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Vincent's Orchestra is playing in The Oakland Hotel, Grafton, West Virginia, USA.
William H. West's Big Minstrels are playing at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The City Club Burlesquers are appearing at The Standard Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The Sousa Band comes to the end of an 85-day engagement at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Saxophonist and clarinetist Joe Hayman is born in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
Song and dance duo Newson And Marsh are among the acts appearing at The Plaza Theatre, Bridgeport, Connectiocut, USA.
The musical comedy movie Call Me Madam, written by Irving Berlin and starring Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor and George Sanders, opens in Sweden, Europe.
B.B.King and his band play to a 2,400 capacity crowd, at the Savoy Ballroom, Hollywood, supported by The Johnny Otis Show and The Platters.
In a move designed to boost Capitol Records' blues and r'n'b roster, Dakota Staton is signed to a recording contract with the label in the USA.
Ray Charles records the Atlantic Records single Ain't That Love, at Coastal Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
Tony Bennett records My Heart Sings, You Took Advantage Of Me, More Than You Know and other tracks at Columbia Records studio, 30th Street, New York City, USA.
Chubby Checker and Bobby Lewis play at Castle Farms, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Gospel group the Rev. H.B. Crum And The Golden Keys record Fighting For Jesus, I Am the Way and other tracks for Sharp Records in the USA.
The Crickets record Parisian Girl and I Believe In You, in Radio Recorders, Hollywood, California, USA, for Liberty Records.
Neil Sedaka plays the fifth night of a week of shows at The International Club, New York City, USA.
Controversial stand-up comedian (and recording artist) Lenny Bruce is ordered to be confined at the State Rehabilitation Center at Chico, California, USA, for treatment of his drug addiction.
The Joe Pass Quartet records Sunday In New York, Love With The Proper Stranger, Love Theme Of Tom Jones and Manha De Carnavalin Los Angeles, Caifornia, USA.
Billy Walker records Cross The Brazos At Waco at Columbia Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
During a month-long tour, The Four Seasons play at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, USA
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is Papa's Got A Brand New Bag by James Brown And The Famous Flames, entering at No66.
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Elvis Presley is scheduled to begin recording soundtrack material for his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style, at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, but he fails to turn up, claiming to be ill.
Michael Marshall, aka Mike Marshall and Mike Meezy, is born in Berkeley, California, USA. He will achieve some success as the lead singer of Timex Social Club.
The Young Rascals, The Sopwith Camel, and The Doors play the first of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Rich Truel, drummer of Los Angeles-based alternative rock band Possum Dixon, is born.
The Who play at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Soap.
The Byrds play at Ciro's Le Disc, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Alisha Ann Itkin is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. She will find success as freestle and dance pop vocalist Alisha.
Fleetwood Mac play at The Railway Hotel, Wealdstone, England, UK, Europe.
Aretha Franklin records You're Taking Up Another Man's Place, in Atlantic Records Studios, New York City, USA.
The Osborne Brothers record Listening To The Rain, Let Me Be The First To Know and Fightin' Side Of Me at Bradley's Barn, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, USA, for their Decca Records album Ru-be-eee.
David Crosby spends the first of two days recording Games at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco, for Atlantic Records.
Aerosmith, Rick Derringer and Spirit play the first of two nights in the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bill Justis, best known for his 1950s instrumental hit, Raunchy, dies in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, aged 55.
Bob Dylan grants a rare interview to Martin Keller of the Minneapolis City Pages newspaper. He tells Keller, "Those who care now where Bob Dylan is at, they should listen to Shot Of Love off the Shot Of Love album. It's my most perfect song. It defines where I am spiritually, musically, romantically and whatever else."
On his Rei Momo solo tour, David Byrne of Talking Heads plays at Constitution Hall, Washington DC, USA.
Prince performs a hits medley and sucks a lollipop throughout a rendition of We Are The World at the 22nd American Music Awards, in The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elton John is presented with the Polar Music Prize by King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden.
Mindy McCready releases her second album, If I Don't Stay The Night, on BNA Records in the USA.
On their Whack Attack tour ZZ Top play at Country Jam USA, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA.
On her Sticky And Sweet Tour, Madonna plays in the Estadio Olimpico, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
Vampire Weekend play at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Beach House and Dum Dum Girls.
A Beatles Tribute Cruise sets off from Miami, Florida, USA, aboard The Liberty Of The Seas. Passengers will spend nine days cruising the Caribbean with entertainment provided by Laurence Juber [former guitarist with Paul McCartney's Wings], Beatles tribute band Yesterday and other Beatles-related activities.
On The Lightning Bolt Tour, Pearl Jam play at Viejas Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
Ty Segall and La Luz play at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West plays at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
In Twitter posting, singer Halsey criticises the lack of female performers at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, USA, where acts appearing included Eminem, The Killers, Arctic Monkeys and Kendrick Lamar.
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On his Botanical Gardens tour, Don McLean plays at The U sher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
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