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The variety show billed as Vaudeville Ambrosia at The Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, California, USA, features Adelina Roattino, The Nine Marvellous Merrills, Reichens' Hand-Balancing Dogs, Victor Jerome, Lottie Fremont And Harry W. Welch, Kelly And Violette and Rose And Jeanette.
is born in Elberfeld, Germany, Europe. A popular accordion band leader, he will score a major hit in the USA in 1939 with Beer Barrel Polka.
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly
is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
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.
Walter James Fewell is born in Hockerville, Oklahoma, USA. After changing his name to Jimmie Rivers
, he will find acclaim as one of the all-time great western swing guitarists, much inspired by Charlie Christian
and Barney Kessel
Italian folk-pop icon Angelo Branduardi
is born the small town of Cuggioni, Italy, Europe.
The BBC Third Programme radio service in the UK transmits the second in its series of folk-music-related shows entitled Traditional Ballads.
is heard performing Lovesick Blues, Move It On Over and I'll Have A New Body on the Mother's Best Flour radio series in the USA. On the same edition of the show, Audrey Williams performs The Waltz Of The Wind.
, with the Dave Terry Orchestra, records I Apologise, Bring Back The Thrill, Don't Cry and Don't Leave Me Now, at Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple
, 135 West 70th Street, New York City, USA.
Orchestra is playing during six weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with The Blackburn Twins.
, later to lead the Bee Gees
, enrols at Scarborough State School, Redcliffe, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
TV pop show producer Jack Good sparks
off a UK controversy when he is reported in a newspaper feature stating that, "I don't think Cliff Richard
would have existed at all as a singer without Elvis Presley
is playing during two weeks at The Racquet Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Milk And Honey
, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
While travelling across the USA by car with a group of friends, Bob Dylan
plays at Tougalou University, Jackson, Mississippi.
The musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
and others play at a Philips record label show in the Winter Olympic Games centre, Grenoble, France, Europe.
The Savoy Brown Blues Band play at The 100 Club
, 100 Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe.
[aka Ishmon Bracey] dies aged 69 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He made his first recordings as a blues singer and guitarist for Victor Records
, Tennessee, in 1928, and also recorded for Paramount
fires Vini 'Mad Dog' Lopez, the original drummer for his backing group, The E Street Band, and replaces him with Ernest 'Boom' Carter.
Crystal Gayle reaches No1 single in The Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA with 'Til I Can Gain Control Again, written by Rodney Crowell.
' interrupted British tour resumes at The Lyceum Ballroom, London, England, UK, Europe.
Chelsea play at The Pier Hotel, Cleethorpes, England, UK, Europe.
Chas And Dave
play at The Derngate Centre, Northampton, England, UK, Europe.
of The Who takes time out to meet with an old fan of the band, Stephanie Zimmerman, at the cafe in The Wallace Collection, London, England, UK, Europe.
On her I Am ...
plays at the Hipódromo de San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
play at The Sunshine TheaterrnAlbuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
play at The Hare And Hounds, Birmingham, UK.
play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their Singing For Strangers tour, folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor
play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
An obsessive Miley Cyrus
fan from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, is taken into police custody in Los Angeles, California, after having written disturbing Facebook posts about the singer
, stating that he knew her address and how to get into her property and couldn't wait to finally be together with her. He had travelled from Milwaukee to Los Angeles in search of Miley.