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Jessie Bartlett Davis, The Young America Quintette, Johnson And Dean [billed as 'Originators of The Kinetoscope Rag Dance'], and others play the second night of a week at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
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.
Joe Welch, Talkative Miss Norton, Refined vocalists Mr. And Mrs. Waterous, and musical novelty duo Collins And Ma Dell play during a week of shows at The Grand, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
, Bud Fisher, Gertrude Vanderbilt, Josie Heather And Eddie Ross, McConnel And Simpson, Palfrey, Hall And Brown, Harris And Manion and Romalo And Delano are playing the Vaudeville show at The Palace Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bennie Moten and his Orchestra play the first night of a week of shows in The Graystone Ballroom, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Garland Sisters [formerly The Gumm Sisters] play the fourth of seven nights at the Michigan Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA. One of the sisters, Frances Gumm, will find stardom after a name change to Judy Garland
Funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player Roy Ayers
is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Anthony Joseph Perry is born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as Joe Perry
, lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for Aerosmith
Martha Raye is playing at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA, during a four week run.
has the first day of a two-day recording session during which he records Georgia On My Mind, Two Sleepy People and other tracks with the Johnny Mandel Orchestra
, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
The Four Tops
, Marvin Gaye
, Stevie Wonder
, The Lovin' Spoonful
, The Temptations
, Martha And The Vandellas
, Brenda Holloway
, Patti LaBelle And The Bluebelles and The Beau Brummels
play the eighth night of a ten day season, promoted by top radio DJ Murray The K
, at the Brooklyn Fox Theatre, New York City, USA.
is playing the second of five nights at Club Laurel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
play at The Top Of The World, Stafford, England, UK.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Johnny Tillotson is undertaking a tour of American Military bases in Germany, Europe.
The Mothers Of Invention
are recording My Head! in Sunset Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Fair Warning Tour [aka the W.D.F.A. (We Don't Fuck Around) Tour] Van Halen
play at Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Morris sey Mullen band plays at The Half Moon, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
Gloria Gaynor plays at The Inn On The Park, Jersey, UK, Europe.
American tour comes to a premature end after the gig at the Bay Front Center, Tampa, Florida, USA. The four remaining dates of the tour are cancelled. According to drummer Mike Joyce, "After the Tampa gig, it just got so crazy that we were really burned out."
play at Hammerjack's, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
plays the first of two nights at Foxwoods High Stakes Bingo And Casino, Ledyard, Connecticut, USA.
jailed for three years
at Southwark Crown Court, London, England, UK, Europe, for his part in laundering more than £2m of drug money from cocaine deals.
Mark Williams, founder and editor of the short-lived weekly music paper New Music News, is
The Sex Pistols
launch their own brand perfume
in the USA. The product is described as "the spirit
of punk in a bottle". The publicity for the perfume claims that, "Sex Pistols
fragrance is inspired by anarchy and chaos, as the ideologies of the bend that made a revolution in UK in the 70s, spreading to the international music scene."
release their debut album Bewilderland on Dead Fly Recordings in the UK.
Jarvis Cocker heads up an underwater-themed Proms concert at The Royal Albert Hall
, London, England, UK.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, Hot Tuna
play at The Rialto Theatre, Bozeman, Montana, USA.