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Garth Green and his Orchestra play at The Armistice Eve Dance in The Cooper Club, Henderson, Texas, USA.
Popular vocalist Kate Smith performs the 1918 Irving Berlin song God Bless America for the first time ever, on her Armistice Day radio show in the USA. The song will become a hugely popular American patriotic anthem, but its sentiments will so anger folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie that he will write This Land Is Your Land as a riposte.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, with Django Reinhardt on guitar, plays at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The romantic movie musical Two Weeks With Love, starring Jane Powell and Ricardo Montalban, is released by MGM in the USA.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
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.
Luis Fernando Allende Arenas is born in Mexico City, Mexico, North America. He will find success as singer, actor, painter, film producer and film director Fernando Allende.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Nolan Strong And The Diablos play the sixth night of three weeks at The Madison Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Dells make their Billboard R'n'B singles chart debut in the USA with Oh, What A Nite.
Singing The Blues by Marty Robbins reaches No1 in the Billboard C'n'W Best Sellers in Stores chart in the USA.
Sam Cooke suffers minor eye injuries and Lou Rawls is also injured in a car crash near Marion, Arkansas, which kills their chauffeur, Edward Cunningham.
Rockabilly vocalist Johnny Horton records Whispering Pines and When It's Springtime In Alaska, at Bradley's barn, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Louis Jordan plays the second night in a week of shows at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Al Casey Quartet records Blue Moon, Dancing In The Dark and other tracks for Moodsville Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
Stonewall Jackson releases a new single, A Wound Time Can't Erase, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Love Came To Me by Dion entering at No72, is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The Merseybeats play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Bo Diddley plays the last of six nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sonny Webb and the Cascades play at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Rory Storm And The Hurricanes and The Statesmen.
The Jet Set sign a recording contract with Columbia Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. The group will find much greater fame after changing its name to The Byrds.
Martha And The Vandellas appear on the BBC Light Programme radio show Pop Inn, Paris Studio, London, UK.
Frank Sinatra records Any Time At All and Somewhere In Your Heart in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Reprise Records.
The Squires, including Neil Young on lead guitar, play the ninth of thirteen nights at The Flamingo Club, Fort William, Ontario, Canada.
Strawberry Alarm Clock play the first of four nights at The Ambassador Theatre, Washington DC, USA, supported by Mosaic Virus.
Tickets go on sale for the upcoming Led Zeppelin tour of the UK, with prices pegged at £1.
Depeche Mode play at Racquel's nightclub, Basildon, England, UK, Europe, supported by Blancmange and Film Noir. This latter band includes Perry Bamonte, who will go on to play with The Cure.
On their Eliminator tour, ZZ Top play at The Palais Des Sports, Toulouse, France, Europe.
Ozzy Osbourne begins his Bark At The Moon tour at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
On their Mama tour, Genesis play at the Mecca Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Meatloaf’s album Bad Attitude, featuring The Who's Roger Daltrey on guest vocals, enters the UK chart where it will peak at No8.
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Liza Minelli plays the last of eight days at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Jazz Butcher play in the foyer at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by Farley 708.
Aqualung by Jethro Tull is certified as a triple platinum album by the R.I.A.A in the USA.
The Hedrons play at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers record The Trip To Pirate's Cove at The Clubhouse, Los Angeles, California, USA, for their twelfth album, Mojo.
Midlake play at The Junction, Cambridge, UK.
Wembley Arena becomes the first live music arena approved to carry the Julie's Bicycle Industry Green (ig) mark. The venue's environmental policy includes a commitment to reduce 2010's energy use per show by 5% compared to the previous year.
Poetry/music collective Little Machine play at Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
In an interview on CNN, David Gilmour says that The Endless River will mark the end of Pink Floyd's recording career.
It is revealed that, just two days after the election of Donald Trump as President Of The USA, the song It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) by R.E.M. achieves a 435% sales increase to 3,000 sold, and a 312 percent streaming increase to 601,000. Also scoring significant increases in the immediate wake of the election are American Idiot by Green Day, FDT (F*ck Donald Trump) by YG feat. Nipsey Hussle, You Can't Always Get What You Want by The Rolling Stones, Up Like Trump by Rae Sremmurd, Donald Trump by Mac Miller and, inevitably, God Bless America by Lee Greenwood.
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Animal Collective play at The Fillmore, Miami Beach, Florida, USA, with Actress.
The Cure play at Lanxess Arena, Koln, Germany, Europe.
Dub Pistols play at The Boileroom, Guildford, England, UK, Europe.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra begins its annual Christmas tour with a show at The State Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
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