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Fats Waller records Beale Street Blues as a pipe organ solo for Victor Records in the Church Building, Camden, New Jersey, USA. At the same session, the same song is also recorded by Waller with vocals by Alberta Hunter. Also recorded at this session is Savannah Blues by Morris' Hot Babies with Fats Waller, and several other songs.
Art Gillham, aka The Whispering Pianist, records Blue Little You And Blue Little Me, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. His accompanying musicians include Eddie Lang on guitar and Red Nichols on cornet. This recording is not released.
Clive Powell is born in Leigh, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe. He will grow up to find success as Georgie Fame.
Vocalist, composer, lyricist, and keyboardist Mayumi Itsuwa is born in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Conway Twitty plays at Porky's, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Louis Jordan plays the sixth night in a week of shows at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
In Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Elvis Presley has his hair dyed black.
Bobby Vee is on his way to his first million-seller when his version of the Gene Pitney composition Rubber Ball peaks at No6 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Doc Bagby and his combo are playing during a week of shows at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Bill Doggett plays during a ten-day engagement at at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Les McCann Trio appears on the tv's Steve Allen Show in the USA.
The Kingston Trio play a live show in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
The Broadway production of the musical All American, closes at The Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, USA, after a run of 86 performances. All American features music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams and a book by Mel Brooks.
Colin Vearncombe, leader of UK 80s hitmakers Black, is born in Liverpool, UK.
The album Pot Luck by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the UK albums chart.
The Alan Price Rhythm And Blues Combo plays a midnight set at The Downbeat Club, Newcastle, UK. With two new members, guitarist Hilton Valentine and drummer John Steel, this is the first appearance together of the quintet that will later become The Animals.
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Ray Charles plays the last of fourteen nights at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals enters the UK singles chart where it will peak at No1.
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The Animals play at The North Pier, Blackpool, UK, and appear on the Brian Matthew Show on the BBC Light programme in the UK.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
The Dave Clark Five release a new album, Across Canada, in Canada on Capitol Records.
The Zombies play at The Agincourt Ballroom, Camberley, UK.
The Brian Auger Trinity play at The Marquee, London, UK.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The College Of Art, Chelsea, London, UK.
She's Lost You by The Zephyrs enters the UK's NME Top Thirty singles chart at No23.
Manfred Mann complete a three day recording session for their hit single Oh No Not My Baby at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Orchid Ballroom, Purley, UK. After the gig, Fame flies to the USA for promotional appearances on tv shows including Shindig! And Hullaballoo.
Rick And The Ravens, an r'n'b group including Ray Manzarek, later to play keyboards for The Doors, plays the first of two weekend shows at Turkey Joint West, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Manfred Mann records Stay Around at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Georgie Fame opens for a three-week season at The Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Band and Cat Mother And the Allnight Newsboys play at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Blind Faith play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. The group includes Eric Clapton on guitar and Steve Winwood on keyboards.
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Deep Purple play at The Revolution Club, London, UK, earning a fee of
Traffic move into Sheepcott Farm, Aston Tirrold, Berkshire, UK, and set to work creating music for their next album, Mr. Fantasy.
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Alarmed by a public outcry against the erotically-charged single Je T'Aime by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin, Philips Records remove it from sale in the UK.
Herbie Hancock is in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, recording material for Warner Brothers Records.
Jeff Beck, Stevie Wonder and Free play at Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer release their fourth studio album, Brain Salad Surgery, on Manticore Records in the UK.
The Style Council play the first of two nights at The Dominion, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Billy Bragg.
Two videos by The Doors, Dance On Fire and Live, are certified as having achieved gold status in Canada.
Steve Winwood plays at The Beacon Theater, New York City, USA.
System Of A Down, supported by Mars Volta, play at the Rexall Arena, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Stevie Wonder plays at The Charter One Pavilion, Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Drums release their debut album, The Drums as a digital download in the UK.
Social media statistical organisation Famecount reports that Eminem has joined the exclusive league of stars with more than 10m Facebook followers. The rapper still trails behind Michael Jackson [18.3m], Lady Gaga [15.3m] and Linkin Park [10.3m].
The divorce of recording artist John Mellencamp and fashion model Elaine Irwin is finalized, in court in Indiana, USA. Although this is Mellencamp's third divorce, the pair were married for eighteen years.
Johnny McDaid, keyboardist of Snow Patrol, announces via a Tweet that he has become engaged to actress Courteney Cox.