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The Ramblers Burlesque Company, described as 'A splendid Vaudeville bill', plays at The Dewey Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Child-singer Frances Gumm [billed as Baby Gumm] plays the sixth of seven nights with The Gilmore Circus at Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, California, USA. Frances will find stardom after a name change to Judy Garland
Blues singer and pianist Jimmie Gordon
records Big Four Whistle Blues and Drunken Woman Blues, for Decca Records
in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter Jean-Jacques Milteau
is born in Paris, France, Europe.
with guitarist Barney Kessel
and The Louis Basil Band is playing during a week of shows at The Chicago Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Elias McDaniel, later to find fame as Bo Diddley
,is fined $50.00 by Musicians Local 208 for accepting less than Union scale for a gig at the 708 Club (708 East 47th Street), Chicago, Illinois, USA. He fails to pay and is erased from the union roll.
Wanted by Perry Como
spends its second week at No1 in the Cashbox
Magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Dreaming Of The Ladies In The Moon by The Jubilaires
on Crown Records
is reviewed by Billboard
magazine with the words, "The boys here come thru with a strong reading here on a bright ballad with an evocative flavor".
Papa George Lightfoot records Wine, Women, Whiskey, When The Saints Go Marching In, Jump The Boogie and Mean Ol' Train in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, for Imperial Records
Ronald, Rudolph and O'Kelly Isley - The Isley Brothers
- board a bus from their home town of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, headed for New York City where they plan to start a bigtime career in music.
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.
plays during a four-week season at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, showcasing his 'New Era In Modern American Music'.
continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest
, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Blues Project
play the last of three nights at San Francisco State, San Francisco, California, USA, as part of a folk festival. Also on the bill are Mark Spoelstra, Doc Watson
and Richard And Mimi Farina.
is born in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
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'.
spends $750,000 purchasing a former Delta Airlines Convair jet, which he re-names Lisa Marie. The plane's cost includes extensive renovations such as gold bathroom fixtures, a queen-size bed, a full audio-visual system, and Elvis' TCB logo on the tail.
Miguel Orlando Collins is born in Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean. He will find success as controversial reggae singer Sizzla
plays at The Civic Hall, Guildford, UK.
The Only Ones play at The Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Pavilion, Bath, UK.
hosts Saturday Night Live in New York City, USA, with Elton John
as his musical guest. Cash sings I Walk The Line, Folsom Prison Blues, Ring of Fire and Sunday Morning Coming Down. Elton John
sings Empty Garden [Hey Hey Johnny] and Ball and Chain.
The Grateful Dead
play at Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
begin a UK tour at Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland.
Moby plays at Metropolis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
, Rise Against and The Fullblast play the second of two nights at the Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
plays at The Forum, Kentish Town, London, England, UK.
Hillbilly Bone by Blake Shelton
and Trace Adkins
, produced by Scott Hendricks, secures the Vocal Event of the Year award from the Academy of Country Music at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
When Gary Busey appears as a project leader on tv show The Celebrity Apprentice, hosted by Donald Trump on NBC in the USA, John Rich evaluates Busey's leadership as a "colossal collapse of time management".
play at The AB Club, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
play at The Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.