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The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland
is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
A Chinese Honeymoon
, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The musical comedy The Sultan Of Sulu
is presented at Wallack's Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 192 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Jazz drumming legend Max Roach
is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
, popular singer known as the Nabob of Sob, is born in Dallas, Oregon, USA.
Bluesman Eddy Clearwater
[aka Guitar Eddy] is born in Macon, Mississippi, USA.
The Harry James
Orchestra is playing during four weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
is the musical guest on tv series Star Time in the USA.
Musical comedy The Gay Life
is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
plays the first night of two weeks at The Prince Charles Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. Bob Dylan
attends the show.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
And His Orchestra are playing during a three-week engagement at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
is playing during a three-week engagement at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Sons Of Champlin play the second of two nights at The New Orleans House, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Country Gentlemen record Spanish Is A Loving Tongue and Johnny Reb at Roy Homer and Associates, Clinton, Maryland, USA.
and June Carter check into the El Rancho Motel in Sacramento, California, USA, to begin rehearsals for the live album Johnny Cash
At Folsom Prison. They are joined later by The Tennessee Three, Carl Perkins
, The Statler Brothers, Johnny's father, Ray Cash, and record producer Bob Johnston.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
John Gary is playing during four weeks at The Fremont Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Earth, Wind And Fire
, with Linda Hopkins and The Soul Quintet, perform Elements on the tv series Soul!, in the USA.
Imagine by John Lennon
reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, for the first of four weeks.
play at Granby Halls, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that country teen star LeAnn Rimes
, previously always managed by her father, Wilbur, is now to be managed by Tom Ross, former head of the Creative Artist Agency's music division.
Brian McFadden, formerly of Westlife
, confirms rumours that he and Delta Goodrem
are romantically linked.
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.
In a post on her MySpace.com blog, Courtney Love
announces that she intends to follow Radiohead
's lead by letting her fans decide how much to pay for her forthcoming album.
Beirut play at The Forum Theatre, Melbourne, Australia.
Zola play at Catch, London, UK.
, founder of The Montreux Jazz Festival
in Switzerland, dies aged 76 in Lausanne, Switzerland, Europe. Nobs had suffered an accident while nordic skiing in Switzerland and fell into a coma from which he did not recover. (Nobs is immortalised by a mention in the lyric of the Deep Purple
song Smoke On The Water)
play at The Junction, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.