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Bobby Del Din, first tenor of r'n'b vocal group The Earls, is born. The Earls are best-remembered for their 1963 hit Remember Then.
John Bauman, a founder member of Sha Na Na, is born in New York City, USA.
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 Ray River Jazz Band, led by trumpeter John Cole, play for 400 fans during an all-night traditional jazz session at the Locarno Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Vintage Jazz Band plays at the Trad Jazz Club, Walcot Common Room, Walcot, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The front page of UK music weekly newspaper Melody Maker reports that three trad jazz bands (Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball and The Temperance Seven) will appear at this years Royal Variety Show in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Temperance Seven play at the The Gaumont, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Temperance Seven play at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Jackie De Shannon, The Olympics and Ian Whitcomb appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Byrds, Chubby Checker, Bobby Vee and Ian Whitcomb tape an edition of tv show Hollywood A Go Go in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Peter And Gordon, Tom Jones, Ian Whitcomb, The Shirelles, Them and others play the second of two nights in the Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars at The Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
David Perry records seventeen tracks including Crisis Of Joe Louis, Crisis At Munich and Crisis Over Poland, in New York City, USA, for the Decca Records spoken word album Crisis! (Voices And Sounds Of Events That Created History / 1936 To The Present).
US tv rock show Where The Action Is features Ian Whitcomb performing You Turn Me On plus The Grassroots performing Bad Times and Where Were You When I Needed You?
Moby Grape record Just Like Gene Autry : A Foxtrot, in New York City, USA, for their Columbia Records album Wow! When the track, a 1930s jazz pastiche, appears on the album, it is recorded at 78rpm, and thus requires listeners to change the speed setting on their record players from 33.3rpm to 78rpm in order to hear it at the correct speed.
Tiny Tim, supported by The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe. John Lennon and Ringo Starr of the Beatles are in the audience.
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 the fourth of five nights at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sha Na Na play the first of two nights at Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, supported by Bruce Springsteen.
Vinnie Taylor, guitarist with Sha Na Na, dies of a heroin overdose, aged 25, in a hotel room in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Showaddywaddy play at The O asis, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The star-studded Motown Records anniversary celebration, Motown 25 - Yesterday, Today And Forever, is broadcast by NBC-tv in the USA, bringing Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, The Four Tops and The Temptations, Linda Ronstadt, Adam And the Ants and more together on one stage. Viewing figures are estimated at 52m.
Showaddywaddy play at The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Roman Holiday.
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.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Winter Gardens, Margate, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Empire, Liverpool, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Arcadia Theatre, Llandudno, Wales, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Liesure Centre, Brentwood, UK.
A life-size bronze sculpture of legendary country music producer and musician Owen Bradley seated at a piano is unveiled at Owen Bradley Park, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
A house in the Dingle area of Liverpool, England, UK, in which Ringo Starr of The Beatles grew up, is saved from the bulldozers. The house had been scheduled for demolition as part of a regeneration scheme.
Handwritten pages of Bob Dylan's student poetry fetch a staggering $78,000 in a Rock And Pop Memorabilia auction at Christie's, New York City, USA, setting a record for a Dylan manuscript.
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.
An OM-45 Deluxe Martin Guitar, serial No42125, formerly owned by the 'King of Cowboys' Roy Rogers, is sold at auction by Christies in New York City, for $460,000. Rogers bought the guitar in 1933 for $30 at a Californian pawn shop.
An studded glove worn by Michael Jackson during his Bad Tour, is bought for $300,000 (£191,220) at an auction in Julien's, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. A military-style jacket worn by John Lennon for a 1966 Life magazine photo shoot, sold for $240,000 (£153,000), and also on sale at the same event were an X-ray of Albert Einstein's brain and a pair of Marilyn Monroe's empty prescription bottles.
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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The yellow door from Paul McCartney's childhood home at 20 Forthlin Road in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, is sold at auction for $7,700.
On the Superstars Of Soul nostalgia tour, Ben E. King and Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Stables, Milton Keynes, UK.
It is reported that that Nuçi’s Space, the Oconee Street, Athens, Georgia, USA, musicians' resource center, is hoping to preserve the historic St. Mary’s Episcopal Church steeple, better known as the R.E.M. steeple, next door. St. Mary's was where R.E.M. first rehearsed and performed live.
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.
Annie Lennox releases her new album, Nostalgia, as a CD and as a digital download in Australia on Universal Records. The album consists of cover versions of classic songs.
A statistical report by data analytics engineer Jason Crease confirms that, as widely believed, 2016 included an unusually high number of celebrity deaths. According to Crease's figures the number of celebrity deaths in 2016 is likely to occur only once in every 200 years.
A memorial bench in honour of Californian gangsta rapper Easy E of NWA is unveiled in the British seaside town of Newhaven, East Sussex, England, UK, Europe, despite the fact that the deceased rapper never had anything to do with Newhaven.
In a video shared on Cody Simpson's Instagram Stories, he is shown in bed this morning with Miley Cyrus watching old clips of Elvis Presley.
A green Fender Telecaster, purchased for £75 by Francis Rossi of Status Quo in Glasgow in 1968 for £75, is offered for auction in the Entertainment Memorabilia Sale at Bonhams Knightsbridge, London, England, UK, Europe, with an estimate of £100,000 - 150,000. It had been in Rossi's ownership for more than 50 years.
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