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Leonard Garfield Spencer is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find fame as Len Spencer
, known to millions as America's first recording star. He will also score numerous hits as half of the singing duo of Len Spencer and Ada Jones
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's
is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 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.
Stanley Knight, one of many guitarists to pass through the ranks of Southern boogie band Black Oak Arkansas, is born in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
During an extensive national tour, singing cowboy Gene Autry
plays in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.
New York City doo-wop quintet The Five Crowns renew their recording contract with Rainbow Records.
is playing to full houses during a two-week stand at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
New York City songwriters Wes Farrell and Bert Berns
register the song My Girl Sloopy. It will become a huge hit for The McCoys
under the name Hang On Sloopy, and will also be recorded by The Yardbirds
The Jazz Communicators (saxophonist Joe Henderson, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Herbie Lewis, and drummer Louis Hayes) are playing during a fifteen night booking at The Both/And Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
plays at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
play at The Stateside, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Jan Garbarek
Quartet plays at The Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, UK.
UK tabloid The Daily Star runs a front page story about visiting
"evil gangster rapper" Snoop Doggy Dogg
with the headline Kick This Evil Bastard Out.
Alabama is awarded three multi-platinum albums on the same day by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA. Mountain Music is certified as quintuple-platinum, Roll On secures quadruple-platinum and Greatest Hits, Volume III reaches double-platinum status.
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.
Girl Talk play at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, USA.
On her Fearless
tour, Taylor Swift
plays the first of two nights at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia.
Chicago-born blues multi-instrumentalist Otis Taylor
releases a new album, My World Is Gone, on Telarc Records in the UK.
plays at The Palladium, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at Underground Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gehennah release a new LP, Too Loud To Live, Too Drunk To Die on Metal Blade Records in the UK.
plays at Charleston Music Hall, Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
plays at The City Winery, New York City, USA.
On their WorldWired
play at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.