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The body of Ellen Smith
is found behind the Zinzendorf Hotel in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA, shot through the heart by her lover, the town drunk, Peter DeGraff. Her death will inspire the murder ballad Poor Ellen Smith
, which will be recorded by The Stanley Brothers
, The Kossoy Sisters, The Kingston Trio
, Neko Case and others. Another song on the same theme is The Fate Of Ellen Smith by Green Bailey, recorded in 1928 for Gennett Records.
Vincent's Orchestra is playing in The Oakland Hotel, Grafton, West Virginia, USA.
And His Orchestra play the last night of two-weeks at the Club Caprice in the Hotel Coronado, St Louis, Missouri, USA. The gig also involves nightly fifteen-minute radio broadcasts on Radio KXOK.
And His Orchestra play in The Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
The Castillo Raffles Hotel Orchestra, Hein Alexander And His Singapore Swimming Club Band, The Tanglin Club Band, Julio And His Orchestra and Placido's Be-Bop Seven play in the Musicians Union Of Singapore's Second Anniversary Gala Ball at Raffles Hotel, Singapore, Asia.
records Kentucky Waltz, Prisoner's Song, Swing Low Sweet Chariot and Angels Rock Me To Sleep, in Castle Studio at The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. Accompanying musicians include guitarists Grady Martin
and Jimmy Selph, Ernie Newton on bass, Tommy Jackson on fiddle, Farris Coursey on drums and Owen Bradley
And His Orchestra are playing at the newly-re-opened Dinner Room of The Golden Hotel, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Elliot Lawrence
Band is playing at The Hotel Statler, New York City, USA.
The Poni Tails
are playing at The Holiday Hotel And Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA.
is playing at The Concord Hotel, New York City, USA.
plays the second night of a week at The Glen Casino, Williamsville, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
comes to the end of a week-long engagement at The Manor Hotel, Wildwood
, New Jersey, USA.
plays at the Concord Hotel, Lake Kiamesha, New York State, USA.
The Rolling Stones
play at The Wooden Bridge Hotel, Guildford, UK, Europe.
is given The Tom Paine
Award by the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee for his work to advance civil rights, at the Bill Of Rights Dinner in the Americana Hotel, New York City, USA. To everyone's surprise, Dylan delivers a controversial acceptance speech
which angers many of the attendees at the event.
play at The White Hart Hotel, Southall, London, UK.
, with Eric Clapton
on lead guitar, play the fourth of five nights at the Lugano Hotel, Lugano, Switzerland, Europe.
The Cumberland Trio
(actually a quartet) continue their summer season at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
Controversial stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce
is injured when he falls, stark naked, forty feet from a window in the Swiss American Hotel, 534 Broadway
, San Francisco, California, USA. Ambulance attendants tape his mouth shut after he shouts obscenities at them. The Great Society (with vocalist Grace Slick) will record the song Father Bruce
about this incident, and other aspects of Bruce's outrageous life and acreer.
The Graham Bond
Organisation plays at Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Maori Quin Tikis play at The Four Lions, Hotel Singapura, Singapore, Asia.
The 'N Betweens play at The Park Hall Hotel, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe. Members of this band will go on to form Slade
is playing at The Royal Box, Americana Of New York, New York City, USA, with Lee Evans And His Orchestra.
press officer, Derek Taylor
gives American music business mogul Allen Klein John Lennon
's telephone number, and as a result John and Yoko Ono meet with Klein in the Harlequin suite of The Dorchester Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe. They are very impressed with him, and John decides on the spot to make him his personal adviser. There and then he writes to Sir Joseph Lockwood, the chairman of EMI: "Dear Sir Joe: From now on Allen Klein
handles all my stuff."
plays at The Belfry Hotel, Sutton Coldfield, UK.
play at the North Hotel, Bexley, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania
On his 40th birthday, Keith Richards
, guitarist of The Rolling Stones
, marries 27-year old Patti Hansen at the Finisterra Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, North America. Mick Jagger
is among the guests at the wedding.
Haze play at The Cross Keys Hotel, Peebles, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Adam Horovitz of The Beastie Boys
is arrested at The Portobello Hotel in London, England, UK, Europe, for 'causing grievous bodily harm' to a fan at the previous night's show in Liverpool.
The Rolling Stones
hold a business planning meeting in The Savoy hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
The wife of Allman Brothers Band
guitarist Dickey Betts phones the police from a motel in Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA, saying that Betts has become drunk and abusive. He later gets into a physical confrontation with two police officers and has to be arrested.
, Fantasia, Usher
and Maroon5 perform at BMG Record executive Clive Davis annual pre-Grammy party in the Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Country superstars Faith Hill
and Tim McGraw
play during a lengthy residency at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Neutral Milk Hotel play in the CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! concert at Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, New York City, USA, with Circulatory System.
A business partner of Seungri
of the K-pop group Big Bang
, confesses to police that he supplied prostitutes to potential Japanese investors. Seungri later admits paying the hotel bill but claims he did not know about the prostitutes