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The comic opera Merrie England is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 120 performances.
The Clicquot Club Eskimos, a banjo band under the direction of Harry Reser, records Lonesome And Sorry and Somebody's Lonely , for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Jelly Roll Morton records King Porter Stomp, Sweetheart Of Mine plus Fat Meat And Greens for Vocalion Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Paul Whiteman's Original Rhythm Boys record Louise in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records. the track is not released.
In his final recording session, Blind Willie Johnson records John The Revelator, You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond and other tracks in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, for Columbia Records.
Singer, songwriter and recording artist Teddy Randazzo is born in New York CXity, USA.
Victor Young And His Orchestra, with vocalist Bobby Dolan, record Johnny One Note for Decca Records in the USA.
Maurice Winnick And His Orchestra begin a residency at The Dorchester Hotel, London, UK which will last for just over one year.
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys record New Spanish Two-Step in Hollywood, California, for Okeh Records.
T. Texas Tyler plays at the North West Modern Barn Dance in the Spanaway Lake Park Ballroom, Washington, USA.
Soul vocalist and lurve-merchant Luther Vandross is born at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Pee Wee King is playing during a week of shows at The Orpheum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during four weeks at The Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA.
Mindy Carson is playing during two weeks at The Mocambo, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Sax Mallard Combo comes to the end of an engagement at The Ebony Lounge, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
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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.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
Eddie Harris is playing at The Show Boat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Harold Quinn Trio is playing during a three week engagement at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Country-gospel quartet The Blackwood Brothers play in Rome, Georgia, USA.
Comedy singing duo The Smothers Brothers continue with a three-week engagement at The Crystal Palace, Gaslight Square, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Second on the bill is teenage singer Barbra Streisand.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The Latin Jazz Quintet records Jackie's Mambo, Dorian and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey for Tru-Sound Records.
Neil Sedaka, Adam Faith and Shirley Bassey appear at the Lonon Palladium.
UK pop weekly the NME [New Musical Express] reports that The Shadows have become the first British instrumental group to earn a gold disc, for one million sales of their hit single, Apache.
The Latin Jazz Quintet records Jackie's Mambo, Dorian and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Tru-Sound Records.
Ketty Lester performs Love Letters on tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded at WFIL-tv in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sun Ra records the LP The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra Vol. 1, for ESP Records at RLA Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play the third of seven nights at the Fourth Dimension Folk Club, Fort William, Manitoba, Canada.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Count Basie and Georgie Fame play at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Velvet Underground play the second of two nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Mothers of Invention and James Cotton play the second of two nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
During their European tour, West, Bruce And Laing play the first of two nights at The Rainbow, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
On his third gospel tour, performing mostly religious material, Bob Dylan plays the last of four nights at Massey Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On the Never Picture Perfect Summer Tour, Rich Mullins performs in Winchester, Indiana, USA, with Avenue G.
U2 play at The Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
During a 22-date UK tour The Bluetones play at The Academy 2, Liverpool, England, Europe.
Blackfield play at Alpheus, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Interpol play at Cain's Ballroom, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
Rapper Drake, plays the second of two nights at The LG Arena, Birmingham, UK
Chance The Rapper is hospitalized for undisclosed reasons, obliging him to cancel his appearance later that day on the closing night of the Coachella Festival in California, USAS.
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the boxer who inspired the Bob Dylan song Hurricane, dies aged 76 in his sleep at home in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, having recently suffered from prostate cancer.
Godflesh play at The DNA Lounge, San Francisco, California, USA.
Nai Harvest play at The Oobleck, Birmingham, England, UK, supported by Best Friends.
Hot Tuna play at The City Winery, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Lukas Graham play at The Firebird, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
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