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The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Keith Moon, future drummer for The Who, attends a Guy Fawkes Night bonfire in Queensbury, London, England, UK, Europe.
Paul Anka negotiates an early end to his contract with ABC-Paramount Records, and will shortly re-sign to RCA Victor Records in a deal reputed to be worth $1m.
When Joan Baez plays a concert in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Bob Dylan makes a guest appearance.
The Animals release a new album, entitled "The Animals - Includes Their Single House Of The Rising Sun", in Canada on Capitol Records.
The Fantabulous Strings (an orchestra produced by Sonny Lester) record the LP Those Fantabulous Strings Play Sonny And Cher Hits for MGM Records in New York City, USA.
Come Together/Something by The Beatles ascends to the No1 single slot on the Billboard Top 40 chart in the USA.
David Bowie plays at The Public Hall, Preston, UK, supported by The JSD Band.
On their Get Me A Ladder Tour, Emerson, Lake And Palmer play at The Forest National, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
EMI Records drops The Sex Pistols with a £40,000 golden handshake.
The Cramps play at Eric's Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Fall.
Queen release a new single, Another One Bites The Dust, on EMI Records in the UK.
At Shepperton Studios near London, England, UK, Europe, Eric Clapton begins two days of rehearsals for his upcoming Japanese tour.
On their Mama tour, Genesis play the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
On their Eliminator tour, ZZ Top play at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
John Sebastian, former leader of the Lovin' Spoonful, plays at Dingwalls, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eric Clapton plays the eleventh of twelve nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Who play the first of three nights at Lakewood Amphitheater, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Jesus And Mary Chain play at The Boathouse, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, with Nine Inch Nails.
Peter Murphy plays at The Civic Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, supported by Nine Inch Nails.
Reba McEntire releases her fifteenth LP, Rumor Has It, on MCA Records in the USA.
The Highwaymen (Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings, play in Central Park, New York City, USA, during the Country Takes Manhattan Extravaganza.
Johnny Cash makes his last ever live performance when he plays at the Carter Ranch (aka Carter Family Fold), Hiltons, Virginia, USA.
Steve Earle And The Dukes play at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nanci Griffith plays at The Lowry Theatre, Manchester, England, UK, supported by The Crickets.
Blondie play at The Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
Hanson and Admiral Twin play at Mayfest, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
Fran Healey of Travis flies from London, England, UK, to Nairobi, Kenya, Africa, at the start of an eight day visit to the Sudan on behalf of the Save The Children fund, with the aim of raising awareness internationally of the problems faced by Sudanese children.
Dennis Locorriere plays at The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage, England, UK.
The Stereophonics play at The Arena Entertainment Complex, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Oceania.
Jimmy Webb plays at The State Theatre, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers record Don't Pull Me Over at The Clubhouse, Los Angeles, California, USA, for their twelfth album, Mojo.
Devizes-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor plays at The Rugby Club, Maryport, UK.
Gogol Bordello play at the University Of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, supported by Matt And Kim and Mariachi El Bronx.
Cofactor Genomics, a DNA research company based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, announces that it intends to map Ozzy Osbourne's DNA, in an attempt to discover why he has survived so many years of substance abuse.
Josh Ritter rleases his sixth full-length album, So Runs the World Away, in the UK.
Jamie Cullum plays at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
Al Rubin, nicknamed Mr. Fabulous, dies of lung cancer at the Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, USA. He had worked for many years as a respected session musician, playing trumpet, flügelhorn and piccolo trumpet, with artists including Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon, The Rolling Stones, Frank Zappa, B.B. King, Sting, The Blues Brothers, Blood, Sweat And Tears, Aerosmith, Miles Davis, Billy Joel, Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ray Charles, Cab Calloway and Dr. John.
During her tour of British cathedrals, Laura Marling plays at Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Bastille play at The Great Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Tori Amos plays at The Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
The music biopic Get On Up, based on the life of James Brown, opens at cinemas in France, Europe.
Mark Ronson releases his fourth studio album, Uptown Special, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Jungle play at sold-out gig at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, UK.
Wilko Johnson And His Band play at The Volksfest, Plymouth, UK.
Ellie Goulding releases her third album, Delirium, on Polydor Records.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the fourth of six nights at AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
Billy Joel plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
On his No More Tours II tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at The Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, supported by Megadeth.