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The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
The musical 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.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Cannonball Adderley is playing during a two-week engagement at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Horace Silver Quintet is playing during a two-week engagement at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA.
Danny Peppermint And His Jumping Jacks are in residence at The Thunderbird, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Kingston Trio are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Del Wood is playing live at Great Falls, Montana, USA.
Frank Sinatra records All Alone, Charmaine and other tracks for Reprise Records in Hollywood, California, USA.
The Shirelles perform Baby It's You on daily tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bob Dylan is photographed in bed in the attic of his manager Albert Grossman's home.
Helen Shapiro plays at The Granada, East Ham, UK, supported by The Brook Brothers, The Four Jays, The Dale Sisters, Colin Day and The Red Price Band. Compere for the show is comedian Dave Allen.
Brook Benton, The Coasters and Shep And The Limelites play the fourth night in a week of dates at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Little Willie John, Ruth Brown, The Five Royales, The Chantels and The Stereos play the last night in a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Bud Freeman releases the LP Something to Remember You By in the USA.
Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker and Del Shannon are the leading attractions on the Twist Spectacular tour, at Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia. At the bottom of the bill is aspiring local band The Bee Gees.
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Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at the Cafe lena, Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA.
The Shirelles play the first of six nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Respected rock'n'roll guitarist Hank Garland is released from Madison Sanitorium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, despite the institution's medical notes having described him the day before as "quite retarded". In recent weeks he has been treated with the drug thorazine and given electro-convulsive shock therapy, because his wife declared him to be agitated, disoriented and hostile, following a recent car crash.
Flatt And Scruggs are playing in Max Meadows, Virginia, USA.
The Dukes Of Dixieland record When You're Smiling, Honeysuckle Rose, Mood Indigo, St. Louis Blues, After You've Gone and other tracks for Columbia Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. They will appear on the LP Now Hear This.
The Shadows play at The Regal, Hull, UK.