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David English is born in Montgomery, Alabama, USA. He will find success as Melvin Franklin, founder of The Elgins, later re-named The Temptations
Eddie Crosby records Six Feet Deep, Be Good To Your Father And Mother, Meet Me At The Station and Poor Beggar Boy in Castle Studio at The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He will become a noted musician, perhaps best-remembered as an understudy of Jimi Hendrix
When Lonnie Donegan
- The King Of Skliffle - appears on the BBC Radio series Skiffle Session
he is paid 40 guineas rather than the standard flat fee of £30.10.0d given to other performers.
plays in Dallas, Texas, USA, for a fee of $650.
Gary U.S. Bonds
is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, promoting a United States Savings Bond drive.
plays at The Civic Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ben E. King
plays in Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
plays at The Community Theatre, Oakland, California, USA.
The Duke Of Edinburgh is reported in the UK press as having stated that The Beatles
were "on the wane". The following day he cables Beatles' manager Brian Epstein
stating that what he actually said was, "I think The Beatles
are away at the moment", and wishing the group continued success.
The Billy Taylor
Trio, with orchestra conducted by Oliver Nelson, record This Is All I Ask, Days Of Wine And Roses, My Romance and Just The Thought Of You for Capitol Records
in New York City, USA.
The Squires, including Neil Young
on lead guitar, play the first of six nights at The Flamingo Club
, Fort William, Ontario, Canada.
play at The Town Hall, High Wycombe, England, UK.
Country Joe And The
Fish play the third of seven nights at The Jaberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The rock musical Hair
(which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience plays the third of six concerts at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
plays at The Town Hall, Acton, London, England, UK, Europe.
After suffering from a bleeding ulcer for months, Gene Vincent
dies of a seizure in Newhall, California, USA. English rock artist Ian Dury, a lifelong Gene Vincent
fan will, in due course, be inspired to write the song Sweet Gene Vincent
(1979) about his life and death.
Here And Now play at The Warehouse, Liverpool
, England, UK
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.
is photographed with Harrods'
owner, Mohamed Al-Fayed, during a visit to the prestigious store in Knightsbridge, London, UK.
On his My World
tour, Justin Bieber
plays the first of two nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, South America.
Touring in support of their fifth album, Moms
play at The Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Ane Brun and The Kissaway Trail play at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Skillet play at The Garage, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
plays at The JT Roots Fest, Joshua Tree, California, USA, with Matt The Electrician and Tim Easton.
The Festy Experience
, a three-day event, come to an end at Devil's Backbone, Nelson County, Virginia, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the event have included Lyle Lovett
and John Hiatt, The Infamous String Dusters, Devon Sproule
, The Sam Bush Band and Brett Dennen.
play at La Cigalle, MaMA Festival, Paris, France, Europe.
The John Butler
Trio plays at The Albert Hall, manchester, England, UK, Europe.