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The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
The musical comedy The Sultan Of Sulu is presented at Wallack's Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 192 performances.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record One, Two, Three, Kick and Yours (Quiereme Mucho) for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Blind Boy Fuller records You Got To Have Your Dollar, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Singer and popular songwriter Hank Fort is playing at The Jefferson Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, 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.
Elvis Presley and his girlfriend June Juanico fly from Memphis, Tennessee, to Houston, Texas, to purchase a Cadillac Eldorado, at a cost of $10,000.
Elvis Presley and his girlfriend June Juanico fly from Memphis, Tennessee, to Houston, Texas, to purchase a Cadillac Eldorado, at a cost of $10,000.
Jimmy Dorsey, saxophonist, bandleader, and brother of Tommy Dorsey, dies in New York City, USA.
B.B. King plays the sixth night of a week at the Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Little Richard releases a new single, Shake A Hand, on Specialty Records in the USA.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
It is reported that Roger Miller recently spent several days in hospital following "another spill" from his motor scooter.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
June Carter (aka June Carter Cash) plays the first of two nights in Houston, Texas, USA.
Paul Anka plays the twelfth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Sandie Shaw begins two weeks of holidays in the South of France, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Knokke Song Contest begins in Knokke, Belgium, Europe, with Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders and Dave Berry representing the UK.
Janis Joplin debuts her Full-Tilt Boogie Band with a concert in front of 4,000 fans at Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
On his Bamboozle tour of Australia, Cat Stevens plays the second of two nights at the Festival Hall, Melbourne.
Five years after her death, the album Janis Joplin's Greatest Hits finally goes gold in the USA.
Country and western star Johnny Bond dies of a heart attack, aged 63, in Burbank, California, USA.
On their 16 Tons tour, The Clash play at The Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Slade begin a 12-date British tour with a show at The Cedar Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Marley And The Wailers play in the Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Caravan play at Ball Pomp, Kiel, Germany, Europe.
On their Malice In Wonderland tour, Nazareth play at Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at The Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
The Specials release a new single, Ghost Town, on 2 Tone Records in the UK.
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On the Shot Of Love tour Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, Michigan.
Dr. Hook (formerly Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show) play at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Smiths play at The Tower Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Billy Bragg.
Alanis Morissette releases the album Jagged Little Pill, in the UK, Europe, Australia and Japan.
Internationally known singing star Rosemary Squires, who grew up in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, is awarded an MBE for her services to music and charity, in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
The We Love Sounds Festival at Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania, features Deep Dish, Danny Howells, Ewan Pearson, Ali B, DJ Cash Money, Paul Harris, The Outlaws, Boogie Pimps, Koolism Live, Kid Kenobi, MC Sureshock, Sneaky Sound System, Bang Gang DJs Ajax, Ben Korbel, Declan Lee, Funktrust, James Taylor and Elroy.
Carl Gardner, a founder member of The Coasters, dies aged 83. Gardner suffered from congestive heart failure and Alzheimer's disease, when he died in hospice care in Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA. His voice can be heard on such hits as Poison Ivy, Charlie Brown and Yakety Yak.
Joe Walsh appears on BBC-1 tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, manchester, UK, to promote the release of his new album Analog Man.
Weekly UK music magazine the NME reaches an out of court settlement with Morrissey over a libel case which he brought against them in 2007 because he believed that a feature in the magazine had characterised him as a racist. The paper also issues a public apology to the artist.
James McCartney, the son of Sir Paul McCartney, plays at The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Rob Zombie plays at Le Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Matt Bianco play at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK.
Kelly Clarkson gives birth to a daughter, River Rose. Clarkson is married to talent manager Brandon Blackstock.
Ray Davies, leader of The Kinks, folk-rock singer-songwriter Donovan and Graham Gouldman of 10cc are among the composers inducted to the Songwriters Hall Of Fame at a ceremony in New York City, USA. Davies is unable to attend the event because of the recent death of his sister. Bon Jovi closes the evening by performing a selection of Kinks' hits.
Sorrowful Angels play at Gavaliotissa Open Theatre, Edessa, Greece, Europe.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the first of three nights at The Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway, Europe.