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Sweden

The All Black musical show Chocolate Kiddies, featuring the dancers Rufus Greenlee and Thadeus Drayton, with music written by Duke Ellington and performed by The Band, aka The Chocolate Kiddies Orchestra, is performed at The Cirkus Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, during a run of 21 performances.
Jazz trumpeters Clifford Brown and Art Farmer with The Swedish All Stars, record the Quincy Jones' track Stockholm Sweetnin' at Europa Film, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. The track is also arranged, conducted and supervised by Quincy Jones.
Swedish singer Eva Dahlgren is born in Umea. In 1978 she will represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Om jag skriver en sang'.
The Funky Five record Amen and So What for Artist Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play at Dans In, Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play at Dans In, Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Rock guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen is born in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Rock And Roll Music by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe. The song was originally written and recorded by Chuck Berry.
Prior to playing two Scandinavian dates, Bob Dylan is interviewed for Swedish Radio by Klas Burling at the Hotel Flamingo, Solna, Sweden.
When The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at Mariebergsskogen's Folkpark in Karlstad, Varmland, Sweden, Europe, they are surprised to discover that their supporting acts include a troupe of trained seals.
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Twenty-one year old Anni-Frid Lyngstad wins the New Faces talent competition in Sweden, Europe, singing the song En Ledig Dag. That night, as part of her prize, she appears on Swedish tv. (She will go on to international fame as a member of Abba).
Eric Burdon And The Animals play at The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Cliff Richard flies from London, England, UK, Europe, to Sweden, where he is to begin a brief European tour, singing religious songs.
The film The Girl Who Knew Too Much is released to cinemas in Sweden. The film features jazz vocalist Buddy Greco as nightclub singer Lucky Jones
Deep Purple play at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Bjorn And Benny, Agnetha And Anni-Frid record People Need Love in Metronome Studio, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. It will provide them with their first hit single, but they will find much greater success after changing their name to Abba.
On their Get Me A Ladder Tour, Emerson, Lake And Palmer play in The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Black Sabbath come to the end of their Technical Ecstasy European tour with a show at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, with AC/DC in support.
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Weather Report play at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
Queen begin a European tour at the Ice Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden.
U2 begin two days of filming a video for their song New Year's Day in deep snow and -10 degrees temperature at the Salen Ski Resort in Sweden, Europe.
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On their Lick It Up World tour, Kiss play at The Isstadion, Malmo, Sweden, Europe.
Sabaton, ReVamp and Iced Earth play at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue fires a huge rocket from his backyard in Los Angeles, California, USA. It sets fire to a 40 foot palm tree which then falls onto his 1965 Mustang convertible, setting it ablaze.
Iron Maiden play at The Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, supported by Motley Crue.
Iron Maiden play at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, supported by Motley Crue.
When The Pogues play at Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, singer Shame MacGowan is so drunk that he falls off the front of the stage, leaving the rest of the band to complete the concert without him.
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Black Or White by Michael Jackson reaches No1 in the Pop Singles Chart in Sweden, Europe. It will remain at No1 for ten weeks.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at the Stockholms Stadion, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Eric Prydz reaches No1 in the French Popular Singles Chart with Call On Me. The song is a dance music track heavily based on a sample of Steve Winwood's 1982 song Valerie.
On their Never Gone tour, The Backstreet Boys play at Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Machine Head play at Arenan, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On her Monster Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at the Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Ellie Goulding plays at The Arenan, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Tennis Bafra are recording tracks for their LP Bummer at Studiotre, Vasteras, Sweden, Europe.
Tennis Bafra are recording tracks for their LP Bummer at Studiotre, Vasteras, Sweden, Europe.
Royksopp and Robyn release their collaborative EP Do It Again in the UK.
When Swedish black metal band Watain sprays pigs blood on concertgoers during a 'Satanic ritual' at The Night Bazaar club in Brooklyn, New York City, USA, members of the audience reportedly vomit because of the shock. Surprisingly, no complaints are received by the club or local authorities.
On her ArtRave : The Artpop Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at Bråvalla festival, Norrköping, Sweden, Europe. Also on the bill are Faith No More, Lars Winnerbäck, All Time Low, Beatrice Eli and Wu-Tang Clan.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York State, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
Chris Holmes plays at Harry B James, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On her Delirium World Tour, Ellie Goulding plays at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Nouvelle Vague play at Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
During the European leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, supported by The Darkness and Backyard Babies. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Simian Ghost release their fourth album, S/T, on Heist Or Hit Records.
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at Debaser Strand, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Barbarisms release a new LP, West In The Head, on Human Music Group Records.
During his Injured Generation tour, A$AP Rocky becomes embroiled in a violent altercation in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. He will be arrested two days later.
Powerwolf play at Traedgarn, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, supported by Gloryhammer.
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