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And His Band play at The Crown Propellor, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with singer Donna Hightower, The Revel Aires, 'Father' Howard, and Eddie Penigar, billed as 'Hot And Torrid at the Piano'.
Popular singer Jo Stafford
marries bandleader/arranger/composer Paul Weston
at St Gregory's Catholic Church in Los Angeles, California, USA. The service is conducted by Father Joe Kearney, a former guitarist with the Bob Crosby
band who left the music business, trained as a priest and served as head of the Catholic Labor Institute.
Tonight's edition of The Gene Autry
Show, starring singing cowboy Gene Autry
, is Six Gun Romeo, broadcast on tv in the USA.
And His Range Riders record Juke Joint Mama, Triflin' On Me, I Love You So Much and I Had A Dream for Trumpet Records at the studio of WFOR Radio in Hattiesburg, Mississipi, USA.
is fired from his job at Lowe's State Theater, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, for punching another staff member who had told the manager that Elvis was getting free candy from the girl at the concession stand.
The Johnny Long
Orchestra begins a series of week-end college dates in the USA.
is playing at The Seville Theater, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The songs Heavenly Cannonball and My Gal, written by Dorinda Morgan
, are published by Guild Music in the USA.
Dance band leader DeBroy Somers
dies, aged 62, of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. George's Hospital, Knightsbridge, London, UK.
The musical comedy Six On A Honeymoon is playing at The Blackhawk, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And His City Slickers, Liberace
and Freddie Morgan are the musical guests on the NBC tv show Four Star Revue in the USA.
appears on the cover of Pathfinder magazine in the USA.
is the guest artist on the Bing Crosby
Cheserfield Radio Show in the USA. Songs performed include Over The Rainbow, Walkin' My Baby Back Home, You Made Me Love You, You're Just In Love, Hello Ma Baby, In My Merry Oldsmobile.
And His Rainbow Ranch Boys play at The Municipal Auditorium, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, with Webb Pierce
And His Soputhern Valley Boys
plays during a two-week engagement at The Empire Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Guys And Dolls
is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And His Jazz Band play in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ivory Joe Hunter
is playing during a week at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
's Tympany Five plays during two weeks of shows at The Tiffany Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
, as a guitarist with Kiss.
Vincent Cusano is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. He will achieve his greatest success under the name
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.
with an Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Nelson Riddle
and Dick Stabile, records Pale Moon, I Went To Your Wedding, Rainbow At Midnight and When It's Harvest Time Sweet Angeline, in Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Vaughn Monroe
Orchestra plays during a month-long engagement at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
and new wife Billie Jean Jones repeat their
wedding vows twice for the paying public at shows Williams is
performing at the Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana.
's 25th anniversary in the music business is celebrated in a week of shows at The Paramount Theater, New York City, USA, which also features The Ravens.
play at Pep's Musical Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On US tv show Toast Of The Town (aka The Ed Sullivan
Show), Frankie Laine
sings Jezebel, High Noon and On The Sunny Side Of The Street; singer and pianist Alec Templeton performs The Grandfather Clock, Aria from Samson
And Delilah and Give Me The Name, Age, Height and S i z e; and French 9-man vocal group Les Compagnons De La Chanson perform The Three Bells.
Singing impressionist Sonny Howard is appearing at The Boulevard Room, Hotel Jefferson, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with The Les Elgart Orchestra.
Billy Gray, Patti Moore and Ben Lessy
with The Larry Greene Trio and The Taylor Maids, are playing at Billy Gray's Bandbox, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
releases a new single, Too Many Women / Wise To You Baby, on Duke Records in the USA.
is born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He will become the bassist for Humble Pie
when they reform in 1980, and will play on their albums On To Victory and Go For The Throat.
Frankie Masters And His Orchestra are playing at the opening of the Ice Show, Skating Piper, in the Boulevard Room of the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Once popular left-wing political singer-songwriter Gaston Montehus
dies, all but forgotten, in Paris, France, Europe. He was the writer of such notable songs as Gloire au 17ème and La Butte Rouge.
fails to show up for a gig at The Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, West Virginia, USA.