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Mutt And Jeff's Wedding, billed as offering 'pretty girls, comedy and good music' is playing at The Auditorium Theatre, Newark, Ohio, USA.
Charles W. Thompson is born in Tippo, Mississippi, USA. A protege of John Lee Hooker, he will becom a Chicago blues guitar institution, under the name of Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis, throughout the latter half of the 20th century.
Blues singer Billy Bird records Mill Man Blues in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, for Columbia Records.
The Kentucky String Ticklers record Tipple Blues, Stove Pipe Blues, Leaving Here Blues and other tracks for Champion Records in Richmond, Indiana, USA.
Blues guitarist Black Ace records You Gonna Need My Help Someday, Whiskey And Women, Trifling Woman, Christmas Time Blues, Lowing Heifer and Black Ace, for Decca Records in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Lee Gates, who will become one of Milwaukee's pre-eminent blues musicians is born in Pontotoc, Mississippi, USA.
Alois Koch is born in Bad Ischl, Austria, Europe. Afer watching an Elvis Presley movie, he will decide to become a musician and, in due course will become one of Austria's most prominent blues musicians, leading the Al Cook Blues Band.
Blues pianist and singer Big Maceo, with Tampa Red on guitar, records It's All Over Now, Broke And Hungry Blues, If You Ever Change Your Ways and I Lost My Little Woman for Bluebird Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Eddie Hardin, later to play organ in The Spencer Davis Group, is born in London, UK.
Blues guitarist Edward Taylor Jr. plays at The 308 Blues Club, Jackson, Mississippi, USA. 1953
Clyde McPhatter, Buddy Holly And The Crickets, Otis Rush and The Cadillacs play the last night of a one-week residency at The Royal Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Coasters release a new single, Poison Ivy, on Atco Records in the USA.
Dean Prince And The Dukes and Dale Rivers And The Ramrods play at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Vince Eager And The Moontrekkers play at The Assembly Hall, Melksham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Brian Poole and the Tremeloes play at the Assembly Hall, Melksham,.
Chubby Checker plays the fifth night of a week of shows at The Frolics Club, Salisbury Beach, New Jersey, USA.
Tony Jackson And His Vibrations play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK. Jackson was formerly the bass player for top Liverpool/Merseybeat band The Searchers.
The Christmas Pantomime at The Odeon, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, features the My Boy Lollipop girl Millie Small, plus Jess Conrad, Jimmy Wheeler and Des Lane.
The Pretty Things play at the City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Quiet Five.
Lulu And The Luvvers play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Sandy Denny plays a gig in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Move play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by The Soul Foundation. Roy Wood of The Move will go on to great success with his next band, Wizzard, before founding a third successful group, The Electric Light Orchestra.
Canned Heat play the second of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Black Pearl and Soup.
Savoy Brown play the second of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin and The Litter.
The Groundhogs play at The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Sweet play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by The Fusion Orchestra.
XTC play at The St. Denis Theatre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
B.B. King, The Crusaders and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra play the first of five nights at Royal Festival Hall, London, UK.
Showaddywaddy play at The O asis, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Peter Gabriel plays in Passaic, New Jersey, USA.
The Three Degrees play at The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Delgados play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Witlshire, England, UK, supported by The Wedding Present.
Blues giant John Lee Hooker receives a Pioneer Award from the Rhythm And Blues Foundation.
Blues/r'n'b singer/guitarist Lowell Fulson dies aged 77 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Eric Clapton And His Band play in Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan.
Live by satellite from his Great Durnford home, Lake House, Sting makes a surprise guest appearance on the Italian TV show Yesterday, performing the song My Heart And I.
The Proclaimers play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK.
John Martyn plays at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Ian McNabb.
The Jimmy Burns band plays at Kingston Mines, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Devizes-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor plays at The Thunderbolt, Bristol, UK.
Blues singer and guitarist Bonnie Raitt plays at Tachi Palace, Lemoore, California, USA.
Lisa Hannigan plays at Schokoladen, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
The John Amor Blues group plays at The Thunderbolt, Bristol, UK.
Taj Mahal plays at The State Theatre, 220 North Washington Street, Falls Church, Virginia, USA.
Sting plays at the 7th Annual Performance Series of Legends Benefit Concert for The Duke Ellington School of Music at the Music Center at Strathmore, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
James Blunt plays at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.