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The Musical Comedy Two Little Lambs is playing at The 5th Avenue Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The Wizard Of The Nile, by Victor Herbert, is performed during the comic opera season at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA. An added inducement to attend the show comes from the promise of "Ice cream and ices free at all Performances".
Jack Lawrence Schwartz is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. As Jack Lawrence, he will write the lyrics for Frank Sinatra's first hit recording, All Or Nothing At All, The Ink Spots' If I Didn't Care, and standards sung by such stars as Dinah Shore and Bobby Darin.
The musical revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1924 is presented at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 295 performances.
Irving Kaufman records Masculine Women, Feminine Men for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. The track will be released under the name Frank Harris.
Merle Johnston And His Ceco Couriers record Where The Sweet Forget- Me-Nots Remember, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Bennie Moten and His Orchestra play the last night of a week of shows at the Lafayette Theatre, Harlem, New York City.
Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra record Running A Temperature and My Last Affair for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
Hawaiian vocalist Alfred Apaka records Moon Over Burma at Victor Studios, New York City, USA.
Woody Herman And His Orchestra play at Cafe Rouge, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA.
Beggar's Holiday, with music by Duke Ellington, closes at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 111 performances.
Frank Sinatra continues with his season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Eddie Duchin And His Orchestra play the twenty-eighth night of a season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA, that will run until May 10th.
When The Charlie Parker Quartet plays at Birdland, New York City, USA, the show is broadcast live by WJZ Radio.
Music trade magazine Billboard in the USA notes the coming trend in music with the headline, 'Teenagers Demand Music with a Beat - Spur Rhythm and Blues.'
Alan Freed's two-week long Rock'n'Roll Holiday Jubilee comes to an end at the Academy of Music, New York City, USA, featuring Joe Williams and the Count Basie Orchestra, Lavern Baker, Teddy Randazzo And the Three Chuckles, Richard Barrett and the Valentines, Boyd Bennett And The Rockets, Earl Carroll And The Cadillacs, The Bonnie Sisters, Gloria Mann, James Sheppard And The Heartbeats, The Wrens and Don Cherry.
Nat King Cole records Answer Me My Love, Smile, Pretend and Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup in Capitol Recording Studios, 151 West 46th Street, New York City, USA.
Freddy Cannon plays the second of two nights at Club Safari, College Point, New York State, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Lee Konitz records the album Motion for Verve Records at Olmstead Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
Alfred D rake records Sweet Danger, in New York City, USA, from the Broadway musical Kean.
Robert Allen Zimmerman legally changes his name to Bob Dylan at the Supreme Court in downtown Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Quincy Jones records On The Street Where You Live, Lalo bossa nova and Serenata at A + R Studios, New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.
Vaughn Meader, and folk group The Au Go Go Singers (featuring two future Buffalo Springfield members, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay), play at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Animals, Jan And Dean, Chuck Berry and Del Shannon play the ninth of ten nights at The Paramount Theatre, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The Serendipity Singers play at Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Roy Orbison appears on the Ed Sullivan Show on tv in the USA.
The Rolling Stones play the last gig of their current American tour at The Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Shangri-Las.
New York City concert promoter Sid Bernstein rings The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein and offers to book them into the 55,600 capacity Shea Stadium.
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Sergio Mendes And Brazil '66 play at Philharmonic Hall, New York City, USA, supported by The Fifth Dimension. During Mendes' set, jazz flute star Herbie Mann makes a guest appearance during a cover version of The Beatles' song Daytripper.
The Four Seasons are playing a live gig in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
The Fugs, Kaleidoscope and Hammond Typewriter play at The Lemon Tree, Eugene, Oregon, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play the fifth of six nights at The Generation Club, New York City, USA.
Lawyer Henry Steingarten writes to Jimi Hendrix about various worrying legal matters, including the recent cancellation of various live dates.
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The Grateful Dead, Lighthouse and Cold Blood play the second of two nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Allen Klein, former manager of both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, is indicted in New York City on charges of income tax evasion.
On their World Vacation tour, Van Halen play at Manley Fieldhouse, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Jackson Browne and his second wife, Lynne Sweeney, have a son, Ryan Daniel.
Bob Dylan is inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame at a ceremony in the Hilton Hotel, New York City, USA.
While on tour in Spain, Europe, Bob Dylan is interviewed in a cafe in Madrid, by Mick Brown of UK daily newspaper The Times.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, premieres at the Telluride Film Festival in Telluride, Colorado. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
Jeffrey Owen Jones, the Rochester Institute of Technology film professor reputed to be the "Mr. Jones" in Bob Dylan's Ballad of a Thin Man, dies of lung cancer.
Bob Dylan plays the second of three nights in the Wang Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Okkervil River make a live appearance on NBC-tv chat show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, in New York City, USA.
Eddie Money is inducted into the Mohegan Sun Wolf Den Hall of Fame in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.
Willie Nelson's 80th birthday is celebrated with a star-studded CMT Crossroads taping at Third Man Records. Taking part are Sheryl Crow, Jack White, Neil Young, Leon Russell, Norah Jones, Ashley Monroe and Jamey Johnson.
The Best Disco In Town tour, featuring Chic, The Pointer Sisters, Candi Staton, The Emotions, The Three Degrees, Evelyn 'Champagne' King and Boney M, plays at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, England, UK.
Fetty Wap plays at the Tuesday Baby Tuesday party to kick off New York Fashion Week at Up + Down, New York City, USA.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at Vector Arena, New Zealand, Oceania.
Xenia Rubinos plays at Strange Matter, Richmond, Virgina, USA.