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Lee Morse And Her Bluegrass Boys [strangely enough, a jazz group] record Someone Will Miss Me Sometime and Sweet Man, for Pathe Actuelle Records in New York City, USA.
Music publisher Henry Waterson dies at his home in Porter's Corners near Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA. Waterson is best-known as the publisher who gave Irving Berlin his first big break, and later formed the company Waterson, Berlin And Snyder with the composer.
Bing Crosby and John Scott Trotter record Devil May Care and other songs in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Judy Garland poses for publicity photos with director Norman Taurog on the set of the movie Little Nellie Kelly at MGM Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The first release of a reel of 'soundies' - short promotional films of musical performances - is made to jukebox owners in the USA, by the Soundies Distributing Corporation of America. The precursors of the pop video were manufactured specifically for use in the Mills Novelty Company presentation mechanism called the Mills Panoram.
Jose 'Chepito' Areas, percussionist of Santana, is born in Leon, Nicaragua, Central America.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, opens at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 740 performances.
Tex Beneke And His Orchestra play the third night of four weeks at The Cafe Rouge in The Hotel Statler, New York City, USA.
The movie musical Lullaby Of Broadway, starring Doris Day, Gene Nelson and The Page Cavanaugh Trio, opens at cinemas in Sweden, Europe. The songs in the film are composed by George Gershwin.
The Walt Disney ainimated musical feature Peter Pan is released to cinemas in Southern Ireland. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
The Soul Stirrers, featuring Sam Cooke, play at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Brook Benton begins a week of dates at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard records the album Hub Cap at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Blue Note Records. The album title is Hubbard's nickname.
Brenda Lee plays live in Spokane, Washington, USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the fifth of ten nights at The Three Rivers Inn, Clay, New York State, USA.
The Flamingos are playing at The Vogue Terrace club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr appears as Kid Pepper, a loud-mouthed punk, in the final episode of popular tv series 77 Sunset Strip in the USA.
The popular musical film Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews, opens in the USA.
Jimmy Witherspoon records It's All In the Game, Blues In The Morning and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Engelwood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Prestige Records.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play the first of two nights at The Wagon Wheels, Peabody, Massachusetts, USA.
The Mamas And The Papas sign a recording contract with Lou Adler of Dunhill Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Jefferson Airplane and JC Burris play the second of four nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Jonah Jones Quartet and Ray McKinley Sextet play at The Rainbow Grill, New York City, USA.
On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques play the last of three nights in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The King Curtis Octet records In A Lonesome City, Mona Lisa's Smile, Azura No Arukayiri and Aiwa Oshiminaku for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
The Velvet Underground play the first of three nights at The Stone House Restaurant, Watertown, New York State, USA.
The Mothers Of Invention play at the NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts And Sciences) Convention in New York City, USA.
The transmitting tower of New Jersey, USA, rock radio station WLVP is destroyed in an ice storm.
Elton John plays the last of six nights at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Yes play at Liverpool Stadium, Liverpool, UK, supported by Jonathan Swift.
Jerry Garcia and Howard Wales play at Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, The Mahavishnu Orchestra.
David Bowie's Serious Moonlight concert special debuts on the HBO tv channel in the USA.
Curtis Mayfield appears in Sight And Sound In Concert on BBC2 tv in the UK, live from The Marcus Garvey Centre in Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Rods, Metallica and Exciter play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Brown is arrested for violating a Columbus, Georgia, USA, anti-lewdness ordinance. According to the arresting officers, Brown pulled a woman out of the audience and simulated intercourse with her. Arrested in mid-performance, Brown is immediately taken to jail, where he posts a $600 bond, before returning to finish the concert. He is later fined $652.
Bang Tango play at The Stone, San Francisco, California, USA.
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is arrested in Berkeley, California, USA, for speeding while under the influence in his black BMW convertible.
Living Colour release a new live LP, Instant Live, in the USA. the album was recorded in Boston, Massachusetts.
Country singer Billy Dean marries Stephanie Paisley in Brentwood, Tennessee, USA.
Stevie Wonder, speaking during a National Federation of the Blind (NFB) press conference at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, calls on electronics manufacturers to make more blind-friendly devices.
Bob Dylan plays the third of five nights at Zepp, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
The Material Girl clothing line, designed by Madonna and her daughter Lourdes, goes on sale at Macy's, New York City, USA.
Neil Young plays the first of two nights at The Wang Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
When Beck plays at The Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, his support band The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger cancels because of illness. Undeterred, Beck simply plays a warm-up set of his more reflective material, followed by his planned set, thereby becoming in effect his own support act.
Leela James plays at The El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Busta Rhymes is arrested and charged with assault after allegedly throwing a protein drink at a worker during a dispute at the Steel Gym in New York City, USA. The rapper is released early the next morning.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Candlebox play at G2, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by Pete RG.
On a European tour in support of their LP Mindfucker, Monster Magnet play at The Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany, Europe.