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records Blue Getaway, Diddie Wa Diddie, Chump Man Blues, Ice Man Blues, Pop It Stomp, Fan Foot Woman and Police Dog Blues in the Gennett Records
studio in Richmond, Indiana, USA.
Chuck Portz is born in Santa Monica, California, USA. He will find fame as the original bass guitarist with The Turtles
The Move play at Park Hall, Hereford, Herefordshire, England, UK, Europe.
Stephen Dale Petit
is born in California, USA. He will find acclaim as a blues guitarist, singer and songwriter, after moving to London, UK, in the mid-1980s.
' compilation album Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 is awarded platinum status by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA. This is the first ever platinum disc award.
The Marshall Tucker
Band plays at The Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
tour, Kiss play at Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan, Italy, Europe, supported by Iron Maiden
The Blue Oyster Cult
begin a North American tour in Cedar Rapids, Minnesota, USA.
New York City’s beloved Bottom Line
club celebrates its 20th anniversary.
The Hank Wangford
Band plays at Watermans Arms Centre, Brentford, London, England, UK, Europe.
play the second of two nights at The Academy, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Simply Red
Sting plays at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Rush play at The Capitol Center Arena, Largo, Maryland, USA.
The Charlatans play at The Polytechnic, Stafford, UK.
plays at The Mesa Amphitheatre, Mesa, Arizona, USA.
Doctor John delivers the eulogy at a memorial service for blues songwriter, singer and guitarist John Campbell. The urn containing Campbell's ashes is then escorted home on a motorcycle by a procession of Hells Angels, in the manner that his wife said would be just as he wanted it.
Reef play at Birmingham Academy, Birmingham, England, UK.
play at Carling Academy, Birmingham, UK.
The Dave Matthews
Band plays at The Nissan Pavilion, Bristow, Virginia, USA.
play at The O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
plays the first of two nights at Terminal 5, New York City, USA, while touring in support of her tenth studio album, Let England Shake
officially announce the title of their upcoming 14th album as Paper Gods
, with a release date in September.
play at Estadio Unico La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Figures released by UK-based record labels' association the BPI, based on Official Charts Company data, show that 2019 marked the fifth consecutive year of growth in the consumption of recorded music in the UK. Among the statistics reported are that the equivalent of 154m albums were consumed across streaming and purchasing in 2019, up 7.5% on 2018, marking its highest level since 2006. There were 114bn music streams in 2019 – a 3,000% increase on 2012.