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Manchester

Crooner Perry Como records Goodbye Sue, at RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City, USA, during his first session for his new label, RCA Victor.
EMI Records moves its London headquarters from Blyth Road to EMI House, 20 Manchester Square, London, UK.
The Dakotas [not yet fronted by Billy J. Kramer] play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Andy Rourke, bass player with The Smiths, is born in Manchester, UK.
Roy Orbison, Freddie And The Dreamers and Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play at The Odeon, Stockton, UK.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single I Understand by Freddie And The Dreamers.
The Drifters play the last night of a six-day season at The Buckingham Club, Manchester, UK.
The cover of today's edition of UK music paper The New Musical Express (NME) features adverts for the songs This Door Swings Both Ways by Hermen's Hermits, Mama By Dave Berry, I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Any More by The New York Public Library andf The Man Who Took The Valise Off The Floor Of Grand Central Station at Noon by She Trinity.
Fleetwood Mac make their debut on the third day of The National Jazz and Blues Festival, Windsor, England, UK, Europe. The Cream, Donovan, Al Stewart, Jeff Beck, P.P. Arnold, Alan Bown, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Chicken Shack, Blossom Toes, Pentangle and Denny Laine play on the same bill.
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Steppenwolf and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Plastic Penny play at New Century Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Top Ten singles being played on WRIT Radio, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, for the week ending on this date are as follows :



1. Hey Jude/Revolution - The Beatles

2. Harper Valley P.T.A. - Jeannie C. Riley

3. The Eyes Of A New York Woman - B.J. Thomas

4. San Francisco Girls - Fever Tree

5. 1-2-3 Red Light - 1910 Fruitgum Company

6. I've Gotta Get A Message To You - The Bee Gees

7. People Got To Be Free - The Rascals

8. Indian Reservation - Don Fardon

9. Down At Lulu's - Ohio Express

10. Fire - The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown

Popular singer Tommy Edwards dies at home in Richmond, Virginia, USA, of a brain aneurism. His biggest hit was It's All In The Game.
Led Zeppelin play the second of two nights at Alexandra Palace, London.
Jackie Blue by the The Ozark Mountain Daredevils enters the Billboard US Top 40 Singles Chart where it will peak at No3 during a 12-week run.
10cc release their biggest hit, I'm Not In Love, in the UK.
David Crosby and Graham Nash play at Denver Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Having already played one show today, Joy Division play a second gig, at The Moonlight Club, London, UK.
Sad Cafe play at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Echo And The Bunnymen play at Manchester University, Manchester, UK, supported by The Sound.
The Smiths top the UK album chart for the first and last time with Meat Is Murder.
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The Chameleons release their second LP, What Does Anything Mean? Basically, on Statik Records in the UK.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
A jazz supergroup featuring Mike Carr, Dick Morrissey, Jim Mullen and Bill Eyden plays at The Bass Clef, Hoxton, London, England, UK, Europe.
Stone Roses play at Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Stone Roses play at Fryhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Simply Red play at the International Arena, Sheffield, England, UK.
The fourteenth BRIT Awards event is held at Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK, Europe, hosted by Elton John and RuPaul. Winners include Sting for Best British Male Solo Artist, Brian Eno as Best British Producer, Crowded House as International Group and Van Morrison as Outstanding Contribution. Pray by Take That wins for Best British Single and Best British Video, and the band perfoms live doing a medley of The Beatles' hits. Prince wins the Best International Male Artist award.
Support act Morrissey unexpectedly quits the David Bowie Outsiders UK tour after just a few dates.
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Former Warner Bros UK publicists Moira Bellas and Barbra Charone start up their own company, MBC PR, in London, England, UK, Europe. The company will quickly become successful and will handle clients including Madonna, Depeche Mode, Dido, Simply Red, Robert Plant, Pearl Jam, Rod Stewart, Keith Richards and Elvis Costello, Maroon 5 to name but a few.
The Doves reach No1 in the UK albums chart with Some Cities.
I Am Kloot play at The Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth, UK.
New Order, The Coral, Rufus Wainwright and Faith Evans perform live on UK tv show Later With Jools Holland.
Doves play at The Metro, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
David Gray plays in The Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Oasis, Weezer, Kasabian, Yellowcard, The Others, Black Crowes, Public Enemy, Him, Inme, Bullet For My Valentine, Fightstar, The Las, Teenage Fanclub, Bloc Party, Death Cab For Cutie, Roddy Frame, Eighteen Visions, Alexisonfire and others play at the Summer Sonic Festival in Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Ian Brown plays at The Eden Project, Bodelva, St Austell, UK.
Super Furry Animals play at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
Billy Tallent enter the Canadian albums chart at No1 with their third album, Billy Tallent III.
Roy Harper plays at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
Keane play at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
David Gray releases his ninth studio album, Foundling, in Australia.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays at Siemens Arena, Vilnius, Lithuania, Europe.
Brian May, guitarist of Queen, appears on BBC tv show Breakfast, to promote his new book Diableries, about 3-D images from the Victorian era.
Ella Eyre plays at The Ritz, Manchester, UK.
C aravan Palace play at Manchester Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
Cabbage, The Shimmer Band and April play at Thekla, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Lisa And Lena play at Sound Control, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
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