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Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk is born in Breda, Holland, Europe. He will find notoriety as Col Tom Parker
, the enigmatic manager of Elvis Presley
's Jug Stompers record Noah's Blues, Heart Breakin' Blues, Ripley Blues, Pig Ankle Strut, Hollywood Rag and Feather Bed, for Victor Records
in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Songwriter and keyboard player Bobby Wood is born near New Albany, Mississippi, USA. He write songs including Crystal Gayle's Half The Way and Ronnie Milsap's He Got You, and will also play on Willie Nelson
's Always On My Mind, Garth Brooks
' The Dance and Elvis Presley
's Kentucky Rain.
Jazz-blues-hump group The Memphis Seven record Grunt Meat Blues for Columbia Records
in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And His Jump And Jive Boys record Country Clown and Doctor Ross Boogie, Little Soldier Boy, Shake A My Hand and That's Alright, for Chess Records
in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The session is produced by Sam Philips.
A row erupts between Chuck Berry
and Jerry Lee Lewis
about which artist should headline tonight's opening concert of Alan Freed
's Big Beat Show at the Paramount Theater, New York City, USA. When the honour goes to Chuck Berry
, Jerry Lee Lewis
shows his rage by setting fire to his own piano during his section of the show.
US President Lyndon Johnson writes to Elvis Presley
's manager, Col. Tom Parker
, thanking both for the recent charity concert which raised funds for amemorial to the USS Arizona, which had been sunk by the Japanese at Pearl Harbour.
flies from Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to Los Angeles, California, USA, where he is shortly to begin filming his next movie, Kid Galahad
Jerry Lee Lewis
releases his version of the classic 1959 Barrett Strong hit Money
on Sun Records in the USA.
comes to the end of filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy
, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
is having script rehearsals for his next film, Frankie And Johnny, at Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jim And Jesse And The Virginia Boys record their versions of the Chuck Berry
songs Johnny B. Goode, Memphis, Maybelline, Sweet Little Sixteen and Roll Over Beethoven for Epic Records in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
Eddie Floyd, Pigmeat Markham, The Cassanovas, Barbra Merger, Pat Lewis, J.J. Barnes, The Holidays, Dusty Williams, Dennis Thomas, Ruby Andrews and Timmy Willis are playing in the week-long Memphis Sounds Show at The Riveira Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
In advance of his wife Priscilla
and their new baby Lisa Marie, Elvis Presley
moves from Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to a new house at 1174 Hillcrest Drive, Los Angeles, California.
play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Sam And Dave play at East Tennessee State University, Tennessee, USA.
is playing in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Don't Cry Daddy by Elvis Presley
enters the Billboard
Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No6 during an eleven-week run.
peaks at No2 during a run of fifteen weeks on the UK Pop Singles chart. Jeepster continues the questionable tradition of shamelessly ripping off ancient blues songs, in this particular case, the 1961 Howlin' Wolf
song You'll Be Mine
, written by Willie Dixon
buys eleven Cadillacs from Madison Cadillac, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to give to friends, relatives and associates.
Almost ten years after its original release in the USA, Elvis Presley
's 26th film, Stay Away Joe
, opens at cinemas in Colombia, South America.
play in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Influential jazz trumpeter Phil Napoleon
dies aged 89 in Miami, Florida, USA.
The Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010
, organised by Eric Clapton
, takes place at Toyota Park
, Chicago, Illinois, USA. As well as Clapton, the day-long musical celebration features The Allman Brothers Band
, B.B. King
, Buddy Guy
, Jeff Beck
, John Mayer
, Sheryl Crow
, Steve Winwood
, Vince Gill
, ZZ Top
and Frank Ocean
are among the music stars attending the TIME 100 Gala, Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People In The World in New York City, USA.
plays at The Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
The Steve Cropper
Band plays the first of three nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England, UK, Europe.