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Milton Mesirow is born in Chicago, Illinois. He will find a measure of fame as jazz clarinettist
Bennie Moten and His Orchestra play the third night of a week of shows at The Pearl Theatre
, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Popular vocalist Jo Stafford
, with Paul Weston and His Orchestra records Over The Rainbow, Yesterdays and Georgia On My Mind at Radio Recorders
' studios in Hollywood, California, USA. Capitol Records
will issue all the tracks on the album Jo Stafford
With Paul Weston And His Orchestra.
Violinist Gene Pringle And His Orchestra with 'songstress' Lilli Malloy is playing at The Lotus Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys record a new single, Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud, Loud, Music) for Columbia Records
in the USA.
records Jamaica Farewell as the final track during sessions for his RCA Victor
album Calypso, at Webster Hall, New York City.
Hound Dog by Elvis Presley
becomes the first rock'n'roll song to exceed three million sales in the USA.
George Brunis is playing at Basin Street in The French Village, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Tubby Hayes Quartet and The Norman Stenfalt Quartet with guest singer Elaine Detmar, perform live on the BBC Light Programme radio show Jazz Club in London, England, UK, Europe.
dance craze in Jamaica, Caribbean.
Jamaican newspaper The Star runs a full-page feature about the spread in popularity of the
plays at The Academy Of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
, Jackie Wilson
, Solomon Burke
, BB King, Chuck Jackson, and Hank Ballard And The Midnighters, with Jimi Hendrix
a temporary member of his band, come to the end of a Henry Wynn's Supersonic Attractions Tour of the Southern States of the USA.
Country Joe and The
Fish and Neon Gothic play the fourth of five nights at The Jabberwock
, Berkeley, California, USA. They also fit in a show at Moe's Books, Berkeley.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
play the first of two nights at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
When The Cure
play at The Bismark Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA, their leader Robert Smith gives up smoking.
The Washington Guitar Quartet with Charlie Byrd plays at The Arts Centre, College Of DuPage, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Cream becomes the fifth Billboard
singles chart-topper in the USA for Prince
. Simultaneously, his LP Diamonds And Pearls peaks at No3.
Viewers of the UK music channel VH1 vote I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
as the No1 most romantic song ever. Elvis Presley
's You Were Always On My Mind takes second place, while My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion
is voted in at No3.
A Perfect Circle
play the second of three sold out nights at The Avalon, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
Savages, The Palma Violets and Saint Michel play at La Boule Noire, Paris, France, Europe.
plays at The Kalamazoo Club, Hornsey, London, England, UK, Europe. Dobson's best-known composition, Morning Dew
, became an international standard, covered by Fred Neil, The Grateful Dead
, Tim Rose and Devo, to name but a few.
On their Bula Quo Tour, Status Quo
play at The AWD-Hall, Hannover, Germany, Europe.
launches her debut album, Wherever I Go, with a live show at The Acorn, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK, Europe.