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The Bostonians troupe performs the musical comedy The Serenade at The Tivoli Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Popular singer Maggie Cline is heading the bill at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA. Although born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA, she is billed as "The Empress Of Ireland", and the show carried the strapline "No song is Irish till she sings it."
Rosa Henderson records Get It Fixed for Vocalion Records in New York City, USA.
Rosa Henderson records Get It Fixed for Vocalion Records in New York City, USA.
The Washingtonians record Black Beauty (Fire Water), Jubilee Stomp and Take It Easy for Pathe Actuelle Perfect Records in New York City, USA.
Fats Waller records After You've Gone and St. Louis Blues in New York City, USA, Victor Records.
Teddy Joyce And His Orchestra record March Winds And April Showers in London, UK.
Billie Holiday and the Count Basie Orchestra play the third night in a week of shows at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City.
Singing cowboy Jimmy Wakely plays the thirteenth night of two weeks at The Oriental Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz fusion trumpeter and recording artist Toru "Tiger" Okoshi is born in Ashiya, Japan.
Internationally popular singer Mario Lanza is interviewed by Betty Smuser on KGMB Hawaii Radio prior to his concerts at the McKinley auditorium in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
When The Four Freshmen play at The Esquire Lounge, Dayton, Ohio, USA, band-leader Stan Kenton is in the audience, and helps them get a deal with Capitol Records.
The Four D'Lovelies, billed as Sweethearts Of Harmony, play the sixth night of a week at The Palace Theatre, New York City, USA.
Jan Garber And His Orchestra begin a series of one-nighters with a show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
The headline story on the cover of UK music weekly Melody Maker features Johnnie Ray declaring, "I cry real tears - it's not an act."
Floyd Dixon and Margie Day headline The Carolina Ball, at the Hunts Point Palace, New York, USA.
Paul Anka plays at the Victoria Hall, Hanley, UK. Also on the bill are Lorrae Desmond, The Ken-Tones, the Peter Groves Trio and Roy Stevens.
Jonathan Norton [also known as Butch Norton] is born in Inglewood, California, USA. He will find success as the drummer from 1996 to 2003 with The Eels.
Duane Eddy, Clyde McPhatter and Bobby Darin begin a week of shows at The Empire, Glasgow, Scotland.
The Miles Davis Quintet, including John Coltrane, plays at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Don't Let The Rain Come Down by The Serendipity Singers, enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No6.
Roll Over Beethoven by The Beatles is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No75. The song was previously a hit in 1956 for its composer, Chuck Berry.
Nina Simone plays a live gig in New York City, USA.
Dave Clark Five, Mark Wynter, Susan Maughan and compere Alan Field play the sixth night in a week of shows at The Empire, Liverpool, UK.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays at The Club A'GoGo, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.
Betty Everett performs The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) on weekly tv pop show American Bandstand in Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the show is Trini Lopez, performing Jailer Bring Me Water.
Jazz saxophonist Willis Jackson plays at The Allegro in New York City, USA. The album is recorded and will be released the following year as the album Jackson's Action by Prestige Records.
John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK.
John Davidson is playing during ten nights of shows at The Eden Roc, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
The Serendipity Singers play at Marshall College, Huntington, West Virginia, USA.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, recording session, working on It Would Be So Nice.
Neil Young plays the second of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays the second of three nights at the Meyer Music Bowl, Melbourne, Australia.
Julian Lennon and his band are rehearsing for his first live tour in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Gloria Gaynor plays at Le Palace, Paris, France, Europe.
The Grateful Dead play at Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia, USA.
Lenny Kravitz plays at Graffiti's, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Leo Fender, inventor of the Telecaster and Stratocaster guitars, dies aged 82. He had suffered from Parkinson's Disease, and was found unconscious by his wife at their home in Fullerton, California, USA.
Uriah Heep come to the end of a Russian tour with a gig at The Hockey Arena, Murmansk, Russia.
The Backstreet Boys begin their Up Close And Personal tour with the first of two nights at Irving Plaza, New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan and Merle Haggard play the first of five non-consecutive nights at the Pantages Theater, Los Angeles.
On his Welcome 2 America tour Prince plays at The Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
International Blue, a project aimed at re-establishing the lost art of pop crooning, is launched at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK. The project features music written by Stephen Emmer with vocals and lyrics by Liam McKahey, Glenn Gregory and Neil Crossley, and production by Tony Visconti.
Kenny Rogers plays at The Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, California, USA.
During her Halcyon Days tour, Ellie Goulding plays at Buku Music And Arts Project, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan play at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Jorma Kaukonen plays the second of four nights at Double Dose Specialty, Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays the second of three nights at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, USA.
Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless and Good Tiger play at The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
As part of the advance promotion for their upcoming Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode appear live in RTL2 tv Studios, Paris, France, Europe. The show is titled A Very Very Private Concert.