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The Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, California, USA, is offering a variety show advertised as "A Vaudeville Breeze", featuring Hallen And Fuller, Mr. And Mrs. Waterous, Sisson And Stewart, Eleanor Falk And Her Chorus Of Ten Girls, Bedini And Arthur, Loris And Altina and Swan And Bambard.
Jazz pianist Teddy Wilson records I Feel Like A Feather In the Breeze and Breakin' In A Pair Of Shoes for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA.
Paul Hamilton Williams, Jr. is born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He will find success as singer-songwriter Paul Williams. He is perhaps best known for the popular songs he composed in the 1970s including Three Dog Night's An Old Fashioned Love Song, Helen Reddy's You and Me Against the World, David Bowie's Fill Your Heart, and The Carpenters' We've Only Just Begun and Rainy Days and Mondays.
Big Bill Broonzy records Shine On Shine On, Green Grass Blues, Key To The Highway and other tracks for OKeh Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Washboard Sam plays washboard on these cuts.
The movie Stormy Weather, starring Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller and others, opens at cinemas in France, Europe.
The Bing Crosby Show on CBS Radio in the USA features performances of April Showers and My Blushing Rosie (Bing Crosby and Al Jolson), Swanee (Al Jolson), and A Rainy Night In Rio, The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else and You're Wonderful (Bing Crosby).
Ruby Wright records Waltz Of The Wind, You Don't Know What You're Getting and Rummy Dumb Bunny, in King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Peggy Lee is heard performing I Got Rhythm, Johnny One Note, Solitaire, Watermelon Weather and Be Anything (But Be Mine) on the CBS Radio show Club 88 Starring Peggy Lee in the USA. For these performances, she is backed by Sonny Burke And His Orchestra, and her guests are The Red Norvo Trio with guitarist Tal Farlow.
Big Maybelle records Rain Down Rain and Way Back Home for OKeh Records in New York City, USA.
Dick Noel with The Lew Douglas Orchestra records There You'll Find My Love, Til I See You Again, This Is My Prayer and Rainy Weather for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
The Drifters play the last night of a week at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
The Everly Brothers record the songs Crying In The Rain, That's Old Fashioned, I'm Not Angry and He's Got My Sympathy, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
A five-and-a-half-hour, six group marathon entitled Big Beat Session, is headlined by The Beatles at The Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, Wallasey, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Rory Storm And The Hurricanes, Dale Roberts And The Jaywalkers, Derry And The Seniors, Kingsize Taylor And The Dominoes and Steve Day And The Drifters. The evening also features the first of a 'Mr. Twist' competition.
Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, The Viscounts, Vince Eager, The Echoes, Mark Eden, Danny Storm and Buddy Britten play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK. The show is promoted by notorious rock'n'roll entrepreneur Don Arden.
In her first solo recording session for Columbia Records in New York City, USA, Barbra Streisand records Lover Come Back To Me, Happy Days Are Here Again, Right As The Rain and When The Sun Comes Out.
The Cascades release their American hit Rhythm Of The Rain, in the UK on Warner Bros Records.
Mel Torme records Cast Your Fate To The Wind, The Gift, My Gal’s Back In Town and Gravy Waltz for Atlantic Records at United Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rhythm Of The Rain by The Cascades reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Jimmy Martin And The Sunny Mountain Boys record Sunny Side Of The Mountain, for Decca Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Bill Evans Trio, with vocalist Monica Zetterlund, record Come Rain or Come Shine, Jeq vet en dejlig rosa, It Could Happen to You, Om natten, Some Other Time and Waltz For Debby at Radiohuset Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Top Ten Singles on CHUM Radio in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on this day is as follows :

