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Booker T. Washington White is born in Houston, Mississippi, USA. [N.B. Some sources say 1906] He will find fame as Delta blues master Bukka White
records Blue Getaway, Diddie Wa Diddie, Chump Man Blues, Ice Man Blues, Pop It Stomp, Fan Foot Woman and Police Dog Blues in the Gennett Records
studio in Richmond, Indiana, USA.
Blues guitarist and singer Otto Virgial
records Little Girl In Rome, Bad Notion Blues, Got The Blues About Rome and Seven Year Itch for Bluebird Records
, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Henry Saint Clair Fredericks is born in Harlem, New York City, USA. He will find international fame as bluesman Taj Mahal
Steve Brookins, drummer of 38 Special
from 1974 until 1987, is born in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Popular Irish vocalist Ronan Tynan
is born in Dublin, Eire.
record an audition tape for Decca Records
, including the songs Big Boss Man, Pretty Thing, Boom Boom and I Just Wanna Make Love To You, in London, England, UK, Europe.
is given a Grundig Cub reel-to-reel tape recorder for Christmas and begins singing into it, accompanied by records.
House band, The Alan Price
Rhythm and Blues Combo is playing in The Jazz Lounge, Club A-Gogo, Percy Street, Haymarket, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK, Europe. The group will find greater success when it evolves to become The Animals
Popular light music pianist Carmen Cavallaro
records Dreaming Of Home And Mother, When It's Lamplighting Time In The Valley, Sukiyaki and Lorelei for Vocalion Records
in New York City, USA.
An advertisement in a newspaper in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, asks, "Who Are? What Are? THEM". This is the beginning of a publicity campaign to launch the r'n'b band Them
, led by Van Morrison
Despite concerns about the length of his hair, David Jones makes his first tv appearance with his group, The Manish Boys
, on UK tv show Gadzooks! It's All Happening. They sing their current single, I Pity The Fool
. Jones will change his name to David Bowie
within a year.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience play at the Tivoli Konserthalle, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, supported by Page One and Hansson And Karlsson.
plays a second night at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA. The show is recorded and will be released as Thursday Night In San Francisco.
Traffic record a live session for BBC radio show Saturday Club
at The Paris Cinema, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Sporthalle, Boblingen, Germany, Europe.
Amy Jade Winehouse is born in Southgate, London, England, UK, Europe. She will find success as singer Amy Winehouse in 2003, quickly followed by much controversy about her abuse of drugs and alcohol.
On his Run For Cover tour, Gary Moore
plays at Polideportivo Anoeta, San Sebastian, Spain, Europe.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith
play at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
, musician, composer, experimental instrument-maker, progenitor of 'Universal Music' and member of 60s band The Charlatans, dies of lung cancer
in his rural Petaluma, California, USA, music bungalow known as Studio Um.
plays at Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland, Europe.
plays at The Pavilions, Plymouth, UK.
are among the artists appearing at the Floydfest, Floyd, Virginia, USA.