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Cornettist Al Sweet records In Happy Moments, Southern Sweethearts and Grand Russian Fantasie for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
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, during a run of 729 performances.
The Chicago Opera House in Chicago, Illinois, USA, is offering a continuous vaudeville bill including singing comedienne Zoa Matthews and singer of Southern songs George Austin Moore.
The musical revue, The Passing Show Of 1915, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 145 performances.
Clifford John Hoffpauir is born in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Hoffpauir will become a respected Cajun guitarist, working with Phil Menard, The Hackberry Ramblers, Nathan Abshire, Joe Bonsall, Rockin' Sidney, Cookie And The Cupcakes and many others.
Wilma Lee And Stoney Cooper with Their Clinch Mountain Clan record Sunny Side Of The Mountain and Stoney, Are You Mad At Your Gal, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Columbia Records.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during two weeks at The Claridge Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Ivory Joe Hunter is playing at The Glass Bar, St. Louis, Missouri, 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.
Elvis Presley releases a new single, Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel, on RCA Records in the USA.
Paul Barnes And His Polo Players record What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?, I Will Not Be Moved, SaySi Si, Slow Boat To China, Someday You'll Want Me and other tracks for Icon Records in the USA.
Freddie Bell And The Bellboys are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Golden Hotel And Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottile Patterson play at St George's Hall, Bradford, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin records Gloomy Sunday, No More and Don't Explain in New York City, USA, for his Riverside Records album White Gardenia.
At the instigation of his new manager, Albert Grossman, Bob Dylan leaves his first publisher, Leeds Music, and signs a three-year songwriting contract with Witmark Muisc Publishing in New York City, USA.
The Cumberland Trio play at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
Paul Anka begins a one-week run in the starring role of the musical play What Makes Sammy Run at the 54th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Bert Kaempfert releases a new album, Blue Midnight, on Decca Records.
J.J. Johnson And His Orchestra record How Insensitive, I'm All Smiles, The End, Hot Afternoon, Yeah! and Five Four And Go! for RCA Records in New York City, USA.
Barry McGuire spends the second of three days recording the future No1 protest-rock hit Eve Of Destruction, for Dunhill Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. The song is written by P.F. Sloan.
The Cymerons play at The O asis, Manchester, England, UK.
Fats Domino is playing during a series of dates at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, 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.
The Doors' new single, Hello, I Love You, enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, destined for the No1 slot, but many critics note a remarkable similarity to The Kinks' hit All Day And All Of The Night.
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Peter, Paul And Mary play at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York State, USA.
Hot Tuna play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Vanilla Fudge, The Jeff Beck Group, Ten Years After and The Edwin Hawkins Singers play at The Singer Bowl Music Festival, in Flushing Meadow Park, Flushing, New York State, USA. Hanging out backstage are members of Led Zeppelin and Jethro Tull, who briefly join the Jeff Beck Group for an encore.
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The first issue of influential UK punk fanzine, Sniffin' Glue, is published. Having taken its name from The Ramones? song Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue, it features The Ramones, The Flamin' Groovies, The Stranglers, Blue Oyster Cult, The Runaways, Television, Eddie and the Hot Rods, The 101ers and Todd Rundgren.
Joni Mitchell plays at Shea's Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
The Skeletal Family play at The Paradise Club, Preston, England, UK, Europe.
Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) play their last concert together, in Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
Terry Lightfoot And His Jazzband play at The Wyvern, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Michael Jackson holds a preview of his album Bad at his home in Encino, California, USA, to which he invites fifty top record merchandisers.
Los Lobos decide not to pursue legal action against Paul Simon who, they allege, simply added lyrics to one of their tracks in order to create the song The Myth Of Fingerprints on his album Graceland.
Kraftwerk play in the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, UK.
Michael Jackson releases a new single, Who Is It, in the UK. It will peak at No10 in the UK singles chart.
Glam-metal icons Kiss jam with country star Garth Brooks on the song Hard Luck Woman, during an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, USA.
As part of the Lucca Festival, Joe Cocker, George Benson and Sandoval play aT The Amphitheatre, Lucca, Italy, Europe.
The Finn Brothers and Mercury Rev play at The Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
New York trio School Of Seven Bells play at Molotow, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Squeeze and Cheap Trick play at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
On his My World tour, Justin Bieber plays at Comcast Arena, Everett, Washington, USA.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
On their Rock Of Ages Tour, Def Leppard play at The Nikon at Jones Beach Pavilion, Wantagh, New York State, USA, supported by Poison and Lita Ford.
Kenny Rogers plays at The Live At Sunset Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Natalie Cole, Chic, Neneh Cherry, OutKast and Gilles Peterson are among the acts appearing at North Sea Jazz 2014, Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
SkyArts announces that, following criticism from the singer's family, it is dropping a proposed programme dealing with Michael Jackson's alleged cross country motor trip with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks. Two days earlier, Paris Jackson had tweeted, "I'm so incredibly offended by it, as I'm sure plenty of people are as well, and it honestly makes me want to vomit..."
On her Anti World Tour Rihanna plays at San Siro, Milan, Italy, Europe.