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, Sammy Davis Jr
, Acker Bilk
, Kenny Ball, The Temperance Seven
, Max Bygraves
, Frankie Vaughan
, The McGuire Sisters, Nina And Frederik and Maurice Chaevalier.
The Royal Variety Show at The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, features
is cited in the US Congressional record for the work he has done in preventing riots in the wake of the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King.
The Jackson 5
, including Michael Jackson
, begin their first national tour, playing in cities across the U.S.A. including Boston, Cincinnati, Tennessee and New York City. Tonight's opening show is at The Boston Garden
, Massachusetts, USA.
play the first of two nights at The Lakeside Country Club, Camberley, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Roof Gardens, Kensington, London, England, UK, Europe.
The video for the single Gett Off by Prince
is certified gold by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA.
, the fifteenth LP by Prince
, is certified by the R.I.A.A.
as a gold album in the USA.
releases a new LP, The Gold Experience, in the USA.
The Artist, aka Prince
, is honoured at the 11th annual Essence Awards, in Irving Plaza, New York City, USA, where he also performs with the NPG, Chaka Khan
and Larry Graham.
begins a three-week European tour at The Plaza de Toros, Marbella, Spain, set to end on the 28th at Brixton Academy, London, UK.
issues a statement to the effect that his recently departed publicist Stuart Backerman was fired from his job, and did not resign.
After attending the Mobo Awards in London, England, UK, Janet Jackson
avoids the official party and goes out to the Kabaret club.
Speaking at a charity event at the Magic Johnson AMC theatre, Jermaine Jackson states
that the recent suicide of Evan Chandler constitutes proof that his brother Michael Jackson
was not guilty of child abuse. Evan Chandler, father of Jordan Chandler, and instigator of charges against Michael Jackson
of child sex abuse, had been found dead in bed at home earlier in the month, having shot himself in the head.
An studded glove worn by Michael Jackson
during his Bad Tour
, is bought for $300,000 (£191,220) at an auction in Julien's, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. A military-style jacket worn by John Lennon
for a 1966 Life magazine photo shoot, sold for $240,000 (£153,000), and also on sale at the same event were an X-ray of Albert Einstein's brain and a pair of Marilyn Monroe's empty prescription bottles.
Music business manager Steve Popovich
dies at his home, aged 68
, in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. He had a history of heart troubles, and was suffering stress as a result of royalty litigation against Sony Music. He found success as a manager notable for launching and/or guiding the careers of many artists through his work with the CBS label, including Meat Loaf
, The Jacksons, Cheap Trick
, Bruce Springsteen
, Southside Johnny
And The Asbury Jukes and Bob Dylan
Post-rock supergroup Crippled Black Phoenix
play at the 2011 West Lake Music Festival in Prince Bay Park, Hangzhou, China, Asia.
George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic play the last of three nights at Yoshi's, San Francisco, California, USA.
plays at Rich Mix, London, UK.
play at LeSutra Model Volleyball, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
attend the 3rd annual unite4:humanity at Montage Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is announced by the BPI that 1 in 6 albums purchased in the USA in the last year were by British artists, while in Canada it was an even more remarkable 1 in 5. The main British artists involved were
plays at The Soundcrash Funk And Soul Weekender, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Nectar Lounge, Seattle, Washington, USA, with Jared And The Mill.
play at Woodlands Tavern, Columbia, Ohio, USA, with Smooth Hound Smith.
, T Sisters, Steve Poltz and The Brothers Comatose play at The Redwood Ramble, Navarro, California, USA.