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Despite having been a financial failure out of town in 1927, a revamped version of the stage musical Strike Up The Band
, written by George Gershwin
and Ira Gershwin, opens at The Times Square Theatre on Broadway
in New York City, USA, where it will become a resounding success.
Hillbilly and rockabilly vocalist Jimmy Johnson
is born in Smith County, Texas, USA.
Vocalist and banjo player Lou Abelardo records Just You Just Me, I Don't Want Your Kisses and other tracks for Decca Records
in London, UK. None of the tracks are issued.
Joy McKean is born in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia. She will find success as one half of the country music duo The McKean Sisters.
Jack And Tony
record I Still Have A Place In My Heart For You, Since I Gave My Heart To You, You're My Old-Fashioned Sweetheart and The Burial Of The Miner's Child, for OKeh Records
in New York City, USA.
The Elio Rietti
Jazz Band records Mi Unico Amor and Manton De Manila for Victor Records
in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Jazz trumpeter and composer Kenny Wheeler
is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
, pianist and founder member of Bill Haley
And His Comets, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.