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Lillian Glinn is born in Hillsboro, Texas, USA. She will find success as a pioneering female blues and country blues singer and songwriter.
Goebel Reeves, aka The Texas Drifter, records My Mountain Gal, A Song Of The Sea, In The Land Of The Never Was, The Texas Dreifter's Warning and Blue Undertaker's Blues Parts 3 and 4 for OKeh Records in New York City, USA.
Clyde Brewer, Jr., is born in Luling, Texas, USA. He will find success as a western swing fiddle pioneer and the leader of Houston-based western swing band The River Road Boys.
Loren H. Abram, known as The Texas Ranger, records I'll Remember You Love In My Prayers, All Aboard For Blanket Bay, We'll Have Weather and Eleven Cent Cotton - Forty Cent Meat, for Superior Records in Richmond, Indiana, USA.
Don Williams is born in Floydada, Texas, USA. His easy-going vocal style will score Top 10 hits every year from 1974 to 1991, including I Believe In You, You're My Best Friend and Tulsa Time.
Lenny Herman And His Orchestra play during a six-week engagement at The Baker Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Amos Milburn is playing during a week at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Jazz pianist Red Garland And His Trio record On Green Dolphin Street, I Ain't Got Nobody and other tracks at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA, for Jazzland Records.
Jimmy Dean's album, Big Bad John, becomes the first country music record to receive a gold disc certification (signifying sales of US$1m) from the Recording Industry Association of America.
Johnny Cash, The Tennessee Three, June Carter, Roger Miller, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in Danceland, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
Tom Lentz is born in Hammond, Indiana, USA. He will find some success as a rock drummer working with Percy Sledge, Kansas, The Steve Miller Band and others.
Jim Reeves And The Blue Boys, LeRoy Van Dyke, The Duke Of Paducah, Mother Maybelle, Helen, June and Anita Carter, The Cates Sisters, Dianne Hamilton, Gary Van And The Western Starliters, Mack Sanders And The Ranch Boys, Jeannie Pierson and Herkimer Pushbroom play a live show in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
Patsy Cline plays three shows in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, with Tex Ritter, Jerry Lee Lewis, Charlie Rich and Flatt And Scruggs.
Roy Orbison, Freddie And The Dreamers and Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play at The Odeon, Leeds, UK.
After a thorough search by several parties (including Ernest Tubb and Marty Robbins) the body of the singer Jim Reeves is found in the wreckage of his crashed plane near Brentwood, Tennessee, USA. At 1:00 p.m. local time, radio stations across the United States begin to announce Reeves' death formally.
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The ABC, Hull, UK.
Roy Orbison records Claudette, Wondering and Sugar And Honey, in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Steve Miller Band plays the third of four nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA. Support act is the Siegel Schwall Band.
The Monkees record My Share Of The Sidewalk, written by Mike Nesmith, at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Johnny Darrell records I Fought The Law, Destiny's Child, By The Time I Get To Phoenix, Honey, Gentle On My Mind, How Little Men Care, Child Of Clay, Crying and I Ain't Buying, in RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Who play at The City Auditorium, Beaumont, Texas, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And The Holding Company play the last of six nights at The Generation Club, New York City, USA.
The three-day-long HemisFair '68 begins in the HemisFair Theatre, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Over the coming three days, artists appearing will include Don Albert's Dixieland All-Stars and Jim Cullum's Happy Jazz Band.
The Monkees play at Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Janis Joplin's final album, Pearl, is released in the USA on Columbia Records.
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Michael Nesmith plays at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, England, UK.
Bobbi Humphrey plays at The Bottom Line, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supported by Jorge San tana.
The film Honeysuckle Rose, starring Willie Nelson, opens at cinemas in The Netherlands, Europe.
On his 55-date Controversy Tour Prince plays at Mecca Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Heart play in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Texas-style blues and soul singer Z.Z.Hill dies aged 48 in hospital in Dallas, Texas, USA, from a blod clot caused by a traffic accident two months earlier.
Flaco Jiminez, Peter Rowan and The Rocking Tex Mex Band play at The George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Stevie Ray Vaughan releases a new album, Soul To Soul, in the USA.
The American leg of Madonna's Blonde Ambition tour opens at The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA.
B.B. King and Johnny Winter play at The Reebok Riverstage, New York City, USA.
The Mars Volta play at Wilkins, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Kris Kristofferson plays at The Darwin Casino, Darwin, Australia, Oceania.
Trey Anastasio plays at The Charter One Pavilion At Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tracks recorded at this show will be released on the EP Live In Chicago.
Destiny's Child play at The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
Emmylou Harris, Wynonna Judd, The Crickets and John Hiatt are among the second batch of country artists inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Willie Nelson plays at the Shrine Mosque, Springfield, Missouri, USA.
Erykah Badu plays at The Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays the first of two nights at Takyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Selena Gomez plays at Border Fest, Hidalgo, Texas, USA.
Boston play at The Cedar Park Center, Cedar Park, Texas, USA.
Hitchhiker, Epik High, Crayon Pop, The Barberettes, Asian Chairshot, EE and Eastern Sidekick play at the 3rd K-Pop Night Out Showcase, in Elysium, Austin, Texas, USA, during the SXSW Festival.
On her Gimmie Love tour, Carly Rae Jepsen plays at The House Of Blues, Houston, Texas, USA.
Ellie Goulding plays at The Cedar Park Center, Cedar Park, Texas, USA.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at The AT+T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA, supported by Rival Sons.