton John
, is born in Lincolnshire, UK.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls
is running at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
I'm Walking Behind You by Eddie Fisher
enters the UK singles chart where it will peak at No1 during a run of eighteen weeks.
plays at the Northern Meeting Ballroom, Inverness, Scotland, supported by The Silver Beetles who will, in due course, re-name themselves The Beatles
appears on the tv broadcast of the Fourteenth Annual Emmy Awards in the USA.
The divorce of Mike Love of The Beach Boys
and his wife Frances becomes final.
The new UK No1 album is The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
. It will log up a remarkable forty-nine weeks on the chart.
At the end of a UK tour, Bob Dylan
's touring party flies to France, Europe, where Dylan spends the night in various Parisian niteries with French pop idol Johnny Hallyday
and Mary McCaslin play the second of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Shorty featuring Georgie Fame
, The Jerry Hahn Brotherhood and Fourth Way play the first of three nights at the Family Dog, San Francisco, California, USA. (1970).
The tv special Shirley MacLaine - Every Little Movement, with guest Dean Martin
, is broadcast on CBS-tv in the USA.
Journey play at The Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA, supported by The Babys.
Sting plays the first of six nights at The Mogador Theatre, Paris, France, Europe.
Nearly thirty years after the "payola" scandal of the 1950s, record industry promo man Ralph Tashjian is found guilty of distributing cocaine and money to radio stations to secure increased airplay for, among others,
The New York Times reports that tickets for pop concerts in New York City, USA, formerly considered a relatively cheap type of entertainment, are now rivalling the cost of Broadway
show tickets. The article lists Frank Sinatra
tickets at $50, Paul McCartney
at $32.50 and Billy Joel
both priced at $30.
flies into London, England, UK, Europe, where is shortly to be paid $5m simply to attend a private 25th birthday party for HRH Prince Azim of Brunei.
plays at the Palais Omnisport de Paris Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
The Wine Of Silence
, recorded live at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe, in 2003 by Robert Fripp
, Andrew Keeling, David Singleton and The Metropole Orkest conducted by Jan Stulen, is finally released as a CD on Discipline Global Mobile Records.
Country music vocalist Billy Dean plays at a private event in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Muse play at Ricoh Stadium, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, supported by
Journey, The Steve Miller
Band and Tower Of Power play at The AT+T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
perform The Fundamental Hot Tuna
Songbook, Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
The Mission headline the first day of the three-day long Bearded Theory Festival
at Catton Hall, Walton Upon Trent, Derbyshire, UK. Also appearing are Alabama 3, Gun, Hugh Cornwell and others.