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Ambrose And His Orchestra record Adoree and I'm Riding To Glory at Hayes, Middlesex, UK, for HMV Records.
Billed as 'Britain's Harry James' trumpet player Eddie Calvert walks out on to the stage of The Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, UK, in the show 'Record Hit Parade.' Unfortunately he can only apologise to the audience as he has a cracked lip and cannot play. The affliction plagues him for the next few nights, including shows as London's Finsbury Park Astoria.
A feature in UK music paper Melody Maker reports that the Musicians' Union is calling for a ban on newly created electronic instruments, such as the Selmer Clavioline, on the grounds that they will put traditional musicians out of work.
Gene Vincent plays at The Memorial Hall, Norwich, UK.
Joe Brown And His Bruvvers play at Cambridge Hall, Southport, UK, supported by The Beatles, The Dakotas With Pete MacLaine, Gerry And The Pacemakers, Billy Kramer with The Coasters, and The Four Jays.
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Pete Best fans shout rowdy support for the sacked drummer when Ringo Starr drums with The Beatles at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK. Also on the bill are the Swinging Blue Genes.
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During the broadcast of a BBC radio play, The Madhouse On Castle Street, recorded in London, UK, Bob Dylan is heard playing Blowin' In The Wind and Swan On The River. This is his first British radio broadcast.
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Acker Bilk appears on UK tv show Big Night Out.
The Beatles single Ticket To Ride is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
Lulu And The Luvvers play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles and his wife Maureen leave Queen Charlotte’s Maternity Hospital, London, England, UK, with their nine-day-old son, Zak Starkey, en route to their home at 34 Montagu Square, London.
In Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe, the prototype master tape of The Beatles' album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is compiled.
The Bee Gees play in The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
George Harrison reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart with My Sweet Lord.
Deep Purple play at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Queen hold an outrageously decadent press conference to launch their latest album, Jazz, in Brennan's Restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. For the event, they fly in eighty reporters and journalists from around the globe plus 52 EMI company MDs. Entertainment includes The Olympia Brass Band, strippers, jugglers, a girl with a huge boa constrtrictor, a naked dwarf covered in chopped liver and transvestites.
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Duran Duran's Sing Blue Silver tour plays at the P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Samson, supported by Gary Moore, play a gig in Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Eric Clapton And His Band play at The Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia.
USA For Africa reach No1 in the UK singles chart with We Are The World.
Improvisational jazz combo The Recedents (featuring Lol Coxhill, Mike Cooper and Roger Turner) play at The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK.
The Beautiful South begin a British tour at the Royal Court, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Niagara Falls Convention And Civic Center, Niagra Falls, New York State, USA.
The Moody Blues play the second of two nights at Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Iron Maiden release a new single, The Angel And The Gambler, on EMI Records in the UK. It is the first single from their imminent album, Virtual XI.
Elvis Costello plays in King's Park, Perth, Australia, Oceania.
Michael Jackson tells journalists outside the court in California, USA, that he is feeling upbeat about the way his child molestation trial is proceeding, but is still suffering pain from the back injury which delayed his arrival in court a few days earlier.
Matt Sage plays at The Buddhafield Festival, Somerset, England, UK.
U2 play at Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, Spain, Europe, supported by Franz Ferdinand and The Kaiser Chiefs.
Hey Negrita play at The Blue Cat Cafe, Manchester, England, UK.
The Undertones (minus Feargal Sharkey) begin a UK tour at The Garage, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Heather Nova plays at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
HammerFall and Dream Evil play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
Mr Hudson releases his Kanye West-produced second album, Straight No Chaser, in the USA.
On her Crazy Cats Tour, Pixie Lott plays at The Engine Shed, Lincoln, UK.
Song lyric writer Fran Landesman dies aged 83, at her home in London, England, UK, Europe. Her songs Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most and Ballad Of The Sad Young Men became jazz standards.
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Twilight, the second single by Cover Drive enters the UK singles chart at No1.
Tristan Mackay releases the album Out Along The Wire on Battered Hat Records in the UK.
Award-winning blues band King King play at The Flowerpot, Derby, UK.
George Benson appears on BBC tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
Gary Numan plays at The Altar Bar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Electric Frog And Pressure Riverside Festival begins at The Riverside Museum, Glasgow, Scotland, with electronic music artists including Moritz Von Oswald, Andrew Weatherall, Pan-Pot and 2ManyDJs
New Order play at The Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, The Who play at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Globelamp releases a new LP, The Orange Glow, on Wichita Recordings, in the UK.
When Bush play at The Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, New Jersey, USA, the venue has to be evacuated because of a fire. After the local fire and police services deal with the fire, the crowd is re-admitted and the concert goes ahead again..
Max And Harvey play at Rock Back To School, Avalon Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Here Come The Aliens tour, Kim Wilde plays at The Lowry, Salford, England, UK, Europe.