1. Last Kiss J. Frank Wilson And The Cavaliers

2. The Wedding Julie Rogers

3. Hawaii Tattoo The Waikikis

4. I'm Into Something Good Herman's Hermits

5. I Feel Fine The Beatles

5. She's A Woman The Beatles

6. Hold Me P.J. Proby

7. Have I The Right? The Honeycombs

8. Baby Love The Supremes

9. Come A Little Bit Closer Jay And The Americans

10. Four Strong Winds Bobby Bare

Sonny And Cher record I Got You Babe and It's Gonna Rain at Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Marianne Faithfull releases a new single, Summer Nights in the UK.
When Lightnin' Hopkins plays at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA, his opening act is Jefferson Airplane.
In-demand session saxophonist Artie Kaplan records Good Time Music, Three Blind Mice and the Bob Dylan composition Blowin' In The Wind at Mirasound Studio, New York City, USA. The tracks will not be released.
The Top Ten Singles on this day on Radio 4BC in Brisbane, Australia, are as follows :


2. A Lover's Concerto - The Toys

3. The Carnival Is Over - The Seekers

4. It's Good News Week - Hedgehoppers Anonymous

5. In The Midnight Hour - Ray Brown And The Whispers

6. Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be,Will Be) - Normie Rowe And The Playboys

7. Sing C'est La Vie - Sonny And Cher

8. Yesterday - The Beatles

9. Treat Her Right - Roy Head

10. Still I'm Sad - The Yardbirds

The Sons Of The Pioneers record A Summer Night Rain, Cottage In The Clouds, You Are My Eyes and Half Way Round The World in RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tex Ritter records High Noon, The Wayward Wind and Bad Brahma Bull in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Maurice Gibb of The Bee Gees is injured in a crash when his Rolls Royce Silver Cloud hits the kerb in Belgravia, London, England, Europe, after a meal at Mr Chow's restaurant. His wife, Lulu, and Cynthia Lennon (wife of The Beatles' John Lennon) rush out from the restaurant and arrange to have him taken to hospital.
The Doobie Brothers, Little Feat and Tower Of Power play in The Warner Brothers Music Show at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
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Bob Dylan is working on Romance In Durango, One More Cup Of Coffee, Hurricane and other songs in Studio E, Columbia Records Studios, New York City, USA, during sessions for the album Desire.
On their Against The Wind Tour, Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band play the second of two nights at Poplar Creek Music Theater, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA.
R.E.M. make their national tv debut in the USA, performing Radio Free Europe and So. Central Rain on NBC's David Letterman Show.
Michael Jackson attends a screening of Prince's movie Purple Rain at the Warner Brothers lot in Burbank, California, USA.
On their Ocean Rain tour, Echo And The Bunnymen play at Hammersmith Palais, London, England, UK, Europe.
Purple Rain by Prince peaks at No2 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
Pendragon play at The Arts Centre, Windsor, England, UK, Europe.
The Rain Parade play at The Warehouse, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
On his Storm Front tour, Billy Joel plays at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK.
When Bob Dylan plays at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead joins him for two songs, Cat's In The Well and Idiot Wind.
When David Bowie plays at the Hurricane Festival in Scheezel, Germany, Europe, he suffers a heart attack caused by a blocked artery. He is immediately hospitalised and undergoes emergency angioplasty surgery. His A Reality Tour is cut short as a result.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play the second of two nights at The Ahoy, Rotterdam, Holland, Europe.
In heavy winds outside a recording studio in rural Michigan, USA, a tree falls on top of Taking Back Sunday singer Adam Lazzara shattering his leg. The fire department is called and has to cut the tree into pieces in order to extricate Lazarra. His leg is broken and he spends the next few weeks in a cast.
Radio Moscow, Kings Destroy and Holy Serpent play at Rolling Thunder Festival, Town Hall, Collingwood, Australia, Oceania.
Patti Smith sings 'A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall' in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, in a performance given to mark the presentation of Bob Dylan’s Nobel prize for literature. Dylan is not present, but his acceptance speech, in which he says the prize was 'something I never could have imagined or seen coming', is read out by Azita Raji, the US ambassador to Sweden,
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Katy Perry posts an Instagram message stating that although her hometown of Santa Barbara and Montecito has lately been devastataed by mudslides, her own property and her parents' home are both undamaged.
Gloryhammer play at Mon, Madrid, Spain, Europe, supported by Nekrogoblikon and Wind Rose.
Vasudeva release a new LP, Generator, on Skeletal Lightning.