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The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
British folk songwriter and performer Cyril Tawney
, composer of Sally Free And Easy, Sammy's Bar and many others, is born in Gosport, South Hampshire, UK.
The sound of r'n'b sax great Earl Bostic
is first committed to tape, as a member of Lionel Hampton
's band, on a Victor label recording session.
, Buddy Rich
, Gene Krupa
, The Oscar Peterson
Trio, Flip Phillips, Lester Young
, Roy Eldridge
, Charlie Shavers, Ray Brown, Barney Kessel
and Hank Jones play in the Jazz At The Philharmonic Concert at The Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town
, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Jimmy Rodgers plays during a week of shows at The Moore Theater, Seattle, Washington, 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.
plays a live show in Abilene, Texas, USA.
plays at The Community Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
Music trade publication Billboard
magazine in the USA announces that the Buddy Miles
Express has signed to Mercury Records
and will record under the direction of Lou Reizner, the head of Mercury's London operation
The Jeff Beck
Group plays at Alma College, Alma, Michigan, USA.
The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band begins two weeks at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, UK.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
begins filming his 1981 tv Christmas special at Falkland Palace, Fife, Scotland, UK, Europe. During the day he records a duet with
, singing Greensleeves.
On their Hide Your Sheep Tour [aka the K.A.T.N. (Kicking Ass and Taking Names tour) Tour], Van Halen
play the second of two nights at The Capitol Centre, Largo, Maryland, USA, supported by After The Fire
Wiltshire anarcho-punk band The Subhumans
spend the third of five days recording their second album, From The Cradle To The Grave, for Bluurg Records.
are playing during three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Tower Of Power
play at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, Massachusetts, USA.
play at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK.
plays at The JT Roots Fest, Joshua Tree, California, USA, with Matt The Electrician and Tim Easton.
Joe Fox plays at The Hare And Hounds, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
plays the second of two nights at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.