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Massachusetts

Sylvester Ahola is born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as a studio trumpet player, achieving his greatest recognition after moving to England and working with the orchestras of Bert Ambrose, Ray Noble, Reg Batten and others.
Hyman White is born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as jazz guitarist Hy White, pursuing his own successful solo career, but also working with Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Pearl Bailey, Gene Krupa, The Dorsey Brothers, Woody Herman, Les Brown and others.
Duke Ellington plays at The Southland Cafe, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Count Basie Septet plays the second of seven nights at The Hi-Hat, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Peter Malick is born in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as a blues guitarist and record producer, spending much of his working life in Chicago.
Violinist, clarinetist, alto saxophonist and swing band leader Mal Hallett dies, after a life blighted by alcoholism, of a heart attack in hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Billy Eckstine and Ruth Brown, Johnny Hodges and Timmie Rodgers are playing at the YMCA Circus For Underprivileged Children, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Jazz vocalist Dakota Staton plays at Storyville, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Everly Brothers play the fourth night of a week at The Frolics Club, Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA.
The Everly Brothers play the sixth night of a week at The Frolics Club, Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA.
James Oppenheim is born in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as urban jazz saxophonist, songwriter and producer Boney James.
Connie Francis plays the fifth night in a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Bob Dylan plays in a Hootenanny at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Johnny Cash plays in The Fitchburg Theater, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA.
The Steve Miller Band plays at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Earth Opera.
Ars Nova play the second of three nights at The Ford Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Allman Brothers Band plays the second of two nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Joe's Place, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Peter Johnson And The Manic Depressives.
After a gig at The Underground, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Robert Smith of The Cure breaks his thumb while changing a wheel on the band's van.
Jackson Browne plays in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Madonna, supported by Level 42, plays at the Sullivan Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Third Stage Tour, Boston play the last of three nights at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pixies play at T.T. The Bear's Place, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Galaxie 500 play at The Middle East, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Pump Tour, Aerosmith play at The Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays the second of two nights at The Centrum, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play at Saratoga Raceway, Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA. during the show, Donnie Wahlberg "takes a tumble from a nine-foot high platform and injures his face, arm and chest, resulting in an overnight stay in hospital.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play the first of two nights at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Glenn Medeiros reaches No1 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with She Ain't Worth It, featuring Bobby Brown.
Damager, Wretched Grace, Heavy Billy and Bacchus play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play at The Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Lucky Dube with Moss International and Friends from Grenada play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Bossanova Tour, Pixies play at Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
After serving five days in Broward County Jail, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, for drunk driving, soul vocalist Bobby Brown [husband of Whitney Houston] is released. On the same day it is revealed that Martin Kemp, formerly of Spandau Ballet, has been signed to star in the UK tv soap opera, Eastenders.
Bob Dylan And Merle Haggard play the second of three nights at the Orpheum Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Weezer play at The Avalon, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Lucinda Williams plays at The Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Lemonheads perform their classic album It's A Shame About Ray at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
Elton John plays at TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
It is announced that Aerosmith has signed on to co-headline Britain's Download festival, with Steven Tyler as their vocalist. This ends speculation about Tyler's status in the band which started when he quit the group in 2009 and subsequently checked into rehab to kick an addiction to painkillers.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at The TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Lee Ranaldo And The Dust play at Brighton Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
In a riot at a Keith Urban concert in The Xfinity Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA, there are 46 medical incidents, fifty people taken into protective custody and numerous fans arrested on alcohol charges.
On their History Of The Eagles tour, The Eagles play at TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
L.A. Reid and Meghan Trainor take part in the L. A. Reid conversation with Gayle King and special guest Meghan Trainor at 92Y in New York City, USA.
Quilt play at The Hoxton Square Bar And Kitchen, London, England, UK.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at The Observatory, Santa Ana, California, USA.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at The Ballroom At Warehouse Live, Houston, Texas, USA.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at The New Daisy Theatre, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
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