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The Wild Rose, billed as "Lederer's Most Joyous Musical Revel", is playing at The New National Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Japanese musician Ten-Ichi heads the Vaudeville bill at The Bijou Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Also on the bill are Lockhart's Elephants, The Waterbury Brothers And Tenney (a musical act), Talkative Miss Norton, The Flood Brothers and Grovini And Murray.
Joan Rosemary Yarrow is born in Bristol, but she will move to Salisbury at a young age and make it her home, becoming internationally-known as singing star Rosemary Squires.
Frankie [Half Pint] Jaxon records You Got To Wet It and Down Home In Kentuck, for Brunswick Records at The Merchandise Mart studio A, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sonny Boy Williamson II signs a recording contract with Trumpet Records of Jackson, Mississippi, USA.
Lee Wiley is recording tracks for her album Lee Wiley Sings Vincent Youmans for Columbia Records in the USA.
Webb Pierce records I'll Go On Alone for Decca Records in Castle Studio [founded by Paul Cohen] in The Tulane Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Hands Off by Jay McShann's Orchestra, with vocalist Priscilla Bowman, is the new BillboardNo1 R'n'B single in the USA.
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers play in Zurich, Switzerland.
Cozy Cole plays at Baker's Keyboard Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jim And Jesse and The Virginia Boys record Gosh, I Miss You All The Time, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Columbia Records.
The Coasters record Red Ridin' Hood at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Lee Hazlewood as producer.
Connie Francis plays the seventh night of a four-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes for his tenth movie Kid Galahad in Culver Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Brenda Lee plays the third night of a pre-Christmas season in The Congo Room of The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Dawn Sears is born in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, USA. She will find some success as a country music singer-songwriter and will forge a successful relationship as a back-up singer with Vince Gill.
Folk duo Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor perform live on BBC-tv's nightly topical news magazine show, Tonight, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Jeanne Lee With Ran Blake records Laura, Where Flamingos Fly, Seasons In The Sun, Summertime and other tracks in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City. They will appear on their LP The Newest Sound Around.
Johnny Western records Cowpoke, Rollin' Dust, Cottonwood Tree and The Lillies Grow High in CBS Recording Studio, 6121 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
At The Wetherby Arms, Chelsea, London, UK, William Perks auditions for the job of bass-player with The Rolling Stones. He gets the gig, and changes his name to Bill Wyman.
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Barbara And Brenda record Special Kind Of Love and You Don't Love Me Anymore for Heidi Records in the USA.
The Birds, including guitarist Ron Wood, play at The Assembly Hall, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK.
Carl Douglas And The Big Stampede play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Jefferson Airplane play the tenth of fifteen nights at the Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, California, USA, supported by The Peanut Butter Conspiracy.
John Lennon of The Beatles and Yoko Ono participate in a tv religious show, The Question Why, at the BBC's Lime Grove studios, London, UK.
The 5th Dimension perform Wedding Bell Blues on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
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Tom Paxton plays at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jefferson Starship release the science fiction concept album Blows Against The Empire in the USA on RCA Records.
Led Zeppelin play the first of two nights at the Hard Rock, Manchester, UK.
The Paul McCartney And Wings album Band On The Run is released on Apple Records in the UK.
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Talking Heads play the first of three nights at The Keystone, Berkeley, California, USA.
Crime play at Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Avengers and The Liars.
On their Hide Your Sheep Tour [aka the K.A.T.N. (Kicking Ass and Taking Names tour) Tour], Van Halen play the first of two nights at Lakeland Civic Center, Lakeland, Florida, USA, supported by Joe Whiting And The Bandit Band.
Bob Dylan receives America's highest award for artistic excellence, the Kennedy Center Honors.
Bjork becomes the first contemporary music artist to perform live The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ozric Tentacles, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown and Litmus play at The Marquee, Islington, London, England, UK.
Murderdolls and The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster play at The Forum, London, England, UK.
Reef play at Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Johnny Hallyday, known for many years as 'The French Elvis', seeks medical help in Los Angeles, California, USA, where he "presented himself to casualty with shivers and back pains". After examination and tests it is concluded that he is suffering from excessive alcohol consumption and respiratory problems linked to a life of heavy smoking. Soon after, to alleviate the symptoms, Hallyday is placed in a coma.
Interpol play the second of two nights at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK.
Kasabian play a brief live set at The XFM Radio studios, Manchester, UK.
Kris Kristofferson plays at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dreadzone play at The O2 Academy, Liverpool, UK.
Madness play the second of two nights at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK.
Johnny Greenwood, guitarist of Radiohead wins the Los Angeles Film Critics' Best Music Score Award for the film Inherent Vice. The guitarist shares the award with Mica Levi for Under The Skin.
Liam Gallagher plays a sold-out show at Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.
On her Christmas Time Is Here tour, Sierra Hull plays at Sheldon Concert Hall, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The tour is partnered with Toys For Tots and/or a local food bank.
The Jive Aces play the third of four nights at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Lubomyr Melnyk releases a new LP, Fallen Trees, on Erased Tapes.