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P.R. Wygkoff of Brooklyn, New York City, USA, is granted Patent No. 731,008, for his improved type of piano roll intended to prevent the music-sheet from unrolling after it has been rolled up.
is born in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA. Using the mononym Liberace
, he will become internationally famed, almost as much for his piano playing as for the candelabra atop his piano, his outrageous sequinned jackets and his outrageously camp manner.
Big Bill Broonzy
, with Black Bob on piano, records Terrible Flood Blues, Little Bug - 1, Horny Frog, Mean Old World and other tracks for ARC in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
makes his Grand Ole Opry
debut at the Dixie Tabernacle, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. Sacks of mail soon begin arriving at WSM radio, requesting the boy who sang Great Speckled Bird be invited back. This appearance is also memorable as the day on which Acuff sideman Clell Summey becomes the first person to play a Dobro
on the Opry.
is born in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. He will become one of the world's most in-demand studio guitarists, working with The Allman Brothers, Greg Allman, Jackson Browne
, Glen Campbell
, Eric Carmen, Judy Collins
, Rita Coolidge
, Bob Dylan
, Lowell George, Vince Gill
, Rickie Lee Jones
, Nicolette Larson, Juice Newton, Aaron Neville, Van Dyke Parks, Bonnie Raitt
, Lionel Richie
, Leo Sayer, Carly Simon
, Boz Scaggs
, Rod Stewart
, Harry Nilsson
, Bob Seger
, Ringo Starr
, Tom Waits
, The Wallflowers, and Jimmy Webb
- to name but a few. Tackett is also adept on mandolin and trumpet.
records I Guess I'm Good For Nothing But The Blues, I'll Be Around and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Atco Records
A new Disney film, The Monkey's Uncle
, starring Anette Funicello is released in the USA. The film includes a cameo appearance by The Beach Boys
who sing the title song.
Neil Singleton, guitarist of Bleach
, is born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK.
Scott Richard Kline on October 27th, 1967 in San Jose, Scott Richard Kline is born in San Jose, California, USA. he will find success as vocalist Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver
, but will be found dead at the age of 48 in his band's tour bus, after a life blighted by drug abuse.
record Just Like Gene Autry : A Foxtrot
, in New York City, USA, for their Columbia Records
album Wow! When the track, a 1930s jazz pastiche, appears on the album, it is recorded at 78rpm, and thus requires listeners to change the speed setting on their record players from 33.3rpm to 78rpm in order to hear it at the correct speed.
Much-loved folk, blues and rock venue The Ash Grove
, in Los Angeles, California, USA, burns down.
The Rainbow Bar And Grill
is opened on West Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, by a group of investors including record producer Lou Adler
. Its first event is a party for Elton John
. Regulars at the location will include John Lennon
, Ringo Starr
, Keith Moon
, Alice Cooper
, Harry Nilsson
, Grace Slick, Robert Plant
Shotgun-toting PCP-addled Soul Brother No1, James Brown
, is arrested in Augusta, Georgia, USA, after an interstate car chase.
R'n'B star Bullmoose Jackson dies, aged 70, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
' Hot Band is ranked at No1 when CMT presents its choice of 20 Greatest Bands. Among the musicians associated with the group are Rodney Crowell, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Brown, Hank DeVito and former Elvis Presley
sideman Glen D. Hardin.
, long-time manager of London's much fabled Speakeasy Club
, and a close associate of gang bosses The Kray Twins dies in his sleep, aged 72, after many months of illness.
Multi-award winning guitarist and producer Steve Dawson
releases his second solo album, We Belong To The Gold Coast, in Canada.
releases her third album, Ellipse
, in Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland and South Africa.
Alice Sungurov releases a new single, So Blind, on HitPlay records in the UK.
come to the end of a UK tour with a show at The Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, UK.
Houston Open Air
festival at NRG Park, Houston, Texas, USA, is abandoned. Acts who could not appear as a result, included Avenged Sevenfold
, Deftones, Ghost and Skindred
Because of severe weather, the second day of the
Hookworms release a new LP, Microshift, on Domino Records.