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Clarinettist William Tuson records Auld Lang Syne, Massa's in de cold, cold ground, Good-bye Dolly Gray and Tramp, Tramp, Tramp for Victor records
in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Irving Jones, billed as 'The monologist who has written some famous songs' is appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, along with 'novelty musical clowns' Bimm, Bomm, Brrr.
"Singer, sophist and satirist" James Thornton presents "his latest original songs and stories" at The Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the same bill, The Twin Sisters Meredith offer "a delightful singing and dancing speciality".
WDAD becomes the first radio station in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, and will broadcast some country music before WSM, the future home of the Grand Ole Opry
radio show, signs on almost a month later.
The Count Basie
Orchestra plays during a two-week engagement at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Billy May
Orchestra is playing during a week at The Steel Pier
, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
US teen idol Fabian
begins filming for his first movie, Hound Dog Man, in Hollywood, California, USA.
And His Orchestra record Jive At Five and Time Out in New York City, USA.
play the sixth night of a week of shows at The Town House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
is playing during a week of shows at The Carter Barron Theater, Washington DC, USA.
The Beach Boys
play at The Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
Paul Wayne Thorn is born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. He will find success as Paul Thorn
, an Americana singer-songwriter, whose style is a mix of blues and rock music.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
is playing during a series of dates at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Queen release their eponymous debut album in the UK.
Terry Lightfoot And His Jazzband play at The Wyvern
, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Recently formed heavy metal band Thunder plays its first gig at Reids, Southend, England, UK, Europe, to an audience of thirty-five.
Internationally acclaimed trova guitarist Compay Segundo
dies of kidney failure in Havana, Cuba.
plays at The Forum, Kentish Town, London, England, UK.
Sting spends some time on the beach in Ischia, Italy, Europe, while on holiday.
Gibson Custom announce the launch of the Billy Gibbons Pearly Gates Limited Edition Les Paul
Standard guitar. The guitar is a replica of ZZ Top
axeman Billy Gibbons' favorite instrument, his beloved Pearly Gates - a rare 1959 Gibson Les Paul
Standard which has appeared on every track of every ZZ Top
album to date.
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 fourth day of The 25th Wigan International Jazz Festival features a concert by the Monty Alexander Trio
, at The Lowri Beck Celebration Hall, Wigan, UK.