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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.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains
, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
The Original Gospel Harmonettes record Just To Behold His Face, Get Away Jordan and When I Reach My Heavenly Home, for Specialty Records
in Hollywood, California, USA.
West Coast r'n'b combo The Jewels
record Please Return and Natural, Natural Ditty for Imperial Records
in Los Angeles, California, USA.
A new folk club, The Ash Grove
, is opened at 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA, with a performance by Brownie McGee
. It will become the city's premier folk and roots music venue for the next fifteen years.
Acoustic guitar virtuoso John Fahey
records 900 Miles in Washington, USA.
come to the end of a nine-day tour of Scotland.
Three members of folk-country group The Carter Family (Mother Maybelle and her daughters Anita and Helen) are injured in a car crash at West Jefferson, Ohio, USA, when their vehicle is rammed from behind at a stop light.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The Soft Machine
play as part of the Jazz In The Garden series of concerts at The Museum Of Modern Art, New York City, USA.
For a princely fee of £6.50, ace session player Nicky Hopkins
records the piano part for The Beatles
track Revolution, in EMI's Abbey Road
Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatstalkers play at The Marquee
, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Dream Police.
The first International Gospel Festival, a two-day event, comes to an end at the Municiapal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee
Willie Alexander And The Boom Boom Band play at Max
is playing during a week at The Clayton Club, Sacramento, California, USA.
by The Specials reaches No1 in the UK singles chart. The song's inspiration had come some months earlier, when The Specials played at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland. When Jerry Dammers
of The Specials saw elderly women selling their possessions on the Glasgow streets, he was inspired to write the song. "It was unbelievable," he said later. "It was clear that something was very, very wrong."
guitarist Pete Willis
meets with the rest of the band to protest against his sacking because of his drinking problems. The others refuse to relent and Willis remains sacked.
On their Brothers In Arms tour, Dire Straits
are playing during a thirteeen-night stand at Wembley Arena
, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones
arrive in Grand Central Station, New York City, USA, aboard a caboose used in the film The Cotton Club, to hold a press conference announcing their first tour in eight years – Steel Wheels.
's second show at the Flaminio Stadium, Rome, Italy, Europe, is cancelled, due to poor ticket sales. Her show was recently criticised by the Italian Bishops' Conference as 'an offence to good taste.'
On the Pump
play at Sandstone Amphitheater, Bonner Springs, Kansas, USA.
plays at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade
tour, Kiss play at The Civic Center, Roanoke Virginia, USA.
The pan-European Heavy Metal festival, Sonisphere, plays at The Forum, Barcelona, Spain, Europe, with headliners Metallica
, supported by Slipknot
, Lamb Of God
is awarded an honorary citizenship of Sydney, Australia, by Mayor Clover Moore.
play at Moho Live, Manchester, UK.
MS MR play at The Haunt, Brighton, UK.
O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips play at Jones Beach, New York State, USA.
, Charley Pride
and Jim Lauderdale are all decorated by The National Music Council, during the 32nd Annual American Eagle Awards at a gathering of The National Association of Music Merchants.