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Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours are appearing in The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Joe Candullo And His Orchestra record For You And Me in New York City, USA.
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.
Bob Newman records Doodle Bug, Hangover Boogie, Haulin' Freight and Baby Take Me Home With You at King Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Billy Murcia, who will become the original drummer for the New York Dolls, is born in Bogot
Jeri Southern and Camarata record You Better Go Now for Decca Records in New York City, USA.,
The Horace Henderson Orchestra records the Hank Williams composition Cold Cold Heart for Decca Records in Chicago, Illinois, 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 Poison.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during a month at The Texas Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
With Oop Shoop, Shirley Gunter And The Queens become the first black all-female r'n'b group to enter the Billboard r'n'b singles chart in the USA.
Hold My Hand by Don Cornell reaches No1 in the Popular Singles Chart in the UK.
A package tour featuring Brook Benton, Ruth Brown and The Falcons plays in Street, Maryland, USA.
The first Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars package tour plays in Toledo, Ohio, USA. with acts including Paul Anka, The Drifters, Duane Eddy, Lloyd Price, LaVern Baker, Annette, The Coasters, The Skyliners and Bobby Rydell.
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.
Brenda Lee makes a live appearance on tv's Red Skelton Show in the USA, where she sings Kansas City and All Alone Am I.
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.
Eddy Arnold records Where Have All the Flowers Gone, The Folk Singer, Green Green and Molly at RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for RCA Records.
The Serendipity Singers play at Stevens Institute Of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.
The Animals play in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Del Shannon releases a new single, Do You Want To Dance, in the UK.
Yesterday by The Beatles starts a four week run at No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart.
Lulu plays at The Palais, Peterborough, England, UK.
Yesterday by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA for the first of two weeks.
Ike And Tina Turner And Their All-Star Revue plays at The 2 Plus 2 Club, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The Cowsills are playing during five days on the Mobil Stage at The State Fair Of Texas, Grand Prairie, Texas, USA.
The Blues Magoos play the second of three nights at La Cave, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Family , with vocalist Roger Chapman, play at the Corn Exchange, Devizes.
The Summer Of My Life by Devizes-born Simon May enters the singles chart, where it will peak at No7.
The musical comedy film Roadie, featuring Meat Loaf, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, Styx, Blondie and Pat Benatar, opens in cinemas in Australia, Oceania.
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.
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On their World Violation tour, Depeche Mode play at The Messehall, Hanover, Germany, Europe.
The film North Country, starring Charlize Theron, is released in the USA, featuring several Bob Dylan songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
Paul McCartney, 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.
Groove Armada play at the Academy, Manchester, UK.
Napoleon IIIrd plays at The Attic, Bristol, UK.
Mumford And Sons play the second of two nights at The HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jim Jones Revue play at The Wardrobe, Leeds, UK.
Nightwish announce Floor Jansen as the permanent replacement for sacked voclaist Anette Olzon.
Futurebirds and Sleepwalkers play at The Southern Cafe And Music Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Selena Gomez releases a new LP, Revival, in the USA.
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).
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