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The Platters are playing during a nine-day booking at The Twin Coaches Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Little Richard's backing group The Upsetters are headlining this week's show at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are The Bill Doggett Combo, Little Willie John and The Pastels.
Lloyd Price, The Spaniels and The Dubs are playing during a week-long engagement at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Paul Anka plays at the Rialto Cinema, York, UK. Also on the bill are Lorrae Desmond, The Ken-Tones, the Peter Groves Trio and Roy Stevens.
Buddy Holly and The Crickets play at the Gaumont, Ipswich, UK, supported by The Montanas, The Tanner Sisters, Gary Miller and Ronnie Keene And his Orchestra. Des O'Connor is the compere.
Ricky Nelson plays in Houston, Texas, USA, supported by Wanda Jackson.
Elvis Presley plays his only concert of the year at Russwood Park, Memphis, Tennessee, and will not play live again for three years.
Tequila by The Champs reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet play a gig in Clanton, Alabama, USA.
Swingin' Shepherd Blues by The Ted Heath Orchestra enters the Popular Singles Chart in the UK at No30. It will peak at No3 during a run of thirteen weeks on the chart.
Boyd Bennett appears, singing Click-Clack, on the tv show Country Music Jubileee in Springfield, Missouri, USA.