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The Metropolitan Orchestra records Rag-time Society, Regatta March, The Pullman Porter's Ball and San Toy Selection for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Singing cowboy Gene Autry
sets up a new company, Flying A Pictures
, which will create five new tv series - The Gene Autry
Show, The Range Rider, Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill Jr and The Adventures Of Champion - during the early to middle part of the 1950s.
And His Swing Symphony play the fifth of seven nights at The Apollo Theater
, Harlem, New York City, USA. The bill also features The Orioles
, Nipsey Russell, The Edward Sisters, Crackshot and The Maxellos.
Alan Prosser is born. He will find success as a founder-member and guitarist of The Oysterband
The Three Peppers
play at The Capitol Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during a four week engagement.
And His Range Riders record Juke Joint Mama, Triflin' On Me, I Love You So Much and I Had A Dream for Trumpet Records at the studio of WFOR Radio in Hattiesburg, Mississipi, USA.
Emile Ford and The Checkmates
play at the The Gaumont
, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with Frank Ifield
, Kathy Kirby
, Jimmy Lloyd, Alan Randall, The Frantic Freddie Lloyd Five, Paul Beattie and The Beats and master of ceremonies Norman Vaughan
continues with a week of shows at The Town Casino, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
The Biggest Show Of Stars For 60, featuring Lloyd Price
, The Coasters
, Bo Diddley
, Little Anthony And The Imperials
, Sammy Turner
, Jimmy Jones
, Clyde McPhatter
, LaVern Baker
and Jimmy Reed
, plays at the Municipal Auditorium
, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
is playing during a season at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
And The Blue Men release a new single, Pills/Hush Your Mouth, on Oriole Records in the UK.
The Blues Project
play the last of three nights at San Francisco State, San Francisco as part of a folk festival. Also on the bill are Mark Spoelstra, Doc Watson
and Richard And Mimi Farina.
of The Seeds
is in Gold Star studios
, Los Angeles, California, USA, for the overdubbing of a tuba part onto the tracks March Of The Flower Children and Two Fingers Pointing On You.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Sergio Mendez And Brasil '66 come to the end of a tour of Japan, Asia, with a gig in Osaka.
play in the Holstebro Hallen, Hostebro, Denmark, supported by Jonathan Swift.
Miguel Orlando Collins is born in Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean. He will find success as controversial reggae singer Sizzla
Over five hundred fans waiting to buy tickets for an upcoming Led Zeppelin
gig in Miami, Florida, break ranks and storm the gates of the Orange Bowl Stadium, vandalising the property. Police use tear gas to quell the violence.
, suffering from terminal cancer, is undergoing treatment at the Issels Clinic in the Bavarian Alps, Germany, Europe. He will remain at the clinic until May 1981.
play the first of two nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK.
Sleeping With The Past by Elton John
is certified as a 2x platinum LP in Canada.
plays the first of two nights at the Ahoy Hallen, Rotterdam, Holland, Europe.
The Coal Porters
begin two weeks of recording their album Durango
with producer Ed Stasium at Kozy Tone studios, Bayfield, Colorado.
Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas
attends the Lakers vs. Hornets game in Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at The Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.