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The Explorers, with their "famous beauty array of singing and dancing girls", present The Burgomaster at The Metropolitan Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Musician, composer, violinist and setar player Abol Hasan Saba is born in Tehran, Iran, Asia.
Vocalists Banks And Winona Winter, Novelty Musical Artists The Perching Brothers and comic vocalists The Clipper Quartette are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Ligon Smith And His Orchestra play in The Cooper Club, Henderson, Texas, USA.
Rockabilly/country legend Bob Luman is born in Nacogdoches, Texas, USA.
Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup records Mean Old Frisco Blues and Gonna Follow My Baby at RCA Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pee Wee King is playing during a week of shows at The Orpheum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
The musical Bet Your Life is running at The London Hippodrome, London, England, UK, starring Julie Wilson, Brian Reece, Arthur Askey, Sally Ann Howes. Songs in the show include I Love Being in Love, It’s the Female of the Species, Hook Line and Sinker, I Want a Great Big Hunk of Man, All on Account of a Guy.
Flambouyant pianist Liberace plays his first live concert at The Philharmonic, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The stage musical, The Boyfriend, written by Sandy Wilson, is presented at The Players' Theatre Club, London, England, UK. It will run at various London theatres for more than five years, totalling 2,082 performances.
Junior Wells records So All Alone for States Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The band is Junior Wells [vocals and harmonica], Otis Spann [piano], Muddy Waters and Louis Myers [guitars], Willie Dixon [bass] and Fred Below [drums].
Anita O'Day records The Gypsy In My Soul, Just One Of Those Things,The Man I Love and Frankie And Johnny for Norgran/Verve Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Junior Wells records So All Alone for States Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The band is Junior Wells [vocals and harmonica] Otis Spann [piano], Muddy Waters and Louis Myers [guitars], Willie Dixon [bass] and Fred Below [drums].
Acoustic guitarist John Fahey, using the pseudonym Blind Thomas, records John Henry, Paint Brush Blues and other tracks for FonotoneRecords in Frederick, Maryland, USA.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley film, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
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 Osmond Brothers make their tv debut in US tv show Disneyland After Dark.
1980s teen pop idol Nick Kamen is born in Harlow, Essex, UK.
Joan Baez plays at Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Marianne Faithfull releases her first two LPs on Decca Records on the same day. One is Come My Way, which features only folk songs. The other is the more pop-oriented Marianne Faithfull.
Mississippi John Hurt plays at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, USA.
The Beach Boys play at The Convention Hall, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
The Rockin' Berries play at The Thorngate Ballroom, Gosport, England, UK, supported by The Dynachords.
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Jazz saxophonist Brew Moore plays at The Montmartre Jazzhaus, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. The show is recorded and will be released as the live LP If I Had You, on Steeplechase Records.
The Rolling Stones release a new album, Aftermath, in the UK. It is their first to include only songs by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
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Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin peaks at No47 in the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA.
On their first tour of America, The Cure play the first of three nights at Hurrah, New York City, USA.
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Sad Cafe play at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Madness play at The Glen Ballroom, Llanelli, Wales.
Bob Dylan is in the Power Station, New York City, working on tracks for his album Infidels. Mark Knopfler is acting as co-producer. Knopfler also plays guitar on the album, along with former Rolling Stones' axeman Mick Taylor. On this day, Dylan works on the songs Clean-Cut Kid, Jesus Met The Woman At The Well and others.
Paul McCartney plays the second of two nights at Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami, Florida, USA.
Soundgarden play at Noorderlicht, Tilburg, The Netherlands, Europe.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the last of four non-consecutive nights at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia.
Mark Knopfler records a tv special, Later with Jools Holland, at BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, UK.
Big And Rich stage an extravagant parade featuring Gretchen Wilson, Gary Chapman and the Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, as they shoot the video for their song, Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy).
A lwasuit - Parks vs LaFace Records - brought on behalf of civil rights campaigner Rosa Parks against the hip-hop duo Outkast and their producer and record labels, is settled with Parks being paid an undisclosed cash settlement and the duo agreeing to work with the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development in creating educational programs about the life of Rosa Parks. The record labels and Outkast admitted to no wrongdoing.
At the Music Week Awards in London, Polydor wins record company of the year, Bella Union wins best independent label, Nick Raphael and Jo Charrington of Epic Records win the A&R award, and Nick Detnon collects manager of the year for his work with Dizzee Rascal. Celebrity guests attending the event include Duffy, Dizzee Rascal, Gary Barlow of Take That and Lemar.
Uriah Heep release their 23rd studio album, Into The Wild, in the UK.
Blackfield play at The Studio Club, Krakow, Poland, Europe.
A posthumous Michael Jackson compilation album, Xscape is released in Mexico, Central America. The album consists of recordings made by Jackson before his death, which have been 'contemporised' by several world-renowned producers.
Daniel Rossen and William Tyler play at The Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
James Bay plays a sold-out show at The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Carl Barat And The Jackals play at The Scala, London, UK.
Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless and Good Tiger play at The Fillmore, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ween play the second of three nights at Terminal 5, New York City, USA.
On their DCX MMXVI World Tour, The Dixie Chicks play at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, supported by Smooth Hound Smith.
Sigur Ros, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, play the last of three nights at The Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.