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Daddy John Love
records Mean Old Jailhouse Blues, Railroad Blues, Triflin' Woman Blues and other tracks for Bluebird Records
in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
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.
The movie musical Romance On The Beat
, starring Ida James
All-Colored Cast, opens for three nights at The Bill Robinson
Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. The 30 minute short film
also features The Milt Coles Trio and The Four Master Keys.
Timothy Charles Buckley III is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find fame as singer-songwriter Tim Buckley
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952
, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt
making her Broadway
debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous
, based on real events in her life.
Columbia recording artist Jill Corey
is playing during two weeks at Beverly Hills, Southgate, Kentucky, USA.
, having suffered an attack of stage fright in front of the cameras the night before, returns to WLW-tv in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, to deliver a faultless performance.
Milk And Honey
, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
David Milliner, vocalist with 80s and 90s hit-making band The Pasadenas
, is born in Pasadena, California, USA.
plays the third of six nights at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
And His Orchestra play at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London, UK.
Tired Of Waiting For You by The Kinks
is at No1 in the Radio London Fab Forty singles chart.
return to London, UK, at the end of a tour of the USA.
A report in the New York Times mentions the existence of an all-girl rock band, The Mopetts
, at Mount Holyoke College. The article goes on to point out that other all-girl bands are starting up in other colleges.
attends a dinner at The White House in Washington DC, USA, at the request of the president's daughter, Lynda Bird Johnson.
The Jazz Communicators (saxophonist Joe Henderson, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Herbie Lewis, and drummer Louis Hayes) are playing during a fifteen night booking at The Both/And Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Four Tops
are playing at The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
At The Forum in Los Angeles, California, USA, on the last day of Bob Dylan
's 39 date US tour, Carole King
joins him on stage.
play in Reggio Emilia, Italy, Europe, supported by The UK Subs.
The Tourists play at the Gaumont, Ipswich, England, UK, Europe. Two members of the band, Annie Lennox
and Dave Stewart, will go on to form Eurythmics.
At his neverland Ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley, California, Michael Jackson
assists in the birth of a baby deer to his pair of pet deers Prince and Princess. As the baby is born on Valentine's Day, he names it Valentino.
Radio station KMET in Los Angeles, California, USA, signs off after nineteen years on the air. The station had been a pioneer of underground progressive rock programming.
plays at The Citi Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The album The Raw And The Cooked by Fine Young Cannibals
is awarded six times platinum status in Canada.
International acclaimed Hungarian jazz guitarist and violinist, Elek Bacsik
who worked for many years in Las Vegas, dies of lung cancer in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA.
Cranes hoist Elvis Presley
's gold Cadillac, Webb Pierce
's gaudy Pontiac and Nudie's business sign onto the third floor of the new 130,000-square-foot Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, before the last wall is sealed.
R. E. M., Lauryn Hill
and No Doubt
play in a charity event, Love Rocks, honouring Bono of U2
as Humanitarian of the Year, for his work on debt relief. The show is staged in the Kodak Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA, and Cher and Bono both make guest appearances.
spends some time on Valentine's Day with children at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA in Los Angeles, California, USA.
release their second album, Some Nights
, on Fueled By Ramen in the USA.
During their On Stage Together tour, Paul Simon
And Sting play at Hope Estate Winery, Hunter Valley, Australia, Oceania