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Marie Romaine records Louisiana Lou, In The Shadow Of The Pines, The New-born King, When Love Is Kind, Ben Bolt and Then You'll Remember Me, for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The Trocadero Quartette present "Their black-face character creation - The Telephone Agent" during a week at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA. Also on the bill are The Hungarian Gypsy Band, "comedy trick violinist" Chevriel and "The Dainty Singing And Dancing Comedienne" Kitty Fox Allen.
The Merry Maidens Burlesquers are playing at The Standard Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Burlesque and vaudeville company The Utopians play at The Standard Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The theremin becomes the first electronic instrument to be heard in Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA, when its inventor Leon Theremin presents a concert of his Music From The Ether, showcasing his self-named electronic instrument. The instrument will subsequently earn a place in countless horror film soundtracks, and on several pop and rock songs, possibly including The Beach Boys' song Good Vibrations.
Jack Payne and his BBC Dance Orchestra record My Wife Is On A Diet, Riding On A Camel, On Her Doorstep Last Night, That's All and So The Bluebirds And The Blackbirds Got Together, in London, UK, for Columbia Records.
Bing Crosby and The Banda De Lua record Copacabana, Quizas, Quizas, Quizas, Maria Bonita and Granada for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Roy Desmond And His Band play at The Starry Night Ballroom, Downing Street, Sutton, England, UK, Europe.
The Billy May Orchestra is playing during a week at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra records Nina Never Knew and Love Is A Simple Thing for RCA Victor Records in New York City, USA.
For the quarter ended on this day, RCA Victor Records' sales are 19% higher than in the same quarter of the preceding year, and 84% over the previous quarter of the same year.
Elvis Presley arrives in Crystal River, Florida, USA, to begin making his next movie, Follow That Dream.
Brook Benton plays the ninth night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Swinging Blue Genes [later to find success as The Swinging Blue Jeans] play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Don't Let The Rain Come Down by The Serendipity Singers enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA at No90. It will peak at No6.
The Four Pennies play at The Carnival, Nantwich, UK.
Young poet Leonard Cohen takes part in a poetry reading tour with Irving Layton, Earle Birney, and Phyllis Gotlieb at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Rolling Stones are caught urinating against a garage wall in Romford, Essex, UK. They also play a show Romford's ABC Cinema.
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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by The Animals peaks at No15 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
The Supremes release a new LP, We Remember Sam Cooke, on Motown Records in the USA.
During a Rolling Stones concert at Treasure Island Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada, local police officers turn off the power and refuse to allow the concert to continue.
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Stevie Wonder releases a new single, High Heel Sneakers aka Hi-Heel Sneakers, in the USA.
Mike Nesmith of The Monkees completes work on the song Circle Sky at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who play at The Royal, Tottenham, North London, England, UK, Europe.
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Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Celine Dion is born in Charlemagne, Canada.
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Blood, Sweat And Tears play at Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Frankie Laine is playing during a week of gigs at Club Venus, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Kinks play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Police play at the Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
UK music weekly the NME (New Musical Express) reports that Joe Strummer of The Clash has gone missing and, as a result, the first two dates of their imminent tour have been cancelled.
Bob Dylan comes to the end of a European tour with a gig at Slane Castle, Slane Village, County Meath, Ireland. The tour is a double-header with Carlos Santana. Dylan is joined on stage by Bono of U2 and Van Morrison. Backstage, Bono interviews Dylan for the Irish music magazine Hot Press.
Mr. Big play at Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia, USA.
Shepherd Moons by Enya is certified as a gold album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Singer songwriter Clifford T. Ward dies aged 57, from pneumonia, in Tetbury Wells, Worcestershire, England, UK.
Alex Kapranos of Scottish band Franz Ferdinand participates in a debate at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, UK, discussing Scotland’s contribution to music making in the 21st century.
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Brooke Valentine releases her debut album, Chain Letter, on Virgin Records in the USA.
The Sanctuary Group, home to such artists as Elton John, Beyonce and Iron Maiden, announces that it has begun talks with third parties that could lead to a partial or outright sale of the company.
On her Monster Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays at The Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
Roger Waters and David Gilmour of Pink Floyd perform together unexpectedly at a charity gig in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England, UK, in support of the HOPING Foundation. They perform three Pink Floyd songs (Wish You Were Here, Comfortably Numb and Another Brick In The Wall (Part Two), plus a cover of To Know Him Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears. The event raises £350,000.
Bernie Nolan, of popular British all-girl singing group The Nolans, dies of cancer, aged 52.
The 2014 MTV Movie Awards are held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA. Movie Of The Year is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Alan Pownall of electro-pop duo Pale marries actress Gabriella Wilde in Tellaro, Liguria, Italy, Europe.
On their Singing For Strangers tour, folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor play at The Savoy, Cork, Ireland, Europe.
FOXOS play a sold out show at Brose Arena, Bamberg, Germany, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at The Barclaycard Center, Madrid, Spain, Europe.