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8. Jack Hylton And His Orchestra record Have You Forgotten Yvonne?, Blinky Moon Bay and Currants for HMV Records in Hayes, Middlesex, UK.
Henry Hall And His Band play at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK.
Gerard Richard Stickells is born in Lydd, kent, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as Gerry Stickells, a renowned tour manager, working with Jimi Hendrix, Queen, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Abba, Fleetwood Mac, Bette Midler and Madonna.
Paul McCartney makes his debut with his friend John Lennon's group The Quarrymen at The Conservative Club, New Clubmoor Hall, Liverpool, UK. John and Paul will later form The Beatles.
A new music venue, The Iron Door Club, opens in Liverpool, UK. It will become a popular club for jazz and rock acts, including The Beatles.
Cliff Richard has a recording session at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, during which he records I'm Looking Out The Window, Love Letters and other tracks.
Freddy Cannon, Del Shannon, Buzz Clifford, Jet Harris And The Jetblacks and The John Barry Seven play at The City Hall, Sheffield, UK.
The Hollies play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Successful German band The Rattles play their final gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, before returning home.
The Beatles play at Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
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The Yardbirds play in The State Fairgrounds Grandstand, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
The Who arrive at Mascot Airport, Sydney, Australia, Oceania, to begin a tour with The Small Faces and Paul Jones.
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John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles hurriedly leave Rishikesh, India, Asia, where they have been staying on an ashram at the invitation of spiritual guru the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Their departure is caused by the pair being advised that the Maharishi is using his position to obtain sexual favours from female guests. Lennon's song Sexy Sadie will be inspired by this situation.
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John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, Jimmy James And The Vagabonds, Soft Machine, The Equals, Fairport Convention and The Alan Bown, play at the Barn Barbecue Dance, Thurmaston, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Champion Jack Dupree plays at The Granary Club, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
A party is held in honour of Bianca Jagger, wife of Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger, at Studio 54, New York City, USA.
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes is at No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA, making it the last US No1 of the 1970s.
The Sweet play at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, UK, supported by Duran Duran.
Germany wins the 27th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held in the Harrogate Conference Centre, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK, with the song Ein bischen Frieden, performed by 17-year-old singer Nicole. She will also records the song in English as A Little Peace, and it will become the 500th chart-topping single in the UK.
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1. The Night I Fell In Love - Luther Vandross

2. Private Dancer - Tina Turner

3. I Can’t Stop The Love - Maze

4. Chinese Wall - Philip Bailey

5. So Delicious - Fatback

African Connexion and Ferenji Warriors play at The 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, England, UK.
Vic Damone plays at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, London, England, UK, Europe.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays the fourth of seven nights at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
Michael Jackson releases a new single, Another Part Of Me, in the UK.
Eric Clapton plays at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
Phil Collins plays at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Eric Clapton releases the live album 24 Nights, which documents his record-breaking run of 24 nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, earlier in the year.
Ed Bentley's Blue Note Quartet plays at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The single Ray Of Light by Madonna enters the Billboard singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No5.
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Barenaked Ladies play at The Forum, London, England, UK, Europe.
Biffy Clyro release their third album, Infinity Land, on Beggars Banquet Records in the UK.
Elvis Costello plays in Zepp, Fukuoka, Japan, Asia.
Natalie Imbruglia releases a new single, Counting Down The Days, on Brightside Records in the UK.
Paul McCartney releases his thirteenth solo album, Chaos And Creation In The Back Yard, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Jay Kay, leader of Jamiroquai, tells UK tabloid newspaper the Daily Mirror that he is retiring from music. The revelation comes during a live performance at 35,000 feet in a Boeing 747 in an attempt to set a new Guinness world record for the highest concert ever.
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On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Laura Marling.
The Live Music Bill, aimed at stopping bureaucracy from smothering small scale live music, is passed through the House of Commons, London, UK.
During the Frome Festival, Pete Atkin plays at The Archangel, 1 King Street, Frome, Somerset, UK.
Ellie Goulding reaches No1 in the Official UK Singles Chart with Burn on sales of 117,000 copies in the previous seven days.
Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Olly Murs, Rizzle Kicks, Naughty Boy, Tinie Tempah, James Arthur and Union J play at The Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball, The O2 Arena, London, UK.
Yes play at The NAC Southam Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Field Report release their second album, Marigolden, on Partisan Records in the UK.
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German pianist/composer Hauschka records a live improvised LP, 2.11.2014, in Artegio, a remote museum on the island of Kyushu, Japan, Asia. The two pieces of music will be released during 2015 on City Slang Records in the UK.
Room 94 release their second LP, Room 94, on Shipwreck Records in the UK.
Keith Emerson, keyboardist with The Nice and Emerson, Lake And Palmer, is found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Santa Monica, California, USA. He suffered for many years with a painful nerve condition, and was thought to have become depressed.
Jess Morgan plays at The Green Hotel, Kinross, Scotland, UK.
Reverend James Leg plays at Brighton Tattoo Convention, Brighton, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Bonnevilles.
Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band play at The Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On the second North American leg of his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida, USA, supported by Snow Patrol and Lauv.
Deep Purple play at Festival De Nimes Les Arenes, Nimes, France, Europe.
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