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Jazz guitarist Ike Isaacs
dies in Sydney, Australia. Considered to be among the foremost plectrum guitarists of his era, he is best remembered for his collaborations with Stephane Grappelli.
refuses to accept the American Music Awards' Favorite Artist of the Year honour, insisting that the award should have gone to Hootie And The Blowfish. Brooks does, however, accept two other awards.
and Crosby, Stills And Nash
play in a private event, sponsored by Japan's largest brokerage house, Nomura Securities, at the Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
reaches No1 in the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA with (If You're Not In It For Love) I'm Outta Here!
A Memorial Service 'A Celebration of the Life of Gerry Mulligan
' is held at St. Peter's Church in New York City, USA.
Norwegian psychedelic guitar band Motorpsycho
, their fifth full length studio album.
On their X-Factour tour
, Iron Maiden
play the second of two nights at The Palace, Los Angeles, California, USA. This show marks the end of the North American leg of the tour.
Rob Pilatus of disgraced pop duo Milli Vanilli
is jailed for ninety days in Los Angeles, California, USA, for three violent attacks and parole violation.
The soundtrack album to Spike Lee's latest film, Girl 6, comprising material by Prince
And the New Power Generation, is released in the USA.
Country star Bryan White meets actress Erika Page for the first time during the Sizzlin' Country charity concert for cystic fibrosis in Los Angeles, California, USA. They will begin dating a year later and marry in 2000.
Singing cowgirl Patsy Montana
, who was the first female country performer to have a million-selling single with her signature song I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart, dies aged 87 in San Jacinto, California, USA.
plays at The Tin Angel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
, leader of Jethro Tull
issues a statement from Australia
, announcing that, 'Following a week in a Sydney hospital to stabilise and reduce the deep vein thrombosis in my left leg, I have now had the final round of tests and been given the go ahead to return to the UK later this week, for ongoing treatment.'
At a match between The Texas Rangers and The Milwaukee Brewers in Arlington, Texas, USA, country singer-songwriter Steve Wariner
performs The American National Anthem. The Rangers win the game, 6-2.
play at the UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, supported by The Deftones
's first music publisher Lou Levy
, founder of Leeds Music, dies aged 84 at home in Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor is born in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania
. She will find international success as electro-pop/dreampop singer and songwriter Lorde
A new series, Never Mind The Buzzcocks
, begins on BBC2-tv in the UK. The show takes the form of an irreverent music quiz. Guests on the first episode are Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden
, Richard Fairbrass of Right Said Fred and Mathew Priest of Dodgy.
A cover version of Bob Dylan
's Knockin' On Heaven's Door by Dunblane reaches No1 the UK singles chart. The song has a new verse added by musician Ted Christopher to include mention of the children who died in the Dublane massacre.