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Country-blues slide guitar and harmonica player Frank Hutchison records Stackalee, aka Stagger Lee, Logan County Blues and other tracks in New York City, USA, for OKeh Records.
Chris Glen, bass player with The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, is born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Popular boogie-woogie pianist Winifred Atwell, The Peterson Brothers, Bertha Ricardo and others appear for the first of six nights in the revue Empire Highlights at The Empire Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lena Horne plays during a two-week engagement at The Empire Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Vic Lewis And His Orchestra, featuring Irma Logan, play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Palais, Cowdenbeath, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Geordie Beat Show, a package tour featuring The Merseybeats, Joe Cocker and The McKinleys, plays at The Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band begins a regular Thursday night residency at The Marquee, London, UK. Also on the bill is Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men.
The Yardbirds (including Jeff Beck), The Steampacket (including Rod Stewart), Georgie Fame, Acker Bilk, Johnny Dankworth and Keith Conway And The Aristocrats play at Cleethorpes Jazz Festival, Boating Lake Grounds, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK.
The Incredible String Band plays at Les Cousins, Greek Street, Soho, London, England, UK.
Simon Dupree And The Big Sound play at The Disco Blue discotheque in Ryde, Isle Of Wight, UK.
On their second Tour of North America, The Cream play at the State University of New York, Stoney Brook, New York State, USA.
The Cream resume their second North American tour with a gig at Massey Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
When their car crashes in Scotland, John Lennon of The Beatles, plus Yoko Ono and her daughter Kyoko are rushed to Lawson Memorial hospital, Golspie, Sutherland, to have their injuries attended to. Lennon is given 17 facial stitches, Ono 14 in her forehead, and Kyoko four.
Ten Years After, Blodwyn Pig and Stone The Crows begin a UK tour at The City Hall, Newcastle.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer, aka ELP play at Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland.
UFO play at the Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, supported by Girl.
Thin Lizzy play at The Odeon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Thin Lizzy play the second of two nights at the Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their Flesh And Blood tour Roxy Music play the second of two nights at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Tourists play at The Odeon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by The Barracudas. Two members of The Tourists, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, will go on to form Eurythmics.
Big Country play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK.
UK tabloid newspaper the Daily Star reports that the proposed joint-tour of Elton John and Rod Stewart has definitely been cancelled.
Billy Connolly plays at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Rod Stewart's former paramour, Swedish actress Britt Ekland, marries Slim Jim Phantom, drummer of rockabilly revival trio The Stray Cats, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their The Warning tour, Queensryche play at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Elton John plays the first of three nights at The City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Singer-songwriter Amy MacDonald is born in Bishopbriggs, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On his Rei Momo solo tour, David Byrne of Talking Heads plays at The Brooklyn Academy Of Music, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
On his Rei Momo solo tour, David Byrne of Talking Heads plays at La Cigalle, Paris, France, Europe.
The Rolling Stones play in Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, supported by The Dan Reed Network.
Scottish singer and songwriter Edwyn Collins, formerly of Orange Juice, suffers a brain hemorrhage, and is admitted to a London hospital in a serious condition.
Judas Priest and The Scorpions play at The SECC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Herbie Hancock releases his 45th album, Possibilities, in the USA. The album features collaborations with John Mayer, Santana and Angelique Kidjo, Paul Simon, Christina Aguilera, Annie Lennox, Sting, Johnny lang And Joss Stone, Damien Rice and Lisa Hannigan, Paul Midon and Trey Anastasio.
Paolo Nutini plays at Terminal 5, New York City, USA.
On his Crazy Love tour Michael Buble plays at the Pepsi Centre, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Kris Drever begins a UK tour at The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Joshua Radin plays at The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Scotland.
A new tv rock biography, Worried About The Boy, is broadcast on BBC2 tv in the UK, documenting the career of Boy George and Culture Club. The film also includes appearances by actors in the roles of David Bowie, Billy idol, Spandau Ballet and Midge Ure.
Rod Stewart plays at the O2, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Dennis Locorriere plays at Glenrothes Hall, Glenrothes, Scotland.
Exit Calm play at The Electric Circus, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Donovan performs at the 40th anniversary of The Fest for Beatles Fans at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, USA.
Pharrell Williams, Pixies, Queens Of The Stone Age, Mogwai, Bombay Bicycle Club, Nas, Pet Shop Boys, Skrillex, Solange, Julian Casablancas, MGMT, Laura Mvula, Fatboy Slim and others play at The Coachella Festival in the Empire Polo Grounds, Indio, California, USA.
Frank Turner plays at The Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK.
Hopsin plays at The Garage, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor begin their Singing For Strangers tour with an appearance at The Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Gloryhammer play at The Mill, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by Beast In Black and Wind Rose.