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The Original Memphis Five record Off To Buffalo and A Blues Serenade for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA.
Jay Huguely is born in Valencia, California, USA. Primarily a stage actor, he will achieve a brief run of popularity as a novelty country music recording artist in the 1970s, under the name of Cledus Maggard And The Citizen's Band.
Elvis Presley records Blue Hawaii, Ito Eats, Hawaiian Wedding Song, Island Of Love, Steppin' Out Of Line and Almost Always True for the soundtrack to his upcoming movie Blue Hawaii at Radio Recorders Studio, Hollywood, California, USA.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley film, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart, held off the top by The Marcels' Blue Moon.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley film, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
Elvis Presley's sixth movie, Wild In The Country, opens nationally in the USA.
During filming in Hollywood, California, USA, for his latest movie, Kid Galahad, Elvis Presley moves from a rented house in Perugia Way to new accommodation at 10539 Bellagio Road.
Otis Redding records Security for Volt Records of Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
Elvis Presley releases a new single, Ain't That Loving You Baby / Ask Me, on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ask Me by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Elvis Presley's 16th movie, Roustabout, opens in Denmark, Europe.
Popular tv show Hullaballoo in the USA features Chuck Berry, Trini Lopez, The Four Seasons, The Sir Douglas Quintet, Martha And The Vandellas, Herman's Hermits, Vicki Carr, Freddie And The Dreamers and The Travellers Three.
Elvis Presley continues location filming for the movie Paradise Hawaiian Style, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Elvis Presley movie Girl Happy opens at cinemas in Italy, Europe.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Otis Redding plays at Tiles Club, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Rick'n'Beckers.
Junior Wells plays the first of three nights at The Ambassador Theatre, Washington DC, USA, supported by US Male and Clockwork Orange.
Kaleidoscope play the first of two nights at The Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by James Cotton and It's a Beautiful Day.
The James Cotton Blues Band plays the second of two nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Holy Om.
The five-day long 1968 NATRA (National Association Of Television And Radio Announcers) Convention begins at The Four Ambassadors Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA. Participants include Harry Belafonte, Bill Cosby and Sen. Robert Kennedy. The event is marred by violence between Mafia elements and black music business executives.
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Charlie Musselwhite plays the last of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Figures released in America show that record sales hit an all-time peak in 1967 - 192m albums were sold and over $1,000m was spent on records in total.
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.
When Jerry Lee Lewis makes his long-delayed Grand Ole Opry debut in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, he makes two promises, one being that he won't swear and the other being that he won't perform any rock'n'roll songs. Needless to say, he breaks both promises, performing Johnny B. Goode, Great Balls Of Fire and Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On.
Al Green earns his 12th gold disc from the R.I.A.A. in the USA for the album Al Green Explores Your Mind.
Leo Kottke plays at P.O.E.T.S. Music Hall, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
When Roseanne Cash tops the Billboard country singles chart in the USA with I Don't Want To Spoil The Party, it marks another first for Liverpudlian songsmiths John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles - their first country No1.
Actress Cameron Diaz files a $10m libel suit in Santa Monica Superior Court, Santa Monica, California, USA, against the National Enquirer because it ran a story claiming that she had cheated on her boyfriend Justin Timberlake.
After having played 213 performances, the musical All Shook Up, based on the music of Elvis Presley, closes at The Palace Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Tom Petty releases his third solo LP, Highway Companion, on American Recordings in the UK.
David Bowie, Elvis Presley and Bob Dylan are named among the 50 Most Stylish Men of the Past 50 Years by men's magazine GQ.
John Hiatt, Jimmy Davis, Sid Selvidge with Jimmy Crosthwait, Amy LaVere, Shannon McNally and The North Mississippi All Stars play in a benefit show for Memphis legend Jim Dickinson at the Peabody Hotel Skyway, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Songwriter, producer and session player Dickinson, who sat in with the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan and helmed albums for the Replacements and Big Star, underwent triple-bypass surgery in June. The show hopes to raise money to cover the cost of his mounting medical bills.
Justin Timberlake and his girlfriend Jessica Biel are seen out strolling in Studio City, California, USA.
The Wailers play at The B.B. King Blues Club And Grill, New York City, USA.
When Justin Timberlake plays at The SAP Centre, San Jose, California, USA, he sings Happy Birthday To You for Julian Delan, an eight-year-boy with autism in the audience.
On their Live On Tour tour, R5 play at The Agricenter Farmer's Market, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
On his 20/20 Experience World Tour, Justin Timberlake plays the second of two nights at The Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia.
Elvis at The O2: The Exhibition of His Life, a nine-month long exhibition, opens at The O2, London, UK.
On the third North American leg of his 20/20 Experience World Tour, Justin Timberlake plays at The Gwinnett Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
James And The Ultrasounds play at The Gutter, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Still Parade releases its debut album, Concrete Vision, on Heist Or Hit Records in the UK, Europe.
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Elvis Presley's Knabe Baby Grand Piano goes up for sale via a ten-day eBay charity auction, beginning on 10 August and concluding on the 20th. Fans can access the auction at eBay.com/elvispiano.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at The FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, supported by The Struts.
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