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The Durno Emmet Combination offers "Magic, Music, Mirth" at The Y.M.C.A. Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Blues singer Margaret Johnson, accompanied by guitar, piano and harmonica, records Good Woman Blues, Second-handed Blues and Dead Drunk Blues for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA, with producer Ralph Peer.
James George Tomkins is born in Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK. He will achieve widespread acclaim as top session guitarist Big Jim Sullivan, playing on hits by Tom Jones, Donovan, The Small Faces, Dave Berry and many more.
The Phil Moore Four play at The Brown Derby, Washington DC, USA. This show is transmitted live over the Associated Broadcasting System.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
The current No1 song on the UK Sheet Music charts is The Third Man Theme [aka The Harry Lime Theme] by Anton Karas, from the soundtrack of the film The Third Man.
Sydney Stanley Kitchen is born in Durban, South Africa. He will find success as folk, jazz and rock musician, Syd Kitchen, much admired for his uncompromising attitudes toward the music business as well as for his music.
Maggie, with music and lyrics by William Roy, is playing at The Shubert Theatre, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
The movie musical Two Tickets To Broadway, starring Tony Martin and Janet Leigh, opens at cinemas in Portugal, Europe.
Alan Dale records Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White for Coral Records in New York City, USA.
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.
Imperial Records artist Peggy King is playing during a three-week engagement at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Clifford Jordan - Sonny Red Quintet records You're Driving Me Crazy, Falling In Love Is Wonderful and other tracks for Jazzland Records in New York City, USA.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
Bobby Bland, Erma Franklin, The Crystals, The Edsels, The Corsairs and The Sensations play the second of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Bachelors and Brian Poole And The Tremeloes pre-record an appearance on UK tv series Hi There!, hosted by Rolf Harris.
The Moody Blues play at The Palais, Dundee, Scotland, UK.
Elvis Presley spends the day at MGM Studios in Hollywood, California, selecting songs for the soundtrack of his 22nd film, Spinout.
Bob Dylan is recording 4th Time Around, Visions Of Johanna and Leopard Skin Pillbox Hat for his album Blonde On Blonde in Columbia's Music Row Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Blues Project are playing during thirteen nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Tony Bennett plays at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Latifa Bint Alayah Al Arfaoui is born in Maniba, Tunisia, Africa. She will find success as Arab pop singer Latifa.
Cliff Richard attends The Valentines Awards ceremony held by UK pop weekly Disc, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll And The Trinity play at Klook's Kleek, Railway Hotel, Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
Tim Hardin plays the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Spirit and Mother Earth.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Roy Harper releases his seventh album, Valentine, in the UK. The album is launched that night with a gig at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK, at which the acoustic singer-songwriter is backed by a band including Jimmy Page and John Bonham of Led Zeppelin, Keith Moon of The Who, Ronnie Lane of The Faces and Max Middleton.
Benny and Frida of Abba announce that they have started divorce proceedings, in the wake of Benny's revelation of his love for Swedish TV personality Mona Norklit.
Whitney Houston releases her debut album, Whitney Houston, on Arista Records in the USA.
Paul McCartney plays the first of two shows at The Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Tower Of Power by Tower Of Power is certified as a gold album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Bass player Bob Birch becomes a permanent member of Elton John's band.
Elton John appears as an animated version of himself in I'm With Cupid, an episode of tv series The Simpsons in the USA.
Steve Holy sings his No1 Country hit single Good Morning Beautiful for the couples' first dance when forty couples are married in a mass Valentine's Day ceremony in Newport News, Virginia, USA.
The domain name www.youtube.com is activated, and will become in due course a massively important online outlet for music videos and news.
Biffy Clyro play a two song live set at XFM Studios, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
LCD Soundsystem play at The Astoria Theatre, London, UK.
Static-X guitarist Todd Salvador (aka Tripp Eisen) is arrested in California, USA, after being caught sleeping in a car with an under-age girl. He is released on bail of $100,000.
On her Big Beautiful Tour, Jill Scott plays at The Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her I Am ... tour Beyonce plays at the Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile, South America.
Gospel-jazz vocal group Take 6 play at Loma Linda University Church, Loma Linda, California, USA.
Emeli Sande releases her debut album Our Version Of Events in Spain, Europe.
On their Changed tour, Rascal Flatts play at The Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
Prince plays an intimate two-hour-long gig at King's Place, King's Cross, London, UK
Jalousi by Medina reaches No1 in the Danish Popular Singles Chart.
On their Mechanical Bull tour, Kings Of Leon play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Drake and film-maker Spike Lee attend the 2016 NBA All-Star Game at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Kanye West releases his seventh album, The Life Of Pablo.
While performing Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting during one of his Million Dollar Piano shows in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Elton John is struck by a beaded necklace thrown across the top of his piano, hitting him in the mouth. The incident occurs shortly after John had invited fans in the front row to come up and join him onstage, and it is assumed that one of those fans threww the necklace. After recovering from the shock, Elton continued on with the show.
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