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Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
The stage musical Bric-A-Brac opens at The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, UK, where it will run for 385 performances. Music for the show is by Lionel Monckton and Herman Finck, and the cast includes Gwendoline Brogden, Teddie Gerard, A. Simon Girard, Nelson Keys, Gertie Millar, Arthur Playfair and Lauri Wylie.
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra play the fourth night of a week of shows at The Lincoln Theatre [aka The Dunbar Theater], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in The Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
Alan King, rhythm guitarist of 60s mod band The Action is born in London, NW5, England, UK, Europe.
Kerry Livgren, first keyboardist and guitar player for Kansas, is born in Topeka, Kansas, USA.
Peruvian singer Yma Sumac performs in The Cotillion Room of The Pierre Hotel, New York City, USA.
Martha Raye is playing at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA, during a four week run.
The musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
Martin 'Frosty' Beedle is born in Hull, England, UK, Europe. He will go on to play drums for Cutting Crew.
Bluegrass group The Kentucky Colonels record their debut album, New Sounds Of Bluegrass America, at Sundown Studios, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Blues star Howlin' Wolf records Tail Dragger, in the USA.
Johnny Cash records Bad News at Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Vocalist Freda Payne records Blue Piano, Sweet September and other tracks for Impulse Records in RCA Studios, New York City, USA.
Dionne Warwick arrives in the UK for a promotional visit, including live dates and tv appearances.
The Animals and Dionne Warwick appear on tv show Ready, Steady, Go!, in London, UK.
The Lee Morgan Sextet records Cornbread, Ill Wind, Most Like Lee, Ceora and Our Man Higgins for Blue Note Records at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Jonathan King, Dana Gillespie, Hedgehoppers Anonymous, Alan David, Nita Rossi, Ronnie Jones and The Preachers make an afternoon appearance at the Radio London Club in The Marquee, London, England, UK. In the evening, the same line-up plays at The Palais, Wimbledon, London, England, UK.
I'm Yours by Elvis Presley enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No11 during a seven-week run.
Jefferson Airplane and JC Burris play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
The Buddy Miles Express plays the first of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
While rehearsing at London's Country Club, UK rock bandleader Graham Bond is arrested on a 'contempt of court' charge that dates back two years. He is taken to Pentonville Prison and additionally remanded in custody on a bankruptcy charge.
Two San Francisco bands, The Grateful Dead and The New Riders Of The Purple Sage, play the second of four nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
The Who, Rod Stewart And The Faces, Mott The Hoople, Lindisfarne, Quintessence and The Greaseband, with Jeff Dexter as DJ, play at The Oval, Kennington, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Charles Aznavour begins his first major British tour with a show at The Gaumont, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Boston release a new single, More Than A Feeling, on Epic Records in the USA. It will peak at No5 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart and go on to become a classic of AOR.
Touring in support of their fifth LP Deceptive Bends, 10cc play the last of three nights at Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Bob Marley And The Wailers arrive in New York City, USA, where they are to play two nights at Madison Square Garden.
The Doors Greatest Hits album is awarded a platinum disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A..
The Jam enter the UK singles chart with The Bitterest Pill (I Ever Had To Swallow) which will peak at No2.
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Nat Adderley plays at the Arts Centre, Southport, England, UK, Europe.
The Beach Boys play in Candlestick Park, San Francisco, California, USA.
The two-day long Futurama Festival comes to an end at Queen's Hall, Leeds, England, UK, Europe. Acts appearing at the event included Billy Bragg, Danielle Dax, The Bay City Rollers, Killing Joke, Howard DeVoto, New Model Army, Jayne County, Flesh For Lulu, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Clock DVA, Under Two Flags, The Chameleons and the Chevalier Brothers.
Kiss release their 11th album, Lick It Up, and appear, for the first time ever, without their trademark make-up, on MTV in the USA.
U2 play the last of five nights at The Sports and Entertainment Centre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Aşkın Nur Yengi releases the album Sevgiliye on Fono Music in Turkey, Europe.
Jump blues vocalist Jimmy Witherspoon dies of throat cancer, aged 77, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Willie Nelson and others play at the Farm Aid benefit bash in Tinley Park, Illinois, USA.
Ryan Adams And The Cardinals, Debbie Harry, Jesse Malin, Ted Leo And The Pharmacists, Joseph Arthur and Butch Walker perform at the Mojo Aid Hurricane Relief concert in Irving Plaza, New York City, USA, for victims of Hurricane Katrina.
A search of Willie Nelson's tour bus uncovers 1.5 pounds of marijuana and 1/5 of a pound of mushrooms, when it is stopped on Interstate 10 near Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, USA. Willie Nelson and Bobbie Nelson are given misdemeanor citations for drug possession.
Howard Jones plays at The Civic, Barnsley, UK, supported by Duncan Sheik.
Josh Ritter plays at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Pete Molinari plays at Stereo, Glasgow, Scotland.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at Mineirinho, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, South America.
Grizzly Bear release their fourth studio album, Shields in the USA.
The Airborne Toxic Event play at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Johnny Winter plays at S.P.A.C.E., Evanston, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lana Del Rey releases her third LP, Honeymoon, in the UK.