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Pauline Hall, The Great Rauschle, Lizzie Evans And Harry Mills, Sam Marion And The McCoy Sisters, The Automobile Girl and The Lefevre Saxophone Quartette are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
And His Orchestra play Rhapsody in Blue
, Among My Souvenirs
and Changes as part of a nation‑wide NBC radio broadcast, The Victory Hour, over NBC in the USA, sponsored by Dodge Brothers Automobile Company. Bing Crosby
sings during this live broadcast from New York City, but is not mentioned, much to the chagrin of his family listening in Spokane.
's first driving licence, issued in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA, expires.
Maurice King and His Wolverines, with vocalist Bea Baker, record I Want A Lavender Cadillac and Make It Good for OKeh Records
in New York City, USA. Bea Baker will find greater success after a name change to LaVern Baker
records Mistreated Baby, The Last Time, What's The Matter and Out On the Road, in Chicago, Illinois, for Chess Records
While packing away his guitar after a gig at The Flame Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, Dave Dudley
of The Country Gentlemen
is struck by a car. Serriously injured, he is temporarily blinded and loses his memory.
Brilliant young jazz bassist Doug Watkins
, who played with Kenny Dorham, Horace Silver
, Art Blakey
's Jazz Messengers and Hank Mobley
, falls asleep at the wheel and dies in a car crash near Holbrook, Arizona, USA, while en route to San Francisco to meet drummer Philly Joe Jones for a gig.
records Walkin' This Road By Myself, Black Gal, How
Many More Years, Baby Don't You Tear My Clothes, Worried Life
Blues, Happy Blues For John Glenn, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Devil Jumped The Black Man, Coffee Blues and Black Cadillac for
in Houston, Texas, USA.
Postal worker William
, known for staging lone protests against racial
segregation, is murdered on a rural stretch of Highway 11 near
Attalla, Alabama, USA. He had been planning to deliver a letter of
protest to the Mississippi Governor's mansion but instead he was
shot twice in the head at close range with a .22 caliber rifle
owned by a certain Floyd Simpson, with whom Moore had argued
earlier that day. No charges were ever laid against Simpson.
Several songs will be inspired by Moore's death, including William
Moore, The Mailman
by Pete Seeger
William Moore by Phil Ochs
Boogie-woogie piano great Meade Lux Lewis dies in an automobile crash in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Freddie Garrity, leader of Freddie And The Dreamers
, crashes his two-week old E-Type Jaguar on the way home to Harpurphey, Lancashire, UK.
automobile, manufactured by the Ford Motor
Company, is launched in the USA. The vehicle will inspire Sir Mack Rice
and record Mustang Sally
1965, but the song will not become a major hit until a version by
is released in 1966.
Blues-rocker Mark Leeman
of the Mark Leeman
Five dies, aged 24, dies in a car smash, returning from Blackpool, England, UK, to London after a concert.
The Mauds play at The Jaguar Club, St. Charles, Illinois, USA, supported by The Circus.
pleads guilty in Aiken Circuit Court in South Carolina, USA, to charges of gun possession and resisting arrest. Brown was arrested in May after leading police on a car chase.
Lela and Raymond Howard, an elderly couple in Salado, Texas, USA, leave home in their maroon Oldsmobile Delta 88, to attend the Pioneer Days Festival, fifteen miles away in Temple. They never
. Two weeks later their bodies and the car are found at
the bottom of a 25-foot cliff. The 1998 hit song The Way
will be inspired by their story.
Ash narrowly escape serious injury when their tour bus catches fire en route from a gig at The Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, California, USA, to one at the Shoreline Amphitheater in San Francisco.
Michael Dahlquist, drummer of Silkworm
, John Glick guitarist for The Returnables
, and Douglas Meis, drummer for Exo And The Dials, all die in a car crash
when a suicidal woman deliberately rams their car at traffic lights in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The 8th Annual Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival comes to an end in Manchester, Tennessee, USA. Headline act on this final day is Phish
, who are unexpectedly joined onstage by Bruce Springsteen
for three songs - "Mustang Sally, Bobby Jean and Glory Days.
At Highbury Corner Magistrates Court, London, England, UK, Europe, George Michael
is jailed for eight weeks
for crashing his car while under the influence of cannabis. He is also fined £1,250 and given a five-year driving ban.
When Kid Rock
visits a karaoke bar in Malibu, California, USA, he treats the crowd to his interpetation of Highway To Hell by AC/DC
The Red Hot Chili Peppers
perform three songs during an appearance at the TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge in Germany, Europe.
Chi Cheng, bass-player of The Deftones, hospitalised since being seriously injured in a 2008 car crash in Santa Clara, California, USA, is released from ICU and returns home to continue his recovery.
Acclaimed folk guitarist Nic Jones
is presented with The Gold Badge of the English Folk Dance And Song Society at a special concert at Cecil Sharp House, London, England, UK, Europe. Jones had been out of action for almost thirty years, having been seriously injured in a car crash in 1982.
Pete Gentil, bass-player for 80s metal band Dealer
, dies in a motorcycle collision with a deer, near Cirencester, England, UK, aged 52.
Wannabe rapper Rashad Owens kills four people when he crashes his car on Red River Street, Austin, Texas, USA, during the SXSW Festival. The incident will spark controversy about whether the festival is growing out of control. In December, the family of one of the victims will sue the festival organisers.
On her Live 2016 Tour
plays the first of two nights at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.