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The Sousa Band is playing during a lengthy engagement at Willow Grove Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
James C. Kimsey of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, files a patent application for his invention of a new type of binder specifically designed for holding sheet music firmly and securely.
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra, with Gene Krupa on drums, make a live radio broadcast from the Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA.
Count Basie And His Band play the fifth night in an attendance-record-breaking week of shows at The Earl Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Billie Holiday plays at Sacramento Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA.
Jimmy Heath's Band, featuring John Coltrane, is playing during a week of shows at Club Harlem, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Hank Williams appears for the last time at Sunset Park, West Grove, Pennsylvania, USA.
Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and The Crickets, Frankie Lymon, Larry Williams, Screamin' Jay Hawkins and others appear at The Paramount Theater, New York City, USA, in deejay Alan Freed's annual Big Beat Show.
Bobby Rydell returns to the USA having completed a tour of Europe.
Bobby Rydell plays the first night of a week at The New Lotus Club, Washington DC, USA.
Chubby Checker plays at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Jack Scott performs A Little Feeling Called Love on popular tv show American Bandstand in W-Fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Miriam Johnson also appears in the same edition of the show.
Brook Benton plays the eleventh night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Brook Benton plays the twentieth night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Chubby Checker plays the fourth night of a week-long engagement at The Rainbow Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Mary Wells appears on popular tv series American Bandstand at W-Fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frankie Avalon opens for a ten-day run at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Louis Jordan is playing at The Latin Casino, Philadelphia, USA.
Bill Haley And His Comets continue with a lengthy season at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Joe Pass Quartet records Days Of Wine And Roses, But Beautiful and other tracks at Pacific Jazz Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Gene Pitney performs 24 Hours From Tulsa on popular tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Top Ten Singles on WLS Radio in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on this day is as follows :

1. I FEEL FINE/ SHE'S A WOMAN - The Beatles

2. SHE'S NOT THERE - The Zombies

3. MR. LONELY - Bobby Vinton

4. COME SEE ABOUT ME - The Supremes

5. I'M INTO SOMETHING GOOD - Herman's Hermits

6. RINGO - Lorne Greene

7. ASK ME - Elvis Presley

8. MOUNTAIN OF LOVE - Johnny Rivers

9. TIME IS ON MY SIDE - The Rolling Stones

10. ANYWAY YOU WANT IT - Dave Clark Five

Popular trumpet star Al Hirt plays at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Maynard Ferguson plays at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett plays a live concert in Paris, France, Europe.
Frank Zappa plays at The Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Genesis play the second of two nights in The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beach Boys play in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sister Sledge play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the first of two nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his Rei Momo solo tour, David Byrne of Talking Heads plays at The Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Whitesnake play at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Zen Tricksters play at The World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Norma-Jean Wofford, better known as The Duchess, legendary female guitarist for Bo Diddley, dies in Fontana, California, USA.
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Neil Diamond plays at The Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Kanye West rushes onstage during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA, interupting Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for having won the 'Best Female Video' award with You belong With Me. West is unceremoniously ejected from the show.
Pink's Funhouse Summer Carnival Tour plays at Megaland Landgaaf, Landgraaf, Netherlands, Europe.
MGMT play at The Mann Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
George Benson plays in the Entertainment Centre Theatre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
At actor Jeremy Renner's 40th birthday party Christina Aguilera becomes so intoxicated that she collapses onto his bed and falls asleep. The party takes place in Renner's Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, home.
Taylor Swift asks to be moved to another table when she notices her ex-boyfriend John Mayer seated nearby in The Tower Bar in The Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The singing stars had a brief romance, which Swift referenced in her 2010 track Dear John, much to his annoyance.
The newly-published results of a music-oriented poll conducted by Public Policy Polling finds widespread support for several genres and music and artists - but reveals that Americans seem united in their dislike of teen pop sensation Justin Bieber. PPP tested the favorability ratings of several music stars and found that Taylor Swift, Adele, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake all received positive reviews from voters. Others, including Chris Brown, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were rated unfavorably by 50% or more. Jay-Z and Rihanna also had net-negative favorability ratings. Veteran British rocker Morrissey and dubstep pioneer Skrillex were the least known of the artists tested.
Swans play at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Overkill play at The Trocadero Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Justin Hayward, vocalist of The Moody Blues, performs a solo gig at The Pullo Center, York, Pennsylvania, USA.
Son Little releases his debut EP, Things I Forgot, on Anti- Records.
Protomartyr play at Brillobox, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his Individualist Tour, Todd Rundgren plays at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
Leon Redbone, ragtime-influenced singer, songwriter and guitarist, dies aged 69, following complications from dementia, in New Hope, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA.
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On tour in support of their album Leylines, Rising Appalachia play at Mr. Small's Theatre, Millvale, Pennsylvania, USA.