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Vincent's Orchestra is playing in The Oakland Hotel, Grafton, West Virginia, USA.
Billed as "A Glorious Galaxy Of Stars", Kara The Great, The Three Faust Sisters, Arthur Buckner, Jacques Inaudi, Girard And Gardner, The Three Westons, Alf Holt, Mr And Mrs Gardner Grane and The Biograph are providing the entertainment at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Fanny Rice, Hedrix And Prescott, The Troubadors Toulousians, Mr. and Mrs. Silver, The Three Dancing Dawsons, Kathleen Parlow, The Six Blackbirds, and Paul Cinquevalli are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Marie Wainwright, The Clipper Quartette, Homer Lind And Co., James H. Cullen, Fred Stuber, Papinta, Gorman And Keppler and Mr. And Mrs. Sidney Drew are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
An "Elaborate Scenic Production of the Romantic Drama" Coon Hollow is presented at The Central Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. The show is billed as featuring, "Exciting scenes, cake-walks, Plantation Scenes, Southern Melodies, Buck And Wing Dancing etc".
A Vaudeville show at The Empress Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, features Jack Ranahan described as "a talented young singer", Al Wallace and Murray Mack described as "singers", The Five Musical Lunds and Ella Weston's Old Time Songs by two singers and audience.
George Mesrop Avakian is born in Armavir, Kuban People's Republic (now Russia), Europe. He will find success as record producer and manager George Avakian. Best known for his work from 1939 to the early 1960s at Decca Records, Columbia Records, World Pacific Records, Warner Bros. Records, and RCA Records, Avakian will become a major force in the expansion and development of the recording industry in the USA. Avakian will work with artists including Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Dave Brubeck, Eddie Condon, Keith Jarrett, Erroll Garner, Buck Clayton, Sonny Rollins, Paul Desmond, Edith Piaf, Bob Newhart, Johnny Mathis and Ravi Shankar.
Chris Strachwitz is born in Gross Reichenau, Lower Silesia, Germany. He will find success as the founder of Arhoolie Records) in Berkeley, California, USA.
Klaus Karl Kassbaum is born in Plon, Germany, Europe. He will find success as Nick St Nicholas, bass player with Steppenwolf.
Patricia Dora Santos is born in San Francisco, California, USA. She will find fame as Pattie Santos, vocalist of 60s San Francisco band It's A Beautiful Day.
Jonathan Leonard Friga is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as vocalist, keyboardist and songwriter Jonathan Cain working with The Babys, Journey, Jimmy Barnes, Michael Bolton and Bad English.
Freddy Martin And His Orchestra play the fifteenth night of six weeks at the St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
The album From The Hungry I by The Kingston Trio is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A. The album was recorded live in The Hungry I nightclub, San Francisco, California, USA.
John Lee Hooker is playing two weeks of shows at Gerde's Folk City, New York City, USA.
The Squires, including guitarist Neil Young, play at River Heights Community Club, Winnipeg, Ontario.
Joe McDonald Peter Krug, Paul Gilbert, Betty Reid, Carl Shrager and Bill Steele play a benefit show for DMB Publications - Rag Baby and Et Tu magazines - at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
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The Top Ten Singles on WABC Radio in New York City, USA, on this date is as follows :

1. Yesterday - The Beatles (Capitol)

2. A Lover's Concerto - The Toys (DynoVoice)

3. Hang On Sloopy - The McCoys (Bang)

4. Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire (Dunhill)

5. 1-2-3 - Len Barry (Decca)

6. Get Off of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones (London)

7. The "In" Crowd - The Ramsey Lewis Trio (Argo)

8. You Were On My Mind - We Five (A+M)

9. Let's Hang On! - The 4 Seasons (Philips)

10. Positively 4th Street - Bob Dylan (Columbia)

The Blues Project play the first of two nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Great Society (whose vocalist Grace Slick will subsequently join Jefferson Airplane.)
Quicksilver Messenger Service play at the Fluxfest in Longshoremen's Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Chambers Brothers and Iron Butterfly play the first of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Sons of Champlin, Count Five and Kaleidoscope play at the Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Charlatans play at The Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play in Kiel Auditorium, St Louis, Missouri, USA.
Jackie De Shannon records her own composition Come And Stay With Me, for Imperial Records in the USA.
Charlie Musselwhite, Congress of Wonders and Kaleidoscope play the second of three nights at The Family Dog at the Great Highway, San Francisco, California, USA.
Janis Joplin and the Kozmic Blues Band play in the Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, supported by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Joe Cocker.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles continues work on his solo album, Sentimental Journey, at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Taj Mahal, Boz Scaggs, Grootna and Lamb, play the second of three nights at Pepperland, San Rafael, California, USA.
The Steve Miller Band plays the third of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
When Sly And The Family Stone fail to turn up promptly for a concert appearance in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA, a riot erupts in which over 100 people are injured. The following year, the band will release the LP There's A Riot Goin' On, whose original cover shows the band-shell in Grant Park overlaid with a photo of a police car. The title track is listed on the cover but does not actually appear on the LP, or anywhere else for that matter. In 1997, Sly Stone revealed that the "track had no running time simply because 'I felt there should be no riots'."
The Incredible String Band plays at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Delaney And Bonnie, The Voices Of East Harlem and Jam Factory play the last of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
San Francisco-based band Graham Central Station enter the Billboard US Top 40 Singles Chart with Your Love, which will peak at No38 during a two-week run.
Boz Scaggs' album Silk Degrees debuts on the Billboard album charts in the USA. It will peak at No2, remaining on the chart for 78 weeks, eventually selling over 5m copies.
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On his Slow Train Coming Tour, Bob Dylan plays the fourth of fourteen nights at the Warfield Theater, in San Francisco, California, USA.
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones flies from New York City, USA, to San Francisco, California, to begin rehearsals for his upcoming solo tour of Australia, Oceania.
The Grateful Dead play at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
Bad Religion begin their No Control tour with a gig in Berkeley, California, USA.
Green Day play at The Paint Factory, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Dan Hicks And His Hot Licks play at Komedia, Brighton, England, UK.
Joe Satriani plays at The Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On the North American leg of their I'm With You tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the second of two nights at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
The Vibrators play at The Uptown Nightclub, Oakland, California, USA.
Zoo Station play at the Milk Bar, San Francisco, CA, USA
Jorma Kaukonen plays at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Martyland, USA.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays at The Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California, USA.
As one of six warm-up shows for their WorldWired tour, Metallica play the first of two nights at Shoreline Amphitheater, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their Wheels Of Soul tour, The Tedeschi Trucks Band plays at The Rose Music Center, Huber Heights, Dayton, Ohio, USA, supported by Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers.
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA, supported by Megadeth.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, Hot Tuna play at The McDonald Theatre, Eurgene, Oregon, USA, with The David Bromberg Quintet.