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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.
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
, popular singer known as the Nabob of Sob, is born in Dallas, Oregon, USA.
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.
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.
is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Counterpoint Club, Chicago, Illinos, 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.
records High Rise and Sittin' On The Boondock, in
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, for King-Federal Records.
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."
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.
recording sessions for his next album, Ram
, in the A&R Studios, New York City.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
plays at The Marina Civic Center, Panama City, Florida, USA.
play at The Woodland Bar, Brisbane, Australia.
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.
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.
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'.
release a new single, White Snow Day, on DK Entertainment in South Korea,