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, a great banjo and guitar player, is born in Converse, South Carolina, USA. He will become one of the most in-demand studio musicians in Nashville, Tennessee
, during the 70s and 80s, and will be nominated for a Grammy Award in 1969 for his recording of Area Code 615, and a CMA Award in 1985 for his performances in The Hee Haw Band. His picking can be heard on tracks by Johnny Cash
, Marty Robbins
, Jim And Jesse, Hank Snow
, Tammy Wynette, Elvis Presley
, Carl Perkins
, Jerry Lee Lewis
, Loretta Lynn
, Bill Monroe
, Dolly Parton
, Perry Como
, Eddy Arnold
, Les Paul
, Connie Smith, Merle Haggard
, Trini Lopez
, The Monkees
, Olivia Newton-John
, Jimmy Buffett, Dr Hook, Leon Russell
, Neil Young
and many others.
Eddie Crosby And His Sugarfoot Shufflers record Foolish Notion and Blues Stay Away From Me in E.T.Herzog Recording Studio, 811 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Lonzo And Oscar
record Metro Polka, Wild Women From The South and I Lithp Ekthept When I Thay Ithaca, in Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
records Waltz Of The Wind, You Don't Know What You're Getting and Rummy Dumb Bunny, in King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Married duo Boots Faye
and Idaho Call
record Cryin' My Heart Out, I'm Losing Your Love, That's My Heart Talkin' and Shiftin' Sands in Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California, USA.
In the UK, teen idol Marty Wilde
announces that he intends to move away from rock and 'do real class ballad stuff like Sinatra.' On the same day, Frank Sinatra
records It's All Right With Me and C'est Magnifique, in Capitol Records
Studio A, Hollywood, California.
Trumpet virtuoso Al Hirt records tracks for his album Honey In The Horn
at RCA Victor Studio A, New York City, USA.
Nat King Cole
records It's Only A Paper Moon and Sweet Lorraine in Capitol Recording Studios, 151 West 46th Street, New York City, USA.
, with producer Owen Bradley
, records Organ Grinder's Swing
Let The Four Winds Blow, Hold Me and I'll Always Be In Love With You for Decca Records
in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. The band on the session features guitarists Hank Garland
and Grady Martin
, bassists Harold Bradley and Bob Moore, drummer Buddy Harman, pianist Floyd Cramer
, harmonica player Charlie McCoy, sexophonist Boots Randolph and the Anita Kerr Singers.
Fifteen-year-old Susan Summers performs Mummy And Daddy Were Twistin' on popular tv show American Bandstand
during a special edition with an ice skating theme broadcast from Drexelwood Inn, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Also in the same edition, The Belmonts perform I Need Someone.
And Butter on tv pop show Shindig!, recorded in ABC-tv studios, New York City, USA.
records a second version of Kickin' Child at Columbia Studio A, New York City, USA. This version will be released as a single.
Sun Ra records the LP The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra Vol. 1, for ESP Records at RLA Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
The Pretty Things
spend the second of two days in EMI's Abbey Road
studio, London, working on the song Walking Through My Dreams.
continue working on the song Can You Dig It at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The last recording session to feature the classic lineup of Love
takes place at Sunset Sound
Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA. A future single, Your Mind And We Belong Together
requires 44 takes, and a great deal of discussion between leader Arthur Lee and the rest of the group. On the same date, a mere ten takes are required for Laughing Stock, the b-side of Your Mind And We Belong Together.
are working on the songs Long Title and Tear The Top Right Off My Head, at Western Recorders
, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs (aka Flatt And Scruggs
) record The Story Of Bonnie And Clyde, Another Ride With Clyde, Picture Of Bonnie and other Bobbie And Clyde-themed tracks in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
Blood, Sweat And Tears record the Laura Nyro
composition And When I Die
at CBS 30th Street Studio (aka Columbia 30th Street Studio, aka 'The Church'), Manhattan, New York City, USA. At the same session, they also record Blues - Part 2.
brand new Rolling Stones' mobile studio
, constructed inside an large truck, is now ready for operation. The studio, although fully mobile, is usually based at singer Mick Jagger
's house, Stargroves, East Woodhay, Hampshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Orchestra records It Only Happens Every Time and Tiptoe for Blue Note
Records in A + R Studios, New York City, USA.
of The Beatles
continues work on his solo album, Sentimental Journey, at EMI’s Abbey Road
studios, London, England, UK, Europe, re-recording his vocals for Let The Rest Of The World Go By and Have I Told You Lately That I Love You. He also records his own song, It Don’t Come Easy, with George Harrison
on guitar and Stephen Stills
of Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young, on piano.
records Levon and Goodbye, at Trident Studios in London, UK, for his album Madman Across The Water. He also fits in a gig at Bradford University, Bradford, UK.
resume work on their next album, now tentatively titled Margaret On A Guillotine, at Jacobs Studios, Ridgeway House, near Farnham, Surrey, England, UK, Europe. (The album will be released as The Queen Is Dead)
adds his vocal contribution to a charity recording, Spirit
Of The Forest, in SARM West studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The completed track, aimed at raising money to preserve the rain forests, will feature contributions from Brian Wilson
of the Beach Boys
, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac
, Dave Gilmour of Pink Floyd
, Ringo Starr
release their third studio album, Immersion
, worldwide [with the exception of Australia and Ireland, where it was released three days earlier].
release their fourth studio album, Anarchy My Dear, on Equal Vision Records in the UK.
release their fifth studio album, Moms
, on Barsuk Records.
The Knut Reiersrud
Band spends the last of four days recording the LP Heat at Paradiso Studios, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
On her Christmas Time Is Here tour, Sierra Hull plays at Tangled String Studios, Huntsville, Alabama, USA. The tour is partnered with Toys For Tots and/or a local food bank.