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While in London, UK, on a week-long trip seeking a recording deal for The Beatles
, their manager Brian Epstein
transacts several other deals, including instrument sponsorships with Vox and Ludwig.
buys clothes at the fashionable Lansky's
men's store, 126 Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Hard bop jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan copyrights his composition, Tellin' The Truth
, in the USA but it will not be recorded.
, His Orchestra and The Raelets play at The Southern Methodist University Coliseum, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Gospel Redeemers record Walk With The Saviour, I'll Be So Glad and other tracks for Savoy Records
in the USA.
Folk music's elder statesman Pete Seeger
is acquitted, on appeal, of the guilty verdict for contempt of Congress found against him in April 1961. The guilty verdict was in relation to Seeger's testimony to the Committee on Un-American Activities of the House of Representatives in Washington DC, USA - popularly known as the McCarthyite Communist Witch Hunt.
Doo-wop/r'n'b band The Del-Rios
Just Across The Street and There's A Love for Stax
. The group includes William
. The recording location is unconfirmed but probably
Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
plays the eighth night of two weeks at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
records Hole In The Wall, You'll Never Walk Alone, Eliger Rock, Jericho and If You Can't Take It, You Can't Make It at Conway Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
records A House In New Orleans [aka House Of The Rising Sun], Alexander's Ragtime Band and Goodnight Irene at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee
, with The Jimmie Haskell
Orchestra, records Shenandoah and Scarlet Ribbons in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
UK teen idol Billy Fury
becomes a registered member of the UK Songwriters' Guild.
gives birth to a daughter, Lisa Celeste. Lisa's father, Andy Stroud, a New York City police department detective, had married Nina in December '61.
appears in the Disneyland tv special Cavalcade Of Song, in the USA.
R'n'b vocal group The Flamingos
play the fourth of thirteen nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Michel Legrand
Big Band records the Richard Rodgers
melodies It Might As Well Be Spring, There's A Small Hotel, Bali Hai and Falling In Love With Love for Philips Records
in New York City, USA. The tracks will appear on the LP The Michel Legrand Big Band Plays Richard Rodgers.