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And His Five Pennies play at The Sheridan West, Los Angeles, California, USA.
appear on BBC Radio show Go Man Go at the Playhouse Studio, London, UK.
Gary U.S. Bonds
files a $100,000 suit against Chubby Checker
. The charge is that Checker plagiarised Bonds' hit Quarter to Three and turned it into the song Dancin' Party. The case will be settled out of court.
Joey Cee, just sixteen years old, starts his weekly Canadian Bandstand '63 dances in the Three Star Club Hall, Toronto, Canada. Headlining the first dance is little known singer Gordon Lightfoot
. Cee will go on to become one of Canada's top promoters and Lightfoot will become a major international star.
sign a written agreement with Transglobal Music Co., Inc. which grants Vee-Jay the exclusive right to manufacture and sell phonograph records made from two of The Beatles
' master tapes, Please Please Me and Ask Me Why.
The Rolling Stones
play at The Ricky Tick Club, in The Star And Garter pub, Windsor, UK.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs make the first of seven on-screen appearances in the CBS sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, for which they provided the theme song. On this occasion, they introduce a new song, Pearl Pearl Pearl, addressed to the show's Pearl Bodine.
The Rolling Stones
play at The Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Massively popular UK singing trio The Springfields
announce that they will shortly be going their separate ways. Vocalist Dusty Springfield
will go on to become one of UK's best-loved solo vocalists.
in the USA reports that The Howard Morrison Quartet
has scored a major hit single in New Zealand, Oceania
, with the controversial song The Wild(er) New Zealand Boy, a parody of the folk song The Wild Colonial Boy. The Morrison Quartet song celebrates the achievements of George Wilder
, said to be New Zealand's greatest-ever prison escaper.
Music trade magazine
, a popular singer of folk songs, known as 'The Golden Voice Of Italy', dies aged 61 at his home in Montelupo Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy, Europe.
Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, pop newspaper Merseybeat reveals a new Tricel pleated 'Beatles dress', manufactured exclusively for Littlewoods stores, which has been launched at The Cavern Club