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It is reported that Sting has been forced to apply for a Certificate of Lawfulness for a piggery at his home, Lake House, Great Durnford, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, because planning officials have learned that it was "not constructed with the original design approved by the council".
Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction meets with British Prime Minister Tony Blair at 10 Downing Street, London, UK, to discuss global warming.
Guitarist Frank Evans, best-known for his work with Tubby Hayes, dies aged 76 in Bristol, UK.
At the BRIT Awards in London, England, UK, James Morrison is chosen as Best British Male Solo Artist, with Amy Winehouse as British Female Solo Artist and the Arctic Monkeys British Group.
On his 20/20 Experience World Tour, Justin Timberlake plays the second of two nights at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Folk singer, guitarist and recording artist Mark Spoelstra dies from complications of pancreatic cancer at his home in Pioneer, California, USA.
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Jethro Tull play at the City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Kings Of Leon play at the O asis Leisure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
Popular actress, singer and spokeswoman for the arts Kitty Carlisle dies aged 96, in Manhattan, New York State, USA, from congestive heart failure resulting from a prolonged bout of pneumonia.
Blues and jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter Big Joe Duskin dies aged 86 in Avondale, Ohio, USA. Suffering from diabetes, his death spared him the indignity of having both legs amputated.
Jazz vocalist Dakota Staton dies at the Isabella Nursing Home in New York City.
The town of Parma, Italy, Europe, names streets after Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.
Former 60s pop idol Wayne Fontana arrives at the Crown Court, Derby, England, UK, Europe, dressed as Liberty, The Lady Of Justice, to face charges of having set light to a debt collector's car while the man was inside. Judge Andrew Hamilton sentences him to jail, declaring, "He has come dressed as a fool and he wants to act like a fool. I hope they give him a prison uniform at Nottingham Prison to keep him warm."
A collection of almost 2,000 Michael Jackson-related items dating from the mid-1960s to the early '90s, goes up for auction in the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Items up for grabs include including Michael's sunglasses, microphone, the gold award for Thriller and his fedora from the Bad video. Also on offer are handwritten lyrics for The Jackson Five hit ABC, Randy Jackson's futuristic 1984 stage boots, Janet Jackson's ballet shoes and a Mae West costume she wore when she first performed with The Jackson Five.
The 2007 Isle Of Wight Festival, a three-day event, begins at Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle Of Wight, UK.
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The Fiddlers Various 2007 event takes place at Littlebourne Thatched Barn, near Canterbury, England, UK, with performers including Tommy Peoples
iTunes begins featuring Love Song by Sara Bareilles as the free tune of the week.
Icelandic all-female musical quartet Amiina release their debut album, Kurr, in the UK on Republic Of Music Records.
Barbra Streisand plays at The Waldbuhne, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Much-loved, larger than life British jazz musician George Melly dies, aged 80.
Steven Rappaport of 1963 one-hit-wonder band The Ran-Dells dies of a heart attack in Maui, Hawaii, USA. The band's solitary hit single, Martian Hop, remains a novelty pop classic.
The Trowbridge Village Pump Festival begins in Trowbridge, Witlshire, England, UK, Europe, with acts over the next four days including The Levellers, Joe Brown, Eric Bibb, Seth Lakeman, The Be Good Tanyas and Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick.
Reggae singer Jah Cure is released from jail after serving seven years on charges of rape and robbery.
After ten weeks, Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z is finally knocked from the top of the UK singles chart by Timbaland's The Way I Are.
The Black Keys are recording their fifth album, Attack And Release, at Suma Recording Studio, Painesville, Ohio, USA.
Marilyn Manson and Slayer play at The Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, USA.
Waking The Witch play at the Picnic In The Park, Hillworth Park, Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
A 'carbon neutral' CD edition of Bob Dylan's classic 1966 album Blonde On Blonde is released in the UK.
The Chicago Jazz Festival 2007, a six-day event, begins in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Arists appearing over the course of the event include Cecil McBee, Victor Lewis, Keefe Jackson's Fast Citizens, The Astral Project, and Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra.
The Police and Friction Plane play the second of two nights at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England, UK.
Just days after Universal Music buys the Sanctuary Music Group for $90m, it is announced that Universal is to close Sanctuary's UK record labels, but will continue to exploit its other assets including live agency Helter Skelter and merchandising giant Bravado.
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Gil Scott-Heron plays at SOB's, New York City, USA.
Brad Paisley, Jack Ingram, Kellie Pickler and Taylor Swift play a sold-out show at The Blossom Music Centre, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA.
George Malone, second tenor of 1950s r'n'b hitmakers The Monotones, dies of a stroke in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
When troubled rock star Pete Doherty, of Libertines and Babyshambles fame, plays an unannounced gig at The Sun Inn, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, it is learned that he has bought a house in the town.
Pete's PA, a reality tv series in which contestants compete to become the personal assistant of Pete Burns of Liverpool band Dead Or Alive, begins on Living TV in the UK.
Gil Scott-Heron is arrested on charges of felony possession of cocaine, in New York City, USA.
Noah And The Whale play at Thekla, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Wiltshire-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor releases the album Unknown Soldier.
Tori Amos plays at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Brother John Kattke plays at Redfish, Chicago, illinois, USA.
Kanye West plays at The O2 Arena, Greenwich, London, England, UK.
John Fogerty, former leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival plays at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The soundtrack album from the BBC tv series Long Way Down is released. The show starred Ewan MacGregor and Charley Boorman, and most of the music was recorded at Real World Studios, Box.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Australia, Oceania. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
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