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Burlesque troupe The Wine, Women And Song Company play during a week at The Star Theatre, Scranton, New Jersey, USA. Heading the bill are Bonita And Company "well-known for their abilities in the creation of Coon songs and dances"
Blues singer and guitarist Tommy Johnson records Cool Drink Of Water Blues and Big Road Blues for Victor Records at Memphis Auditorium, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Franklin D. Roosevelt wins re-election as President of The USA by a landslide, carrying 46 of the 48 states. Hillbilly musicians Bill Cox and Cliff Hobbs will be inspired to compose the song Roosevelt's Back Again for Melotone Records in the USA, praising Roosevelt for his stand against prohibition.
The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys record The Drunkard's Hell and The Fields Have Turned Brown, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Columbia Records.
Hank Williams is admitted to the North Louisiana Sanitorium, Louisiana, USA, suffering from acute alcoholism.
Hot Lips Page with Andre Rewellioty's Orchestra, records Last Call For Alcohol, Ruby, Old Paree and I Bongo You, for King Records in Paris, France, Europe.
Judy Garland plays at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA. After the show, a midnight party is held for Garland at Cafe De Paris.
John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles spend the evening drinking at The Crazy Elephant, London, UK, with members of The Miracles.
The Charlatans continue their two month long residency at The Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
Ira Louvin, formerly of influential country-gospel duo The Louvin Brothers, is killed in a car crash in Jefferson City, Missouri, USA, aged 41.
The Stanley Brothers record Seek Jesus, God's Highway, The End Of The Road and other tracks in King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Gentrys are playing at The Whisky A-GoGo, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Steppenwolf and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the first of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
During a late night jam at Steve Paul's The Scene Club in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, USA, two of the sixties most fabled figures, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison of The Doors, take the stage together. But what should be a thrilling meeting of musical minds disintegrates into a sordid stage-front brawl which ends with Janis Joplin smashing a bottle on Morrison's head.
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The Cortinas play at The Whisky A Go-Go, London, England, UK, Europe.
Steppenwolf, supported by Travel Agency, play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Nazz play the first of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA. The group includes future solo star Todd Rundgren.
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Hour Glass, Word Salad and Smokestack Lightnin' play the first of four nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Eric Burdon And Animals play the fourth of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles supported by A.B. Skhy.
Spooky Tooth play the second of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Kensington Market.
The United States of America play the first of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Rockets.
Shiva's Head Band play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blues Image.
Count Basie plays the first of two nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Allman Brothers Band plays the third of four nights at the Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
At the end of a gruelling recording session, acclaimed jazz composer Gary McFarland repairs to the 55 Bar in Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, where he is given a drink which includes a fatal overdose of liquid methadone. Later in the day he is declared dead at St. Vincent Hospital, New York City.
Keith Moon, drummer of The Who, visits The Rolling Stones during their recording sessions for the album Some Girls in Paris, France, Europe. At the Ritz Hotel, Moon is arrested and jailed for rowdy behaviour, but is bailed by The Stones' lawyers the next morning.
Jon Jones is born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He will find success as bass player and founding member of The Eli Young Band, whose memorable hits include Crazy Girl (2011), Even If It Breaks Your Heart (2012) and Drunk Last Night (2013).
Albert Collins plays the first of two nights at Soap Creek Saloon, Austin, Texas, USA.
Blues legend Tampa Red, a long-time alcoholic, dies destitute, aged 77, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mike Eli is born in Tomball, Texas, USA. He will become the lead singer of The Eli Young Band, earning an Academy of Country Music award in 2012 with the Song of the Year, Crazy Girl. The band also scores hits with Even If It Breaks Your Heart, Always The Love Songs and Drunk Last Night.
Jimmy Somerville, singer of Bronski Beat, is fined £50 for having been found guilty of committing an indecent act with barman Stephen Gregory in Hyde Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Freddie Mercury and Roger Taylor of Queen spend a night on the town with Elton John in Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
When Carlos Santana plays the first of two nights in the Sunrise Music Theatre, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, jazz-rock bass virtuoso Jaco Pastorius comes onstage without permission. Pastorius is then thrown out of the theatre and goes to the Midnight Bottle Club in nearby Wilton Manors, where he becomes involved in a confrontation with bouncer Luc Havan. Pastorius is stabbed and dies several days later.
Lol Tolhurst, a founding member of The Cure, is ejected from the band, largely because his drinking habits have made him unreliable.
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On their Damaged Justice tour, Metallica play at Ginásio do Maracanãzinho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
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John Denver's 1963 Porsche is stopped by police in Aspen, Colorado, USA, after it is seen weaving erratically along a city street. Denver tells arresting officers that he drank two glasses of wine while dining with friends at a local restaurant but, with a blood-alcohol reading of 0.14, he is charged with driving under the influence.
Louise Dean of UK soul/dance trio Shiva is killed by an uninsured drunk driver as she crosses the street near her home in Linthwaite, England, UK, Europe. Her group had entered the UK Top 40 singles chart for the first time a month earlier with the song Working Out.
George Jones is seriously injured when he crashes his Lexus utility truck into a bridge just east of Franklin, Tennessee, USA, while drunk.
Starbucks announce the imminent and exclusive release of an album of Bob Dylan live performances from Greenwich Village's Gaslight Cafe in 1962, previously only available as bootlegs.
Taylor Swift is honoured at a private dinner in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, where her 6x Platinum album, Fearless, is officially recognized as the Most Awarded Album in the History of Country Music. Fearless is the only album to have won the all-genre Album of The Year Grammy, plus Country Album of the Year Awards from the Grammys, the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music and the American Music Awards.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at The Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Country music singer and songwriter Billy Joe Shaver is acquitted in Waco, Texas, USA, on a charge of shooting, after testifying that he had acted in self-defense. In 2007, Shaver had shot Billy Bryant Coker, in the face with a handgun, following a confrontation in Papa Joe's Texas Saloon, Lorena.
Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil is arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). He is taken to Clark County Jail with bail set at $2,000.
John Hiatt And The Combo and Los Lobos play at The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, California, USA.
After 45 minutes on stage in The Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas, Texas, USA, Caleb Followill, frontman of Kings Of Leon, leaves the stage. The show, and the remaining 26 American dates on their tour are then cancelled for reasons described as Caleb's "vocal issues and exhaustion".
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The Country Music Association (CMA) Awards event is held in Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The full list of winners is as follows : full list of winners from the 2014 CMA Awards is as follows:

Entertainer of the Year: Luke Bryan

Single of the Year: Miranda Lambert, Automatic

Album of the Year: Miranda Lambert, Platinum

Song of the Year: Kacey Musgraves, Follow Your Arrow

Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert

Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake Shelton

Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town

Vocal Duo of the Year: Florida Georgia Line

Musical Event of the Year: Keith Urban feat. Miranda Lambert, We Were Us

Musician of the Year: Mac McAnally, guitar

Music Video of the Year: Dierks Bentley, Drunk On A Plane

New Artist of the Year: Brett Eldredge

Ciara attends Veuve Clicquot Hosts The Second Annual Clicquot Carnaval at Museum Park, Miami, Florida, USA.
Hot Tuna play at The Madison Theatre, Covington, Kentucky, USA.
Over 80 artists, including Chris Martin, Chrissie Hynde, Brian Eno and Damon Albarn sign an open letter calling for the release of detained Ugandan singer-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, known to fans as Bobi Wine.
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