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Wiltshire

Piedmont blues multi-instrumentalist and recording artist William Moore is born in Tappahannock, Georgia, USA.
Mamie Smith And Her Jazz Hounds record Frankie Blues and Need Some Lovin' Blues for Okeh Records in New York City, USA.
Mamie Smith records Don't You Advertise Your Man, Golfing Papa, Jenny's Ball and Keep A Song In Your Soul for Okeh Records in New York City, USA.
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys record Never No More Blues and other tracks in Dallas, Texas, USA, for OKeh Records.
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra are in Los Angeles, California, USA, where they are undertaking a two-month engagement at The Palomar Ballroom.
Ian Amey is born in Enford, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. He will find fame as Tich of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich.
Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson found a new record company, Atlantic Records, which will become a major international foce in blues, r'n'b and soul music.
Eddie Hardin, later to play organ in The Spencer Davis Group, is born in London, UK.
Jazz pianist Earl 'Fatha' Hines, supported by r'n'b vocal group The Chords, plays the final night in a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Lowell Fulson, Jimmy Witherspoon and Floyd Dixon play the last of three nights as part of a Battle Of The Bands at the Savoy Ballroom, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Philly Joe Jones Sextet records Blues For Dracula and other tracks for Riverside Records in New York City, USA.
Bill Le Sage plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. (1960) N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
Bill Le Sage plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. (1960) N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
Jimmy Reed releases a new single, Big Boss Man, on Vee-Jay Records in the USA.
Chubby Checker plays the second night of a week of shows at The Frolics Club, Salisbury Beach, New Jersey, USA.
Paul Simon writes to Swindon Folk Singers Club, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, to ask if they can give him any gigs, for his usual fee of
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Peter Faces plays at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
The Kingfishers play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Satellites.
Freddie and the Dreamers, Herman's Hermits and Warminster band The Skylons play an open-air event at Longleat Estate, Wiltshire, England, UK.
Iain Baker, keyboard player for Jesus Jones, is born in Carshalton, Surrey, England, UK.
A busy night for Pink Floyd as they cram in three gigs. First is an early evening show at the Ricky Tick Club in the Thames Hotel, Windsor, UK. This is followed by a performance at the New Yorker Discotheque, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, and finally (in the early hours of the next morning) The Shoreline Club in The Caribbean Hotel, Bognor Regis.
The Jamaican All Stars featuring Bonnie and Clyde play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
Savoy Brown play at the Alex Disco in The Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
Muddy Waters plays the second of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Group Image.
Patrick Dane and The Front Line, play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Skin Alley play at Neeld Hall, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Damned play at The Brunel Rooms, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Adverts and XTC.
After signing to Virgin Records in the afternoon, XTC play at the Music Machine, London, England, UK, Europe.
XTC play at The Metropol, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Peter Gabriel plays in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.
The Damned play at Goldiggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Fuzztones.
Sting plays at The Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Robert Fripp, founder and leader of King Crimson, plays the third of four concerts in Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Dr. Feelgood play at the Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Paul Oakenfold releases a new album, Bunkka, which includes several tracks recorded at Real World Studios, Box. It will peak at No1 in Billboard magazine's annual chart of best-selling electronic music albums.
Jamie Cullum plays a live concert at Irving Plaza in New York City, USA.
Back To Bedlam by James Blunt enters the UK Albums chart at No1, displacing X And Y by Coldplay.
Calne-based rock star Julian Cope [formerly of The Teardrop Explodes] publishes his book Japrocksampler, about Japanese pop and rock music.
The Ting Tings play at The O asis Liesure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Lemar plays at The Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by JLS.
Having been recently diagnosed with enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma, Swindon-born Steven Wells dies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, aged 49. Under the name Seething Wells he had been a ranting punk-era poet, often playing as a support act to northern English punk bands, including The Fall, The Mekons and Gang Of Four, along with fellow ranters Attila The Stockbroker, Swift Nick and Porky The Poet. He also carved out a career as an acclaimed writer for the NME [New Musical Express].
The Larmer Tree Festival continues at Larmer Tree Gardens, Cranbourne Chase, Wiltshire, England, UK. Artists appearing on this, the second of five days, include Robert Cray, Frank Turner and School Of Imagination.
The Taj Mahal Trio and The John Mayall Band play at Tarrytown Music Hall, New York State, USA.
Justin Hayward, vocalist of The Moody Blues, performs a solo gig at The Pullo Center, York, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sir George Martin, renowned as the producer of The Beatles' albums, dies aged 90, in his sleep at his home in Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Robert Plant spends the evening at The Black Swan, Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
On her Here Come The Aliens tour, Kim Wilde plays at The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the sixth of seven shows at The Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
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