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Male vocal duet Arthur Collins and Joseph Natus record Coon Coon Coon, Tell me Dusky Maiden, Back To The Woods, I Got Mine and Whoa Bill, for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Antonio Vargas records Tango de Ay! Guayava, Tango de La tela de araña, Como yo te he querido and other songs for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Florence Greenberg is born in New Jersey, USA. She will achieve success as a record label owner, music executive and record producer. Greenberg will found and own Tiara Records, Scepter Records, Hob Records and Wand Records. She will become best known for her work with several popular singers in the 60s including Dionne Warwick, The Shirelles, Tammi Terrell, Chuck Jackson, B.J. Thomas and others. She will also become active in the Civil Rights movement.
Richard Thomas Goldhahn is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He will find success as singing cowboy Dick Thomas.
Benny Goodman and his Orchestra make a live radio broadcast from the Madhattan Room of the Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA.
Be My Love by Mario Lanza reaches No1 in the Billboard magazine chart of the Best-Selling Records in Stores in the USA.
Charlie Ventura And His Band are playing at The Preview Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Also appearing at The Preview are Johnny Lane And His Dixieland Band and Chamaco And His Orchestra.
Page one of the New York Times carries the headline Alan Freed Is Out in 'Payola' Study, noting that the controversial deejay has been fired from his WABC Radio show, as a result of investigations into payola.
Bobby Rydell makes his British tv debut on the popular show Sunday Night At The London Palladium. He also finds time to have dinner with top British pop idol Cliff Richard.
Pony Time by Chubby Checker reaches No1 in this week's Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The Top Ten Singles being played on WABC Radio in New York City, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

1. Blue Moon - The Marcels (Colpix)

2. Runaway - Del Shannon (Big Top)

3. Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)- Carla Thomas (Atlantic)

4. I've Told Every Little Star - Linda Scott (Canadian-American)

5. Baby Blue - The Echoes (Seg-Way)

6. Once Upon a Time - Rochell And the Candles (Swingin')

7. Dedicated To The One I Love - The Shirelles (Scepter)

8. Pony Time - Chubby Checker (Parkway)

9. Please Love Me Forever - Cathy Jean And the Roommates (Valmor)

10. But I Do - Clarence 'Frogman' Henry (Argo)

Bobby 'Blue' Bland performs I Pity The Fool, on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ben E. King performs Amor on the WFIL-tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
When Chubby Checker appears on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA, performing The Twist it sparks a new interest in the dance.
The Top Ten records on WMCA Radio, New York City, USA, for the week starting on this date are as follows :

1. BE MY BABY - The Ronettes (Philles)

2. BLUE VELVET - Bobby Vinton (Epic)

3. WASHINGTON SQUARE - The Village Stompers (Epic)

4. CRY BABY - Garnet Mimms And The Enchanters (United Artists]

5. BUSTED - Ray Charles (ABC-Paramount)

6. THEN HE KISSED ME - The Crystals (Philles)

7. TALK TO ME - Sunny And The Sunglows (Tear Drop)

8. DONNA THE PRIMA DONNA - Dion Di Muci (Columbia)

9. PART TIME LOVE - Little Johnny Taylor (Galaxy)

10. SALLY, GO 'ROUND THE ROSES - The Jaynetts (Tuff)

Shirley Ellis releases a new single, The Nitty Gritty, in the USA on Congress Records.
Already a millionaire at 22 years old, Chubby Checker proposes marriage to Catharina Lodders, a 21-year-old Dutch model and Miss World 1962, from Haarlem, the Netherlands, Europe. She accepts.
Bobby Rydell, Helen Shapiro, The Spotnicks, The Chants, The Harlems and The Trebletones play at The Odeon, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Oscar Brand plays the second of two nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
Chubby Checker signs a contract to appear on tv show Shindig! in the USA, for a fee of $155.
Tom Paxton plays the second of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
Vocal overdubs are recorded for the song I Can't Believe You Love Me by Tammi Terrell at Motown's Hitsville U.S.A. Studio A, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Joan Baez, John Denver, Eric Andersen, Doc and Merle Watson, Len and Nancy Chandler, Tom Paxton, Norman Kennedy, Carolyn Hester, Rosalie Sorrels, Jessie Fuller, Chris Smither, Bob Davenport and others play at the 1967 Philadelphia, Folk Festival, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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Jazz organist Don Patterson releases the album Boppin' And Burnin', on Prestige Records in the USA.
Ray Charles and Nina Simone play at The Summer Music Festival, JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The 5th Dimension play at Leigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse play at The Electric Factory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frank Zappa plays at Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
David Bromberg plays at Palalido, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Joan Armatrading and Livingston Taylor play at The Dr. Pepper Music Festival, Central Park, New York City, USA.
Hall And Oates play in Dallas, Texas, USA.
R'n'b and jazz guitarist George Benson enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart entry In the USA with Give Me The Night, which will peak at No4 during a fourteen-week run on the chart.
The David Bromberg Band plays at The Dr. Pepper Summer Music Festival, Wollman Rink, Central Park, New York City, USA.
Gang Of Four play in Heaven, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by R.E.M.
AC/DC play at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Fastway.
On his Born In The USA tour, Bruce Springsteen plays the last of six (non-consecutive) nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Tina Turner plays at The Fairgrounds, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.
Pink's Funhouse Summer Carnival Tour plays at the Olympia Reitstadion Riem, Munich, Germany, Europe.
On their Mechanical Bull tour, Kings Of Leon play at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Rapper Eve marries Maximillion Cooper in a ceremony held at Blue Marlin on Cala Jondal Beach, Ibiza, Spain, Europe.
The Offspring and Bad Religion play at Stage AE, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
When Harry Syles of One Direction notices bad grammar on a fan's banner at the group's gig in Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, he has the banner brought to him and he corrects the mistake ("Hi, Harry, your so nice") by changing "your" to "you're". Then he returns the sign to the fan.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at The Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, supported by Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes.
Trivium play at The Chameleon Club, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ronald 'Bingo' Mundy, tenor vocalist of The Marcels dies of pneumonia, aged 76, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Mundy was a founder-member of the hit-making group with his high school friends in 1959.
On her We Were Here Tour, Lights plays at Mr. Small's Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Chase Atlantic.
U.S. Girls play at The Hare And Hounds, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
Umphrey's McGee play at Penn's Peak, Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA.