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The musical comedy The Girl From Up There, with music by Gustave Kerker, is presented at The Herald Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 96 performances.
The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
The musical comedy The Sultan Of Sulu is presented at Wallack's Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 192 performances.
Charles Delaunay is born in Paris, France, Europe. He will find success as a jazz guitarist, drummer and entrepreneur, closely associated with the organisation of jazz fans known as The Hot Club De France.
The musical revue Hello, Broadway!, with music and lyrics by George M. Cohan, is playing at The Astor Theatre, Broadway, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 123 performances.
Johnnie Ray, popular singer known as the Nabob of Sob, is born in Dallas, Oregon, USA.
Fred Waring And His Pennsylvanians record Red Hot Chicago for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Pete Wiggins, a pseudonym of Frank Luther and Carson Robison, record I Don't Work For A Living and Everybody Does It In Hawaii, for OKeh Records in New York City, USA.
Lyle Ritz is born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He will find success as a jazz ukulele player, and also as a bass-playing member of The Wrecking Crew, the Los Angeles-based group of studio sessioneers who contributed to countless American pop hits from the mid 1960s to the early 1980s.
R'n'b/jazz alto saxophonist Earl Bostic records his classic, Flamingo, in New York City, USA.
Teresa Brewer with an orchestra directed by Ray Bloch, records Gonna Get Along Without You Now, for Coral Records in the USA.
The musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
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.
Etta Jones is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Counterpoint Club, Chicago, Illinos, USA.
Buzz Clifford performs Baby Sittin' Boogie on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Cannonball Adderley is playing during a two-week engagement at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Freddie King records High Rise and Sittin' On The Boondock, in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, for King-Federal Records.
Cliff Richard's latest movie Summer Holiday is premiered at the Warner Theatre in London, England, UK, Europe. Cliff and The Shadows attend the event.
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Just two weeks after the release of their first Capitol Records single, I Want To Hold Your Hand, sales figures indicate that The Beatles have sold over one million records in the USA.
American folk group the New Christy Minstrels appear on UK tv show Sunday Night At The London Palladium
Following an argument with his girlfriend Kathy Mary Etchingham, Jimi Hendrix writes the lyric for The Wind Cries Mary at 34 Montagu Square, London, England, UK, Europe. According to Etchingham, "All the incidents in it were what happened: I smashed plates on the floor, he swept th em up. He locked me in the bathroom for absolutely ages and wouldn't let me out. He went out and left me locked in the bloody bathroom."
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Jazz vocalist Bobbe Norris is playing during two weeks at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
Sadie (The Cleaning Lady) by Johnny Farnham, rises from No7 to No3 in the Go Set National Top 40 singles Chart in Australia, Oceania. Snoopy's Christmas by The Royal Guardsmen remains in the No1 position.
Paul McCartney begins recording sessions for his next album, Ram, in the A&R Studios, New York City.
Pink Floyd are rehearsing at The Rolling Stones' rehearsal facility, a disused Victorian warehouse at 47, Bermondsey Street, South London, England, UK. They are working on tracks which will, in due course, evolve into their classic album Dark Side Of The Moon.
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The Bay City Rollers reach No1 in the RPM Singles Chart in Canada with Saturday Night. Some months later, pioneering punk rock band The Ramones will attempt to learn how to play it but fail because they are muysically inept. Nevertheless, they are inspired by Saturday Night to use a simplified version of its structure for their song Blitzkrieg Bop.
Linda Ronstadt opens on Broadway, New York City, USA, as the female lead, Mabel, in a new staging of Gilbert And Sullivan's comic opera The Pirates Of Penzance.
Wild Man of Rock, Ted Nugent, plays drug dealer Charlie Bassett in tonight's episode of tv series Miami Vice, which is titled Definitely Miami.
Evan Parker plays at LMC, London, England, UK, Europe.
In Johannesburg, South Africa, Paul Simon rehearses for his upcoming concert at Ellis Park Stadium. During the day he also holds an informal press conference and conducts a workshop for aspiring young black musicians.
Sting plays the first of two nights at the Palais Omnisports De Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
The Brit Award nominations are announced in London, UK, with Scottish band Franz Ferdinand heading up the list. They have a tally of five possible awards, including Best British Group, Album, Breakthrough Act, Rock Act and Live Act.
The Levon Helm Band plays one its regular Midnight Ramble Sessions Vol 3, in Helm's barn in Woodstock, New York State, USA. Guest musicians taking part in the session include Jimmy Vivino.
Sonic Youth play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Sting plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Just Jack posts a message on Facebook saying, "Congratulations to my mate Ed Sheeran. No.2 in the iTunes Album chart today. No radio, no TV, no label, no promo. Respect." The message is a reference to Sheeran's self-released fifth EP, No. 5 Collaborations Project, which features eight collaborations with hip-hop artists including Wiley, Sway, Dot Rotton, JME and P-Money.
N.E.R.D. play at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.
B.B. King plays at The Marina Civic Center, Panama City, Florida, USA.
Deerhoof play at The Woodland Bar, Brisbane, Australia.
Lana Del Rey releases Born To Die in Spain, Europe. It is the first single and title track from her second album, Born To Die.
Guster play at The Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Singer Ray J quits reality tv show Celebrity Big Brother in the UK, and is admitted to hospital, suffering serious dental issues.
On his Original High Tour, Adam Lambert plays at Blue Live, Hiroshima, Japan, Asia.
David Bowie dies of liver cancer, two days after his 69th birthday, in Manhattan, New York City, USA. He had been diagnosed with the illness eighteen months earlier.
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When rock band Squeeze appear on the same edition of The Andrew Marr Show as UK Prime Minister David Cameron, they change the lyrics of their song Cradle To The Grave to include a stinging attack on the Conservative Party suggesting that they are 'hellbent on destruction of the welfare state'.
A-Daily release a new single, White Snow Day, on DK Entertainment in South Korea,
Rebecca Ferguson confirms that she has turned down the invitation to sing at the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the USA, because she would not be permitted to sing the song of her choice, Strange Fruit, about the lynching of black men.
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Brian Eno shares online a letter which he wrote to Lorde in support of her decision to cancel a gig in Israel.