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Sweet blues/r'n'b vocalist/pianist Mercy Dee Walton
is born in Waco, Texas, USA.
Randy McCormick is born in Rogersville, Alabama, USA. he will find success as a keyboard player and songwriter. He will co-write Eddie Rabbitt's Suspicions and Conway Twitty
's Crazy In Love, and will also work with George Strait
, Ricky Van Shelton and Jamie O'Neal.
plays a live show in Panama City, Florida, USA.
And His Rainbow Ranch Boys, The Louvin Brothers, Bob Luman
, Grandpa Jones, Margie Bowes, The Slater Sisters and Billy Thompson And His Melody Ramblers play in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
and Wanda Jackson
begin a live tour with a show in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Claude King, Billy Jean Horton, Tommy Tomlinson, Roy Drusky,
, Bill Grammer, Bobby Lord, The Louvin Brothers and Leroy Van Dyke play a live show in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
, The Tennessee Three, June Carter, Roger Miller
, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in The Municipal Auditorium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
's UK work permit expires. Proby is a Texan who has been resident in the UK for some while.
records Did I Ever Love You, I Just Can't Let You Say Goodbye and other tracks with producer Chet Atkins
in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. Players on the sessions include guitarists Ray Edenton and Wayne Moss, bassist Bob Moore, drummer Buddy Harman and pianist Ray Stevens
Aspiring young country-folk performer Townes Van Zandt
marries his girlfriend Fran Petters in Texas, USA.
At the end of a tour, Johnny Cash
disappears from his hotel room in Dallas, Texas, USA, and is later arrested in El Paso on drugs charges.
and His Buckaroos record Hello Happiness Goodbye Loneliness, Don't Let True Love Slip Away and The Great Judgement Day in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And The Holding Company are playing at The Golden Bear Club, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
are in RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the songs Shadow Of A Man, Wasn't Born To Follow
and I'll Be Back Up On My Feet.
The Steve Miller
Band plays the first of four nights at The Fillmore West
, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Sha Na Na and Ten Wheel Drive.
record Tell Me Love, I Love You Better and Oh My My for their album Changes
, in New York City, USA.
Stacy Sutherland, former lead guitarist of psychedelic rock pioneers The 13th Floor Elevators, is accidentally shot dead by his wife Bunny, in Houston, Texas, USA.
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen
play the second of two nights at The Municipal Coliseum, Amarillo, Texas, USA.
Jazz, blues and pop guitarist Oscar Moore, dies in Los Angeles, California, USA. In his career he had worked with Nat King Cole
, The Three Blazers, Lionel Hampton
, Art Tatum
The Scientists, Living In Texas, The Vibes and The X-Men play at The Clarendon Hotel Ballroom, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
A rock record smashing at a Dallas, Texas, USA, church turns into an angry confrontation when pro-rockers begin chanting ‘Jesus loves rock 'n' roll.’
starts a month-long American tour at The Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, Texas, USA, with Mark Knopfler
sharing lead guitar chores.
, guitarist and founding member of Tripping Daisy
, is found dead of a drug overdose in his apartment in Dallas, Texas, USA. Traces of cocaine, propoxyphene, and benzodiazepine are found in his body. After his death, the group will disband.
For a fee of $55, Natalie Maines of The Dixie Chicks
marries actor Adrian Pasdar at The Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Over And Over, a genre-busting duet between rapper Nelly
and country hat-act Tim McGraw
enters the UK singles charts at No1.
plays at The Gypsy Tea Room Ballroom, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Ernie 'Sweetwater' Johnson, who had been half of the sixties soul duo Eddie And Ernie
, dies as a result of a hit and run incident on 16th Street in his home town of Phoenix, Arizona, USA. For some years, he had been living on the streets, wheeling his worldly possessions around in a supermarket trolley.
The second day of the two-day Stagecoach Festival in Indio, California, USA, draws a crowd of 30,000 fans to see Kenny Chesney
, Brooks And Dunn
, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Jason Aldean
, Gary Allan, Emmylou Harris
, Kris Kristofferson
, Pat Green and Sugarland.
On her I Am tour
plays at the 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Journey, The Steve Miller
Band and Tower Of Power play at The AT+T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
On the second North American leg of his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran
plays at Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas, USA, supported by Snow Patrol