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The Original American Ragtime Octette play the first of six nights at The Hippodrome, Bristol, UK.
Donald Mills is born in Piqua, Ohio, USA. He will find fame as a member of internationally successful singing group The Mills Brothers.
Mabel Hamilton is performing "Popular songs and Character Studies" at McVicker's Continuous Vaudeville Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz drummer, vocalist and bandleader Freddie Kohlman is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In a long career he will work with A.J. Piron, Joe Robichaux, Papa Celestin, Sam Morgan, Albert Ammons, Stuff Smith, Earl Hines, Lee Collins, Louis Armstrong, The Dukes of Dixieland, The Onward Brass Band and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band - to name but a few.
The Chicago Hottentots record All Night Shags and Put Me In The Alley Blues, for Vocalion Records, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jack Hylton And His Orchestra record Say That You Love Me, Somebody's Lonely and So Is Your Old Lady, for HMV Records in Hayes, Middlesex, UK.
Jack Hylton And His Orchestra record Try Again Tomorrow, Alabama Stomp, Lay Me Down To Sleep In Carolina and Mama's Gone Young, Papa's Gone Old, for HMV Records in Hayes, Middlesex, UK.
Furry Lewis records Rock Island Blues, Jelly Roll and other tracks in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Vocalion Records.
Jazz violinist Joe Venuti’s Blue Four with Eddie Lang on guitar record The Wild Dog and Dinah for Okeh Records in New York City.
The Chicago Defender runs an advertisement for No Job Blues, the latest record by blues guitarist and singer Ramblin' Thomas on Paramount Records.
Eddie Farley And His Orchestra record There's No Two Ways About It, I'm Bubbling Over, I Hum A Waltz and To A Sweet Pretty Thing for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
The Light Crust Doughboys record Just Once Too Often in Dallas, Texas, USA.
It Looks Like Rain [On Cherry Blossom Lane], by Guy Lombardo reaches No1 in the Billboard popular music chart in the USA.
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra play on the CBS network's Camel Caravan radio show in The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra play on the CBS network's Camel Caravan radio show in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Ink Spots are playing at The Blackhawk, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Dick Shelton And His Musical Mariners.
Mahalia Jackson records What Could I Do and Move On Up A Little Higher, for Apollo Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Earl Bostic Orchestra releases a new single, Merry Widow Waltz/Way Down on King Records in the USA.
Delta blues slide guitarist Johnny Shines records Rambling and Cool Driver for Job Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Musical comedy actress and playwright Clara Lipman dies, aged 87, at her home in New York City, USA.
Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra, including vocalist Cleo Laine, play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, UK.
Elvis Presley's father Vernon marries Dee Elliott, less than two years after the death of Elvis's mother Gladys. Elvis, meanwhile, goes fishing.
Popular vocalist Tony Martin appears as a guest on tv's Donna Reed Show in the USA.
Ella Fitzgerald records a live version of her classic A Tisket A Tasket for Verve Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, on the second night of her twelve-night run at The Crescendo Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Group, including guitarist Mike Bloomfield and harmonica player Charlie Musselwhite, records 43rd Street Blues, Rambling Blues, Drifting and Drifting, I'm in the Mood, Five Long Years, I Got Fooled, The First Year I Got Married, I Done Got Wise, Katie Mae and I Got You in the Palm of My Hand, at Mike Shea's Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dizzy Gillespie And His Quintet come to the end of a season in The Penthouse at The Playboy Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with singer Millicent Brown and Johnny Janis.
Wayne King plays at Willowbrook Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Buddy Guy plays the last of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band plus Blue Cheer.
Spanky And Our Gang and Nancy Sinatra are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Ed Sullivan Show on CBS-tv in New York City, USA.
Jefferson Airplane play the last of three nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA, with Buddy Guy and the Chuck Davis Dance Company.
Eric Burdon plays the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Chicago Blues All Stars and It's A Beautiful Day.
Van Der Graaf Generator play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Sarah Vaughan records the album Live In Japan, at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan. A highlight of her long career, it will be added in 2007 to the National Recording Registry at the US Library Of Congress.
B.B. King, Fats Domino and Muddy Waters play at The Pistola Blues Festival, Piazza Duomo, Pistoia, Italy
On their The Prayer tour, The Cure play at the Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Heart play at Poplar Creek Music Theatre, Hoffman Estates, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Cheap Trick play at the Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Liverpool hitmakers Frankie Goes To Hollywood release the double-CD compilation Bang! The Greatest Hits Of Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
Jazz flutist, saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger Moe Koffman dies of cancer, aged 72, in Orangeville, Ontario, Canada. He is best-remembered for his internationally successful 1958 hit single Swingin' Shepherd Blues.
Orenda Fink plays at The Abbey Pub, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Chris Mills plays on the daystage at Lincoln Centre, New York City, USA.
Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio of The Four Seasons attend the opening of the Chicago production of the stage musical Jersey Boys at the Bank of America Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA. [Jersey Boys tells the story of the life and career of The Four Seasons.]
Bruce Springsteen plays at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Former X Factor contestant Diana Vickers releases her debut single, Once as a CD single in the UK, where it will go to No1.
Kiss play at The First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Shrub play at Concord Music Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their The M A N I A tour, Fall Out Boy play at The Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by Against The Current and MAX.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the fifth of seven shows at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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