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, with arranger and conductor Alex Stordahl, records I Could Write A Book for Columbia Records
in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The song was originally written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for the 1940 Broadway
musical Pal Joey.
records Something To Remember You By, September In The Rain and I'm In The Mood For Love for Columbia Records
in the USA. The tracks will appear on her album As You Desire Me.
Robin Zander, vocalist with Cheap Trick
, is born in Rockford, Illinois, USA.
plays the second of two nights in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Mary Small is playing at Copa City, Miami, Florida, USA.
signs a 7-week contract toperform at the 125 Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And His Musical Gems are playing during four weeks at The Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA.
US TV series Your Hit Parade
, whose regular cast includes Dorothy Collins and Snooky Lanson, features the songs Please Mr. Sun, Cry, Tell Me Why and Wheel of Fortune.
Jukka Jorma Tolonen is born in Helsinki, Finland, Europe. He will find success as guitarist Jukka Tolonen
with the progressive rock band Tasavallan Presidentti, but will also gain respect for his performances in jazz and blues.
, backed by a combo led by Vido Musso, is playing at The Tiffany Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And His Cab Jivers play at The Clayton Club, Sacramento, California, USA.
with Hal McIntyre's Band plays at The Chase Club, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Johnnie and Jack
(Johnny Wright and Jack Anglin) record Heart Trouble, Two-Timin' Blues and I've Gone And Done It Again at Brown Radio Productions, 240 1/2 4th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee
The Delmore Brothers
record How You Gonna Get Your Lovin' Done, Got No Way Of Knowing, I Said Goodnight My Darling and Muddy Water in King Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Michael Henry McBrain is born in Hackney Salvation Army Hospital, Hackney, East London, UK. He will find success as Nicko McBrain
, drummer of Iron Maiden
plays during a two-week engagement at The Empire Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
And His Orchestra begin a four-week engagement in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Although having been diagnosed as schizophrenic, Woody Guthrie
is released from Bellevue hospital, New York City, USA. He goes home and almost immediately attacks one of his children.
And His Band are playing at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Harry James
Orchestra plays the first of two nights at Club Sevenoaks, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
is born in San Francisco, California, USA. He will achieve success as a jazz clarinettist and woodwind player, appearing on more than 35 records for Soul Note, Justin' Time, Not Two, Boxholder, Ayler, Drimala, CIMP and Qwest/Warner.
Steven Paul Miller is born in Fairborn, Ohio, USA. He will find success as singer, songwriter and guitarist Buddy Miller
in the 1990s.
is playing during a week of gigs at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
It is reported that Ray Charles
has cut Roll With My Baby and The Midnight Hour as his first material for Atlantic Records
in New York City, USA.
And His Orchestra, with Las Tres Conchitas, record Las Mañanitas El Primer Suby for RCA Victor Records
in Mexico, North America.
Kenneth Hatfield is born in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA. He will find success as a jazz guitarist, composer, arranger, producer and educator, under the name Ken Hatfield
The Lou Donaldson Quartet/Quintet/Sextet, with Horace Silver
on piano, record Sweet Juice, Down Home, The Best Things In Life Are Free and If I Love Again, for Blue Note
Records in WOR Studios, New York City, USA.
and Jaye P. Morgan
record Fan It
and That's My Weakness Now, at RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And His Orchestra play at The Albany Armory, Albany, New York State, USA.
magazine reports that Jo Stafford
is achieving her biggest record sales ever. Her recent version of Jambalaya has sold over 588,000 copies, You Belong To Me has topped over 650,000, and Keep It A Secret has passed the 250,000 sales mark, giving a total of 1,488,000 discs sold in a five month period.
Singing cowboy Gene Autry
plays at The Fairgrounds Coliseum, Hope, Arkansas, USA.
Xavier Quijas Yxayotl
is born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, North America. He will pursue a career as a performer and recording artist in Native American-influenced music.
, Jeri Southern and Jane Dulo open at The Black Orchid, Chicago, Illinois, USA.