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The musical extravaganza Chris And The Wonderful Lamp, with music by John Philip Sousa, is playing at The Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 58 performances.
James Arnold is born in Lovejoy's Station, Georgia, USA. He will find success as blues vocalist and guitarist Kokomo Arnold.
The musical comedy The Billionaire, with music by Gustav Kerker and lyrics by Harry B. Smith, is presented during a three month run at Daly's Theatre, New York City, USA.
Larry Wellington, who will find success as the accordionist with Louise Massey And The Westerners, is born in Oxnard, California, USA.
Hyman Arluck is born in Buffalo, New York State, USA. He will find fame as songwriter Harold Arlen, best-remembered for such evergreens as Over The Rainbow, Stormy Weather and It's Only A Paper Moon.
Blues vocalist and guitarist Scrapper Blackwell and The Two Roys with Chippie Hill record Non-Skid Tread and Naptown Stomp, for Vocalion Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The foundation stone is laid for The Empire Pools at Wembley, London, UK. The venue will become, in due course, one of the world's most celebrated settings for music events, Wembley Arena.
Jazz pianist and recording artist Kirk Lightsey is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jazz vocalist Billy Eckstine plays the first night of two weeks at Ciro's, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Harbor Lights by The Platters enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No8.
Are You Sure by The Allisons is chosen on a pre-selection tv show as the UK's entry for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest.
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The Stan Getz Quartet plays the first of twelve nights at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Charles records I Can't Stop Loving You at United Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Paramount Records.
Solomon Burke releases a new single, Words, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
The Animals play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Marvin Gaye records My Love For You for Tamla Records, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Seekers, Kenny Lynch and Johnny Dankworth appear in tv pop show That's For Me, presented by Anne Nightingale on Rediffusion tv in the UK.
Nat King Cole dies of lung cancer in Santa Monica, California, USA.
Music students at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA, form a seven-piece rock ensemble called The Big Thing. Later, they will change their name to Chicago Transit Authority, and then, simply, Chicago.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Every Mother's Son are playing during three nights at The Scene, New York City, USA.
Tom Jones is playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
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When Aretha Franklin appears at a Fort Meyer, Florida, USA, nightclub, the audience is delighted by a stunning performance. Soon after, however, the promoter is jailed for deception - the star of the show was an impersonator named Vicki Jones.
Deep Purple play at University College, London, UK.
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Pentangle play at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, London, England, UK, Europe.
At the 21st Annual Grammy Awards in Hollywood, California, The Bee Gees collect five Grammy Awards for Saturday Night Fever. Billy Joel gets Song Of The Year and Record Of The Year for Just The Way You Are.
Prince makes his New York City debut appearance, playing the first of two nights at the Bottom Line.
Mike Bloomfield, lead guitarist on Bob Dylan's album Highway 61 Revisited, is found dead of a heroin overdose in a parked car in San Francisco, California, USA.
Pogue Mahone (later to become The Pogues) play at The Pindar Of Wakefield, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Blue Oyster Cult, supported by Aldo Nova, play at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Billy Bremner plays at Dingwalls Camden Lock, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Julian Cope releases a new single, Sunspots, in the UK.
James King And The Lonewolves play at Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Haunted Fishtank by Love And Rockets is certified as a gold video by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Blondie release No Exit, their first new album in since 1982, on Beyond Records in the UK.
Kylie Minogue is given a Lifetime Achievement Style Award at the Elle Style Awards, held in Spitalfields market, London, UK. Will Young and Jamelia also win awards as the Most Stylish Music Stars.
Wilco play at the Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton, Canada.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Asia.
The Commodores play the first of two nights at The Lakeside Country Club, Camberley, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
Attack Attack! play at The House Of Blues, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
On their Mechanical Bull tour, Kings Of Leon play at The Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.
Beyonce presents the award for Record Of The Year, Uptown Funk, to Mark Ronson at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. Other winners include Kendrick Lamar - Best Rap Album for To Pimp a Butterfly. Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift perform live together. Adele, Stevie Wonder, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga, Beck, Lionel Richie and many others also take part.
Taylor Swift, Hailee Steinfeld, Kacey Musgraves, Randy Jackson and DNCE are among the guests attending the Universal Music Group 2016 Grammy After Party in The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown LA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at The Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran wins in the Song Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance categories at the 58th Grammy Awards in The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Just one day after having reactivated his Instagram account, Kanye West deletes it again. He had re-opened it and used it on Valentine's Day to send a message - "Happy Valentine's Day Babe," - to his wife Kim Kardashian.
On their 107-date End Of The Road World Tour, Kiss play at The T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.