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The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox
is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
During a three-year-long residency, calypsonian Lord Caresser
(aka The Caresser) is playing nightly in the downstairs bar of Rockhead's club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
records Blue Smoke (Kohu Auwahi) and As You Are for Capitol Records
in Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
speaks at The Conference For Equal Rights For Negroes In The Arts, Sciences And Professions, in New York City, USA.
records Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me, That's A Plenty, Ballin' The Jack and There'll Be Some Changes Made for Blue Note
Records in WOR Studios, New York City, USA.
Graham Bell And His Australian Band record Goanna March, Big walkaboiut, St Louis Blues and other tracks, in London, UK.
Jack Smith with an orchestra directed by Frank DeVol performs Domino on radio series The Tide Show in the USA.
New Jersey Turnpike
toll road is opened to the public in New Jersey, USA. The turnpike will provide inspiration for a number of songs including Chuck Berry
's 1956 classic You Can't Catch Me which features the lyrics "New Jersey Turnpike in the wee wee hours, I was rolling slowly 'cause of drizzlin' showers"; Bruce Springsteen
's State Trooper which describes someone driving the Turnpike; Simon and Garfunkel
's America which includes the lyric, "counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike", and Creeque Alley by The Mamas And Papas which makes reference to "standing on the turnpike, thumb out to hitch-hike, take me to New York right away."
The final stretch of the
records The Pleasure Cruise, Ordinary People and Zip Goes A Million for HMV Records in London, UK.