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The first underground tube train
sets off from Paddington in London, England, UK, Europe. The tube system will grow to serve all of London, and will be adopted by many other cities worldwide. The tube will also inspire many songs, including A Poem On The Underground Wall by Simon And Garfunkel
(1966) This City Never Sleeps by Eurythmics (1983), Down In The Tube Station At Midnight by The Jam (1978), Parasite by Nick D rake (1972), and Play With Fire by The Rolling Stones
The Hawaiian Glee Club, Warren And Blanchard, Jessie Dale and Wincherman's Trained Bears are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Put Me Off At Buffalo
, billed as a "hilarious musical comedy success", is playing at The Bijou Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Put Me Off At Buffalo
, billed as a "hilarious musical comedy success", is playing at The Bijou Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, USA. The play is based on a popular song of the same name, in which a passenger is mistakenly ejected from a train at Buffalo by an inebriated negro porter, described in the song as a 'coon' and a 'nigger'.
[aka Lone Star Ranger or Whitey Johns] records The Train That Never Arrived, Pappy's Buried On the Hill and The Prison Warden's Secret, at ARC Recording Studio, New York City, USA.
Legendary country music vocalist Jimmie Rodgers
, aka The Singing Brakeman, dies from a tubercular haemorrhage in New York City, USA. His passing will inspire several tribute songs including When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye by Hank Snow
, The Passing Of Jimmie Rodgers by Ernest Tubb
and The Train Carrying Jimmie Rodgers Home by Greg Brown.
Bill Cox records The Midnight Special in New York City, USA. The song is thought to have been inspired by The Midnight Special train operated by the Chicago and Alton Railroad between Chicago, Illinois, USA, and St. Louis, Missouri. In many ways, the song is similar to The Midnight Special
made famous by Lead Belly
some years later.
And His Orchestra record Super Chief and Blow Top in New
York City, USA.
Peetie Wheatstraw, the successful Delta blues pianist who claimed that his musical prowess came from a deal with the devil, dies when his car is hit by a train at a railroad crossing in East St Louis, Illinois, USA.
And His Orchestra record Turn Me Loose, Angels Sing, Slow Caboose and Darling Let's Give Love A Chance for Checker Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And His Smokey Mountain Boys record Baldknob Arkansas, The Southbound Train, A Plastic Heart and other tracks in Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
records Drifting Texas Sand, Alone In A Tavern, Freight Train Breakdown and I'll Save My Heart For You in Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
, with Cy Williams, records I'm Watching The Train, Two Little Orphans, I'm Seeking A Harbour and The Heaven Express at James M. Black Studio, Wheeling, West Virginia, USA.
Having lately returned to the US after competing his Army service, Elvis Presley
travels overnight by train from Washington DC to Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Teddy Edwards
records Scrapple From The Apple, Take The 'A' Train and other tracks for Contemporary Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
UK soul/r'n'b band Cliff Bennett
And The Rebel Rousers record Waitin' At The Station at Abbey Road
, London, England, UK.
Beat Generation icon Neal Cassady
, an associate of The Grateful Dead
, is found in a coma on the railroad tracks between San Miguel de Allende and Celaya in Mexico. He dies later in the day. The previous day, having consumed some seconals and alcohol, he had set out to walk along the railroad in driving rain. His life and death will inspire several songs including Jack And Neal (1977) by Tom Waits
, Styrofoam Plates (2001) by Death Cab For Cutie, Neal Cassady Drops Dead (2014) by Morrissey
, Neal Cassady (1989) by The Washington Squares.
, Julie Driscoll And The Trinity play at Klook's Kleek
, Railway Hotel, Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
are working on the songs Penny Music, Kitty Hawk and Steam Engine, in Western Recorders
, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Jimmy Forrest
, whose first solo recording, Night Train, reached No. 1 for seven weeks on the Billboard
R'n'B chart in 1952, dies aged 60 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
records Leavin’ Train at Oceanway Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Seriously, Live! Tour, Phil Collins
plays at The Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Sacramento, California, USA.
2005: Le Train Des Enfoirés by Les Enfoirés enters the swiss Albums Chart at No1.
, Steel Train, I Am The Avalanche, Socratic and Houston Calls play in the Drive-Thru Records Showcase at The Avalon, New York City, USA.
, Ed Sheeran
, Eric Church, Iggy Azalea
, Lil Jon, Lorde
, Meghan Trainor
, One Direction
, The Pretty Reckless Train and Weezer
play on the second day of The iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014, in MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
On a tour in support of his third album, Gilded, Blair Dunlop
plays at Folk On The Pier, Cromer, England, UK.
play at The Sleep Train Amphitheater, Chula Vista, California, USA.