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The Washington Times reports that champion old-time fiddler
Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman
of the popular Hill Billies of
Tennessee, is to volunteer his expert advice and management to an
old-time fiddler's contest being staged the following Tuesday by
radio station WRC in Washington DC, USA.
Recorded music pioneer Victor H. Emerson
dies of a heart attack in California, USA. In his lifetime Emerson was awarded at least fourteen US patents relating to sound recording and reproduction.
During a Vick's Open House radio broadcast from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Nelson Eddy
sings March of the Musketeers, Going Home, Tit Willow, Will You Remember (duet with Nadine Conner) and Little Girls, Goodbye.
And His Orchestra perform songs including At A Carnival In Venice, Temptation, Sweet Is The Word For You, Our Song, I Want To Act and Swing That Music on radio programme The Schaefer Beer Nine O'clock Revue in the USA.
And His Orchestra perform If Dreams Come True during a radio broadcast of The Camel Caravan
show on the CBS Network in New York City, USA.
And His Orchestra play in the Panther Room at The Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
Buddy Featherstonhaugh and the Radio Rhythm Club Sextet, with Vic Lewis
on vocals, record Washboard Blues and Woo Woo for HMV Records in London, UK.
And His Orchestra with vocalist Jeannie Friley, make a live CBS radio broadcast on the show One Night Stand, from The Hotel New Yorker, New York City, USA. The first tune played is I'm An Old Cowhand
performs The Blind Child's Prayer and When God Dips His Love In My Heart, on the fifteen minute long Mother
is heard singing I Whistle A Happy Tune, Tell Me, Maria Bonita, Shenanfdoah and Too Late Now on The Bing Crosby
Chesterfield Cigarettes Radio Show in the USA. The show also features The Rhythmaires and John Scott Trotter
And His Orchestra.
It is announced that, according to a survey by The Pulse For BAB, 27.5m cars in the USA are now equipped with radios, with the national
average standing at 70.5%.
London-based rock'n'roller Tommy Steele
is the featured guest on UK radio show Desert Island Discs.
, Joe Brown
, Tommy Bruce, Nelson Keene, Dickie Pride
, Peter Wynne, Red Price with Jimmie Nicol and his 15 New Orleans Rockers and The Valentine Girls play at the Gaumont, Bradford, UK.
, reckoned by many to have been the best Top 40 radio station of the era, begins broadcasting a contemporary music format in New York City, USA.
Popular Christian vocalist and recording artist Geoff Moore
is born in Michigan, USA.
The Kingston Trio
record Pullin' Away, The Good Times Are Past And Gone, Brown Mountain Light, Portland Town and Away Rio at Capitol Records
, Los Angeles, California, USA.
UK pop weekly newspaper Disc, reports that Alexis Korner
's Blues Incorporated
is to appear on the BBC radio programme Jazz Club, at The Paris Theatre, London, on July 12. This appearance prevents Korner's band from appearing in their weekly Thursday session at The Marquee
Club, London, as a result of which, their place will be taken by a new rhythm and blues group, The Rolling Stones
record live sessions for singer Lorne Gibson's BBC radio show Side By Side at Piccadilly Studios, London, UK.
The Ready, Steady, Go!
Rave Mad Mod Ball is held at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, with acts including Cilla Black
. , The Searchers
, The Rolling Stones
, The Merseybeats
, The Fourmost
, Freddie And The Dreamers
, Kathy Kirby
, Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas
, Manfred Mann
, Kenny Lynch
, and Sounds Incorporated
is the musical guest on The Arthur Haynes Show on the BBC Light Programme in the UK.
appears at Funkausstellung, an international radio exhibition, in Berlin, Germany, Europe.
The Stone Roses
begin two days of international press/tv and radio interviews at The Tara Hotel, London, UK.
Radio 1 Big Weekend
is held at Lydiard Park, Swindon
, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. Acts appearing over the two days of the event include Snow Patrol
, Dizzee Rascal
, The Prodigy
, Lily Allen
, Franz Ferdinand
, Scouting For Girls The Saturdays
, Maximo Park
The second day of the
When BBC Radio 4 show Any Questions is broadcast live from The Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, one of the panellists is Billy Bragg
With more than 50,000 votes having been cast in the inaugural Best of British poll
from Radio X, Oasis
dominate the results, occupying all four of the top positions for Best British Song Of All Time with Wonderwall at No1, Don't Look Back in Anger at number two, Champagne Supernova at three, and Live Forever at four.