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Pinkney Anderson is born in Laurens, South Carolina, USA. Under the name Pink Anderson
he will enjoy a long career, and will record for Prestige-Bluesville in the 1960s. Rock band Pink Floyd
will take the first half of their name from him, and the second half from another bluesman, Floyd Council.
Actor Lorne Greene is born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He will have one US No1 hit single, Ringo, in 1964, but is best remembered as the father in long-running tv series Bonanza.
John Thomas Wrencher is born in Sunflower, Mississippi, USA. He will find success as blues harmonica player, singer and recording artist Big John Wrencher
, aka One Arm John.
Big Bill Broonzy
, with Black Bob on piano, records These Ants Keep Biting Me, Big Bill Blues, You Know I Need Lovin', Match Box Blues and Low Down Woman Blues for ARC in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
During an extensive national tour, singing cowboy Gene Autry
plays in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.
The Betty McGuire group is playing during six weeks at The Prince George, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
, later to lead the Bee Gees
, enrols at Scarborough State School, Redcliffe, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
And His Orchestra are playing during a week of shows at The Brass Rail, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Squeaky clean homogenised teen crooner Pat Boone
collects a Gold Disc in the USA for his album Pat's Great Hits from the R.I.A.A.
is playing to full houses during a two-week stand at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
is playing during two weeks at The Racquet Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
plays the first of six nights at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
plays the fourth of nine days at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
sign a five year management contract with Boscobel Productions, owned by their managers Robert Wace and Grenville Collins.
The Beach Boys
play at The Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
audition for BBC radio in London, UK. They pass, by a narrow margin, and are booked to appear on the Joe Loss
play at The Shapiro Athletic Center, Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
album Rubber Soul is released in Spain on Odeon Records.
plays at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
's Group records I Want To Walk You Home, Tweedle dee and I Heard It Through The Grapevine, for Verve Records
in New York City, USA.
play at The Stateside, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
REO Speedwagon and Survivor play at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, earning a gross of $162,448.
Rapper Snoop Dogg
is bottled off during a gig at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham, UK.
Jazz flute, clarinet, alto sax and baritone sax player Prince Lasha
dies in Oakland, California, USA. Although revered by his contemporaries, Prince Lasha never found wide public acceptance.
Two members of Chuck Mangione's band, saxophonist Gerry Niewood and guitarist Coleman Mellett, are among the passengers killed on Flight 3407, en route to play a gig in Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Two members of Chuck Mangione's band, saxophonist Gerry Niewood and guitarist Coleman Mellett, are among the passengers killed on Flight 3407, en route to play a gig in Buffalo, New York State.
On her I Am ...
plays at the Hipódromo de San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
On her Fearless
tour, Taylor Swift
plays the first of two nights at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia.
plays at Ruby Diamond Auditorium, Tallahasse, Florida, USA, with David Grisman.
plays at The City Winery, New York City, USA.
play the first of two nights at Unipol Arena, Bologna, Italy, Europe, supported by Kvelertak
On the European leg of their