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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 "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
The musical Fad And Folly is presented at Mrs. Osborn's Playhouse, New York City, USA, during a run of 34 performances.
McIntyre And Heath, Mignonette Kokin, The Stelling Troupe, Long And Cotton, The Melani Trio and Rawson And June are playing in The Orpheum Show at The Grand Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra open at The Cotton Club, Harlem, New York City. The band will remain in residence for five years.
Fats Waller records My Fate Is In Your Hands and Turn On The Heat in Camden, New Jersey, USA, for Victor Records.
Augie Goupil's Royal Tahitians record Papio and Faa Navena Va for Decca Records in the USA.
Don Tosti and Raul Pachuco Boogie Diaz headline the Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, California, USA. This is said to be he first time a Chicano band headlined at The Palladium.
Sonny Boy Williamson records Nine Below Zero, Mighty Long Time, Stop Now Baby and Mr. Down Child, for Trumpet Records in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. Guitar on these tracks is played by Elmore James.
The Keynotes perform Just One Of Those Things on the BBC Radio show Take It From Here, in London, UK.
Professor Longhair records K.C.Blues, Curly Haired Baby, Rockin' With Fes' and Gone So Long for Federal Records in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Earl Bostic plays the sixth night of a week at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe plays at The Royal Hall, Harrogate, UK, with Chris Barber's Jazz Band and Ottilie Patterson.
The Shirley Scott Trio records Soul Searchin', Moanin', Duck And Rock and other tracks at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, for Prestige Records.
The Crickets release a new single, I Fought the Law, on Coral Records in the USA.
The Jonah Jones Quartet is playing in The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Eddie Higgins Trio.
Bob Scobey And His Frisco Band are playing at Bourbon Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a 17-night engagement at Basin Street East, New York City, USA. Also on the bill is Gloria Lynne, with her trio led by Earl May.
Frank Sinatra is staying at The Sea View Hotel, Singapore, Asia, while en route from shows in Australia to Bagkok and Homng Kong.
Bob Dylan visits the home of his friends Eve and Mac Mackenzie in New York City, USA, who tape him performing several songs including A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, House Of The Risin' Sun and Cocaine.
Mike Clifford and The Crosby Sisters are playing in The Horizon Room, Pittsburgh, Pensylvania, USA.
Pat Boone is appearing at The Twin Coaches, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Michel Legrand Big Band records the Richard Rodgers melodies My Funny Valentine, Some Enchanted Evening, Getting To Know You and People Will Say We're In Love for Philips Records in New York City, USA. The tracks will appear on the LP The Michel Legrand Big Band Plays Richard Rodgers.
Dave Dee and The Bostons (later to find fame as Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich,) play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Jack Simmons And His Orchestra.
Nicky Byrne delivers a contract for the merchandising of products bearing The Beatles name and/or likenesses to the office of lawyer David Jacobs, who is acting on behalf of The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein. The contract will, in due course, prove exceptionally unfavourable to Epstein who will lose many thousands of dollars in profits.
Mance Lipscombe plays at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beatles single A Hard Day's Night is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
The Great Society record a third version of Free Advice at Golden State Recorders in San Francisco.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at the Community Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
Virtuoso acoustic guitarist and recording artist Eric Roche is born in New York City, USA. He will find success after moving to Ireland, Europe.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
Jimi Hendrix signs a contract with powerful San Francisco-based promoter Bill Graham for two shows at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA, with a fee of $12,500.
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Neil Diamond, having divorced just two weeks earlier, marries tv producer Marcia Murphey.
John Lennon of The Beatles and Yoko Ono spend the third of five days being filmed for a BBC tv 24 Hours documentary, The World Of John And Yoko. On this day they are filmed during an experimental recording session at Abbey Road studios, London, UK, with colleagues Mal Evans, Anthony Fawcett, Geoff Emerick and others.
Led Zeppelin play the second of two nights at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland.
On his Slow Train Coming tour, Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at The Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Paul Young is playing during six nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Blancmange.
The Drums play at Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK.
The View play at JJ's, Hemel Hempstead, UK.
Kasabian play at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK, supported by Miles Kane.
Having remained in the UK Top 10 for 45 consecutive weeks - its entire chart career - the album Adele overtakes Back To Black by Amy Winehouse to become the UK's biggest-selling album of the century, so far.
The Manhattan Transfer play at North Central College, Naperville, near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Kelly Clarkson is interviewed and performs live on BBC tv show Breakfast live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
Esperanza Spalding, Bobby McFerrin and others play in a Free The Slaves benefit concert at The City Winery, New York City, USA.
In Los Angeles Superior Court, Judge Fred Wapner sentences Pete McNeal, who had been the drummer for alt-rock band Cake from 2001 to 2004, is sentenced to 15 years to life for the molestation of a 3-year-old girl.
Sean Khan releases a new LP, Muriel on Far Out Recordings in the UK.
Yacht release a new album, I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler, on Downtown Records in the UK.
Stanley Brinks (formerly known as Herman Dune) and Freschard play at Shorty's, Baerenbach, Germany, Europe.
On their The Hysteria Tour 2018, Def Leppard play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Touring in support of their album, I Am Easy To Find, The National play at The Zenith, Munich, Germany, Europe.
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