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Sara Carter is born in Copper Creek, Virginia, USA. She will become a country music musician, singer and songwriter,best-known as the lead singer on most of the recordings made by the Carter Family in the 1920s and 1930s.
The Esmonds, Ameta, Ina Allen And Ed Reynard, The Hayes brothers and Robert A. Nome are appearing at The Chutes And Zoo, San Francisco, California, USA.
Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours present Harry B. Smith's musical comedy The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Fred Irwin's Big Show presents two Burlesques, Are You An Eagle and At Gay Coney, at Kernan's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The musical comedy Foxy Grandpa, based on a popular newspaper cartoon strip, plays at Haverley's 14th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances.
Eleanor Falk And Her Ten Sunbeams are heading the bill at Forest Park Highalnds, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Also appearing are "coon shouter" Artie Hall, "musical mokes" Snyder And Buckley, and singer/dancer Ray Sullivan.
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The musical review Chamberlain Brown's Scrap Book plays the seventh of eight days at The Ambassador Theatre, 219 West 49th Street, New York City, USA. The show features songs by Fats Waller, Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf and others.
Mamie Smith records The Show Must Go On for Okeh Records in New York City, USA, but the track will not be released.
Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra [as The Three Ts] records I's A-Muggin' in New York City, USA.
Barry Dickins is born in East Ham, London, UK. He is the son of Percy Dickins, founder of the New Musical Express newspaper and initiator of the first UK pop chart. Barry will go on to become a powerful music agent and promoter, representing Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Diana Ross and many others though his company ITB [International Talent Bookers], while his brother Rob Dickins will become Chairman of Warner Bros Music Group and the BPI in the 1980
Jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott records I've Been A Fool [Thinking You Cared] backed by Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra in New York City, USA.
Blues and r'n'b shouter Wynonie Harris records Rock Mr. Blues, Stormy Night Blues, Good Morning Judge and Be Mine My Love, for King Records in New York City, USA.
Soul vocalist and lurve-merchant Luther Vandross is born at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra publicly denies a widespread rumour that he attempted suicide at Lake Tahoe with an overdose of sleeping pills after a fight with his wife, Ava Gardner.
Brook Benton plays the first night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Paul Anka begins a week-long tour of Spain, Europe, with shows scheduled in Madrid and Barcelona.
Popular singer Sandy Stewart is playing during a residency at The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Oscar Peterson Trio with The Ernie Wilkins Big Band record West Coast Blues in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
The Ronettes record Be My Baby at Gold Star Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Phil Spector as producer and the famed Wrecking Crew session team.
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Stan Getz And Bill Evans record Funkallero, But Beautiful and other tracks for a joint album, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Dionne Warwick plays the nineteenth night in a three-week season at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bill Graham presents The Jefferson Airplane in the second of 'Three Dance Concerts' at the Fillmore Auditorium, 1805 Geary Street, San Francisco, California, USA, with 'the sights and sounds of the Trips festival!'.
Charley Pride, with producer Felton Jarvis, records The Easy Part's Over, I Could Have Saved You The Time and Let Me Help You Work It Out in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session consists of Jack Clement, Harold Bradley, Fred Carter Jr. and Jerry Hubbard [gtrs], Lloyd Green [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums] and David Briggs [piano].
Spirit play the first of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Evergreen Blueshoes.
Joni Mitchell's debut album, Song To A Seagull, is released in the USA. The album is produced by David Crosby.
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Fantasy-horror movie The Lost Continent is released to cinemas in the UK, Europe. Generally undistinguished, it is of interest to music fans for a substantial role played by English folk, pop and rock singer Dana Gillespie.
Hot Tuna, with Peter Kaukonen and Joey Covington, play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones and Michael Jackson start work at A And R Studios, New York City, USA, on a song called State Of Shock. It will be released as a single by The Jacksons.
Kiss play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Lenny Kravitz plays at Bogart's, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Peter Murphy plays at The Keswick Theatre, Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Nine Inch Nails.
Roman Catholic groups condemn Madonna's Blond Ambition concert tour as blasphemous due to the shows' overtly sexual and religious content. They also announce plans to have her concerts in Rome and Turin cancelled.
Doug Sahm releases a new LP, Juke Box Music, on Antones records in the USA.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Sporthalle, Boblingen, Germany, Europe.
It is announced that, after ninteen years together, Megadeth has broken up because guitarist Dave Mustaine has suffered an injury to his left arm and hand that has left him unable to play.
Bill Brown, a former guitarist with a leter line-up of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils, dies in Springfield, Missouri.
Bob Dylan And Merle Haggard play at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA.
On the second leg of their Unleashed tour, Fleetwood Mac play at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Christina Aguilera is filming for her upcoming movie Burlesque on location in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Lil Wayne releases his eighth album, I Am Not a Human Being, as a CD in the UK.
Mary Black plays at Bimbo's 365 Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Neil Young plays the first of two nights at The Avery Fisher Hall, New York City, USA.
On his My World tour, Justin Bieber plays at The National Stadium, Santiago, Chile, South America.
Frank Marocco is dies aged 81 in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California, USA, of complications following hip replacement surgery. In a long and acclaimed career he became one of the most-recorded accordionists in the world, finding success in jazz and film-music, as a player arranger and composer.
The Steve Miller Band plays at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York State, USA.
Black Sabbath: 13 3D, a 3D maze attraction based on the music of Black Sabbath, opens at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Elvin Bishop plays at the Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks California, USA.
The Hoax release a new LP, Recession Blues - A Tribute To B.B. King, on Credible Recordings in the UK.