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Patsy Cline plays a live show in Albany, New York State, USA.
The musical Hold On To Your Hats, starring Al Jolson, is prresented at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 158 performances.
Big Bill Broonzy, with Graeme Bell And His Australian Jazz Band play a concert at the Robert Schumann Saal in D'sseldorf, Germany. The performance is recorded and will be released as the LP Big Bill Broonzy in Concert with Graeme Bell And His Australian Jazz Band.
The Heidelberg Singers with Smiling Fritz are playing at Math Igler's Casino, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Vaughn Monroe Orchestra plays during a month-long engagement at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Billie Anthony plays at The Empire, Chiswick, London, UK.
The Flamingos play at The Ebony Club, Houston, Texas, USA.
Stanley Holloway, with The Rita Williams Singers, records Petticoat Lane and Sing A Song Of London, in London, UK, for Columbia Records.
Jazz saxophonist, pianist, clarinettist and recording artist George Robert is born in Chambesy, Switzerland, Europe.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Chubby Checker attempts to get yet another dance craze off the ground with his new single, The Fly, on Parkway Records in the USA.
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The Showmen release a new single, It Will Stand, on Minit Records in the USA.
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The Everly Brothers All-Star Show plays during ten nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
The Gary Burton Septet record I've Just Seen Her, My Funny Valentine and other tracks for RCA Records in New York City, USA.
Ramblin' Rose by Nat King Cole peaks at No2 in the Billboard pop singles chart in the USA, giving him his highest-charting single.
The Mills Brothers are playing during three weeks at The Venetian Room, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Connie Francis records We Have Something More, Pretty Lies Pretty Make-Believe, No Better Off, Don't Ever Leave Me and Waiting For You for Metro Records in New York City, USA.
The Searchers and Dusty Springfield play in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Peter And Gordon register copyright on three songs (Don't Pity Me, Hurtin' Is Loving, and I Told You So) which will appear on forthcoming singles.
The Four Seasons record four Bob Dylan compositions - Queen Jane Approximately, Mr. Tambourine Man, Like A Rolling Stone, All I Really Want To Do and Blowin' In The Wind, at Stea-Philips Studio, New York City, USA. At the same session, they also record Make It Easy On Yourself, What The World Needs Now, Anyone Who Had A Heart, What's New Pussycat and Walk On By (all composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David) and Always Something There To Remind Me.
Capitol Records of Canada is re-incorporated as CAPITOL RECORDS (CANADA) LTD. - DISQUES CAPITOL (CANADA).
Salisbury-based band Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich enter the UK pop singles chart with Bend It!, which will peak at No2.
The Steve Miller Band plays the first of two nights at the Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ten Years After play at The Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, England, UK, Europe.
Doc Watson plays at The Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson appear on US tv's Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour.
At the Civic Center, Augusta, Maine, USA, Bob Dylan commences a marathon concert tour, a series of one-nighters in 62 cities across the USA and Canada.
The Specials play at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales, UK, supported by The Swinging Cats.
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen play at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
U2 play another gig in their weekly residency at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Duran Duran fly to New York City to begin their first headlining tour of the USA.
Rush play in Casper, Wyoming, USA.
Motorhead release the compilation LP No Remorse on Bronze Records.
Pendragon play at The Arts Centre, Windsor, England, UK, Europe.
Phish play at The Colonial Theatre, Keane, New Hampshire, USA.
Alice In Chains play at The Sheraton La Reina, Los Angeles, California, USA.
At a match between The Texas Rangers and The Milwaukee Brewers in Arlington, Texas, USA, country singer-songwriter Steve Wariner performs The American National Anthem. The Rangers win the game, 6-2.
Multi-award winning guitarist and producer Steve Dawson releases his second solo album, We Belong To The Gold Coast, in Canada.
SS501 receive their first music program award on M! Countdown in South Korea, Asia, for their single, Never Again. Indeed, as hosts of the show, they present themselves with the award.
Linkin Park release their fourth studio album, A Thousand Suns, as a digital download in Japan.
The launch of a new 800 capacity music venue, XOYO, on Cowper Street in East London, UK is cancelled at the last minute because of "unforeseen technical issues at the venue". The venue had been purpose-designed for club nights, live gigs and events.
Dylan LeBlanc plays at The 100 Club London, UK. The show is part of the promotion for LeBlanc's debut album Pauper's Field.
Wiltshire-born singer-songwriter Gabrielle Aplin plays at the O2 Academy 2, Islington, London, England, UK.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at The Wachovia Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cher Lloyd with Fifth Harmony plays at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
British rapper Nick Brewer releases his debut EP, Flat 10, in the UK.
Rachael Dadd releases a new album, We Resonate, on Sweetdreams Press in Japan, Asia.
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Toronto's 1977 punk pioneers/survivors, The Diodes, perform a rare, intimate and extremely loud show at The Brantford Station Gallery, Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
Ric Ocasek, leader, guitarist and singer with The Cars, dies, aged 75, having been found unresponsive and pronounced dead in his apartment in New York City, USA.