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The Prince Of Pilsen is playing at The Metropolitan Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is born in Harlingen, Texas, USA. Although enjoying a successful recording career, she will become even better known for writing country hits, including This Kiss for Faith Hill, Here We Are for Alabama, Five Minutes (Lorrie Morgan) and You Say You Will (Trisha Yearwood).
The Four Esquires play at The Imperial Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Brooke Benton begins a sixteen-day visit to the UK, which will include a show at The Royal Albert Hall in London.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Frank Sinatra records It Started All Over Again, It's Always You and other tracks, in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Reprise Records.
The Regents release Barbara-Ann on Columbia Records in the UK.
Fats Domino releases a new single, Let The Four Winds Blow, in the USA on Imperial Records. On the same day, plays the first of two nights in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Johnny And The Hurricanes play at Belmont Park, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Duane Eddy continues with his eight week season at The Beachcomber Club, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Helen Shapiro, Danny Williams, Kenny Lynch, The Honeys, The Kestrels, Dave Allen and the Red Price Orchestra, and The Beatles play at The Granada, Bedford, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles arrive back in London, UK, from their holidays abroad.
The Kingston Trio record Song For A Friend (written by John Stewart) for Capitol Records in San Francisco, California, USA. The song is Stewart's reaction to the news of the assassination of US President John Kennedy
Kathy Kirby appears on UK tv show Scene At 6.30.
The New Stan Getz Quartet with Astrud Gilberto plays during a month of dates at The Caf
Nino Tempo And April Stevens record Melancholy Baby, Lover Man, I Love You Don't You Forget It and Let's Get Together for Atco Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Dionne Warwick plays the third night in a three-week season at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
The Beach Boys play at Cleveland Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers' film Ferry Cross The Mersey opens in London, UK. The film also includes appearances by Cilla Black and The Fourmost.
A seventeen day Australian tour begins, featuring Gene Pitney, Cilla Black and Freddie And The Dreamers.
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The Gaumont, Wolverhampton, UK.
The Yardbirds play at The Astoria Ballroom, Oldham, UK, and appear on UK tv show Top Of The Pops, performing For Your Love.
Joe Brown plays at Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
Joan Baez plays at Penn Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Nina Simone is in RCA Studios, New York City, USA, recording tracks for her album 'Nuff Said!.
Junior Wells, The Sons Of Champlin and The Santana Blues Band play at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, Calfornia, USA.
O.C. Smith plays at The Assembly Hall, Worthing, England, UK, Europe.
The second day of The Woodstock Festival is held in upstate New York, USA, featuring John Sebastian, Keef Hartley, Canned Heat, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Mountain and Santana.
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Edwin Starr begins a UK tour at The Locarno, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Paranoid, the second album by Black Sabbath, enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No1 during a twenty-week run.
Cliff Richard attends a reception at the British Embassy, Moscow, during what is claimed to be the first western pop tour of Russia.
Sky 2, featuring classical guitarist John Williams in a prog-rock band setting, reaches No1 in the UK albums chart.
In a ground-breaking sponsorship deal, it is revealed that the upcoming Rolling Stones tour is to be sponsored by Chicago-based perfume company Jovan Inc.
Duran Duran play the second of two nights at The City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
The Colourfield play at Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Anita Baker begins her Compositions tour with the first of two nights at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
It is reported that Justin Timberlake has set up his own record label.
The Cream, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play the last of four re-union shows at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. The shows are recorded and will be released as a live album entitled Royal Albert Hall, London, May 2-3-5-6, 2005.
Kanye West makes an unexpected appearance at a private J Records music biz-only showcase gig for young rapper Rhymefest at Sony Studios in New York City, USA.
The Police and Friction Plane play to an audience of 29,000 at the AOL Arena, Hamburg, Germany, Europe. The show grosses almost $3.2m.
Vonnie Burch King, of singing quartet The King Sisters dies in Santa Barbara, California, USA, aged 89, of injuries sustained in a fall at her nephew Cam's cabin..
Tracey Thorn releases a new album, Love And Its Opposite, on Merge Records in the USA.
Bob Dylan plays at Arenes de Bayonne, Bayonne, France, Europe.
It is announced that a new species of parasitic wasp has been named after Colombian singer Shakira. Why? The parasite causes its host caterpillar to shake and wiggle, much in the manner of Shakira during a live performance.
Weezer release their tenth album, known as The White Album, on Atlantic/Crush Records, worldwide.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at The Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at Mohawk, Austin, Texas, USA.
Michael Bublé plays at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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