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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
Cornet and trombone duo Arthur Pryor and Walter B. Rogers record A Song Of Home, Oh! How Delightful and The Two Brassmen for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz cornet virtuoso Bix Beiderbecke spends the twenty-sixth of 36 nights in the Keeley Institute, Dwight, Illinois, USA, being treated for delerium tremens caused by his heavy drinking.
Bennie Moten and His Orchestra play the second night of a week of shows at The Pearl Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Roy Adrian Wood is born in Kitts Green, Birmingham, UK. He will find success as Roy Wood, founder of The Move, ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) and Wizzard.
Lee Freeman of 60s band The Strawberry Alarm Clock, is born in Burbank, California, USA. The band is best-remembered for their psychedelic pop hit single Incence And Peppermints.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Sonny Thompson's Orchestra featuring Lula Reid and The Treniers play the fourth night in a week of shows at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Paul Stephen Thompson is born in Wimbledon, London, UK. he will find success as Porl Thompson, guitarist for The Cure.
New York r'n'b vocal group The Ospreys record Do You Wanna Jump Children and It's Good To Me in their first session for Atlantic Records. Producers on the session are Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
R'n'b keyboardist Bill Doggett plays the last of five nights at the Copa Club, Newport, Kentucky, USA.
Gerry Mulligan's Concert Jazz Band plays at The Rheinhalle, Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
The John Wright Trio records Witchcraft, The Very Thought Of You and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey for Prestige Records.
The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
Ahmad Jamal is playing at The Alhambra, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Hal Willis, with producer Shelby Singleton, records I Love You (Around The World) and Bayou Pierre, in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band for the session features guitarists Jerry Kennedy and Kelso Herston, bassist Bob Moore, drummer Buddy Harman and pianist Ray Stevens.
The John Coltrane Quartet plays the last night in a week of shows at The Jazz Workshop, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Heinz And The Wild Ones, including guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, later to find fame in Deep Purple, play as part of a pckage tour at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, UK. The tour also features The Hollies, The Dixie Cups, Jess Conrad, The Tornados and Wayne Gibson.
Tom Paxton, Judy Collins and The Incredible String Band play at The Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Led Zeppelin play the last of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.
The Velvet Underground play the second of three nights at the Family Dog, Playland-On-The-Beach, Great Highway, San Francisco, California, USA.
Led Zeppelin release their untitled fourth album, usually known as Runes or Four Symbols, because of its cover design.
Dr. Feelgood play at The Kursaal Ballroom, Southend, UK.
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Siren, the fifth LP by Roxy Music enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No4.
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Van Halen come to the end of their World Invasion Tour with a show in The Von Braun Civic Center Arena, Huntsville, Alabama, USA.
The Police play in The University, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
In the UK, LWT's prestigious South Bank Show follows the making of Elvis Costello’s album Almost Blue in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Barclay James Harvest play live in Paris, France, Europe.
The Royal Variety Performance, held at The Theatre Royal, London, England, UK, Europe, is transmitted on UK tv, featuring Bucks Fizz, Sheena Easton and Peter Skellern.
Rayce Amoni Kingsley is born in Lagos, Nigeria, Africa. he will find success as Afrobeats-style singer Rayce.
Elvis Costello And The Attractions play in Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
Sting's movie, Bring On The Night, featuring live concert footage from Paris, France, opens in the USA.
UK hit makers ABC score their first Top Ten entry in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA with the single Be Near Me, which peaks at No9.
On his Rei Momo solo tour, David Byrne of Talking Heads plays at The Palace Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
LAPD detectives raid the Jackson family home in Encino, California, looking for evidence to substantiate allegations that Michael Jackson has had sexual relations with minors.
On their X-Factour tour, Iron Maiden play at The Town And Country, Leeds, UK.
Sleeper play at The Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon.
White Stripes play the first of two nights at Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK.
Tony Christie plays at The Octagon, Sheffield, UK.
George Benson plays in the Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
Sade plays the second of two nights at Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
Last.fm announces that it has reached 60 billion 'scrobbles' from users. Lady Gaga's track Judas is the 60 millionth scrobble [i.e. play].
The Financial Times reports that David Bowie is likely to end his 15-year association with EMI Records when their current deal ends in January. Universal and Sony are said to be in talks to sign Bowie.
Ty Segall plays at The Deaf Institute, Manchester, UK.
The Rifles play at The Bierkeller, Bristol, UK.
Little Mix release their second album, Salute, on Syco Music in Ireland and Poland, Europe.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the first of two nights at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
On his Call The Comet Tour, Johnny Marr plays at The Students Union, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe, supported by Crewel Intentions.
During a solo tour to promote awareness and donations for The Trussell Trust charity, which supports a network of foodbanks around the UK, Glenn Tilbrook plays at The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, Europe,