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The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Capitol Records of Canada is re-incorporated as CAPITOL RECORDS (CANADA) LTD. - DISQUES CAPITOL (CANADA).
Bob Dylan catches a performance by Levon And The Hawks, at Friar's Tavern on Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada. Dylan will form an alliance with the group, and they will work with him for several years as The Band.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles goes to see Ben E. King play in the Scotch Of St James, London, England, UK.
The Ford Motor Company takes the innovative step of offering 8-track music players as an option on all of their new vehicles.
When The Rolling Stones play at the Waldbuhne Halle, Berlin, Germany, Europe, police are called in to quell a fan riot. Thirty fans and six police officers are taken to hospital and fifty rows of seats are damaged.
Dizzy Gillespie And His Quintet play during a season in The Penthouse at The Playboy Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with singer Millicent Brown and Johnny Janis.
Having broken her arm by tripping over her dog the day before, Judy Garland is hospitalised and cannot complete tonight's engagement at The Greek Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John D. Loudermilk records The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian, Ma Baker's Little Acre, I'm Looking For A World and Where Have They Gone, at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The Lament will later become better known as the hit single Indian Reservation.
Earl Bostic is playing at Aku Aku, The Town House Motel, Toledo, Ohio, USA.
Jazz bassist and tuba player Steve Brown, who worked with the orchestras of Paul Whiteman, Frankie Trumbauer and Jean Goldkette, dies in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
WJRZ becomes the first full-time country music radio station in New York City, USA. It will maintain a country format until 1971, when it will switch to a Top 40 format.
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.
Dean Martin records I Will, Down Home and Yellow Line at United Recording Corporation Studios, 6050 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sandie Shaw and The Paramounts [later to become Procol Harum] play at The Orchid Ballroom, Purley, England, UK.
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TV rock show Where The Action Is features James Brown performing I Got You (I Feel Good) and Joey Paige performing Goodnight, My Love.
Wayne Fontana denies rumours that he and his group The Mindbenders are splitting up.
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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.
On the ATV tv show Cliff And The Shadows Part 1, in the UK, Cliff Richard performs The Time In Between and The Shadows perform My Grandfather's Clock.
The Moody Blues play at The Cosmo Club, Carlisle, UK.
When keyboardist Al Kooper and bassist Harvey Brooks decide to quit Bob Dylan's touring band, they are replaced by Garth Hudson, Rick Danko and Richard Manuel - who will become the core of The Band.
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The Beatles release a new single, Dizzy Miss Lizzy/Anna (Go To Him) on Odeon Records in Japan, Asia.
Otis Redding releases the album Otis Blue on Atlantic Records in the USA.
The Beach Boys have another recording session for the album Beach Boys Party! in Los Angeles, California, USA. On this day they record a medley of I Get Around and Little Deuce Coupe.
The Byrds record Set You Free This Time in CBS Recording Studio, 6121 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Popular French vocalist Barbara begins a stint as the headlining act at The Bobino Music Hall, Montparnasse, Paris, France, Europe.
Columbia Records deliver a second version of the new Bob Dylan single, Positively Fourth Street to radio stations in California, USA. 17,000 copies of the first version had accidentally been pressed up with a demo of Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? instead of Positively Fourth Street. Radio stations had been playing the single for several days without realising it was not the right song.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.