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Scott Wood And His Orchestra record the Harry Warren composition Shadow Waltz in London, UK.
The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra, conducted by G. Scott Wood, with Brian Lawrence on vocals, records Smooth Sailing, Look Up And Laugh and Love Is Everywhere, in London for HMV Records.
Legendary songwriter and composer George Gershwin dies of a brain tumour, aged 38, in Beverly Hills, California. Among his best-loved compositions are Summertime They Can't Take That Away From Me and Rhapsody In Blue.
The Swift Jewel Cowboys - known as 'The Only Mounted Cowboy Band In America' - record Fan It and When I Put On My Long White Robe for Okeh Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Richard Anthony Crispian Francis Prew Hope-Weston is born in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, UK. He will find success as a rock radio deejay after, for some unknown reason, changing his name to Tommy Vance.
Larry Fotine And His Orchestra play the first of a week of shows at Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Jimmy Rogers records Money, Marbles And Chalk, Hard Working Man, My Little Machine and Chance To Love, in Chicago, IIlinois, USA, for Chess Records.
Tiny Bradshaw And His Orchestra play during a four-week engagement in Cincinnati, Ohio, 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.
Frankie Laine is playing at The Riverside, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Eddie Calvert, aka The Man With The Golden Trumpet, plays at The Ritz, Cleethorpes, UK.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
Eddie Kirkland plays the first of two nights at The Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
The Poni-Tails appear on UK tv pop show Drumbeat.
Question becomes the fifteenth single by Lloyd Price to enter the Billboard Top Ten R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA.
David Baerwald is born in Oxford, Ohio, USA. After moving to Los Angeles, he will form the duo David & David whose only album, Boomtown, will produce three hit singles.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Popular singer Jo Ann Campbell is playing during four weeks of shows as support for comedian Red Skelton at The Sands Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Everly Brothers record the Gerry Goffin-Carole King song Chains in United Studio B, Hollywood, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records. At the same session they also record Don't Ask Me To Be Friends.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the seventh night of a three-week season at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Paul Anka plays the fourth of eight nights at Freedomland Amusement Park, The Bronx, New York City, USA.
Under The Boardwalk by The Drifters enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No4.
Music trade publication Billboard announces the release of a new Ray Charles album, Have A Smile With Me, on ABC-Paramount Records in the USA.
A live appearance on tv show Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) is taped by The Beatles at Teddington Studio Centre, Teddington, UK.
The Brian Auger Trinity play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, England, UK.
The Impressions play at The Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Taj Mahal and Tim Buckley play the fourth of six nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who play in Saskatoon Arena, Saskatchewan, Canada.
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The first International Gospel Festival, a two-day event, comes to an end at the Municiapal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Black Sabbath play in the Municipal Auditorium, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Fairport Convention play in The Open Air Theatre, Regent
Thin Lizzy play a Thank-you Concert at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, supported by Graham Parker and the Rumour. Phil Lynott, the leader of Thin Lizzy, plays this concert against advice from doctors.
Neil Young's in-concert movie, Rust Never Sleeps, premieres at the Bruin Theater, Westwood, California.
Neil Young's in-concert movie, Rust Never Sleeps, premieres at the Bruin Theater, Westwood, California, USA.
Ultravox release their fourth album, Vienna, in the UK on Chrysalis Records. It will peak at No3.
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On their Southern Accents tour, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Jazz pianist and bandleader Woolf Phillips dies aged 84 in Reseda, California, USA.
Associated Press reports that an accountant for Andy Summers, former guitarist of The Police, has pleaded guilty to forging the musician's signature on two checks for $25,000, and now faces a possible 30 years in jail.
The Black Eyed Peas, Pink, Franz Ferdinand, The Darkness and Muse play at the T In The Park Festival, Balado, Scotland.
Love play at The Princess Pavilion, Falmouth, UK.
Beck plays at Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Bright Eyes play at Somerset House, London, England, UK, supported by The Faint.
Modern English play at The Double Door, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lady Gaga is awarded an honorary citizenship of Sydney, Australia, by Mayor Clover Moore.
Sweet Billy Pilgrim play at Bush Hall, London, UK.
Mark Knopfler plays at The Moon And Stars Festival, Locarno, Switzerland, Europe.
Pink plays the fourth of eighteen record-breaking nights at the 15,000 capacity Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
D-A-D play at Havnen, Juelsminde, Denmark, Europe.