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'The always popular singinging soubrette' Mabel Hudson is among the entertainers at The Olympia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, along with 'The eminent barytone' Lester Reeves.
Jazz saxophone virtuoso Albert Ayler is born in Cleveland, Ohio.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during two weeks at The Claridge Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Maddox Brothers And Rose play for an audience of 3,000 people at Magnolia Gardens, Houston, Texas, USA.
US teen idol Fabian begins filming for his first movie, Hound Dog Man, in Hollywood, California, USA.
Kid Ory records Tishomingo Blues, I Got Rhythm, Ain't Misbehavin' and other tracks for Verve Records at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, California, USA.
Kid Ory records Tishomingo Blues, I Got Rhythm, Ain't Misbehavin' and other tracks for Verve Records at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, California, USA.
Pop idol Tommy Sands is appearing in Remains To Be Seen at The Tenthouse Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the eleventh night of two weeks at The Town'n'Country, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Country duo Reno And Smiley play at The Cavalier Theater, Waynesboro, Virginia, USA.
Brook Benton plays the second night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Mel Torme With The Shorty Rogers' Orchestra records Walkin' Shoes, Walkin', Whisper Not and Sidney's Soliloquy for Atlantic Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the ninth night of a three week season at the El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Paul Anka plays the sixth of eight nights at Freedomland Amusement Park, The Bronx, New York City, USA.
Blowin' In the Wind by Peter, Paul and Mary enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No2. The song is also the first hit for its composer, Bob Dylan.
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The Hollies record Too Many People and I've Been Wrong at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London, England, UK.
The Cymerons play at The O asis, Manchester, England, UK.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The Rascals play in Orlando, Florida, USA.
American country star Bobbie Gentry begins a six-week long UK tv series entitled, Bobbie Gentry Sings Of The Fragrance, Love, Sorrow And Rumour Of The Delta Country. Guests on the show include Donovan, The Hollies, Glen Campbell, The Alan Price Set and Don Partridge. Pan's People provide terpsichorean diversions.
Paul Revere And The Raiders play in McAllen, Texas, USA.
Jackie De Shannon records The Weight for Imperial Records in the USA. The song is written by Robbie Robertson of The Band.
Queen release their eponymous debut album in the UK.
Bob Dylan and The Band's live double album Before The Flood, enters the UK pop albums chart where it will peak at No8 during a seven-week run.
Louis Jordan is playing during a week at The Clayton Club, Sacramento, California, USA.
Duran Duran release a new single, Girls On Film, worldwide.
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During the Shot Of Love tour Bob Dylan holds a two-hour long press conference at the Maritime Hotel in Travemunde, West Germany, Europe.
Eric Clapton And His band play at Kings Island Timberwolf Theater, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Phil Lynott is working at home in Richmond, London, England, UK, Europe, with Vivian Campbell of Dio, on tracks for a new album.
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The Fuzztones play at The Clarendon, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Tall Boys, The Babysitters and The Primevals.
During the Nice Jazz Festival, B.B.King, Joe Williams And The Count Basie Orchestra, Panama Francis and The Savoy Sultans perform for the first of two nights in La Grand Parade Du Jazz, Cimiez, Nice, France, Europe.
Deep Purple are presented with gold and platinum disc awards for their album Perfect Strangers, in Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
The first Hot night is held at The Hacienda club, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
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(Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams begins its record-breaking 16-weeks atop the UK singles chart.
Avril Lavigne plays at the John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.
Richmond Fontaine play at The Venue, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Oasis, Doves, The Bees, The Subways and The Redwalls play at the City Of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England, UK.
Love play at The Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth, England, UK.
Sting spends some time on the beach in Ischia, Italy, Europe, while on holiday.
EMI Music Publishing announces that it has extended its co-publishing agreement with Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer Jim Jonsin, composer of hits for Lil Wayne, Beyonce, T.I., Usher and Jamie Foxx.
It is revealed that, after an eighteen-month battle, pictures of Paul McCartney have been removed from the walls of MacDonalds, Sefton Street, Liverpool, England, UK. McCartney, well-known to be a vegetarian, objected to his image being used as if to endorse the eating of meat products.
The Gaslight Anthem play at The Firebird, St. Louis, Missouri, Kansas, USA.
Bruno Mars and Ellie Goulding play at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Avett Brothers play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA, supported by Shovels And Rope.
It is reported that entertainer and pop hitmaker Rolf Harris has been given the job of creating a mural in Stafford Jail, Stafford, England, UK, where he is serving a sentence for indecently assaulting young girls. The job has angered other prisoners who feel Harris is receiving 'special treatment'.
On her Anti World Tour Rihanna plays at San Siro, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Tom Bailey (former frontman of The Thomspon Twins) releases his first solo LP, Science Fiction.
On their Villains World Tour, Queens Of The Stone Age play at NOS Alive Festival, Passeio Marítimo de Algés, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
During the Second European leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Otkritie Arena, Moscow, Russia, Europe. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
When Paul McCartney plays at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USA, he is joined by his former drummer from The Beatles, Ringo Starr.