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Irene Franklin, Claire Canfield, Maud Still, Deming And Carroll,Ouhama, Nellie Bruce, Billy Fleming, Little Jenny Metzlor and Hinrich's Orchestra ate appearing at Fischer's Concert House, San Francisco, California, USA.
Haverley's Mastodon Minstrels
, headed by "The greatest minstrel of the age" George Wilson, are performing at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Orpheum Show, featuring McIntyre And Heath, Joe Welch, Les Aglos Trio, Elizabeth Murray, W.C.Fields, The Serenaders, Macomber And Engleton and The Union Gatling Guards, plays at The Grand Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Adell Hall Ward is born in Livingston, Alabama, USA. She will find success as folk-blues singer Vera Hall
The 1934 Textile Workers Strike begins in the USA. The largest strike in American labour history at the time, it will last for 22 days, and will involve as many as half a million textile workers from New England, the Mid-Atlantic states and the Southern states. The song Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
will be inspired by the strike, and is perhaps best-known in versions by Lead Belly
and Pete Seeger
and his Orchestra play the fourth night in a week of dates at The Palace Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Hugely influential acoustic folk guitarist and songwriter Bert Jansch
is born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Folk singer-songwriter Bob Lind
plays at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA.
play at The Don Quixote Club, Old Brompton Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
's backing group, The Band
, makes its live debut as a separate unit at Winterland, San Francisco.
During a gig in Eastbourne, UK, Ciaran Bourke
, singer, multi-instrumentalist and founder member of internationally popular Irish folk group The Dubliners
, suffers a brain aneurysm which will cause paralysis, forcing him reluctantly to leave the group.
David Vetter, the terminally ill child known as The Boy In The Bubble, dies at the age of 12 in Dobbin, Texas, USA. His plight provided the title for a Paul Simon
plays at The University Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
plays at The Babcock Theatre, Billings, Montana, USA.
, singer, guitarist and songwriter of 1960s folk group The Highwaymen
, dies aged 80 of prostate cancer, at his home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico. His group's recording of the Civil War anti-slavery song Michael [Row the Boat Ashore]
became an unexpected international pop hit in 1962.
Mary J. Blige
performs her classic album My Life
in its entirety at The Fox Theatre, Oakland, California, USA.
spends the first of four days recording the album Reckoning
at Mission Sound, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
plays at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at The O2 World, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
On a tour in support of his third album, Gilded, Blair Dunlop
plays at The Railway Inn, Winchester, England, UK.
is among the artists playing at the Under The Apple Tree Festival, Silverstone Woods, Towcestor, Northamptonshire, England, UK