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Female vocal duettists Elsie Baker and Olive Kline record For Better Or For Worse for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, continue with their fourteen–week engagement at The Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Tonight's edition of The Frank Sinatra show on CBS-tv in the USA is the first to be sponsored by watch manufacturer Bulova. The show had been airing without a sponsor at a cost of $23,000 per episode - a total of $92,000 to this date. Sinatra has reportedly been having problems with the show, going through three teams of producer-directors to date.
The Billy May Orchestra is playing during a week at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald's manager, Norman Granz, holds a press conference in Houston, Texas, USA, declaring that the previous night's arrest of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and Illinois Jacquet, on gambling charges was racially motivated, because local police did not want mixed audiences at concerts in the city.
Connie Francis releases a new single, Where The Boys Are, in the USA on MGM Records.
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Frank Sinatra records September Song, I'll Be Seeing You and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Capitol Records.
The Oliver Nelson Orchestra records Emancipation Blues and other tracks for the Prestige Records album Afro-American Sketches, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Connie Francis begins a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Stan Getz And Bill Evans record My Heart Stood Still, Grandfather's Waltz and other tracks for a joint album, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Big Man In Town by The Four Seasons is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No79.
Frank Sinatra sets a new sales record when he plays at The Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, with Count Basie, Quincy Jones and The Oscar Peterson Trio. During Sinatra's performance of I've Got You Under My Skin, the screaming of women in the audience becomes so loud that the show has to be temporarily halted.
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Frank Sinatra has his handprint recorded in cement in the Forecourt of the Stars at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The movie Von Ryan’s Express starring Frank Sinatra oepns at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones announce that music biz entrepreneur Allen Klein, who they met three days earlier, is now to be their co-manager, working alongside Andrew Loog Oldham.
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Vocalist Pat Bowie records Since I Fell For You, Baby Won't You Please Come Home and other tracks for Prestige Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Count Basie and Georgie Fame play at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Ramsey Lewis Trio play at St. John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New jersey, USA.
David Cassidy makes his Broadway, New York City, USA, debut in the stage musical The Fig Leaves Are Falling. The show will close after four performances but a casting director who sees it invites Cassidy to take a screen test. In 1969, Cassidy will move to Los Angeles, California, USA, where he will find success in the cast of tv series The Partridge Family.
The Bill Evans Trio plays at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bruce Springsteen's Born In the USA Tour begins three nights at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the first of two nights at Fesutibaru Hōru, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at the Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Second Annual Soul Train Music Awards take place at the Civic Center, Santa Monica, California, USA. Whitney Houston wins Album Of The Year (female). Michael Jackson gets Best Single (male) and Album Of The Year (male). Janet Jackson has to content herself with Best New Video.
Rod Stewart plays at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On his first All Starr Band tour, Ringo Starr plays the first of two nights at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, Long Island, New York State, USA. The band includes Billy Preston, Dr. John, Joe Walsh, Levon Helm, Jim Keltner, Nils Lofgren, Clarence Clemons and Rick Danko.
The Cult play at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, then go on to meet up with members of Guns N'Roses at the Scrap Bar, New York City, USA.
Uncle Tupelo play at Maxwell’s, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.
Clint Black reaches No1 on the Billboard Country music album chart in the USA with his debut LP, Killin' Time.
R.E.M., Bruce Springsteen, John Fogerty and Bright Eyes play a concert in support of US Presidential candidate John Kerry at The TD Waterhouse Center, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Buddy Guy is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Eric Clapton and B.B. King. At the same event, Bruce Springsteen inducts U2, Neil Young inducts The Pretenders, Justin Timberlake inducts The O'Jays, and Rod Stewart inducts Percy Sledge.
Armor For Sleep play at Manchester Academy 2, Manchester, England, UK.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Reliant Center, Houston, Texas, USA, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Coors Amphitheater, San Diego, California, USA, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at the Tweeter Center, Chicago, Illinois, with a bill including My Chemical Romance, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys, Thrice, Atreyu and Senses Fail.
Bon Jovi and Jennifer Nettles are at No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA with their collaboration Who Says You Can't Go Home.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play the second of two nights at The Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Stadio Olympico, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Crue-Fest 2 sets off with a gig in Camden, New Jersey, USA, headlined by Motley Crue with Godsmack, Theory of a Dead Man, Drowning Pool and the Charm City Devils.
Bruce Springsteen plays at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Circle Tour, Bon Jovi play the second of two nights at the Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.
Bon Jovi play the eighth gig of a twelve-night residency at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK.
The Gaslight Anthem play at The Picture House, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The Gaslight Anthem release the album Handwritten in the UK.
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On his High Hopes tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at The PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
During their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at The PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
Dionne Warwick slips and falls in the bathtub at her home in South Orange, New Jersey, USA. She is hospitalised soon after and undergoes ankle surgery.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band begin their The River Tour with a show at The Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Rock In Roma, Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy, Europe.
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