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J.W. Myers records The Treasures Of The Sea Are Buried Deep for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
With These Hands by Nelson Eddy And Jo Stafford is the current No1 single in the UK.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe plays at The Brangwyn Hall, Cardiff, Wales, with Chris Barber's Jazz Band and Ottilie Patterson.
Gene Pitney releases a new single, Town Without Pity, on Musicor Records in the USA.
At The Savoy Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe, Paul McCartney of The Beatles collects five Ivor Novello Awards, including Most Performed Work and Highest Certified British Sales, both for Can't Buy Me Love. The awards are presented by holiday camp mogul Sir Billy Butlin.
Tom Jones plays at The Odeon, Southend, England, UK.
Peter And Gordon, Tom Jones, Ian Whitcomb, The Shirelles, Them and others play the second of two nights in the Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars at The Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Green, Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Amen Corner play at The Hillside, Hereford, England, UK, Europe.
Amen Corner play at the Gliderdrome, Boston, England, UK, Europe.
Plastic Penny play at The ABC, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, UK, Europe.
When Tom Jones plays at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, the audience includes Elvis Presley.
Amen Corner release a new single, High In The Sky, in the UK, Europe.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Iveys play at The Seven Sisters Rugby Football Club, South Wales, UK, Europe.
Janis Joplin And The Kozmic Blues Band are in rehearsal for the tv show This Is Tom Jones, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tom Jones and Jackie De Shannon appear as guests on tv show The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour in the USA.
Tom Paxton plays at The University Of Wales, Cardiff, Wales.
The number one single in the UK as the year begins is I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds. The song is a cover of a 1955 original by Smiley Lewis.
John Cale plays at The Squat Theatre, New York City, USA.
Madness, Clive Langer And The Boxes and The Go Go's play at The Top Rank, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Alarm play at the Half Moon, Herne Hill, London, England, UK, Europe.
It is revealed, by The Cambridge Evening News, that an upcoming gig by Motorhead in a 'supertent' at Milton Road in Cambridge, UK, has been cancelled following police objections. Chief Superintendent Maurice Audley explains, 'There would be large groups of people roving about with possible consequences similar to those which have obtained at various sea-side resorts. I don't want to put it any stronger than that.'
Shakin' Stevens plays the second of two nights at The Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK.
Internationally successful Welsh band The Alarm plays a benefit concert for the Clwyd Coast Flood Disaster Fund, at Pontins Holiday Centre, Prestatyn, Wales, UK.
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Blues guitar star Joe Louis Walker plays at the Kings Hotel, Newport, South Wales, UK.
Shakin' Stevens plays at The Derngate Theatre, Northampton, England, UK.
Gene Loves Jezebel play at The Cluny, Newcastle, UK.
The Stereophonics play the last of three nights at Hammersmith Apollo, London, England, UK.
The Stereophonics play at The O2, London, UK.
Tom Jones plays in Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
Rufus Wainwright releases his sixth studio album, All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu, in the UK.
Sir Tom Jones performs his gold-selling new album, Praise And Blame, at Union Chapel, London, England, UK.
Howard Jones plays at The Arts Centre, Darlington, England, UK, supported by Duncan Sheik.
Mogwai play at Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Toni Childs plays at Revesby Workers Club, Revesby, New South Wales Australia.
The album Graffiti On The Train by Stereophonics is awarded a gold disc by the BPI in the UK.
Jedward play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales.
A feature in the influential Forbes magazine predicts that streaming will become the primary way that most people consume their music.
Damon Albarn releases a new LP, Everyday Robots, in the UK and Poland, Europe.
Alex Clare, All Saints, Bastille, Blondie, Ed Sheeran, Elbow, George Ezra, James Arthur, Janelle Monáe, John Newman, Justin Timberlake, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Miles Kane, Pixie Lott, Starsailor, The Human League, The Stranglers, The Strypes, The Wailers Band, To Kill A King and Tom Odell play at the V2014 festival, Weston Park, Stafford, England, UK.
A Day To Remember play at The Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Owl And Mouse play in Four Bars At Dempsey's, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
John Cale releases his sixteenth album, M:Fans, on Domino Records in the UK. The album is a re-make of his 1982 album Music For A New Society.
John Cale plays at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK.
The three-day long Lunar Festival holds its last day at Umberslade Farm Park, Tamworth In Arden, Warwickshire, England, UK. Artists appearing over the course of the festival have included Super Furry Animals, Mercury Rev, Television, The Zombies, Badly Drawn Boy, Os Mutantes, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Martin Carthy, Stealing Sheep, Alessi's Ark and Ashley Hutchings.
The Amazons play at Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Max And Harvey play at WH Smith, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Meltdown Festival, a ten-day event curated by Robert Smith of The Cure, begins at The Southbank Centre, London, England, UK, Europe. Artists appearing over the course of the event are Deftones, The Libertines, Manic Street Preachers, Mogwai, My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, The Psychedelic Furs, 65 Days Of Static, Alcest, The Anchoress, The Church, Kathryn Joseph, Kristin Hersh, Mono and The Notwist.