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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 comedy Foxy Grandpa
, based on a popular newspaper cartoon strip, is playing at Haverley's 14th Street Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's
is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 performances.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains
, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
UK jazz trombonist, bandleader and recording artist Chris Barber
is born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, UK.
I've Heard That Song Before by Harry James
And His Orchestra reaches No1 in the Billboard
R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA.
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.
is playing in The Persian Room of The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
And The Bruvvers play at The Palais, Wentworth Street, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe.
, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Logan English, Sonny Terry
, Brownie McGhee
, Patrick Sky, Marianne 'Jolly' Robinson and Arlo Guthrie
take part in the concert "Songs Of, By, For And To Woody Guthrie
", organised by Sing Out! magazine at Town Hall, New York City, USA.
is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.
The Grateful Dead
play at The Banana Grove at The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Oakland Coliseum baseball stadium is opened in Oakland, California, USA. It will also be used as a venue for memorable rock concerts by Jimi Hendrix
, Creedence Clearwater Revival
, Rush and many others.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
sends a memo to his manager, Mike Jeffery
, requesting account balances for all Hendrix-related companies. At the Record Plant, New York City, USA, Hendrix records Keep On Groovin'.
performs for US President Richard Nixon in the East Room of The White House, Washington DC, USA. Cash sings three songs specially requested by the President - A Boy Named Sue, Okie From Muskogee and Welfare Cadillac, the last of which castigates black people on welfare who drive Cadillacs while other working people struggle to get by. (N.B. Other reports say
that Cash did not sing Okie or Cadillac, substituting those songs with Man In Black and What Is Truth)
play at The City Hall, Sheffield, UK.
And The Wailers perform as official guests at The State at Zimbabwe's Independence festival in Zimbabwe, Africa.
The Grateful Dead
play at Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
the GazettE play at Shibuya Public Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On the second leg of their Unleashed tour, Fleetwood Mac
play at the Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
During an eight-date UK tour The Wonder Stuff
play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK. On the tour, they play their classic album Hup
in its entirety at every gig.
play at The AB Club, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
plays the second of two nights at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland, Europe.