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The Marian McPartland
Trio records Gypsy In My Soul, Strike Up The Band, These Foolish Things and Get Happy for Savoy Records
during a gig at Storyville, New York City, USA.
A riot breaks out at the City Auditorium, Houston, Texas, USA, when it is announced that Jackie Wilson
has not arrived to perform at this evening's show.
stars in his own Christmas Day tv special on the ATV network in the UK.
plays at The Locarno, Basildon, England, UK, Europe.
Soft Cell release a new single, Tainted Love, on Phonogram Records in the UK. The song is a cover of a Gloria Jones single from 1964.
plays at the Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Soul vocalist Lorraine Ellison
dies from ovarian cancer at the age of 51, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Three Degrees
play at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The King's Head, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Loose Ends appear on the Channel 4 tv show Soul Train
in the UK.
play at The Powerhouse, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. This show is undertaken using live vocals with a backing track.
Gloria Gaynor plays at The Civic Theatre, Barnsley, England, UK, Europe.
Jet magazine reports that the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California, USA, has ruled that Stevie Wonder
did not steal his hit song I Just Called To Say I Love You from Hello It's Me by Lloyd Chiate.
The single Diamonds And Pearls by Prince
enters the UK singles chart at No25 but will rise no higher.
plays the seventh of eight nights at Earls Court, London, England, UK.
The Love Symbol
enters the UK albums chart at No1, and will earn a platinum disc for 300,000 sales.
is arrested in Polk County, Florida, USA, on child pornography charges.
Judge Larry P Fidler in Los Angeles, California, USA, rules that four women who claim that Phil Spector
pulled a gun on them
on various occasions will be allowed to testify in his trial for the killing of Lana Clarkson who was found dead in Spector’s home in Feb 2003.
begins a European tour, in support of his album Strut, with a show at Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia.
and Swizz Beatz attend the 25th Anniversary of the EOS Rebel SLR Camera in New York City, USA.
The Tedeschi Trucks Band
plays at The Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, supported by Hot Tuna
and The Wood Brothers.
On their Wheels Of Soul tour,