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Ben Selvin And His Orchestra
record Hi-Ho the Merrio! and I'm Lonely Without You, in New York City, USA. The tracks will be released under various names including The Bar Harbor Society Orchestra, Newport Society Orchestra and The Hollywood Dance Orchestra on various labels, including Banner
And His Orchestra record Cuban Holiday, The Glory Of Love, Hollywood Blues and Pass The Bucket for MGM Records
at Radio Recorders
Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
records My Romance, Lygia, The Hills Of Home and One Night Of Love, in Radio Recorders
Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
has developed cellulitis from a skating injury, Johnny Burnette
is recuperating from a tonsillitis operation, Bob Beckham has burst a blood vessel in his throat and Gary Miles has contracted pneumonia.
A package tour scheduled to begin tonight in Pensacola, Florida, USA, is cancelled because all of its major artists have suffered medical emergencies.
records Tammy, I'll See You In My Dreams, Tennessee Waltz, Peg O'My Heart and Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, in Radio Recorders
Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
writes a letter to Elvis Presley
and his manager Colonel Parker at Paramount Studios , Los Angeles, California, USA, thanking them
for their Christmas card.
is sent a letter by Robert A. Blackwell of Westwood Artists ion Los Angeles, California, USA, advising him that his songs Any Way The Wind Blows and Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance have been rejected by Columbia Records
The Beach Boys
play at The War Memorial, Rochester, New York State, USA.
The Ford Motor Company takes the innovative step of offering 8-track music players as an option on all of their new vehicles.
continues with a month and a half of filming his 24th movie, Double Trouble, at MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
and The Stone Poneys, with Nick Venet as producer, record A Number And A Name in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Top Ten Singles being played on KGB Radio, San Diego, California, USA, for the week commencing on this date are as follows :
1. Love is Blue Paul Mauriat
2. Baby You Got It Brenton Wood
3. Best of Both Worlds Lulu
4. Skip a Rope Henson Cargill
5. Green Tambourine The Lemon Pipers
6. Susan The Buckinghams
7. Nobody But Me Human Beinz
8. I Can Take or Leave Your Loving Herman's Hermits
9. My Baby Must Be a Magician The Marvelettes
10. Darlin' The Beach Boys
is playing in Los Angeles, California, USA.
records Forget To Remember and Goin' Out Of My Head, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Reprise
Sammy Davis Jr
. and Ty Hardin appear at the Playboy Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
releases his new album, Diary Of A Madman, on Halloween. It will reach No16 in the USA and 14 in the UK.
Paul Robi, baritone vocalist for The Platters
, dies of cancer in hospital in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Antonio Cantu, chief of forensics for the US Secret Service, testifies in Michael Jackson
's child molestation trial in Sanata Maria, California, USA. Cantu says it is possible that fingerprints from Jackson's accuser, found on an adult magazine, could have degraded in the year it took police to test the magazine. He says it would have been preferable for the tests to have been done immediately.
An announcement is posted on the Static-X
website declaring that the band has parted company with guitarist Tripp Eisen, who was recently arrested on charges of under-age sex.
play at Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
The 15th Annual High Sierra Music festival
, a two-day event, comes to an end in Quincy, California, USA. Over the course of the two days, artists appearing have included Gov't Mule, Chuck Prophet
, The Yonder Mountain String Band, Grace Potter And The Nocturnals, Leo Kottke And Mike Gordon, Bill Frisell, Michael Franti
And Spearhead and Railroad Earth.
opens her first headlining tour, Fearless, with a show at Evansville, Indiana, USA. Kelly Pickler provides support.
plays the first of two nights in The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
The United States Postal Service honours r'n'b legend Ray Charles
with a commemorative stamp
, as part of its Music Icons series which has previously honored Tejano music singer/guitarist Lydia Mendoza and country legend Johnny Cash
. The stamp is launched with live performances of Ray Charles
' songs by Ashanti
in Atlanta, Georgia, and Chaka Khan in Los Angeles, California, USA.
participates in the announcement of Make Roar Happen, a programme celebrating and supporting teachers for a philanthropic effort during the back-to-school season in Los Angeles, California, USA.
's Darling Stilettos play at The Viper Room, Los Angeles, California, USA.
During their Not In This Lieftime
tour, Guns N'Roses
play at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, supported by Alice In Chains. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses
line-up members Axl Rose, Slash
and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
On the Latin American leg of their WorldWired
play at Estadio Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica, Central America, supported by Heresy.