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Little Miss U.S.A., billed as "A merry and pretentious musical comedy" opens at The New Pantages Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA. Also on the same bill is Lady Betty - The Celebrated Monkey.
Nellie V. Nichols, Brown And Spencer, Hooper And Cook, Bruselle Sisters and Stephen Dudley Trio plus Brooks And Bowen are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Ray Charles, Dee Clark, The 5 Royales, Valerie Carr, The Miracles, The 3 Leggers and Clay Tyson are playing during six nights of shows at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Ray Charles plays at The Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Ray Charles, The Coasters and Betty Carter play the last night of a week of shows at The Regal, Chicago Illinois, USA.
The highest new entry in this week's Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles, entering at No84.
Jazz saxophone giant John Coltrane plays at The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience visit the Marshall Amplification factory in London, UK.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience play the third of five nights at The Ambassador Theatre, Washington DC, USA, supported by San Francisco band Natty Bumpo.
Are You Experienced, the debut album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, enters the Billboard Hot 200 Albums Chart in the USA, where it will remain for 106 weeks.
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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 Jimi Hendrix Experience play at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
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Jimi Hendrix continues working at The Record Plant, New York City, USA, recording 1983, Moon, Turn The Tides … Gently Gently Away.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience do a rough mix for the song House Burning Down at Record Plant, New York City, USA. The song is said to have been inspired by the Watts Riots in Los Angeles.
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Ray Charles plays in Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience fly from London, England, UK, to Italy, Europe.
A meeting is held in New York City, USA, about the complex legal suit between Ed Chalpin's PPX Records and Jimi Hendrix (about his recording contracts).
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On their second North American tour, The Cream play the first of two days at Eagles Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Riots break out on the first day of the Beat Monster Concert in The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe, starring The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Traffic, Eric Burdon and The Animals, The Move and more. A party is held afterwards at The Crazy Girl Club.
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Ringo Starr, drummer of The Beatles, goes to The Scene Club in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, USA, with Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix jams with Jeremy Steig but Ringo declines to play drums. On this night, Jimi Hendrix is also said to have jammed with Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, during the Jeff Beck Group gig at The Scene.
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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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The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays the first of six concerts at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA. Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane guests on bass.
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Ray Charles is playing at Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, Europe.
Jimi Hendrix returns from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to New York City, USA. At the Record Plant, he records The Things That I Used To Do, with Johnny Winter on slide and a somewhat drunken Steve Stills on bass.
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Jimi Hendrix's guitar is stolen from his Corvette while he is in a clothes store on East 9th Street, New York City, USA. At the Record Plant, Hendrix records Valleys Of Neptune and Hear My Train A'comin'.
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The album Electric Church by The Buddy Miles Express enters the Billboard Hit 100 LPs chart in the USA at No147. One side of the album has been produced by Jimi Hendrix.
After a gig at the Agora Club, Columbus, Ohio, USA, Elvis Costello and Attraction Bruce Thomas retire to the bar of the local Holiday Inn. Within hearing of Steven Stills and Bonnie Bramlett, Costello describes Ray Charles as "a blind, ignorant nigger." He is immediately set upon by Bramlett and knocked to the ground.
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The Psychedelic Furs play in Seattle, Washington, USA.
On their The Warning tour, Queensryche play at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Melvins play at The Masquerade, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with Mercyland and O.C.B.
The R.I.A.A. [Recording Industry Association of America] launches its Diamond Awards category, which recognises sales of ten million copies or more of an audio recording. No Doubt's Tragic Kingdom becomes one of the first albums to receive the Diamond award, and other winners include Prince, Alanis Morissette, Pearl Jam, Green Day and The Backstreet Boys.
At the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, USA, The Ramones are inducted into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame by Eddie Vedder, lead singer of Pearl Jam.
Pretty Girls Make Graves and Your Enemies Friends play at Night And Day, Manchester, England, UK.
The Foo Fighters release a new album, In Your Honor on RCA Records in the USA. During the day they play a live set on Fuse Music Channel's 7th Avenue Drop show in New York City.
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 Beaconsfield Mine collapse occurs in Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia, Oceania. Of the seventeen people who were in the mine, one is killed, fourteen escape immediately following the collapse, but the remaining two are trapped underground. One of the pair, Brant Webb, requests that an iPod be sent down to them, filled with Foo Fighters songs. When Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters learns of this request, he will become inspired to write the acoustic instrumental composition Ballad Of The Beaconsfield Miners.
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Bassist Jim Sheppard of Nevermore undergoes successful brain surgery to remove a benign tumour.
Soundgarden play at UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Waxahatchee and Girlpool play at The Crocodile, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Foo Fighters play at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, supported by Royal Blood.
The Dixie Chicks play at The White River Amphitheater, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Candlebox play at Sub 89, Reading, England, UK, Europe, supported by Pete RG.
Chris Cornell, singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, dies shortly after playing a concert with Soundgarden in Detroit, Michigan, USA. The cause of his death is not immediately released, but it is described by Cornell's representative Brian Bumbery as "sudden and unexpected".
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Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie play at Chateau Sainte Michelle, Woodinville, Washington, USA.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at The Casper Events Center, Casper, Wyoming, USA, supported by Bob Mould.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at The SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA.