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Samuel Gene Maghett is born in Grenada, Mississippi, USA. He will find success as Chicago-based blues guitarist and recording artist Magic Sam, famed for his distinctive use of the tremolo arm.
flies from San Francisco, California, USA, to Los Angeles to appear in court in a breach of contract lawsuit filed against her by her ex-manager Ed Fishman. In the evening she returns to San Francisco for a gig at the New Orleans Swing Club
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here
, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Blues, jazz and boogie pianist Louis Vause
is born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Golden Chords play at the Winter Frolic Talent Contest in the Little Theatre of the Memorial Building, Hibbing Community College, Hibbing
, Minnesota, USA. Their guitarist and singer Bob Zimmerman, will go on to find fame as Bob Dylan
Columbia recording artist Jill Corey
is playing during two weeks at Beverly Hills, Southgate, Kentucky, USA.
releases a new single, That's It - I Quit - I'm Movin' On - on RCA Records in the USA.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young
, play at The Holy Cross Catholic Youth Organisation, Winnipeg, Canada.
is the musical guest on UK tv show Not So Much A Programme, More A Way Of Life.
The Rolling Stones
have a day off in their Australian tour itinerary. They drive to a remote beach thirty miles from the city of Perth, Western Australia, but are quickly tracked down by fans.
is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Traffic are in Paris, France, recording a tv show.
It is reported that Janis Joplin
's management is suing a San Francisco, California, USA, insurance company which is refusing to pay out on the singer's death, claiming that she took her own life.
Two weeks after having recorded On The Other Hand, Randy Travis signs a new recording contract with Warner Bros. in the USA.
plays the first of two shows at The Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The album Full Moon Fever by Tom Petty
is awarded Quadruple Platinum Status in Canada.
plays at The Sugar Club, Dublin, Ireland.
release their second album, Some Nights
, on Fueled By Ramen in the USA.
On their Changed tour, Rascal Flatts
play at The Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
Innovative record producer and songwriter Shadow Morton
, best known for his role in creating 60s hit songs including Leader of the Pack and Remember [Walking in the Sand] by girl group The Shangri-Las
, dies aged 71 of cancer in Laguna Beach, California, USA.
On her Rebel Heart
plays the second of two nights at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.