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Blues-jazz vocalist Margaret Webster records You've Got To Give Me Some, for Okeh Records
in New York City, USA, with Charlie Green on trumpet, Clarence Williams on piano and Floyd Casey on washboard.
Pat Burke, sax and flute player of UK inter-racial 60s UK hitmakers The Foundations
, is born in Jamaica.
records Doodle Bug, Hangover Boogie, Haulin' Freight and Baby Take Me Home With You at King Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Michael Lee Smith, best known as the vocalist/guitarist of New Jersey-based heavy rock band Starz
, is born in Alabama, USA. Although not commercially successful, the group has been cited as an influence by Twisted Sister
, Motley Crue
And His Musical Gems are playing during a month at The Texas Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
The musical Irma La Douce
is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Matt Monro
and his manager Don Black are staying at The Savoy Hilton Hotel.
The stage musical She Loves Me
with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Jazz vocalist Irene Reid
is the musical guest on tonight's edition of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on tv in the USA.
plays at The Palais, Peterborough, England, UK.
Ike And Tina Turner
And Their All-Star Revue plays at The 2 Plus 2 Club, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
are playing during five days on the Mobil Stage at The State Fair Of Texas, Grand Prairie, Texas, USA.
Norwegian pop trio A-Ha
are in their room at the John Howard hotel, London, England, UK, Europe, when they learn that their single Take On Me
has reached No1 in the Billboard
Top 40 Singles chart in the USA. They head out on the town and treat themselves to a champagne dinner at Joe Allen's restaurant in Covent Garden, only to have their American Express cards refused at the end of the night.
The Butthole Surfers play at The Old Kent Road Ambulance Station, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by UT and Miao.
Sting plays the second of two nights at The Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
It is announced that country-rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge
has cancelled her current tour of the USA after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
The film North Country
, starring Charlize Theron, is released in the USA, featuring several Bob Dylan
songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
, Kanye West
, Pink, Beth Ditto and Twiggy
are among the entertainment world stars who turn up for Stella McCartney's show at the Paris Fashion week in Paris, France. Pink is reportedly very upset by Kanye West
's insistence that the show needs more fur, and subsequently criticises him in public for his attitude.
announce Floor Jansen as the permanent replacement for sacked voclaist Anette Olzon.
The IFPI ( International Federation of the Phonographic Industry - www.ifpi.org/about.php) publishes the results of a music consumption survey showing that, on average, individuals enjoy music for 17.8 hours per week, with the car being the most popular listening location. The survey also reveals that 86% of music listeners do so through on-demand streaming. Young music consumers are the most engaged streamers, with 57% of 16-24 year olds using a paid audio streaming service. Consumers engage with their local music genres - listening to local music genres (e.g. 66% of consumers in Japan listen to J-Pop, 69% of consumers in France listen to Variété Française and, in Brazil, 55% listen to música popular Brasileira.) Nearly half of all time spent listening to on-demand music is on YouTube. More than one-third (38%) of consumers obtain music through infringing methods – with stream ripping the dominant method (32% of consumers).