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Musical entertainers at The Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA, on this day include Al Leach And The Three Rosebuds, Genaro And Bailey, Ed Latell and The Bison City Quartette.
records Kissa Me Baby, Hey Now, The Snow Is Falling and Misery In My Heart in Los Angeles, California, USA. Ray Charles
plays piano on the session.
is born in New York City, USA. He will find success as a virtuoso, award-winning fingerstyle guitar player and recording artist.
The musical comedy movie Call Me Madam
, written by Irving Berlin
and starring Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor and George Sanders, opens in Finland, Europe.
plays at The Troy Armory, Troy, New York State, USA.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society Festival gets underway at Keele Universty, Keele, England, UK. "Five hundred 'traditional' folk singers, some strumming guitars, others with Jew's-harps in their pockets, converged this afternoon on Keele University for the biggest folk festival ever held in Britain," reported The Guardian. Attendees are adamant that their is 'traditional' not 'commercial' folk of the sort Bob Dylan
and The Byrds
have recently made popular.
, allegedly to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees
Rising English pop star David Jones changes his name to
is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
records Hurtin' For You Baby, Poor Man's Prison and Born To Be A Rolling Stone in Western Recorders
, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Dearly Beloved play at Gazzari's
, 9039 Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And His Magic Band perform live on the beach in front of The Martinez Hotel, during the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, Europe.
Harpers Bizarre and The Lemon Pipers appear in the Mod Night at Ravinia Festival, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
New York City-based cafe society pianist Cy Walter
, dubbed the "Art Tatum
of Park Avenue", dies aged 52, in New York City, USA.
, a long-time friend and roadie to Neil
, dies of an overdose of heroin, just a few months after
songwriter, singer and guitarist Danny Whitten
met the same fate. Bruce Berry's story has been immortalized in the lyrics to Young's song Tonight's The Night.
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen
play at Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Patti Austin begins work on her first album for Quincy Jones
' Qwest label, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rock movie Eddie And The Cruisers
, starring Tom Berenger and Michael Pare, is released in West Germany, Europe.
plays at The Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
While Janet Jackson
is on the VIP tour at Universal Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, she is annoyed by a persistent fan who thinks she is her brother Michael.
Heart Of Stone by Cher is certified as a platinum album by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA.
On the Trash Tour, Alice Cooper
plays at K. B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Drummer Steven Adler files suit in Los Angeles, California, USA, against his former band, Guns N'Roses
. He claims that band members pressured him to use heroin and then dropped him after he entered a rehabilitation program.
Former Van Halen
vocalist David Lee Roth
is arrested for buying marijuana in Washington Square Park, New York City, USA.
reports that album sales in the USA have taken a tumble - 20.4% down on last year's tally in the same week. Overall sales were just 5.6m - the lowest in any seven-day cycle since SoundScan
started quantifying data in 1991.
And the Heartbreakers play at The Blossom Music Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
, Cee Lo Green
, Jennifer Hudson, The Band Perry
and Victoria Justice perform for US President Obama and his family at the 30th annual Christmas in Washington concert, in the National Building Museum, Washington DC, USA.
Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy
and his son Bronx attend a screening of 'Star Wars: Return of the Jedi' at The Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, California, USA.