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Pee Wee King
is playing during a week of shows at The Orpheum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
The musical Bet Your Life
is running at The London Hippodrome, London, England, UK, starring Julie Wilson, Brian Reece, Arthur Askey, Sally Ann Howes. Songs in the show include I Love Being in Love, It’s the Female of the Species, Hook Line and Sinker, I Want a Great Big Hunk of Man, All on Account of a Guy.
The Irving Berlin
musical and political satire Call Me Madam
is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
And His Orchestra play during a six-week engagement at The Baker Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA.
is playing during a four-week concert engagement at The Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles, California, USA.
is playing during a 10-day stint at Ben Maksik's Town And Country, New York City, USA.
is playing during a one-week stint at The Hi Hat, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
And His Orchestra are playing during a two-month stay at The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, USA.
The Elliot Lawrence
Band records The Horn With Two Mouthpieces, Release Me, Long Dark Hallway and A Little Wake Up Music for King Records in New York City, USA.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls
is running at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
with Ben Lessy and Nathan Van Cleave and His Orchestra records On The 10:10 From Ten-Ten-Tennessee in Los Angeles, California, USA. At the same session, Crosby also records Zing A Little Zong
with Jane Wyman, Nathan Van Cleave and His Orchestra and Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires. Both songs are recorded for the Paramount Pictures movie Just For You
Country singer and yodeller Leon Huff, nicknamed The Texas Songbird, dies aged 39. During his career Leon sang with the Light Crust Doughboys, Bob Wills
' Texas Playboys, and Johnnie Lee Wills And His Boys.
A revival of the musical Shuffle Along
by Eubie Blake
opens at The Broad way Theater, on Broadway
, New York City, USA, but it will run for only four performances.
Pioneering electronic music composer Vladimir Ussachevsky
presents demonstrations of tape music and effects he has created at his Composers Forum, in the McMillan Theatre, Columbia University, New York City, USA. The music includes Transposition, Reverberation, Experiment, Composition and Underwater Valse.
Jazz saxophonist John Purcell
is born in New York City, USA. He will become known for his work with The Jack DeJohnette Special Edition.
The songs Heavenly Cannonball and My Gal, written by Dorinda Morgan
, are published by Guild Music in the USA.
records The Honky Tonk Melody, When I Stop Loving You, How Much Can A Heart Ache and I Don't Care If You Go A Little Further for RCA Records at The Fox Theatre Building, 660 Peach Tree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here
, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
The musical Love From Judy
is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie
is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.