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A Chinese Honeymoon
, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Musical extravaganza, The Defender
, is playing at The Herald Square Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of sixty performances. The show is best remembered for introducing the song In The Good Old Summer Time
, which will become a popular standard.
Music publisher Henry Waterson
dies at his home in Porter's Corners near Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA. Waterson is best-known as the publisher who gave Irving Berlin
his first big break, and later formed the company Waterson, Berlin And Snyder with the composer.
, Martha Raye, Ruby Keeler, Jack Whiting and "America's Most Beautiful Girls" are appearing in the musical comedy Hold On To Your Hats
at The Grand Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Revered jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette
is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will work with Miles Davis
, Charles Lloyd and many others.
Popular NBC tv series All Star Summer Revue in the USA features performances by The Beverly Sisters
and The Wild Bill Davis Trio.
And His Ragtime Jazz band play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashton, England, UK, Europe.
And His Orchestra play at Dans In, Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
opens at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA, for four weeks.
play the second of three nights at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
UK jazz-blues band Earth decides to re-name itself Black Sabbath
, because another band called Earth already exists.
performs at a picnic for U.S. President Jimmy Carter at The White House, Washington DC, USA.
Back In Black by AC/DC
tops the UK album chart.
play the first of two nights at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
While trying to organise his Farm Aid Concert, Willie Nelson
meets with Illinois governor James R Thompson (a golfing buddy) who offers him the University of Illinois’ football stadium as a venue for the event.
On their Southern Accents tour, Tom Petty
And The Heartbreakers play at The Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
Anotherloverholenyohead by Prince peaks at No63 in the Billboard
US Hot 100 Singles Chart.
The over-hyped debut album by Sigue Sigue Sputnik
enters the UK chart at No10. That night, the band's drummer, Ray Mayhew, is involved in a fight at the Limelight Club with Boy George
's brother, Kevin O'Dowd.
rack up an impressive three multi-platinum album awards from the R.I.A.A.
in the USA, as follows : The Wall – 7x platinum; Wish You Were Here – 4x platinum; Animals – 3x platinum.
play at Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Sugar Water Festival
, featuring Erykah Badu
, Queen Latifah and Jill Scott
, plays the first of two nights at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. The festival is designed to bring awareness of health issues to African-American women.
The UK's massive HMV Group posts a pre-tax loss of £38.6m
for the 12 months ending in April 2012, compared to a flat figure the year before. Overall like-for-like sales are down 12.1%, as physical music value fell 19%.
play at Kent Stage, Kent, Ohio, USA.
During their Not In This Lieftime
tour, Guns N'Roses
play at AT+T Park, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Struts. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses
line-up members Axl Rose, Slash
and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.