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The Fairyland Carnival at Mechanics' Pavilion, San Francsico, California, USA, features entertainment by Bennett's Great Band Of Soloists, The Electrical Ballet, The Pacific Cat Club's Show and More.
The musical comedy Florodora is performed at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 48 shows.
William Henry Webb is born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He will find success as Chick Webb, one the greatest drummers and bandleader in early jazz history.
The Fisk University Jubilee Quartet records In The Morning and other songs, for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Blues and jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter Big Joe Duskin is born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
The Clevelanders, a pseudonym for Harry Reser And His Orchestra, record A Little Town Called Home Sweet Home and I'm Thirsty For Kisses - Hungry For Love, in New York City, USA, for Brunswick Records.
Actor/singer Dick Powell has his handprint recorded in cement in The Forecourt Of The Stars at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California, 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 revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
Elvis Presley plays a benefit concert for the Future Farmers Of America, in the High School Auditorium, Alpine, Texas, USA.
When two local rock'n'roll bands, The Offbeats and The Jaywalkers play a gig together in Norwich, England, UK, Europe, Peter Jay of The Jaywalkers invites guitarist Peter Miller from The Offbeats to join his band.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Cliff Burton, later to become bass player for Metallica, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
Johnny Cash records Delia's Gone, Lost On The Desert, I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know and Sing It Pretty, Sue, at Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Joe Williams plays at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are playing during two weeks at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Accordionist and singer Dick Contino is playing at Ray's Supper Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Palais, St Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania.
Because she is the wife of John Lennon of The Beatles, a fan club is started for Cynthia Lennon, complete with its own monthly magazine.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Orpheus are playing at The Chessmate, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Gods and Taste play live at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The Valentine Ball, Essex University, Colchester, England, UK, Europe. (Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd is said to have attended this gig, but it seems unlikely given that Pink Floyd were playing 260 miles away in Nelson, Lancashire on the same night.)
Dance To The Music becomes the first hit for Sly And The Family Stone as it enters the Billboard R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at number three. The song shakes off assumptions about the separate roles of voices and instruments as sources of rhythm and harmony, alternating and blending them without losing either melody or dance beat.
UK rock paper Disc and Music Echo reports that drummer Nigel Olsson of Plastic Penny was, "rushed to hospital last week to have stitches inserted in his face following an incident at the Eastcote Clay Pigeon Club. A member of the audience smashed Nigel in the face with a broken bottle during the group's second number, and later in the evening the dance promoter was beaten up."
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band play at The London School Of Economics, London, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that Jefferson Airplane have split from their manager, the music business entrepreneur Bill Graham.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling US singles, is The End Of Our Road by Gladys Knight And The Pips entering at No55.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Black Sabbath play at The Dome, Brighton, Sussex, UK, supported by Wild Turkey.
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Robin Trower plays at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Iggy Pop plays at The Locarno, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Ozzy Osbourne plays at Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, supported by Motley Crue.
The album Highwayman by Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. The superstar quartet is also known as The Highwaymen.
Blues singer and guitarist Keb' Mo' releases the album Keep It Simple in the USA, which will earn him his third Grammy Award in the contemporary blues genre.
Green Day play at the SECC, Glasgow, Scotland.
It is announced that actor Corey Feldman has been subpoenaed in the Michael Jackson child molestation case in Santa Maria, California, USA.
Mose Allison plays the last of three nights at Yoshi's, Oakland, California, USA.
Before He Cheats wins the Best Female Country Vocal Performance award for Carrie Underwood at the 50th annual Grammys held in the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. The same song also secures the Best Country Song Award for writers Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins.
Lady Gaga plays a live set at the amfAR New York Gala in New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan sings his classic protest song The Times they Are A-Changin' at The White House, Washington, DC, USA, during a concert of music from the Civil Rights movement. Other performers appearing in the presence of President Obama, include Joan Baez, Smokey Robinson, Natalie Cole, Jennifer Hudson and The Blind Boys Of Alabama.
Committed play at The Starlight Ballroom, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Marin Independent Journal reports that Steven Wiig of Sausalito, California, USA, who worked as a personal assistant to Lars Ulrich, drummer of Metallica, has filed a lawsuit claiming for years of unpaid overtime.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play the second of two nights at The Sport Complex Olympiski, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
Blown Away wins the Best Country Solo Performance for Carrie Underwood, and the Best Country Song for songwriters Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins, during the 55th annual Grammy Awards, held at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jennifer Nettles (of Sugarland) releases a new solo single, Me Without You on Mercury Nashville Records in the USA.
Prima Donna do an in-store session at Amoeba Music, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On the European leg of his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays at The Arena, Nurnberg, Germany.