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William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Betholoff is born in Goshen, New York, USA. He will achieve success as stride jazz pianist Willie 'The Lion' Smith.
Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The musical comedy Miss Bob White, written by Willard Spenser, opens at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 performances.
Van Phillips and his Band record I'm A Dreamer, Aren't We All? and If I Had A Talking Picture Of You, for Columbia Records in London, UK.
Max Bygraves is appearing in the revue Wonderful Time at The Palladium, London, England, UK, with The Billy Cotton Band, The Bernard Brothers and Joy Nichols.
Roy Hamilton plays the seventh of ten nights at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley plays the first of two nights at the Palladium Club, Houston, Texas, USA.
In a package tour called the Lucky Seven Blues Show, Little Willie John, Champion Jack Dupree, Little George Smith and Otis Williams play the first night of a week at the Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his next movie, Wild In The Country , at the 20th Century Ranch, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Vaughn Monroe is playing during a two-week engagement at The Crown Room, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
The Maynard Ferguson Orchestra plays at Birdland, New York City, USA. The show is broadcast live. Also on the bill is The Junior Mance Trio, whose performance will, in due course, appear on the LP Rare Broadcast Performances.
Helen Shapiro, with Norrie Paramor And His Orchestra, records Let's Talk About Love for Columbia Records in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Decorah, Iowa, USA.
Eddie Stubbs, fiddler and bassist of popular bluegrass band The Johnson Mountain Boys is born in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA.
Adam Faith and Gene Vincent play at TheGaumont, Worcester, UK.
Buddy Bair And His Orchestra with vocalist Elaine Powell are playing during a three-week booking at The Skyway, Hotel Peabody, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Leon McAuliffe and His Swingin‘ Western Band record Creole Rose and Bluesville USA in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Just three months after topping the chart with My Boyfriend’s Back, The Angels achieve their final Billboard Top 40 hit when I Adore Him peaks at No25.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at Jackson Country Club, Jackson, Michigan, USA.
The Beach Boys sign a contract to appear on a Bob Hope Comedy Special tv show which will be broadcast on December 18.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, featuring Butterfield on vocals and harmonica, Michael Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop on guitars, Mark Naftalin on organ, Jerome Arnold and bass and Sam Lay on drums, is playing during a month of live shows at The Unicorn, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Ketty Lester plays during two weeks at Annie's Room, London, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play at The Odeon, Cheltenham, England, UK, Europe, supported by Johnny Wiltshire And The Trebletones.
The Temptations are playing during eight nights at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Timothy Ross Armstrong is born in Albany, California, USA. He will find success as vocalist Tim Armstrong in the 90's hardcore punk band Rancid.
The Blues Project play the sixth of seven nights at The Café Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
John Fahey plays the first of three nights at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones are recording tracks for the album Between The Buttons at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jackie De Shannon records It Shines On You Too for Imperial Records in the USA.
Nico (backed by Jackson Browne on guitar) plays at Stanley's in the basement of The Dom, New York City, USA, supported by Tim Buckley.
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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.
Vikki Carr is playing during two weeks at The Plaza, New York City, USA.
John Lennon of The Beatles gives an interview to BBC-tv in the UK, explaining why he returned his MBE two months earlier, in protest against British involvement in overseas wars.
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The Barry Harris Trio record Sun Dance, These Foolish Things, and other tracks for Prestige Records in New York City, USA.
San Francsico band Jefferson Airplane play the first of four nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, with Buddy Guy and Junior Wells.
Jefferson Airplane play the first of four nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, with Buddy Guy and Junior Wells.
The Band's farewell show at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA, features Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Dr John, Eric Clapton and others. The event is filmed by Martin Scorsese as The Last Waltz.
Cado Belle play at King's College, The Strand, London, UK.
The Jamaica World Music Festival begins in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean. Acts over the next three-days include Peter Tosh, Rick James, The Clash, The Grateful Dead, Aretha Franklin and, in their final show before disbanding, Squeeze.
On their Shout At The Devil tour, Motley Crue play at The Salt Palace Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
The Redskins release a new single, Kick Over The Statues, on Abstract Dance Records in the UK. All proceeds from the single will go to the Anti-Apartheid Cause. The Redskins' regular record label, London Records, had chosen not to release it.
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Madonna releases her new single, Dress You Up, on Warner Bros Records in the UK.
UK music weekly The NME wins best magazine and digital publication of the year at the Record of the Day Awards in London, UK, with the magazine's Krissi Murison picking up editor of the year.
On their 360 Degree tour U2 play the first of two nights in Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, supported by Jay-Z.
Trentemøller plays at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Stevie Wonder performs his classic album Songs In The Key Of Life in its entirety at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Lewis Capaldi plays at The O2 Academy, Birmingham, UK, Europe.
On tour in support of their album Leylines, Rising Appalachia play at Higher Ground, South Burlington, Vermont, USA.