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Banjo player Joe Roberts and organist Oliver G. Wallace provide the live musical accompaniment for the movie The Two Orphans, starring Theda Bara, when it opens at The Clemmer Cinema, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Banjo player Joe Roberts and organist Oliver G. Wallace provide the live musical accompaniment for the movie The Two Orphans, starring Theda Bara, at The Clemmer Cinema, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the second day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
Ray Charles plays the second of two nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK.
James Marshall Hendrix, later to become Jimi Hendrix, meets Rosa Lee Brooks in the California Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Ray Charles plays at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA. the show is recorded and will be released as the LP Ray Charles Live.
Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Solomon Burke, BB King, Chuck Jackson, and Hank Ballard And The Midnighters, with Jimi Hendrix a temporary member of his band, set off on a Henry Wynn's Supersonic Attractions Tour of the Southern States of the USA.
Chris Novoselic, bass player of Nirvana is born in Compton, California, USA.
Judy Collins releases her fifth LP, cunningly entitled Fifth Album, on Elektra Records in the USA. The album includes three Bob Dylan compositions. It will peak at No. 69 on the Billboard Pop Albums charts. (N.B. Some sources claim this LP was released in September 1965)
During their Winter Concert Tour, Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass are playing in Corvallis, Oregon, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays its first BBC Radio Session, for Saturday Club, Studio S2, Broadcasting House, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience attend a private screening of the ABC documentary about the Monterey Pop Festival. They also take part in a jam at Steve Stills house in Malibu, California, USA. Electric Flag drummer Buddy Miles, South African trumpet player Hugh Masekela and bassist Bruce Palmer are also present, as are members of Moby Grape, who are living in a rented house nearby.
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Jimi Hendrix and his band collect visas from the Swedish Embassy in London, England, UK, Europe. On the same day, Hendrix writes a deposition decrying Capitol Records' recent release of tracks recorded before he was famous, on the album Get That Feeling. Later, Hendrix jams with John Mayall at Klook's Kleek, Railway Hotel, Hampstead.
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The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Sports Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play two shows at Anaheim Convention Center, California, USA, with The Animals, Eire Apparent and Soft Machine.
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Jimi Hendrix is interviewed in New York City, USA, by Frank Simpson of UK-based music weekly newspaper Melody Maker.
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The album Greatest Hits by Ray Charles is awarded a Gold Disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
A rough mix of the song Gypsy Eyes is made at Record Plant, New York City, USA, in Jimi Hendrix's absence.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at The Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
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Pink Floyd play the second of two nights at Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Fleetwood Mac play at Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
While being interviewed by John Burks of Rolling Stone magazine in New York City, USA, Jimi Hendrix states that The Experience is re-forming.
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Jimi Hendrix is in The Record Plant, New York City, USA, working on Izabella and Sky Blues Today.
The Beach Boys, supported by Paul Revere And The Raiders, play in The Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
When Devo play at The Showbox, Seattle, Washington, USA, they are seen by Mark McLaughlin, who is inspired by their performance. McLaughlin will subsequently change his name to Mark Arm and will found the pioneering Grunge band Mudhoney.
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Kurt Cobain, not yet a member of Nirvana, is arrested for vandalism in his home town of Aberdeen, Washington, USA, when he is caught writing "Ain'T goT no how waTchamacalliT" on the wall of the Seafirst Bank Building.
Country music singer-songwriter Blaine Larsen is born in Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Kurt Cobain, later to lead Nirvana, sends a tape of demos he had recorded the previous day to a number of record labels in the USA. None of them will even reply.
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Nirvana mix Sappy at Reciprocal Recording, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Soundgarden play at The Axis, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Soundgarden play at The Celebrity Theater, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Drummer Larry Jackson forms hardcore punk band The Rickets in Bainbridge Island, near Seattle, Washington, USA, the morning after seeing Aspirin Feast at The OK Hotel.
On his Manic Nirvana tour, Robert Plant plays at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, supported by Chris Robinson's Flying Circus.
Mia Zapata, lead singer for Seattle-based punk band The Gits is beaten, strangled and possibly raped, in the Central District of Seattle, Washington, USA. The Seattle music community, including its most famous bands - Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden - will help raise $70,000 to hire a private investigator for three years, but no killer is ever identified.
Second day of the two day long Rock En Seine Festival takes place at the Domaine Nationale De Saint Cloud, near Paris, France, Europe. Artists appearing today include Foo Fighters, Franz Ferdinand, Robert Plant, Goldfrapp and Herman Dune.
At Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA, Bob Dylan and Norah Jones perform live in a one-off webcast concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of internet retailer Amazon.com.
The Foo Fighters play a secret gig to an audience of just 300 people at Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Bo Hansson, noted Swedish composer and keyboardist who famously jammed with Jimi Hendrix, dies aged 67 in a hotel room in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. His best-known album was an electronic instrumental interpretation of Lord Of The Rings.
Mose Allison plays the fourth of six nights of shows at Jazz Alley, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On their Wasting Light tour, The Foo Fighters play at at AAMI Park, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California, USA, supported by Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes.
Iska Dhaaf play at Daytrotter, Davenport, Iowa, USA.
Lukas Graham play at The State Room, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Candlebox play at The Globe, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe, supported by Pete RG.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at The State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois, USA, supported by The Struts.
On her Never Be The Same tour, Camila Cabello plays at The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, Oregon, USA.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play the first of two nights at Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play the first of two nights at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Melkbelly and The Struts.
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