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is born in Newport News, Virginia, USA. He will find success as jazz and r'n'b guitarist Tiny Grimes
who, as well as pursuing a successful solo career, will play with Art Tatum
, Jay McShann
and Milt Buckner.
Jazz guitarist Eddie Lang and pianist Frank Signorelli record Church Street Sobbin
plays at the Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Alan Reid is born in Glasgow, Scotland. He will find success as a founding member of folk music group The Battlefield Band
, for which he will sing and play keyboards and guitar.
Vocalist and guitarist Ramblin' Jimmie Dolan
records Hot Rod Race, Walkin' With The Blues and Washed Away With The Tide at Capitol Records
, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California, USA.
Blues guitarist and singer Larry Dale
, with Cootie Williams
And His Orchestra, records Blue Sunday, It Hurts Me, Boomerang, Available Lover, It's All In Your Mind, Block Rock and Rangoon for RCA Victor Records
in New York City, USA.
plays at The Preview Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
During a tour of the mid-West, Ray Charles
plays at the Music Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
, The Vibrations
, Jimmy Jones
, The Sensations
, Joe Turner, The Clovers
, Little Anthony
, David Ruffin
and Arthur Prysock
play the second night in a week of shows at The Regal Theater, Chicago
, Illinois, USA.
Folk-blues star Jesse Fuller
arrives in the UK to begin a tour.
The Rolling Stones
play the first of three nights at The Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
The Hullabaloos, The Detergents, Shirley Ellis
, Little Richard
(whose backing group includes Jimi Hendrix
], The Vibrators, The Exciters
, The Hollies
, The Uniques, Dee Dee Warwick, Roddy Joy, Sandie Shaw
and King Curtis
play at The Paramount Theater
, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Cream play at The Ricky Tick Club, Windsor, England, UK.
release their debut single, Don't Ease Me In/Stealin', on Scorpio Records, in the USA.
The Grateful Dead
, Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band, and The Doors
play the first of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA. Jim Morrison of The Doors
fails to turn up for this opening night.
resume their second North American tour with a gig at Massey Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Chicago Slim plays at The Kinetic Playground
[aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Nova Express.
begins a British tour at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, UK.
The Miami Rock Festival, a three-day event, begins in Miami, Florida, USA, with featured acts including Canned Heat
, Vanilla Fudge
and B.B. King
. The event is billed as 'the last rock festival of the 60s'.
The Gerry Mulligan
Quartet plays at the Jazz and Blues Festival, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Blues guitarist and singer Bubba Brown
, who worked in the 1930s with Tommy Johnson, Johnny Temple and The Chatmon Brothers, dies aged 83 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Fabulous Thunderbirds play at South Street Seaport, Pier 16, New York City, USA.
Nirvana begin a UK tour at Goldwyn's Suite, Birmingham, UK.
The Rolling Stones
are in an empty hangar at Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Canada, rehearsing for their upcoming tour of North America.
play at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
R'n'B/soul singer-songwriter Leela James
releases her fifth studio album, Fall For You, in the USA.
Uncut magazine publishes three new special editions, dedicated respectively to