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is born in Tottenham Court Road, London, UK. He will find success as a jazz and popular music pianist and prolific composer.
Carlo Krahmer's Chicagoans - an English band devoted to Chicago jazz and blues - record Wolverine Blues, Tin Roof Blues, Baby Won't You Please Come Home, Clarinet Marmalade
, At A Georgia Camp Meeting and Riverboat Shuffle in London, UK. The band includes Humphrey Lyttelton
on cornet, Dill Jones on piano and Vic Lewis
on guitar and vocals.
Derek Roy Bromham is born in Acton, London, UK. He will find success as Del Bromham, a founder member and guitarist of the band Stray
Ruby Marray and Norman Wisdom sing their new release, Boy Meets Girl, live on BBCtv's fortnightly series Off The Record. The performance is quite a technical achievement as Murray and Wisdom are singing from a dressing room in the London Palladium in Central London, UK, [where they are appearing in twice-nightly shows] but the orchestral backing by Stanley Black and his Orchestra comes from BBC tv studios in Lime Grove, five miles away in West London.
Kelly Johnson of UK female HM band Girlschool, is born in Edmonton, London, UK.
The Top Ten Singles on this day in UK weekly music paper Melody Maker
are as follows :
1. Elvis Presley
- Good Luck Charm (RCA)
2. Cliff Richard
- I'm Looking Out Of The Window / Do You Want To Dance (Columbia)
3. Mike Sarne - Come Outside (Parlophone
4. Joe Brown
- A Picture Of You (Piccadilly)
5. Billy Fury
- Last Night Was Made For Love (Decca)
6. Brian Hyland
- Ginny Come Lately (HMV)
7. Adam Faith
- As You Like It (Parlophone
8. Eden Kane
- I Don't Know Why (Decca)
9. B. Bumble And The Stingers - Nut Rocker (Top Rank)
10. Kenny Ball - Green Leaves Of Summer (Pye)
, singer of 80s synth-pop duo Erasure
is born in Peterborough, Cambridge, UK.
, featuring future rock guitar hero Jeff Beck
, play at The Cellar Club, Kingston-upon-Thames, London, UK.
The Duke Of Edinburgh is reported in the UK press as having stated that The Beatles
were "on the wane". The following day he cables Beatles' manager Brian Epstein
stating that what he actually said was, "I think The Beatles
are away at the moment", and wishing the group continued success.
play at Wallington Public Halls, Wallington, UK.
play at The Trade Union Hall, Watford, England, UK.
holds a press conference in the Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe. In the evening Dylan takes British singer Dana Gillespie to see John Lee Hooker
film a promo clip for Paperback Writer in the grounds of Chiswick House, London, UK, with director Tony Bramwell
walks out of Dutch tv show, Fanclub, when he is asked to mime for the transmission.
The Web play at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Chicago blues pianist Otis Spann
is in Tempo Sound Studios, New York City, USA, recording with Fleetwood Mac
as his backing band. The results will be released as the album The Biggest Thing Since Colossus.
After a night club gig in London, UK, 50s pop idol Dickie Pride
injects himself with heroin for the last time. He will be found dead two days later.
records two tracks live for the BBC radio's Dave Lee Travis Show at Aeolian Hall, New Bond Street, London, UK.
When Emerson, Lake and Palmer
play at Stadio, Bologna, Italy, Europe, fireworks are set off by mistake during the show, and many explode among the audience, bringing the show to a premature end.
Ultravox play at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Pretenders begin a 52-date tour of North America with a show in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
's album Dark Side Of The Moon notches up its 520th week (10 years) on the Billboard
Albums Chart in the USA.
As they are about to split up, Sisters of Mercy play a triumphant gig at the Royal Albert Hall
, London, UK.
/Healing Hands by Elton John
reaches No1 in the UK singles chart for the first of five weeks.
OK magazine’s annual Rich List reveals Sir Elton John
to have been the UK’s highest earning entertainer in the previous year, having raked in £33m during 2004. The Osbournes come in second with £20m and American Idol/Pop Idol judge Simon Cowell
is third with £18m.
play the first of two nights at Carling Academy, Brixton, London, UK.
play at Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
The Darkness play the second of two nights at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
The X Factor 2010 winner Matt Cardle gives a free performance and signs copies of his debut single, When We Collide, at HMV in Whiteley's Shopping Centre, Bayswater, London, UK. The song is a re-titled version of the song Many Of Horror by Biffy Clyro
A new waxwork figure of Whitney Houston
is revealed at Madame Tussaud's in London, UK.
releases her debut album, Mirrors The Sky, on Sub Pop
Records in the UK.
It is announced that U2
have abandoned the proposed release date for their imminent album, Songs Of Experience, because of their concerns about the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the USA. Instead, they will tour in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of their classic album The Joshua Tree.
On the fourth and final leg of their 100-date Global Spirit
Tour, Depeche Mode
play at Foro Solo, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.