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The Savoy Orpheans record Peter Pan, Indian Dawn, Me And The Boy Friend and If I Had Only Known (waltz) for HMV Records in Hayes, Middlesex, UK.
Jack Hylton And His Orchestra record The Whole Town's Talking, Waiting For The Rainbow, Jog, Jog, Joggin' Along and Mama's Gone Young, Papa's Gone Old, for HMV Records in the Small Queen's Hall, London, UK.
The Len Fillis Novelty Quartet records I'll Never Ask For More, Deep Night and Carolina Moon for Columbia Records in London, UK.
Fats Waller plays the second night of a week at The Hippodrome, Portsmouth, UK.
Folk singer and concertina player Tim Laycock is born in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Musical comedy The Boy Friend, with songs by Sandy Wilson, plays at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 485 performances. The show stars Julie Andrews, and also features English singer Millicent Martin.
Hitmaking crooner Perry Como records Ko Ko Mo - a cover of an r'n'b hit on Combo Records for Gene And Eunice - at Webster Hall, New York City, USA, with Mitchell Ayres And His Orchestra, and the Ray Charles Singers. The song is also covered by The Crew-Cuts, The Dooley Sisters and, in the UK, by Frankie Vaughan. Billboard magazine notes later in the month that, "Music with an R'n'B beat is no longer regarded as a passing phase by major recording firms."
Victor Feldman [vibes, piano, drums, conga] and Kenny Graham [tenor] record the album Experiment In Time for Esquire Records in London, UK.
The successful Broadway musical My Fair Lady opens for its first night at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London, UK. The show stars Julie Andrews as Eliza Doolittle and Rex Harrison as Professor Higgins. It will run for 2,281 performances. Stars attending the first night include Ingrid Bergman, Dirk Bogarde, Terence Rattigan and John Strachey.
The Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group with Shirley Douglas and The Avon City Skiffle Group are the guests in BBC radio show Saturday Skiffle Club, in the UK.
Duane Eddy plays the second night in a week of shows at The Empire, Liverpool, UK.
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars play at The Colston Hall, Bristol, UK, supported by Gerry Brown's Jazzmen.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Massively popular UK singing trio The Springfields announce that they will shortly be going their separate ways. Vocalist Dusty Springfield will go on to become one of the UK's best-loved solo vocalists. Derek Wadsworth (musical arranger) : Dusty Springfield was a creation of Mary O'Brien. She was almost not like a real person. She put the whole package together - the hair, the shoes, the gestures - and she had impeccable taste. I know in particular she modelled herself on Peggy Lee. She liked the way Peggy put her eyes on one side halfway through the song and did this little smile. There's a saying that the true nature of art reveals itself only at the very highest level, and I think that was the way with Dusty. (Source : interview with Adam Sweeting of The Independent, March 26, 2006)
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The Cavern in Liverpool, UK, initiates a Junior Cavern Club at lunchtime, with a personal appearance by Billy J. Kramer.
Kathy Kirby appears on UK tv show Scene At 6.30.
The Four Pennies play at The Prince Of Wales, London, UK.
The Yardbirds play at The Marquee Dance Club, Birmingham, UK.
Georgie Fame, Cat Stevens, Julie Felix and Sounds Incorporated play the tenth night of a 14–day run in 'Fame In 67' at Brian Epstein's Saville Theatre, London, England, UK.
The Troggs release a new single, Little Girl, in the UK. On the same day, they appear on BBC1-tv show All Systems Freeman, hosted by Alan Freeman, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Julie Driscoll and Brian Auger play at The Black Prince, Bexley, England, UK, Europe.
Roy Orbison plays the eighteenth night of a four-week residency at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eclection play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. the band's leader, Georg Kajanus, will enjoy a more prominent subsequent career with his band Sailor.
Eric Clapton and Alice Ormsby-Gore announce their engagement. Within a few months, Ormsby-Gore will move in with Clapton at his manor house, Hurtwood Edge in Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
Guitarist Porl Thompson leaves UK band Easy Cure, who will shortly re-name themselves The Cure.
Samson, Iron Maiden and Angel Witch play at The Music Machine, Camden, London, UK. This show will enter the rock history books as the event that launched the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal.
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Gerry Rafferty plays at The City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK, Europe, is severely damaged by fire for the second time. The Great Hall, Banqueting Suite, roller rink and theatre dressing rooms are completely destroyed. Only Palm Court and the area occupied by the BBC escapes damage.
The single Woman/Beautiful Boy by John Lennon is released in the USA.
Senses Working Overtime by XTC enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No10.
Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards and his partner Patti drive from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where Richards has been recording a solo album, to New York City, USA.
The Temptations play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Eric Clapton plays at The Olympic Hall, Munich, Germany, Europe.
New Kids On The Block enter the UK singles chart with I’ll Be Loving You (Forever) which will peak at No5.
Fleetwood Mac play at The Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
The Moody Blues play the first of three nights at Universal Amphitheater, Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their World Violation tour, Depeche Mode play the second of two nights at Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, 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.
Lou Reed plays at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK.
The Lucky Nine release a new album, True Crown Foundation Songs, in the UK on Hassle Records.
Phil Manzanera, famed as the guitarist of Roxy Music, launches his latest solo album, Firebird V11, at The Gibson Rooms, London, UK.
Kasabian play at The O2 Academy Brixton, London, England, UK.
On the European leg of his Symphonica - The Orchestral Tour, George Michael plays at the Royal Opera House, London, UK.
Squeeze play at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.
McFly headline The Sound Waves 2013 Festival at Bents Park, South Shields seafront, UK. ,strong>
Status Quo play at The O2 Academy, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Foals play at L'Olympia Bruno Coquatrix, Paris, France, Europe.
Jeb Loy Nichols plays at The Garage, London, England, UK, Europe.
On his Botanical Gardens tour, Don McLean plays the first of four nights at Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at The Unipol Arena, Bologna, Italy, Europe, supported by Judas Priest.