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Gospel group The Fisk Jubilee Singers
play a farewell concert at The Opera House, Ravenna, Ohio, USA, before leaving for a tour of Europe.
Eddie Dean, rated by both Roy Rogers
and Gene Autry
as the best cowboy singer of all time, is born in Posey, Hopkins County, Texas, USA.
One-hit wonder Larry Hall
is born in Hamlett, Ohio, USA. He will secure his fifteen minutes of fame when his single Sandy reaches No15 on the Billboard
pop charts in the first week of 1960.
is playing at The Yankee Inn, Akron, Ohio, USA.
Ronald, Rudolph and O'Kelly Isley - The Isley Brothers
- board a bus from their home town of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, headed for New York City where they plan to start a bigtime career in music.
performs his symphonic suite Night Creature
, in a concert with The Cleveland Orchestra at The Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Guitarist Eddie Kirkland
plays the second of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
is playing during a two-week engagement at The Crown Room, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The front page of Broadside (The National Topical Song Magazine) in the USA, publishes the lyrics of the Malvina Reynolds
, a protest against the use of Napalm in the Vietnam War.
, Hank Thompson, Boots Randolph, Del Reeves, Dave Dudley and Roy Druskey play in The Big Country And Western Show at The Arie Crown
Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
record Working On Your Case and Hold On for Minit Records at Way Out Studios, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience do live radio interviews at WKYC, to promote this night's gig at Public Music Hall, Cleveland
, Ohio, USA. During the day, Jimi buys a Corvette Stingray from Blaushild's Chevrolet, paying the $8,000 cost in cash.
When Boz Scaggs
plays a concert at Avery Fisher Hall, New York City, USA, the show ends unexpectedly when a city-wide power cut brings proceedings to a close.
The Pretenders play at Hull University, Hull, England, UK, Europe.
begin the first European leg of their Born Again tour at The National
Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. This tour will become famed for its use of a massive full-size replica of Stonehenge on stage. Unfortunately, the replica was so huge that it could not fit onto the stages in most of the venues on the tour, and later became parodied in the film Spinal Tap.
plays at the Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
plays the last of three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Riverbend, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
play at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, USA.
Oscar Scaggs, the 21-year-old son of musician Boz Scaggs
dies in San Francisco from an accidental heroin overdose
. He is pronounced dead at 5:06 a.m. after he having been found at the Mission District address of a known drug dealer.
play at Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
plays at Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
plays at The Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Jazz guitarist Bill De Arango
dies aged 84 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease, dies in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.