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Johnny DeDroit And His New Orleans Jazz Orchestra record Panama, Nobody Knows Blues and New Orleans Blues, for OKeh Records in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Roy Orbison And The Teen Kings record Ooby Dooby, Trying To Get To You and other tracks at Norman Petty's Studio, Clovis, New Mexico, for Je-Wel Records.
US music trade magazine Billboard lists The Coasters' debut single, Down In Mexico, as a 'best buy?, adding that the track is 'getting excellent R + B and pop reaction? in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Buffalo, Cleveland, Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta, Durham and St. Louis.
Conway Twitty plays at the State Fairgrounds, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Paul Anka plays the first of three nights at The City Auditorium, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Mafia boss Carlos Marcello is extradited from New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, to Guatemala, South America, as an illegal immigrant. His family-owned Jefferson Music Company dominated the juke box, slot machine and pinball trade in the New Orleans area. Marcello is known to have used his Mafia contacts to try to persuade Frank Sinatra to use his friendship with the Kennedy family to negate the deportation order. He is also known to have close ties with the Ku Klux Klan.
Young jazz saxophonist Carlos Garnett arrives in the USA, having emigrated from Panama, Central America. Within a few months he will be playing regularly at The Baby Grand club in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. (1962).
Nat King Cole, accompanied by The Ralph Carmichael Orchestra, records Tres Palabras, Piel Canela and Solamente Una Vez, for Capitol Records in Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the second night in a three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the second night in a three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the fifth night in a three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the penultimate night in their three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Chubby Checker plays the eighth of ten nights at the National Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Dion marries model Susan Butterfield in New York City, USA. After the wedding, the pair fly off to honeymoon in Acapulco, Mexico, Central America.
'Hello everybody. This is Radio Caroline, broadcasting on 199, your all-day music station,' are the first words spoken by pirate radio deejay Simon Dee, ushering in a new era in British broadcasting from aboard the former passenger ferry Frederica, sailing under the flag of Panama. The first track played is Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles.
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Looking For Love, a new teen-oriented movie starring Connie Francis, opens at cinemas in Mexico, North America.
Acid guru Timothy Leary is busted for pot at the border between Mexico and America.
Bob Dylan is recording tracks for the soundtrack of the film Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid, in CBS Disco Studios, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Led Zeppelin play in The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
On his 40th birthday, Keith Richards, guitarist of The Rolling Stones, marries 27-year old Patti Hansen at the Finisterra Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, North America. Mick Jagger is among the guests at the wedding.
Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler, famed for his 1966 hit The Ballad Of The Green Berets, dies in Tennessee, USA, aged 49, from a bullet wound in his head, sustained three months earlier in Guatemala, where he was said to have been training Contra rebels. Sadler's life had been peppered with many violent incidents, including two earlier shootings in which he was implicated as the perpetrator.
On their New Jersey Syndicate Tour, Bon Jovi play the first of two nights at Estadio Tecnológico, Monterray, Mexico, North America.
On his first Mexican tour, Dylan plays the second of two nights at the Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico.
On his first Mexican tour, Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at the Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico.
The White Stripes play at Foro Alterno, Guadalajara, Mexico, North America.
Radiohead begin a South American tour with a gig in Mexico City, supported by Kraftwerk.
Country-rock trio Lady Antebellum release their second studio album, Need You Now, in Brazil and Mexico.
Heavy rock band Korn announce that they will boycott BP products on their upcoming tour to protest against the company's failure to control their environmentally disastrous oil leak into the Gulf of Mexico.
Rammstein play the first of two nights at The MEX Sports Palace, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America, for an audience of 20,915.
Epica play at Circo Volador, Mexico City, Mexico.
Katy Perry launches her new perfume, Purr, in Mexico, with an event Mexico City.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays at The Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
On his My World tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at The Estadio Tres de Marzo, Guadalajara, Mexico, Central America.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays a free concert at Monumento a la Revolucion, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at Auditorio Banamex, Monterrey, Mexico, Central America.
Weezer, Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, Gene Ween and Dave Dreiwitz, Wavves, The Antlers, Yuck, Free Energy, Boom Bip, J Mascis [solo acoustic], Lou Barlow, Keepaway, Ozma, The Nervous Wreckords, The Knocks, Sleeper Agent and Yacht Rock Revue set off on The Weezer Cruise, a five-day event on the ship Carnival Destiny, sailing from Miami, Florida, USA, to the island of Cozumel off the Gulf Coast of Mexico.
On their Up All Night Tour, One Direction play the first of two nights at The Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
On their Up All Night Tour, One Direction play the second of two nights at The Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
On their Maiden England World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The Hard Rock Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, supported by Coheed And Cambria.
Rihanna begins her 777 tour, on which she will play seven gigs in seven cities over seven days, transported on a Boeing 777. The first show, tonight, is at El Plaza Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Dream Theater play at Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Lana Del Rey releases her second album, Ultraviolence, in the USA, Canada, Mexico, and Spain, Europe.
Radio Moscow play at The Electric Funeral Fest, Denver, Colorado, USA.
The Tenth International Record Store Day is held at independent record stores worldwide. Ambassador for the event is St. Vincent.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play at Estadio El Campin, Bogota, Colombia, South America, supported by Noel Gallagher's High FLying Birds
On their 135-date Wonderful Wonderful tour, The Killers play at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
On their Villains World Tour, Queens Of The Stone Age play at the Pal Norte Festival, Monterrey, Mexico, North America.
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