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The musical play The Volunteer Organist is performed at The Academy, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Vera Margaret Welch is born in East Ham, London, England, UK, Europe. She will find fame as Vera Lynn, the first British artist to top the charts in the USA. As a popular broadcaster to soldiers overseas in the Second World War, she earned the nickname 'The Fores' Sweetheart'.
Paul Hilton, a violent criminal Nicknamed The Radio Burglar, dies in the electric chair. Hilton had shot three police officers, killing one of them, during incidents in which he had been caught stealing radios. After his arrest, when asked why he stole only radios, Hilton replied, "I like music."
It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty, who named himself after two towns in Texas, reaches the Billboard No1 slot in the USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The ABC, Lincoln, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Elvis Presley donates a wallaby, given to him by Australian fans, to the Memphis Zoo in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Everly Brothers record Foolish Doubts at United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
Telstar by The Tornados reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Manfred Mann record Cock-a-hoop and Now You're Needing Me at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Alan Price Rhythm And Blues Combo plays at The Jazz Lounge, Club A Gogo, Percy Street, Haymarket, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK, Europe. The group will, soon after, change its name to The Animals.
The Graham Bond Quartet plays at The Blueopera Club, Edmonton, North London, UK.
The Bootleggers featuring Brian Auger play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, UK.
Manfred Mann release a new single, Sha-La-La, in the UK on HMV Records.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Sendar Club, Kenton, UK.
The Dave Clark Five release a new album, Encores!, in Canada on Capitol Records.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames begin a five-day tour of Ireland, Europe.
The Small Faces play at The Cavern In The Town, off Leicester Square, London, England, UK.
The Dave Clark Five play at The Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Steam Packet play at St Martin's Baths Hall, Ipswich, England, UK, Europe. (The group includes Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll and Brian Auger.)
The Who play at Mister McCoy's, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe
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Manfred Mann play at Tiles, Oxford Street, London, UK.
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The Nice play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Mabel Greer's Toyshop.
The Zombies finish recording A Rose For Emily in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK. They also spend the first of two days recording Hung Up On A Dream. Both tracks will appear on their second album Odessy And Oracle.
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The Doors play at the Falconer Teatret, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, supported by Atomic Rooster.
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The Small Faces fly out of London, England, UK, Europe,bound for Bremen, to begin a series of live dates in Germany and Belgium, Europe.
UK pop weekly the NME [New Musical Express] reports that the Robert Stigwood Organisation (which manages Cream, The Bee Gees and others) has acquired a £150,000 interest in Rik Gunnell Management, which looks after Alan Price, Georgie Fame, Fleetwood Mac and others.
Herbie Hancock is in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, recording material for Warner Brothers Records.
Georgie Fame plays at The Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK.
Alan Price and Georgie Fame star in a UK tv special, The Price Of Fame, which also features Billy Preston and The Ladybirds.
The Miami Rock Festival, a three-day event, begins in Miami, Florida, USA, with featured acts including Canned Heat, Vanilla Fudge and B.B. King. The event is billed as 'the last rock festival of the 60s'.
Deep Purple, Mighty Baby, Andromeda, Spencer Davis Train and Arthur Brown play at Worthing Workshop's Bonanza Benefit Ball, in the Pier Pavilion, Worthing, England, UK, Europe.
Yes record a live session for BBC radio's Dave Lee Travis Show in London, England, UK, Europe, to be broadcast a week later.
Shorty featuring Georgie Fame, The Jerry Hahn Brotherhood and Fourth Way play the last of three nights at The Family Dog, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jim Morrison of The Doors, who died over two months earlier, is buried in Pere Lachaise cemetary, Paris, France, Europe. No priest is present but Morrison's girlfriend Pamela Courson says a few words before his body is lowered into the ground.
Yes release a new single, Soon/Sound Chaser on Atlantic Records in the UK.
The Band play at The Casino, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play the first of two nights at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Squeeze play at The Albany Empire, Deptford, London, England, UK, Europe.
Yes play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
The Roy Budd Trio and Dick Morr issey play at The Bull's Head, London, England, UK, Europe.
The day after missing an appointment for a heart check-up, Billy Powell, keyboardist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies aged 56 in Orange Park, Florida, USA. The cause of his death is thought to be a heart attack.
On her Sticky And Sweet Tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at Vallehovin, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Squeeze are honoured with a PRS For Music Heritage Award, in the form of a special black plaque commemorating the venue where the band first performed, Greenwich Dance Hall, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe, in 1975.
Steve Winwood plays at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK.
The four-day-long BBC Music Biggest Weekend festival continues at Titanic Slipways, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe, with acts including Underworld, Franz Ferdinand, First Aid Kit, Neneh Cherry and Ash. Also, at Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales, UK, performers include Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Craig David, Clean Bandit, George Ezra, Bastille, Wolf Alice, Chvrches. And at Scone Palace in Scotland, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Simple Minds, Emeli Sande, The Shires, Amy Macdonald, The Beat, The Squeeze and others are performing.