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Jazz drummer Adolphe Paul Barbarin is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He will work with King Oliver (1924-25), Luis Russell
(1928-32), Louis Armstrong
(1935-38), Red Allen (1942-43) and others.
Joe 'Bebop' Carroll
, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He will become best-known for working with Dizzy Gillespie
's band and helping to popularise the be-bop singing style.
Ten days after arriving in the UK, American bandleader Paul Specht
and his band are granted work permits enabling them
to perform in Britain. They had been refused work permits, but US Secretary of State, Charles Hughes, who had travelled on the same ship, used his influence with the British Government to have the permits granted.
is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find success as an easy listening composer and arranger. He will work as an accompanist for Judy Garland
, Maurice Chevalier
, Marlene Dietrich
and Peggy Lee
, but is best known for his 1963 arrangement of Fly Me to the Moon
, which won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance. Harnell also composed music for numerous tv series including The Bionic Woman, The Incredible Hulk, Alien Nation, and V.
is born in Manhattan, New York City, USA. Dowd will become a revered Grammy-winning record producer, working with Ornette Coleman
, Charles Mingus
, The Modern Jazz Quartet
, Ray Charles
, The Coasters
, John Coltrane
, Eric Clapton
, Aretha Franklin
and many others.
is born in Pensacola, Florida, USA. He will find some success on the New Orleans r'n'b scene, working with Allen Toussaint
explosion at the MacBeth Mine
, owned by the Hutchinson Coal Company in Logan, West Virginia, USA. The tragedy will inspire the song McBeth Mine Explosion by country music trio Cap, Andy And Flip
on their own Fireside Melodies label.
Eighteen men are killed in an
has a recording session at Radio Recorders
, Hollywood, California, USA, during which she records It Had To Be You, Nice Work If You Can Get It and other tracks.
is arrested on a Mann Act charge of transporting a minor across a state line for immoral purposes. He insists that he has brought Janice Escalanti (who he met on the 1st) to work as a hat-check girl in his St. Louis, Missouri, USA, club.
records Travlin' Salesman, I Won't Miss You, Candy Doll and hey Boss Man in Sun Custom Recording Studio, 319 17th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. Hargus Robbins plays piano on the session.
1. The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens (RCA)
2. The Twist - Chubby Checker
3. Peppermint Twist, Part 1 - Joey Dee And The Starliters (Roulette)
4. Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes (Tamla)
5. Run To Him - Bobby Vee
The Top 5 singles for the week beginning on this date on Radio WABC, New York City, USA, is as follows :
and Luiz Bonfa, with Antonio Carlos Jobim on guitar, record Sambalero, How Insentive and Um Abraco No Getz for Verve Records
in Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
start their first tour of the USA in four years. The long gap between tours was caused by their reputation for drinking and fighting on stage, which meant that the American Federation of Musicians had been unwilling to give them
The Beach Boys
are working on material for the album Sunflower in leader Brian Wilson
's home studio in Bel Air, California, USA.
spend the first of twelve days working on the music that will become the album Dark Side Of The Moon
, in a rehearsal room in Decca Studios, Broadhurst Gardens, West Hampstead, London, UK.
is working on Walk Out In The Rain, Coming From The Heart (The Road Is Long), Stop Now and New Pony, at Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, California.
During sessions for his second gospel-influenced album, Saved
, Bob Dylan
is working on the songs Covenant Woman and Saved, at Muscle Shoals
Sound Studios, Sheffield, Alabama.
During re-record sessions for the album Shot Of Love
, Bob Dylan
is in Clover Studios
, Los Angeles, working on songs including Heart Of Mine, Minute By Minute and Watered-Down Love.
During sessions for the album Shot Of Love
, Bob Dylan
is in Clover Studios
, Los Angeles, working on overdubs for the songs Every Grain Of Sand, Shot Of Love and Property Of Jesus.
records Airplane Blues, while working with beat poet Allen Ginsberg
in Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, California, USA.
is born in Ludhiana, Punjab, India, Asia. He will find success as a musician, songwriter and singer in the Sufi, rock and folk styles.
Ten weeks after undergoing surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome, drummer Brian Prout returns to live work with his band Diamond Rio at Sam's Town in Robinsville, Mississippi, USA.
R. E. M., Lauryn Hill
and No Doubt
play in a charity event, Love Rocks, honouring Bono of U2
as Humanitarian of the Year, for his work on debt relief. The show is staged in the Kodak Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA, and Cher and Bono both make guest appearances.
It is reported that Leona Lewis
has - with regret - turned down an invitation to
perform for US President Barack Obama at The White House
, because she is too busy working on her second
A posthumous exhibition of works by Dee Dee Ramone
of The Ramones
begins at Shepard Fairey's Subliminal Projects gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA, to mark the 10th anniversary of his death. The exhibition, titled Dee Dee Ramone: A Memorial Exhibition, features nineteen canvases, five paintings on wood and one mixed-media work on card stock. It is set to run until November 17th.