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and Guitar Slim play the first of three nights at the 5-4 Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
With speculation building that instrumental group The Shadows
might split from Cliff Richard
, the UK pop idol has a meeting in London with their manager Peter Gormley.
Following today's second performance of Another Beatles Christmas Show' at the Hammersmith Odeon
, The Beatles
visit the annual Boat Show, Earl's Court, London, UK, after the event has been closed to the general public.
fly from Rome, Italy, to Nice, France, during a European tour. Some of the day is spent relaxing on the yacht of tour promoter Felix Marouani.
play in The Town Hall, Torquay, England, UK, supported by The Hunters and The Dicers.
Freddie Mack And His Band are playing a live gig in Southport, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
play at Leeds University, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
record a session for Radio Hilversum, at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Star Club
in Hamburg, Germany, Europe, an early training ground for The Beatles
, closes because bands have become too expensive to
play at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
Sid Vicious, former bassist of The Sex Pistols
, attempts suicide again in the bathroom of the Hotel Seville, Madison Avenue, New York City, USA, by slashing his wrists with a razor blade and a broken light bulb, then tries to jump out the window. He is admitted to the psychiatric ward of Bellevue Hospital.
At a rock memorabilia auction at Sotheby's in London, England, UK, Europe, £500 is fetched by a hotel napkin autographed by Elvis Presley
. American dollar bills signed by The Beatles
go for £220.
play at The Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
plays at The University, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Dominion Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Donations to The Live Aid charity hit the £50m mark. The charity is aimed at alleviating the effects of famine in Ethiopia, Africa,
Sting plays at The Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
plays at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
plays in Montreux Casino, during The Montreux Jazz festival, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe. Jarreau's band includes Randy Crawford (voc), Joe Sample (kybds), Buzzy Feiten (g), Freddie Washington (b), Steve Gadd (dr), Lenny Castro (perc) and Philippe Saisse (synth).
On her Live At Last
plays at The Arena Freigelände am Zeppelinfeld, Nuremberg, Germany, Europe.
, by Gorillaz
, reaches No1 in the Singles Chart in the UK for one week.
HMV launches its new HMV Digital Website with an event at The Marquee Club
in Leicester Square, London, England, UK, featuring McFly
and Roger Daltrey
of The Who who have recorded a new version of My Generation specially for the launch.
The Neil Cowley
Trio play at The Town Hall Crypt, Middlesborough, UK.
begin a British tour at Bodega, Nottingham, UK.
plays at The Village Underground, London, UK.
play at FortaRock, Goffertpark, Nijmegen, Netherlands, Europe.
Simon Pegg, Eliza Doolittle, The Foals
and eighteen thousand festival goers appear in an anti-poverty video released by Oxfam as part of their Even It Up campaign. Samples gathered from the participants were mixed together into a track called Make A Song And Dance About Poverty
by audio-visual remix performer, Eclectic Method (aka Jonny Wilson),
Paul Hartnoll, formerly of Orbital, releases a new solo album, 8:58, in the UK.
On their From The Cradle To The Grave tour, Squeeze
play at G Live, Guildford, England, UK, with their 'very special guest' Dr John Cooper Clarke
play at Oslo, London, England, UK.
play the second of two nights at Le Zenith, Paris, France, Europe.