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Connie Francis plays at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dick Lucas, who will sing with several bands including internationally acclaimed anarcho-punk pioneers The Subhumans is born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Ray River Sextet play at the Trad Jazz Club, Walcot Common Room, Walcot, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Jerry Lee Lewis releases a new single, What'd I Say, on Sun Records in the USA.
Hit-making organist Dave 'Baby' Cortez plays at The Erie Social Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles play at The Casbah Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, and also at at The Cassanova Club, Liverpool.
Belle Barth is playing at The Roundtable, New York City, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Rory Storm And The Hurricanes, Kingsize Taylor And The Dominoes, Jay Roberts And The Jaywalkers and Bill Bailey's Calypso Band play a Good Friday gig at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Stefan Schneider, bassist of 90s German electronica band To Rococo Rot, is born in Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
Comedy singing duo The Smothers Brothers continue with a three-week engagement at The Crystal Palace, Gaslight Square, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Second on the bill is teenage singer Barbra Streisand.
The Elektrons, with The Bird Electric Organ, play at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Ray Charles plays at The Uline Arena, Washington DC, USA.
When folk musician Pete Seeger plays at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, the show is recorded by producer John Hammond of Columbia Records and will be released as live album entitled Story Songs.
The Flamingos, Jerry Butler, The Miracles, Maxine Brown, The Vibrations, and Shep And The Limelites play thefifth of seven nights at The Uptown Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Royal, Harrogate, England, UK, Europe.
When acoustic blues guitarist Babe Stovall plays at Preservation Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, his performance is recorded, and the track Careless Love will be subsequently be released on the Flyright Records compilation album, Babe Stovall.
Dinah Washington is headlining during a week of shows at The Howard Theater in Washington DC, USA, supported by The Dells.
Connie Francis plays the twelfth night of two weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Having played numerous live dates in the UK, Gene Vincent flies back to the USA to take care of some personal business.
New singles reviewed in today's edition of UK pop weekly newspaper the NME [New Musical Express] include You Can't Sit Down by Bill Doggett, The Story Behind My Tears by Kenny Lynch, and How Many Tears? by Bobby Vee.
Paul Anka plays the fourth night of a week at The Glen Casino, Williamsville, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
I Just Don't Understand by Ann-Margret is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No82.
Ray Charles plays at The Elks Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Cookies.
Gene Vincent plays at Dobbie Hall, Larbert, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Judy Garland is in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to attend the out-of-town-opening of Noel Coward's new musical Sail Away.
Jimmy Reed releases a new single, Bright Lights Big City, on Vee-Jay Records in the USA.
Jazz saxophonist Gigi Gryce And His Band play at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Jazz drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton closes a run at the Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Roy Acuff plays a live concert in Palmyra, New York State, USA.
Bobby Darin And His Orchestra release a new single, Theme From Come September, on London Records in the UK.
Roy Acuff plays a live concert in Stonesboro, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frankie Avalon is playing during a week of shows at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Sid Phillips And His Band and The Quartetto Italiano perform live on the BBC Light Programme radio show Music With A Beat in the UK.
Jim Reeves plays in San Angelo, Texas, USA.
Anita Bryant, with producer Don Law, records Honest John, Step By Step Little By Little, Cold Cold Winter and Free at Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play for a dance at The Lakeside Dining Hall, Oswego, New York State, USA.
Barbara McNair is playing at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Slide Hampton Tentet records The Jazz Twist, Mack The Knife, The Barbarians, Strollin' and Dearly Beloved for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
The Billy Cotton Band Show on the BBC Light Programme Radio service in London, England, UK, features guest performers Kathie Kay and The Bandits.
John Coltrane plays at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The movie Paris Blues, with a soundtrack by Duke Ellington, opens in theatres in Sweden, Europe. The film includes Louis Armstrong in the role of Wild Man Moore.
Ernest Tubb And His Texas Troubadours play in Topeka, Kansas, USA.
A Seeger Family Concert (Pete Seeger and other family members) takes place at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Cowboy Copas and Stringbean play at Mason City, Iowa, USA.
Actor and singer Mickey Rooney appears on the tv show What's My Line in the USA. During the show he mentions that he has started enrolling students in the MRSE (Mickey Rooney School of Entertainment), but this school venture will never come to fruition.
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