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Sheet music for the song Cupid, appears as a supplement to the New York Herald in New Yoirk City, USA. The song was composed by L. M. French and published by Sol Bloom of New York City. (N.B. This is an entirely different song from the one of the same name made famous by Sam Cooke)
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Mary Wells performing You Beat Me To The Punch and Freddy Cannon performing Let Me Show You Where.
Soul, funk, R'n'B and disco keyboardist Dexter Wansel is born in Bryn Mawr, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play the third night of a week at The Tivoli Theater, Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Their current vocalist, Ocie Smith, will later find greater success as solo performer O.C. Smith.
Brook Benton is playing at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
The Showmen release a new single, It Will Stand, on Minit Records in the USA.
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Aretha Franklin records God Bless The Child and Just For A Thrill, at Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles.
Brian Hyland, Little Eva and The Brook Brothers play at The Granada, Kingston, England, UK, Europe.
Brook Benton plays the last of three nights at The Royal Peacock, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Tymes play at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Little Stevie Wonder arrives in London, UK, Europe, for promotional spots on the tv shows Ready, Steady, Go! and Thank Your Lucky Stars.
Marvin Gaye releases a new single, You're A Wonderful One, in the USA.
Soul vocalist Major Lance records Ain't It A Shame, a Curtis Mayfield composition, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
UK tabloid The Sunday Mirror runs a front page story headlined 'Exposing The Drug Menace' which claims that 'nearly 10,000 British teenagers are buying pep pills and narcotics on the black market.' The article also identifies two central London clubs, La Discotheque and The Flamingo, as places where drugs regularly change hands.
The Beatles play at The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, UK, supported by Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, Kenny Lynch, The Lorne Gibson Trio, The Vernons Girls, The Chants and The Harlems.
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The Soul Agents play at The Cellar Club, Poole, Dorset, UK.
I Like It Like That by The Miracles is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No71.
Tim Kellet, brass and keyboards player for Simply Red, is born in Knaresborough, UK.
Billy Storm releases I Never Want To Dream Again, as the first release on Loma Records in the USA.
Otis Redding records Your One And Only Man and Chained And Bound for Volt Records in the USA.
Dionne Warwick plays the sixth night in a three-week season at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK.
The Small Faces play in The Imperial, Nelson, England, UK, Europe
UK pop paper the NME reports that drummer Viv Prince has left The Pretty Things.
Jimmy Smith with the Tom McIntosh Orchestra, records Stay Loose, If You Ain't Got It, I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town and Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Bobby 'Blue' Bland and Smokestack Lightning play the second of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Jackson 5 play at The Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
Dexys Midnight Runners play at King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
Chris Wright, Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry, predicts that cassettes hold the future for the music industry.
The Jacksons hold a press conference at Tavern On The Green, Central Park, New York City, USA, to announce their upcoming Victory Tour, sponsored by Pepsi.
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Prince plays at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, for the second time in two months.
On their Soul Together tour, The Untouchables play at Sheffield Polytechnic, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, supported by Makin' Time.
The video The No1 Video Hits by Whitney Houston is awarded platinum status by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Isobel Beardshaw is born in London, England, UK, Europe. She will find success as soul/pop singer-songwriter Izzy Bizu.
On the HIStory World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at the Parc Des Princes, Paris, France, Europe, to an audience of 65,000.
Destiny's Child play at Gund Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Ruthie Foster releases a new album, The Truth According To... on Blue Corn Records in the USA.
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Paolo Nutini plays at The Tivoli, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall marries Gabrielle Wilke-Wesberry, his girlfriend for the past six years, in 16th-century Forter Castle, Glenisla, Perthshire, Scotland. The intimate wedding involves just eight friends and family members.
Forty minutes after he is due to appear onstage at The O2 World, Berlin, Germany, Europe, Usher cancels the gig claiming to be unwell but is later seen out at a nightclub. The show, set to be the opening night of the European leg of his OMG Tour, is re-scheduled for the following night.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays the second of two nights at Koko, London, England, UK.
Brandi Carlile plays at The House of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Stevie Wonder attends The 45th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California, USA.
Jennifer Lopez plays a free concert at Orchard Beach, Pelham Bay Park, City Island, The Bronx, New York City, USA.
Stevie Wonder performs his classic album Songs In The Key Of Life in its entirety at TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Gregory Porter and Laura Mvula perform together on The Graham Norton Show on BBC One tv in the UK.
On the European leg of his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland.
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Andra Day releases her debut LP, Cheers To The Fall, and debut single Rise Up, in the UK.