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Chuck Berry plays at Hershey Park, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.
Guitar Slim plays the fifth night of a week at The Palms Club, Hallendale, Florida, USA.
RCA Records announces that over 10m Elvis Presley records have been sold in twelve months - 60% of the company's entire output.
Gene Vincent, The Coasters, Alis Lesley [billed as 'The female Presley'], The Six Teens, The Dots, Jerry Wallace, The Turks, The Gassers and the Ernie Freeman Orchestra, play a live show in The Shrine Auditorium, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Reader Rosalie Fraser writes to UK music weekly the New Musical Express [NME] to complain that "Rock'n'roll is utter trash - I honestly don't understand the people who think the choking noise that comes from Presley's mouth is music."
Fats Domino plays the fifth night of a week at Casino Royal, Washington, D.C., USA.
Roy Milton plays the first night of a week at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Eddie Duchin Story, a Hollywood movie about the life of jazz bandleader Eddie Duchin, is released to cinemas in West Germany.
Reader Rosalie Fraser writes to UK music weekly the New Musical Express [NME] to complain that "Rock'n'roll is utter trash - I honestly don't understand the people who think the choking noise that comes from Presley's mouth is music."
RCA Records announces that over 10m Elvis Presley records have been sold in twelve months - 60% of the company's entire output.
Reader Rosalie Fraser writes to UK music weekly the New Musical Express [NME] to complain that "Rock'n'roll is utter trash - I honestly don't understand the people who think the choking noise that comes from Presley's mouth is music."
The Eddie Duchin Story, a Hollywood movie about the life of jazz bandleader Eddie Duchin, is released to cinemas in West Germany.
Billy Ward And His Dominoes play the fifth night of a week at Zardi's Jazzland, Los Angeles, California, USA.