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Fiddlin' John Carson and Moonshine Kate record The Storm That Struck Miami and I Want To Make Heaven My Home for RCA Victor/Bluebird Records
in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
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.
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
sings Ain't She Sweet, My Best Girl, Did You Ever See A Dream Walking?, S'Wonderful and Singing In The Rain on The Colgate Comedy Hour on NBC-tv in the USA.
records Little Girl Blue, I Get The Blues When It Rains, How About Me and Me And My Shadow, in Capitol Records
Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. the tracks comprise the first studio session for her third Capitol album, Alone.
The Bill Evans
Trio records Come Rain Or Come Shine, Autumn Leaves and other tracks at Reeves Sound Studios, New York City, USA, for Riverside Records
With Framingham, Massachusetts, USA, in the grip of a blizzard, a concert by Liberace
at the 1200-seater Monticello Theater attracts an audience of just four people. Nevertheless, the flambouyant pianist performs his full show for them.
's Jazz Band plays at The Civic Hall, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Singing cowboy Gene Autry
is arrested on charges of driving while under the influence of alcohol in Los Angeles, USA, after nearly hitting maintenance workers with his station wagon near the corner of Sunshine Terrace and Laurel Canyon. Just two weeks earlier, Autry had pleaded guilty to a previous drink-driving charge.
records It's A Big Wide Wonderful World, Close Your Eyes, Cloudy Morning and Where Can I go Without You? in Studio B, Capitol Records
, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
records Four Strong Winds, When I'm Gone, Sweeter Than The Flowers and I Was Coming Home To You in RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
play at LaSalle High School, Pasadena, California, USA.
The Sunshine Company and
When rain washes out an outdoor gig, the Man-Pop Festival, at Winnipeg Stadium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Youngbloods
, The Ides of March, Iron Butterfly
and Led Zeppelin
play indoors instead at Winnipeg Arena.
Filming continues on the Prince movie Purple Rain in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Thunder, a solo album Duran Duran
guitarist Andy Taylor, enters the UK album chart where it will spend just one week at No67.
's second of five shows at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York State, USA, is filmed for their concert video, Delicate Sound of Thunder.
's third of five shows at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York, is filmed for their concert video Delicate Sound of Thunder.
's tour bus (with Willie inside) is hit on a slush-covered highway in Nova Scotia, Canada, when a car crosses the centre-line of the Trans-Canada Highway, six miles east of the town of Truro. The car driver is killed but no-one in the bus is injured.
Flood by They Might Be Giants
enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No14 during a twelve-week stay.
Rock fan Kristin Daniel is hospitalised after being struck by lightning at a Bob Dylan
and The Grateful Dead
concert in RFK Stadium, Washington DC, USA.
plays on the second day of the Latitude Festival, Henham Estate, Southwold, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
McCartney, the surviving members of Nirvana
, Bruce Springsteen
, Billy Joel
, The Who, The Rolling Stones
, Roger Waters
, Bon Jovi
, Kanye West
and others play in the Hurricane Sandy Benefit
at Madison Square Garden
, New York
release their sixth album, Easy, on Lightning Rod Records.
, Aaron Neville, Hurray For The Riff Raff and The Trey Anastasio
Band play at A Concert for Island Relief in Radio City Music Hall
, New York City, USA. Proceeds from the event will benefit hurricane relief efforts in the USA and British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.