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Jazz pianist Cecil Taylor And His Allstars record O.P. and I Forgot, in New York City, USA, for Candid Records.
Slim Harpo releases a new single, Rainin' In My Heart, in the USA on Excello Records.
The new No1 single on the Billboard magazine chart in the USA is Will You Love Me Tomorrow by The Shirelles. The song is written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin.
The Beatles play at St. John's Hall, Bootle, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Stan Getz Quartet records Evening In Paris for Verve Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Louis Armstrong plays in the KB Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes play at Orrell Park Ballroom, Orrell Park, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK, Europe.
Bill Bailey's Calypso Band, The Cha Cha Calypso Band and The Druids Jazz Band play at Liverpool Jazz Society in The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Andy Doll Band is playing in Guttenburg, Iowa, USA.
The Mills Brothers open at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley film, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
Country-gospel quartet The Blackwood Brothers play in Springfield, Ohio, USA.
Ray Price And His Cherokee Cowboys and The Green Valley Quartet play on the first night of The New Dominion Barn Dancein The WRVA Theater, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the fourth of ten nights at The Three Rivers Inn, Clay, New York State, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Stand By Me by Ben E. King enters the Billboard R'n'B singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1
Connie Francis plays the fifth night of a week at The Town Casino, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
The Coasters, The Isley Brothers and Betty Carter play the last night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Neil Andrew Howe Fox is born. He will find success as UK tv presenter Dr Fox [Pepsi Chart Show] and as a deejay on Capital FM. He is also known as Foxy and Neil Fox.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers record Invitation, A La Mode and other tracks, for Impulse Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Faron Young records the Willie Nelson composition Things To Remember for Capitol Records at Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with producer Ken Nelson. The players on the track are guitarists Hank Garland, Grady Martin and Harold Bradley; steel guitarist Ben Keith; bassist Bob Moore; drummer Buddy Harman; pianist Marvin Hughes and backing vocalists The Jordanaires.
Connie Francis plays the tenth night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the third night of two weeks at The Town'n'Country, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Maxine Brown performs Funny on popular tv series American Bandstand in W-fil Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gary U.S. Bonds plays the third night of a week at the The Rainbow Room , Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the fifteenth night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Gary U.S. Bonds plays the sixth night of a week at The Rainbow Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Lee Dorsey releases a new single, Ya Ya, on Fury Records in the USA.
Smoky Babe records Cotton Field Blues in Vance, Mississippi, USA.
Kid Howard's La Vida Band records Willie The Weeper, High Society and other tracks for Icon Records in the USA.
[Marie's The Name] His Latest Flame by Elvis Presley enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No4 during a seven-week run.
Frank Sinatra ios featured on the cover of the first edition of a new publication, Show Business Illustrated, in the USA.
Dion, Roy Orbison, Ray Peterson, Freddy Cannon and Tony Orlando play in Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Dean Martin records Pardon, You're Breaking My Heart, Just Say I Love Her and On An Evening In Roma for his Capitol Records album Dino : Italian Love Songs, at Capitol Recording Studios, in the USA.
Brenda Lee releases a new single, Fool No1, on Decca Records in the USA.
The Kai Winding Sextet is playing during an engagement in The Riverboat Room of The Penn-Sheraton Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra come to the end of an engagement at New Fack's Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Boogie woogie pianist Meade Lux Lewis records new versions of Cow Cow Blues, Honky Tonk Train and other tracks in his home in Watts, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pat Boone records Just Out Of Reach, Johnny Will, Deep Are The Roots and other tracks at Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Billy Vaughn leads the session, which also features guitarists Carol Kaye and Tommy Tedesco, bassist Larry Breen, drummer Nick Fatool, percussionist Elmer Schmidt, pianist Frank Scott and harmonica player George Fields.
The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Granada, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
The Beatles play at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Johnny Mathis plays at The Academy Of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The front page headline story on today's edition of UK music paper Melody Maker proclaims the imminent arrival of a Saturday tv series starring jazzman Chris Barber plus guests from the worlds of pop and jazz.
Helen Shapiro, Danny Williams, The Brook Brothers, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor and The Galliards, The Two Tones, The Red Price Combo, Joe Baker and Jack Douglas play at The ABC, Cleethorpes, England, UK, Europe.
Ike Quebec records Just One More Chance for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Cliff Richard's third movie, The Young Ones, has its premiere in the West End of London, England, UK, Europe.
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