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The Count Basie Orchestra, with vocalist Joe Williams, plays in Basel, Switzerland.
Chart-topping clarinettist Acker Bilk has a recording session in London, UK, at which his drummer is Ginger Baker, later to play with Eric Clapton in The Cream.
In The Still Of The Night by legendary doo-wop r'n'b band The Five Satins enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No24. Nevertheless, it will go on to become a genre classic, and eventually achieve multi-platinum sales.
Fats Domino plays the sixth night of a week at Casino Royal, Washington, D.C., USA.
Chart-topping UK clarinettist Acker Bilk has a recording session in London, at which his drummer is Ginger Baker, later to play with Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton in The Cream.
Roy Milton plays the second night of a week at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Miles Davis Quintet, including John Coltrane, plays at Café Bohemia, New York City.
Chuck Berry plays at a private function in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Guitar Slim plays the sixth night of a week at The Palms Club, Hallendale, Florida, USA.
Gene Vincent releases a new single, Bluejean Bop, in the USA.
Gene Vincent releases a new single, Bluejean Bop, in the USA.
The Miles Davis Quintet, including John Coltrane, plays at Caf
The Maddox Brothers And Rose release a new single, The Death Of Rock And Roll in the USA, on Columbia Records.
More by Jimmy Young enters the Singles Chart in the UK at No26. It will peak at No4 during a seventeen-week run on the chart.
Ken Mackintosh And His Orchestra play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
Chart-topping UK clarinettist Acker Bilk has a recording session in London, at which his drummer is Ginger Baker, later to play with Eric Clapton in The Cream.
Billy Ward And His Dominoes play the sixth night of a week at Zardi's Jazzland, Los Angeles, California, USA.
In The Still Of The Night by legendary doo-wop R'n'B band The Five Satins enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No24. Nevertheless, it will go on to become a genre classic, and eventually achieve multi-platinum sales.
An article in Billboard magazine in the USA predicts that the recently-initiated merchandising campaign based on Elvis Presley-endorsed products will "eclipse sales of $20,000,000 before the end of the year."
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More by Jimmy Young enters the Singles Chart in the UK at No26. It will peak at No4 during a seventeen-week run on the chart.
Gene Vincent releases a new single, Bluejean Bop, in the USA.
The Maddox Brothers and Rose release a new single, the Death Of Rock And Roll in the USA, on Columbia Records.
In The Still Of The Night by US doo-wop R'n'B band The Five Satins enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart, where it will peak at No24. Nevertheless, it will go on to become a genre classic, and eventually achieve multi-platinum sales.