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Musical comedy The Cadet Girl is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA.
The musical play A Country Girl
, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
The Phasey Ballet 12, Chas. Ernest, Laredo And Blake, The Posts, The Six Royal Ascots, John le Clair and Emma Weston are appearing in the Vaudeville show at West End Heights, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
Joe Lynn Turner is born in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. He will find success as a rock vocalist, best-known for his work with Rainbow, Yngwie Malmsteen and Deep Purple
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952
, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt
making her Broadway
debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous
, based on real events in her life.
Bandleader Benny Strong
is playing during three months at The Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
The United States Copyright Office reveals that musical compositions (60,665) constituted one-fifth of the total of all classes of objects copyrighted in the USA during the 1951 fiscal year.
Betty Jack Davis
of country music singing duo The Davis Sisters
dies in a car crash. As the pair drive home from their first appearance on the WWVA Jamboree in Wheeling, West Virginia,USA, a soldier falls asleep at the wheel of his car and crashes head on into their automobile. The other member of the duo, Skeeter Davis
, will go on to achieve success as a solo artist.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
is playing during a two week booking at The Hesperia Inn, Hesperia, California, USA.
is playing during two weeks at The Club Harlem, Atlantic City, USA.
And The Enchanters release a new single, Cry Baby, on United Artists
Records in the USA. Although backing vocals are credited to The Enchanters, the backing vocals were actually supplied by Cissy Houston, Dionne Warwick
and Dee Dee Warwick.
continues recording the album Highway 61 Revisited
in Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, USA. He works on songs including Highway 61 Revisited, Desolation Row and Ballad Of A Thin Man.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The Paul Butterfield
Blues Band is playing during ten nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
Fantasy-horror movie The Lost Continent
is released to cinemas in the West Germany, Europe. Generally undistinguished, it is of interest to music fans for a substantial role played by English folk, pop and rock singer Dana Gillespie
Brian Cole, bass-player with The Association
, dies of a heroin overdose at home in Los Angeles, California. On the same day, The Beach Boys
come to the end of recording material for their album Holland
in their studio at Baambrugge, just outside Amsterdam, Holland.
's Tracks Across America tour plays at the Starlight Amphitheater, Kansas City, Kansas, USA, with Duran Duran
as support band.
, based on the Mark Twain novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, is playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1005 performances. Featuring music written by country-pop singer-songwriter Roger Miller
, the play wins seven Tony awards, including Best Score.
play at The Greyhound, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Sid Presley Experience play at The Old Profanity Floating Show Boat (aka The Thekla), Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
, a celebrated jazz critic for UK music paper Melody
play at Hoxton Bar And Grill, London, England, UK.
All-girl group The Scarletz
release their debut single,
Lazy Bones, in the UK.
It is announced that Justin Bieber
is set to release a memoir
describing his rise from Internet sensation to global superstar, and that a biopic based on the book is scheduled for release on Valentine's Day weekend in 2011. He will also be the star of his own comic book.
Country music accordionist, bandleader and recording artist Leo Greco dies aged 89
at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, surrounded by his family
Slaughter Beach, Dog release a new LP, Safe And Also No Fear on Big Scary Monsters Records.