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Chu Chin Chow, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
Eddie South And His Orchestra record the Hoagy Carmichael composition Mama Mockingbird, plus My! Oh, My! in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Wills is at No1 on the Billboard country chart in the USA with Sugar Moon.
Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra are playing during a two-month stay at The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, USA.
Brenda Lee graduates from high school in Hollywood, California, USA, having already scored a dozen top ten hit singles.
American music trade bible Billboard magazine reports that country music songwriter Esther Casteel has launched her own Western Ranch Music record label.
Billy Daniels records Blues Prelude, Blue Skies, Hallelujah and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Verve Records.
Ray Charles releases a new single, What'd I Say, Parts 1 And 2, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Ray Charles releases a new single, What'd I Say, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Hank Ballard and The Midnighters release a new single, Sugaree, on King Records in the USA.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play at The Trocadero, Elephant AndCastle, London, UK.
Patti Page is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ike And Tina Turner, The Olympics and Big Maybelle are playing during a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Frankie Avalon begins a fifteen day tour of South America.
The Supremes release a new single, A Breath Taking Guy, in the USA. The full title of the song was originally A Breath Taking, First Sight Soul Shaking, One Night Love Making, Next Day Heartbreaking Guy, but it was, thankfully, shortened on later editions of the single.
Carl Perkins plays the twelfth of fifteen nights at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Joey Dee And The Starliters record All The World Is Twistin', for Roulette Records in New York City, USA.
Paul Simon writes to Swindon Folk Singers Club, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, to ask if they can give him any gigs, for his usual fee of
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In UK pop weekly newspaper Melody Maker, Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones criticises the rising wave of folk and folk-rock artists as "folk-fakers".
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Joni Mitchell is playing at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Dave Van Ronk.
The Elvis Presley movie Speedway, co-starring Nancy Sinatra, premieres in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Barbara McNair is playing during three weeks of shows at The Royal Box of The Americana Hotel, New York City, USA.
The Knokke Song Contest begins in Knokke, Belgium, Europe, with Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders and Dave Berry representing the UK.
Cactus, The Flamin' Groovies and Redeye play the third of four nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Crystal Gayle scores her first No1 in the Billboard Country Singles Chart in the USA with I'll Get Over You.
Country and western star Johnny Bond dies of a heart attack, aged 63, in Burbank, California, USA.
Dexys Midnight Runners play at The Pier Pavilion, Hastings, England, UK, Europe.
One million people see Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Gary 'US' Bonds, Linda Ronstadt, Rita Marley and more at a Rally For Nuclear Disarmament in Central Park, New York City, USA.
The Cure are undertaking nine days of rehearsals for their upcoming summer gigs, mostly European festival dates.
Motley Crue play at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Bob Dylan plays at The La Crosse Centre, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA.
Although still unsigned, upcoming UK band Oasis are given a full-page feature in the Manchester Evening News.
Coldplay enter the UK albums chart at No1 with their third LP XAndY.
The Texas Hawaiian Music Festival is held in the Austin Airport Hilton, Austin, Texas, USA.
Gene Loves Jezebel play at The Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the second of two nights at The Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
It is reported that Rihanna has been ordered to appear as a witness at her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown's assault trial in Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles, California, USA, on 22 June.
Pink's Funhouse Summer Carnival Tour plays at the Reebok Stadium, Bolton, England, UK.
Ed Sheeran releases his debut album, +, in the USA.
On their Watch The Throne tour, Jay-Z and Kanye West, play the second of two nights at Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK.
On her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna plays the first of two nights at Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK.
Sir Paul McCartney is interviewed and plays live in a special one-hour episode of tv show The Colbert Report in the USA, which opens with a segment titled "Stephen Colbert's Tribute to Having Paul McCartney on His Show, Featuring Paul McCartney, With Special Guest Stephen Colbert."
Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Barbara Bach and Marjorie Bach attend the launch of the exhibition Ringo: Peace And Love at The GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fleetwood Mac play at The Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Several buildings at Willie Nelson's Luck Ranch, near Austin, Texas, USA, are destroyed by tornado-force winds.
The Both (Aimee Mann and Ted Leo) play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.