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The musical comedy Florodora is presented during a lengthy run at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Beatrice 'Beattie' Stone, mother of Bob Dylan, is born in Hibbing, Minnesota, USA.
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.
Henry Thomas, vocals and guitar, records Fishing Blues and Old Country Stomp, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Vocalion Records.
The Gumm Sisters spend the last of three days filming in Hollywood, California, for a movie short called The Big Revue. One of the sisters, Frances Ethel Gumm will go on to much greater fame as Judy Garland.
Hal Swain And His Band record Good Little, Bad Little You, Hello Sunshine Hello, Heigh Ho! Ev'rybody heigh Ho!, and Sleep Baby Sleep, in London, UK, for Regal Records.
Uriel Jones is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. As a key member of The Funk Brothers session crew, he will become one of the most respected drummers working for Motown Records, providing the beat behind hits by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and many others.
Louis Jordan And His Orchestra record May Every Day Be Christmas, Please Don't Leave Me, Bone Dry, Three-Handed Woman and other tracks in New York City, USA.
The Walt Disney ainimated musical feature Peter Pan is released to cinemas in South Korea, Asia. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
Lita Roza appears in an acting role on the BBC tv sitcom Sheep's Clothing, in the UK.
Robert 'Bubber' Johnson records I Surrender Dear, Welcome Home and other tracks for King Records in New York City, USA.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the first of six nights at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK.
Etta James peaks at No2 on the Billboard R'n'B singles chart in the USA and No33 on the pop singles chart with All I Could Do Was Cry.
The original cast soundtrack album to the off-Broadway musical The Fantasticks, is recorded in New York City, USA, by MGM Records.
The Oranim Zabar Troupe plays during a four week run at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt and Brother Jack McDuff record the album Soul Summit for Prestige Records in New York City, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and saxophonist Jimmy Heath play at The Famous Ballroom, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The show is recorded and will be released as the album Jam Gems - Live At The Left Bank.
The Shadows play the last of seven nights at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, England, UK.
Them, with vocalist Van Morrison, play at The Pontiac Club, Putney, London, England, UK.
Fats Domino is playing at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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 Bee Gees appear on the UK television show As You Like It.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Trini Lopez is headlining during a two-week season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Psychedelic soul pioneers Rotary Connection are playing during four nights at The Electric Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Uriah Heep release their debut album, Very 'Eavy Very 'Umble on Vertigo Records in the UK.
Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Olivia Newton-John is among the stars attending the 'Grease' premiere party at Studio 54, New York City, USA.
Bob Marley And The Wailers play in The Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Pink Floyd return to Earls Court, London, for five more nights performing The Wall, to allow it to be filmed for a proposed movie version. This series of shows will prove to be the last time that Gilmore, Mason, Wright and Waters play together.
On their End Of The Road tour Status Quo play the second of two nights at The Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Sister Sledge play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Jerry Lee Lewis finally receives his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Cure are undertaking nine days of rehearsals for their upcoming summer gigs, mostly European festival dates.
The album I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got by Sinead O'Connor is awarded a 4x platinum disc in Canada.
Law enforcement officials in Texas, USA, call for a ban on rapper Ice-T's album Cop Killer.
Efterklang play at Vesterbro Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Ben Watt of Everything But The Girl resigns from his regular slot as DJ at two clubs, Neighbourhood and Cherry Jam, in London, England, UK, in order to concentrate on 'other projects'.
The Dave Matthews Band plays at Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana, USA.
Deejay Jerry Campos files a $575,000 lawsuit against Kid Rock in the Circuit Court in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. On the same day, the singer is given a suspended sentence after being found guilty of having punched Campos in Christie's Cabaret nightclub.
Kasabian play at The Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The four-day long 8th Annual Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival continues in Manchester, Tennessee, USA. Headline act on this third day is Bruce Springsteen.
Christina Aguilera reaches No1 in the UK Albums Chart with Bionic. With just 24,000 copies sold it is the lowest-selling UK No1 album in eight years.
Pink's Funhouse Summer Carnival Tour plays at Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle Of Wight, UK.
Frances Williams Preston, longtime President/CEO of BMI, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and a pioneering executive in the music industry, dies aged 83 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, from congestive heart failure.
On their Watch The Throne tour, Jay-Z and Kanye West, play at The LG Arena, Birmingham, UK.
The Isle of Wight Festival, a four-day event, begins at Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, England, UK, Europe. Artists appearing over the coming days include The Stone Roses, Bon Jovi, Jake Bugg, Ellie Goulding, Bonnie Raitt, Imperial Teen, The Script, Paloma Faith and Bloc Party.
On her Set The World On Fire Tour, Alicia Keys plays at The Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
Richie Sambora plays at The O2 Academy, Islington, London, England, UK.
On their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at The Orange Warsaw Festival, Warsaw, Poland, Europe.