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James Faye Hall is born in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, USA. He will find success as co-composer of the hit Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, but also as rock'n'roll pianist under the anmed Sunny David and Roy Hall
Net sales of the American Piano Company
of East Rochester, new York State, USA, for the year ended on this date are $11,424,799. The company manufactures pianos including the Ampico reproducing piano
, for which many successful pianists made piano roll recordings.
Thomas Norris Tolleson is born in Palacios, Texas, USA. He will find success as country and rockabilly singer, pianist and recording artist Tommie Tolleson
Wilton Felder, bassist and sax player for The Crusaders
, is born in Houston, Texas, USA.
Big Bill Broonzy
records Shine On Shine On, Green Grass Blues, Key To The Highway and other tracks for OKeh Records
in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Washboard Sam plays washboard on these cuts.
The California Eagle newspaper reports that Count Basie
, currently on a tour of theatres in the Mid-West opf the USA, is considering offers to play in three New York City venues - The Hotel Lincoln, The Cafe Zanzibar and The Aquarium Restuarant.
And His Band come to the end of a one-week engagement at The Click, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Flambouyant pianist Liberace
plays at Russ Auditorium, San Diego, California, USA.
Smooth r'n'b pianist Sonny Thompson records Pastry and Chloe for King Records
in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
On US tv show Toast Of The Town (aka The Ed Sullivan
Show), Frankie Laine
sings Jezebel, High Noon and On The Sunny Side Of The Street; singer and pianist Alec Templeton performs The Grandfather Clock, Aria from Samson
And Delilah and Give Me The Name, Age, Height and S i z e; and French 9-man vocal group Les Compagnons De La Chanson perform The Three Bells.
Famed tango pianist, bandleader and composer Carlos Di Sarli
, known as El Senor del Tango, gives his final live performance in the club Podest de Lan's in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
And His Orchestra play the fourth night of a week at The Tivoli Theater
, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Their current vocalist, Ocie Smith, will later find greater success as solo performer O.C. Smith
With Ran Blake
records Lover Man, Evil Blues, Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child and other tracks in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City. They will appear on their LP The Newest Sound Around.
The Dave Brubeck
Quartet record Theme For June, There'll Be No Tomorrow and The Most Beautiful Girl In The World for Columbia Records
in New York City, USA.
And His Orchestra play the fifth night of a week-long engagement at Le Jazz Hot, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, USA.
And His Orchestra play at The City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
The John Coltrane
Quartet play at The Half Note, Hudson And Spring, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
records There Ain't Gonna Be No More, Anna, Catch A Little Raindrop and other tracks in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. Players on the tracks include guitarists Grady Martin
, Harold Bradley and Ray Edenton, bassist Joseph Zinkan, drummer Buddy Harman and pianist William Pursell. The tracks are produced by Don Law and Frank Jones.
play on tv show Time For Blackburn in the UK. The show is hosted by deejay Tony Blackburn.
Jackie Lomax releases a new single, How The Web Was Woven, on Apple Records
in the UK. Leon Russell
plays piano and drums on this track.
The Duke Ellington
Orchestra, Georgie Fame
and others play on the first night of the Palermo Pop Festival, Palermo, Italy, Europe.
Andrew Latimer, Andy Ward and Doug Ferguson of UK rock band The Brew meet keyboardist Peter Bardens, who has replied to an advert in Melody Maker
, in Hampstead, North London, UK. They will go on to form prog-rock band Camel.
On his Never Picture Perfect Summer Tour, Rich Mullins
plays in Adrian, Michigan, USA, with Avenue G.
plays in Cardiff Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
The three-day long Glastonbury Festival
begins at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, UK, featuring acts including Basement Jaxx
, White Stripes
, Magic Numbers, Coldplay
, The Belly Dance Superstars, Razorlight
, New Order
, Brian Wilson
, The Wailers, James Blunt
, Beautiful South, Baaba Maal, Babyshambles
, The Killers
, Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, Ska Cubano, K.T Tunstall, Kaiser Chiefs
, The Subways, Chas n Dave, The La’s, Elvis Costello
, Taj Mahal
. Attendance is 153,000. Tickets cost £125 including programme.
releases her second album, Mudshow, in the USA on CoraZong Records.
plays the second of five nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England, UK.
records an ITV In Concert special at London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London, UK, for transmission in September to coincide with release of his upcoming album, Going Back.
and concert promotions company Live Nation lodge a legal suit in the US District Court in Los Angeles, California, USA, against two firms of Lloyds Of London insurance underwriters. Gaga and LN assert that they suffered "significant damages" from the cancellation of a show in Jakarta, Indonesia in June 2012, but that the insurers did not honour their contract.
Sir Elton John
is presented with the first ever BRITs Icon Award by Rod Stewart
, at a gala concert marking Elton's return to the stage after surgery for appendicitis. Rod describes him as "the second-best rock singer ever". The Icon prize was created by the UK music industry's trade body, the BPI, which also runs the Brit Awards.
Blues, jazz and boogie pianist Louis Vause
releases a new album, Midnight In Havana, on Cadiz Music in the UK.