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The Russell Brothers, Etta Butler, Prevost And Prevost, Stelling And Revelle, Donahue And Nicholls, Lavender And Tomson and Hamilton Hill play at the Bijou Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Vocalist Herbert Goddard records Wait, I'll Sing Thee Songs Of Araby and A Dream, for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Having built his own transmitter from instructions in a Popular Mechanics magazine, radio pioneer Doc Cruickshank broadcasts a programme of Old Tyme Music from his home in Wingham, Ontario, Canada, on CKNX radio.
Country Boy by Dave Bartholomew And His Orchestra, enters the Billboard Best-Selling R'n'B Singles chart at No14. It will rise no higher. Bartholomew will, however, achieve greater success as a producer and arranger for Fats Domino and other New Orleans singers.
The musical Hazel Flagg, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, opens at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, where it will run for 190 performances.
While serving with the US Army in Germany, Elvis Presley holds a party to celebrate his recent promotion to sergeant.
Jimmie Rodgers plays at The Erie Social Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
With the song Ring A Ding Girl, popular vocalist Ronnie Carroll wins the competition to find the singer who will represent Great Britain in this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Others entered in the competition include Frank Ifield, Kenny Lynch, Karl Denver and The Brook Brothers.
An Essex, UK, teenager claims to have set a World Record by dancing The Twist non-stop for 33 hours.
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The Swinging Blue Genes (later to become The Swinging Blue Jeans] play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Helen Shapiro plays at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, UK, supported by The Brook Brothers, The Four Jays, The Dale Sisters, Colin Day and The Red Price Band. Compere for the show is comedian Dave Allen.
Cliff Richard appears at a concert in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa, to raise funds for the care of delinquent children.
The Merseybeats and The Paramounts (also playing in nearby Rugby on a John Leyton-Rolling Stones tour) play at Wednesbury Youth Centre, Wednesbury, UK. The Paramounts will find greater success after changing their name to Procol Harum.
The Standells are in Universal TV Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, filming their appearance in The Munsters episode entitled Far out Munsters.
Bob Dylan plays at the Shrine Mosque, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
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 Roman Numerals are playing at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Barbara McNair plays a one-nighter at the Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
The Graham Bond Organisation plays at The Pied Bull, Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
Plastic Penny play at The Carlton Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Three Dog Night, supported by Hoyt Axton, play at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York State, USA.
Jon Jones is born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He will find success as bass player and founding member of The Eli Young Band, whose memorable hits include Crazy Girl (2011), Even If It Breaks Your Heart (2012) and Drunk Last Night (2013).
Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees lends his private jet to George Harrison when the former guitarist of The Beatles becomes stranded in Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe, because of a fault in his scheduled Concorde flight. Harrison uses Gibb's plane to fly to Miami, Florida, USA.
Robin Trower plays at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Louisiana Red spends the second of two days recording tracks for his album Anti-Nuclear Blues in Bunkerstudio, Bad Wildungen, Germany, Europe.
Marvin Fisher And The Marvin Music Co file a $5m legal action in Hollywood District Court, Los Angeles, California, USA, contending that the song When Sonny Sniffs Glue by Rick Dees includes seven bars which are identical to the 1960s hit Sunny by Bobby Hebb.
Paula Abdul's Straight Up becomes the first of three consecutive No1 singles in the USA for the former choreographer.
Filming of the music video for Madonna’s upcoming single Vogue is completed at The Burbank Studios in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, USA, with David Fincher as director.
Roy Ayers is playing during thirteen nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Jeff Buckley records a promo-only EP, Live From The Bataclan, at The Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Calypso singer and songwriter Lord Kitchener, best-remembered for his popular song Cricket, Lovely, Cricket, dies aged 77 in Champs Fleur, Trinidad, Caribbean.
On her 40th Birthday Show tour, Sheryl Crow plays at El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
R.E.M. play at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
The line-up is announced for the upcoming Teenage Cancer Trust benefit concerts, to be held from 4 to 8 April at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. Artists appearing will include Franz Ferdinand, Keane, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey.
Thriller 25, a special 25th anniversary edition of Michael Jackson's album Thriller, is released internationally.
Imogen Heap plays at The O2 Academy, Bristol, UK.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Jane Birkin plays the first of two nights at Florence Gould Hall, New York City, USA.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood record the duet Remind Me, in the USA.
Fingerstyle guitarist Andy McKee plays at The Phoenix, Exeter, UK.
It is revealed that Dr Andrew Reid, the coroner who hired his unqualified wife to preside over the inquest into the deaths of Amy Winehouse and others, has been suspended from his job.
Jazz saxophonist YolanDa Brown plays at Pizza Express Live Soho, London, UK.
Mick Hucknall, The Stereophonics and others re-record all of the tracks from The Beatles' debut album Please Please Me in just twelve hours at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original recording.
Paul Simon plays at The Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
The National play at Riverstage, Brisbane, Australia
On the High Hopes Tour, Bruce Springsteen plays the first of two nights at The Entertainment Center, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Erasure play at The O2 Academy, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Dustbowl Revival play at Aisle 5, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with Seth Walker.