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Alex Ford, who will find fame as Sonny Boy Williamson II, is born near Glendora, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, USA. In his youth he is also known as Aleck 'Rice' Miller.
Alex Ford, who will find fame as Sonny Boy Williamson II, is born near Glendora, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, USA. In his youth he is also known as Aleck 'Rice' Miller.
The Four Musical Colbys, Fred Niblo, The Holloway Trio, The Nichols Sisters, Rose Coghlan and others play at The Columbia Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
John Henry Brown is born in Brandon, Mississippi, USA. He will enjoy minor success in the 1930s as blues guitarist and singer Bubba Brown, working with Tommy Johnson, Johnny Temple and The Chatmon Brothers.
John Weldon Cale is born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He will find success as J.J.Cale.
Eduardo Delgado Serrato, drummer of garage punk pioneers ? And The Mysterians [aka Question Mark And The Mysterians], is born in Encial, Texas, USA.
Stan Kenton records the avant-garde composition City Of Glass by Bob Graettinger for Capitol Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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 Flamingos play the last night of a week at Pep's Lounge, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
UK heart-throb pop singer Adam Faith has his first No1 hit single with What Do You Want?.
Jackie Wilson plays the fourth of five nights at The Copa Club, Newport, Kentucky, USA.
Go Jimmy Go by Jimmy Clanton is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine pop singles chart in the USA, entering at No75. The song had been written for Bobby Rydell as Go Bobby Go but, when Rydell's A+R man turned it down, songwriter Doc Pomus simply changed the title and offered it to Jimmy Clanton.
Les Nemes, bassist of UK 80s hitmakers Haircut 100, is born in Croydon, UK.
Cliff Richard has a recording session in EMI's Abbey Road, London, UK, studios, during which he records German language versions of two of his UK hits, Fall In Love With You and A Voice In The Wilderness.
The stage musical Do-Re-Mi, starring Max Bygraves, with music by Jule Styne, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 performances.
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
Robin Hall And Jimmie Macgregor perform a live song on the BBC-tv topical news magazine show Tonight, from London, England, UK, Europe.
Musical comedy duo Charlotte Arren and Johnny Broderick open at The Lido Club, Paris, France, Europe.
Cliff Richard has a recording session at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, during which he records The Young Ones, Secret Love and other tracks.
Controversial stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce is arrested at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for performing an obscene show. Also on the bill is folk singer and songwriter Fred Neil.
The compilation LP Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison on London Records enters the UK's Top Ten albums chart at No8.
Peter And Gordon play in New York City, USA.
The Animals play at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe. At the post-gig party, they are visited by Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Jefferson Airplane play the eighth of fifteen nights at the Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, California, USA, supported by The Peanut Butter Conspiracy.
The Allman Brothers Band plays the second of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
When Delaney And Bonnie And Friends (including Eric Clapton] play at The City Hall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, they are joined by George Harrison of The Beatles on guitar.
Mud play the first of two nights at The Bunnies Club, Cleethorpes, UK.
You're in My Heart by Rod Stewart reaches No1 in the Australian Pop Singles chart.
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On his 55-date Controversy Tour Prince plays two shows at The Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Shout At The Devil tour, Motley Crue play at The Austin City Coliseum, Austin, Texas, USA.
Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction spends the fourth of eight days in the Sudan, North West Africa, as part of a mission, organised by he humanitarian group Christian Solidarity International, to free Southern Sudanese slaves from their Northern masters.
Reef play at The Guildhall, Southampton, England, UK.
Disturbed play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK, supported by Blindside.
Martin Grech, Palo Alto and Colour Of Fire play at The Mean Fiddler, London, England, UK.
The Rockstar Taste Of Chaos tour, featuring Disturbed, Papa Roach, Buckcherry and Halestorm plays at the Forest National, Brussels, Belgium.
Broken Bells play at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Saw Doctors play at The UEA, Norwich, UK.
Hot Chip play at the launch of the Yota Space international digital arts and music festival in St Petersburg, Russia, Europe. The event also features the world's leading digital artists including legendary musician and record producer Brian Eno who showcases his own installation of music and digital art using HD LED light.
Gallows release a new EP, Death Is Birth, as a digital release. The EP consists of the tracks Mondo Chaos, True Colours, Hate! Hate! Hate! and Death Is Birth.
Bon Iver plays at The Metropolis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Olympiahalle Munich, Germany, Europe.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play the last of three nights at The ISS Dome, Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
Vinnie Paz releases a new album, God Of The Serengeti, on Enemy Soil Records in the UK.
The Killers play at The Theater of the Clouds at the Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon, USA, supported by Tegan and Sara.
Justin Bieber and Psy play in The Q102 Jingle Ball, at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Oh Land plays at The Scala, London, UK.
Smashing Pumpkins release their ninth album, Monuments To An Elegy, on Martha's Music/BMG in the USA.
Sam Smith releases a new single, Like I Can, as a digital download in Ireland, Europe, and Australia, Oceania.
ONI play at The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.