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The Ray River Jazz Band play at the Trad Jazz Club, Walcot Common Room, Walcot, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Mr Acker Bilk And His Paramount Jazz Band play at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. On the same day they also play at the Trad Jazz Club, Walcot Common Room, Walcot, Swindon.
The Vintage Jazz Band plays at the Trad Jazz Club, Walcot Common Room, Walcot, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Grant Green Quartet record Love Walked In, I Remember You, I'll Remember April, and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Blue Note Records.
UK music weekly Melody Maker carries a front page story that trombonist Ian Menzies has quit top trad jazz band The Clyde Valley Stompers.
The Temperance Seven, The Mudlarks, Michael Cox, Bert Weedon, Joan Small and Tommy Sanderson And The Sandmen play at The Granada, Edmonton, England, UK, Europe.
While The Beatles are rehearsing for the BBC-organised Swinging Sound 63, a trad jazz/beat music package at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Paul McCartney meets actress Jane Asher, soon to become his girlfriend. She will inspire songs including All My Loving, And I Love Her, I'm Looking Through You, You Won't See Me, We Can Work It Out, Here, There and Everywhere, and For No One. For the record, the Royal Albert Hall show also features Del Shannon, The Springfields, Rolf Harris, Shane Fenton, Kenny Lynch, The Vernons Girls and Lance Percival, and is compered by jazz veteran George Melly. The Rolling Stones also go along to hang out with The Beatles.
Ian Whitcomb releases the single You Turn Me On, in the USA.
The Beach Boys, The Shangri-Las, Cilla Black, Ian Whitcomb and Dick And Dee Dee tape their performances for an edition on tv show Shindig in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Crystals, The Bobby Fuller Four, Dobie Gray, Bobby Rydell and Ian Whitcomb appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beach Boys Summer Spectacular at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA, sponsored by KFWB Radio, also features Sam the Sham, The Byrds, Donna Loren, The Sir Douglas Quintet, Sonny And Cher, Dino, Desi And Billy, The Kinks and Ian Whitcomb.
Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band reaches No1 in the Cash Box chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
Eccentric ukulele-strummer Tiny Tim releases a new single, Tiptoe Through The Tulips, which will become the surprise hit of the year. It was originally a No1 hit for Nick Lucas in 1929.
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Tiny Tim plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, to an audience including members of The Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
Eric Burdon And War play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by the Aum and Sha Na Na.
Tiny Tim plays at The Cavendish Club, Sheffield, UK.
Tiny Tim comes to the end of a week of cabaret at The Cavendish Club, Sheffield, UK.
Sha Na Na, Elvin Bishop and Tower Of Power play the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Guess Who and Sha Na Na play as part of The Summer Of Stars concert series in Washington Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Showaddywaddy play the first of three nights at Goldiggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Showaddywaddy play the last of three nights at Goldiggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
A Doors Convention is held at The ICA, London, England, UK, Europe, attended by the three surviving members of the band.
Tiny Tim attends The Limelight Entertainment Complex, New York City, USA.
Showaddywaddy play at The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Bop by Dan Seals reaches No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA.
Elton John puts most of his massive art and pop collection up for auction at Sothebys Auction House in London, England, UK, Europe.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Civic Centre, Guildford, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Conference Centre, Harrogate, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Empire Theatre, Sunderland, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at King George’s Hall, Blackburn, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Plaza Liesure Centre, Exeter, UK.
The Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame is inaugurated at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Lincoln Centre, New York City, USA. The first inductees into the Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame are Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Bix Beiderbecke, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Parker, Art Tatum and Lester Young.
The three-day long 2006 International Bob Dylan Congress enters its second day in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe. Artists participating include Jewels And Binoculars, FSK and Wiglaf Droste.
eBay bids for tickets to Michael Jackson's upcoming Memorial Event in the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA, reach as high as US$3,000. Most offers, however, are in the $100 to $200 range.
A lock of Elvis Presley's hair is sold at an auction by Henry Aldridge and Son in Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, for £1055.00
An oldies nostalgia cruise sets off from Tampa, Florida, USA, to Cozumel, Mexico, Central America. Live entertainment is provided during the five days of the voyage by Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, The Drifters, The Platters, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Lesley Gore and Lou Christie.
Former 60s pop idol Wayne Fontana is handcuffed and arrested by police for failing to appear in court in Wakefield, Yorkshire, over an alleged unpaid speeding fine, just minutes before he is due on stage at The Palace Theatre, Manchester, UK, as part of The Solid Silver 60s nostalgia package tour.
Saxophonist Steve Elson adds his parts to tracks including Where Are We Now and Dirty Boys for the David Bowie album The Next Day at The Magic Shop, New York City, USA.
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Suzanne Vega plays the last of four 25th Anniversary concerts in which she performs her second LP, Solitude Standing, in its entirety. This concert is held at The Barbican, London, England, UK, Europe. The show is recorded and will be released as a live 2-CD set, entitled Solitude Standing : Live at the Barbican.
On the Superstars Of Soul nostalgia tour, Ben E. King and Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Stables, Milton Keynes, UK.
Having lost its core funding, the British Music Experience museum in London, UK, closes down, and announces that it is seeking a new home.
Phil Collins announces that he is donating his collection of artefacts connected with the 1836 Battle Of The Alamo to the official Alamo Museum in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
A Heritage Foundation Blue Plaque in honour of Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, is placed at Sutherland House, Argyll Street, London, UK.
It is reported that a pine tree, planted in 2004 in Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, California, USA, in honour of George Harrison, guitarist of The Beatles, has died as a result of an infestation by beetles.
The newly established Patsy Cline Museum, located on the second floor of The Johnny Cash Museum building at 119 3rd Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, opens to the public.
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