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Country music talent scout Ralph Peer
, discoverer of Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family, to name but two, is born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He will also become a recording pioneer as recording director of Okeh Records
during the 20s.
The 'Popular Songstress' Mabel Hudson is appearing at The Olympia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The comic opera Merrie England
is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 120 performances.
The musical comedy The Wild Rose
is presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
Musical comedy The Show Girl
is playing at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 64 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.
Singing comedians Morris And Cowley, with "famous gramophone star" Diana Clare, and The Godowsky String Octette, play at The Astoria Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
Bernie Taupin, lyricist-partner to Elton John
, is born in Lincolnshire, UK.
Jazz pianist Larry Green
plays the eighth night of a ten-day engagement at Bill Green's Casino, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952
, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt
making her Broadway
debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous
, based on real events in her life.
Dennis Bovell [aka Blackbeard] is born in St. Peter, Barbados. As a solo artist and as a producer, he will become one of the key figures on the London reggae scene of the late '70s and early '80s. He is perhaps best-known as co-founder of the band Matumbi.
And His Orchestra play in The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
is headlining during a week of shows at The Howard Theater in Washington DC, USA, supported by The Dells.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones
is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
is playing during ten nights at The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA.
plays at The Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead, England, UK, Europe.
and Mary McCaslin play the second of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
, Albert King
and Mendelbaum play the second of four nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Influential jazz pianist Hampton Hawes
dies unexpectedly of a brain hemorrhage, aged 48, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays the second of four nights at The Bolshoi Concert Hall, Leningrad, Russia, Europe.
begin a British tour with a gig at The Hope And Anchor, Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
receives an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA.
Muse play at Ricoh Stadium, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, supported by
On their Goint To Hell tour, The Pretty Reckless play at The Revolution Music Room, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.