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The first shipment of 646 ten-inch and 83 twelve-inch double-sided Zonophone records, is made from Germany, Europe, to Casa Edison, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
The orchestras of Chick Webb, Fletcher Henderson, King Oliver and Fess Williams take part in a show billed as The Battle Of Jazz at The Savoy Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Bessie Smith records Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out and I Got What It Takes [But It Breaks My Heart To Give It Away], for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie leaves Los Angeles, California, USA. His upcoming itinerary is reported to be taking him to El Paso, Texas, then to New Orleans, Louisiana, and then to New York City.
Charlie Parker plays at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Jimmy Wakely with The Paul Sells Orchestra and Chorus, records Nearer My Love To you, Blue Blue Eyes and I'll Never Do A Thing To Hurt You, at Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Vittorio Vergeat is born in Domodossola, Italy, Europe. He will find success as singer, guitarist and producer Vic Vergeat.
Frankie Laine records High Noon in New York City, USA. It will peak at No5 in the Billboard US singles chart.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
Johnny Cash plays in The Municipal Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by The Fendermen.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Frankie Avalon begins a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Miles Davis And The Gil Evans Orchestra play at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
The Gerry Mulligan Quartet finishes recording tracks for their eponymous Verve Records album in New York City, USA.
Jay And The Americans record This Is It, for United Artists Records at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, USA. The song is written by Brill Building composers Ellie Greenwich and T. Powers.
Nat King Cole plays during a two-week season at Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Rick and The Ravens, a group including Ray Manzarek, later to play for The Doors, plays the second of two weekend shows at Turkey Joint West, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Ticket To Ride/Yes It Is by The Beatles is released as a single in Japan, Asia, on Toshiba-Odeon Records.
Dusty Springfield plays the sixth night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, UK.
The Hollies play at The Palais, Peterborough, UK.
Bob Dylan plays at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
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.
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
George Harrison and Ringo Starr of The Beatles fly to Cannes, France, Europe, to attend the premiere of the movie Wonderwall, for which Harrison composed the music.
Electric Flag and It's a Beautiful Day play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Deviants play at the Country Club, Haverstock Hill, London, England, UK, Europe.
Frank Zappa premieres his rock opera 200 Motels, with Zubin Mehta and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Undertones play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Moondogs.
Jazz pianist and composer Anthony Davis plays at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
John Michael Montgomery secures the first Billboard No1 single of his career with I Love The Way You Love Me.
Jasmine van den Bogaerde is born in Lymington, Hampshire, UK. She will find success as folksy singer-songwriter Birdy .
Jazz trumpeter Tommy Turrentine - the brother of Stanley Turrentine - dies in New York City, USA.
On their Destiny Fulfilled tour, Destiny's Child play at The Spektrum, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
It is reported that Vince Neil - lead singer for Motley Crue – plans to go into the wine business with a company called 'Vince Vineyards.' The company's first offering will be a 2003 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon and a 2003 Sonoma Chardonnay.
High Court Judge Mr Justice Lewison, in London, UK, throws out a claim by bass guitarist Aston 'Family Man' Barrett who is seeking financial recompense for his contributions to the Bob Marley sound. Barrett argued that he had been the author of the bass lines which gave Marley's late-1970s hits their inimitable rhythm.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at O2 World, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Elvis Costello announces via his website that he has cancelled two upcoming concerts in Israel, citing as his reason the "grave and complex" sensitivities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Singer-songwriter Phildel plays at Bush Hall, London, UK.
The Killers play at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Elton John plays at La Geode, Paris, France, Europe.
Charles Bradley plays at The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Prince And 3RDEYEGIRL open their Hit and Run Tour - Part II at The LG Arena, Birmingham, UK.
On their Live On Earth 2016 World Tour B.A.P. play at Mitsubishi Electric Halle, Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.