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Banjoist and comedian Al Reeves' Famous Big Company plays the second of three nights at The Gaeity Theatre, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. The entertainment, a blackface minstrel show, is billed as featuring "20 White and 20 Black, headed by the celebrated Inez Mecusker".
Legendary composer, musician, songwriter and producer Quincy Jones
, who will produce all of Michael Jackson
's most successful albums, is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Blues vocalist and guitarist Oscar Woods
, aka The Lone Wolf, records Evil Hearted Woman Blues and Don't Sell It - Don't Give It Away for Decca Records
in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Guitar maker Leo Fender
pays Race And Olmstead
to make him a tool
to trim the tabs off Kluson Deluxe tuners, thus making the tuners suitable for use with the new range of Fender solid-bodied guitars.
And His Orchestra record I Can See You and By George (aka Bop, Look And Listen) for MGM Records
in WMGM Studio A, New York City, USA.
The musical Love From Judy
is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
and Carl Perkins
play two shows at The Exhibition Hall, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The shows break the house record, notching up a gross of $6,700.
and his entourage drive in rented Cadillacs from Dallas, Texas, USA, to Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
plays at The Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon, UK.
The musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
play Upstairs At Ronnie's, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
plays at Farx, Potter';s Bar, England, UK, Europe, supported by PC Kent.
The Crazy World Of
Country Joe And The
Fish and The Joy Of Cooking play the second of three nights at The Family Dog, 660 Great Highway, San Francisco, California, USA.
of Buffalo Springfield
, Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young and Manassas, marries French singer Veronique Sanson at Stills' home near Guildford, UK. Guests attending the wedding are reported to include Neil Young
, David Crosby
, Graham Nash
, Paul McCartney
, George Harrison
, Ringo Starr
, Roger Daltrey
and Pete Townshend
Of The Who, and Eric Clapton
play at the Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
plays at The Harvard Square Theater, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
plays the last of three nights at the Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia.
The Stray Cats play at the University, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Prince's 39-date Controversy tour comes to end with a show at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
brings his 55-date Controversy Tour
to an end with a show at The Riverfront, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Because of rivalry between Prince's band and support group The Time, a huge food fight develops during The Time's set, after which their guitarist Jesse Johnson is handcuffed to a wall-mounted coat rack.
and his band are rehearsing for his first live tour in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Japanese pop group CoCo
release their debut LP, Strawberry, in Japan, Asia.
drops from No9 to No15 on the UK Official Album Chart, but simultaneously rises to No2 on the UK R'n'B Chart, its new peak.
Jazz pianist and singer Jamie Cullum
plays at the Roberts Orpheum Theater, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
interrupts a family vacation in Palm Springs, California, USA, with his wife Gwen Stefani
and their children, to fly to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he gives an acoustic performance at The Bank at Bellagio's Hotel and Casino.
plays the first of three nights at the O2 Arena, London, UK.
Award-winning blues band King King
play at Fibbers, York, UK.
plays at London Music Hall, London, Ontario, Canada.
Mark Feltham and Dennis Greaves, best known as founder members of Nine Below Zero
, play at Kingskerswell Parish Church, Devon, UK.
Boy Meets World
plays the last of three nights at The AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe, supported by dvsn
On his 44-show