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Blind blues guitar virtuoso Jeff Healey plays at the gala opening of Jeff Healey's Roadhouse in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Pookie Hudson, lead tenor singer and songwriter for 1950s doo wop group The Spaniels, remembered for the hit Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite, dies aged 72 of complications from cancer of the thymus at his home in Capitol Heights, Maryland.
The album Taylor Swift by Taylor Swift is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Watching You by Rodney Atkins reaches No1 in the Billboard Country Singles Chart in the USA.
The Levon Helm Band plays one its regular Midnight Ramble Sessions Vol 3, in Helm's barn in Woodstock, New York State, USA.
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.
Jay Kay, leader of Jamiroquai, tells UK tabloid newspaper the Daily Mirror that he is retiring from music. The revelation comes during a live performance at 35,000 feet in a Boeing 747 in an attempt to set a new Guinness world record for the highest concert ever.
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Eric Clapton plays at The Ipayone Center, San Diego, California, USA, with special guest J.J. Cale. This concert will be released in 2016 as the LP Live In San Diego.
Jazz pianist Tupper Saussy, who wrote songs for Perry Como, Brenda Lee, Mama Cass and many others, dies of a heart attack in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 70.
London garage/grime collective Roll Deep release their second album, Rules And Regulations, in the UK on Roll Deep Records.
Eric Clapton plays at The Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
1950s hitmaker and fierce anti-gay campaigner Anita Bryant, returns to her high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, to perform in the school's annual musical revue.
Amelle Berrabah of The Sugababes is arrested after a fight with another young woman at the Bar Med in Guildford, Surrey, UK.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays the first of two nights at Earl's Court, London, UK.
Simon Webbe play at The Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Fiddlers Various 2007 event takes place at Littlebourne Thatched Barn, near Canterbury, England, UK, with performers including Tommy Peoples
Prince announces a further six nights at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK, Europe, thus extending his planned 15 nights of concerts to 21. The first 15 shows had sold out in a matter of hours. This run of shows will eclipse all previous arena attendance records.
It is announced that Michael Eavis, founder and organiser of the Glastonbury Festival, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Honours List. The singer Joe Cocker receives an OBE.
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The Ejekt Festival at The Olympic Training Ground, Athens, Greece, Europe, starring The Beastie Boys and Madness, has to be abandoned because of violent anarchist riots. Rick Smith from British electronic outfit Underworld is hospitalized after reportedly being hit with a brick.
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Canada Post (the Canadian Post Office) issues limited edition postage stamps bearing the images of Anne Murray, Paul Anka, Gordon Lightfoot and Joni Mitchell.
The four-day long Kavarna Rock Festival comes to an end at Kaliakra Stadium, Kavarna, Bulgaria. Headline act on this day is John Lawton.
In the wake of heavy rains, thousands of fans are turned away from The T In The Park music festival at Balado near Kinross, Scotland. Fans are critical of the event's organisers and water-logged car parks are closed because of fears that vehicles would become bogged down in the mud.
Midge Ure plays an outdoor acoustic show as headliner of the West Wiltshire Show in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, UK.
Prince begins a record-breaking run of 21 dates at The O2, London, England, UK, Europe.
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String Cheese Incident play the third of four nights at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
A 'carbon neutral' CD edition of Bob Dylan's classic 1966 album Blonde On Blonde is released in the UK.
A 'carbon neutral' CD edition of Bob Dylan's classic 1966 album Blonde On Blonde is released in the UK.
The Sugarhill Festival comes to an end at Liddington Warren Farm, Liddington, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. Acts appearing over the two days of the event included The Nashville Teens, Dr & The Medics, The New English Beat, Neville Staples [formerly of The Specials] and others.
Jazz-rock keyboard virtuoso Joe Zawinul of Weather Report dies in Vienna, Austria, aged 75, of Merkel Cell Carcinoma, a rare form of skin cancer.
Wolf Parade, Holy Fuck and Lemonade play at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Luis Miguel plays the first of three sold-out nights at The Colosseum at Ceasar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
A bronze statue of beloved British comedy-singer George Formby is unveiled in the Grand Arcade shopping centre in his birthtown of Wigan, Lancashire, UK.
Snow Patrol play at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia, supported by Silversun Pickups and Iain Archer.
Sinead O'Connor plays at Symphony Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mandy Moore plays at Park West, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
All-girl band Care Bears On Fire release their debut LP, I Stole Your Animal, in the USA.
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony play at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ted Nugent appears, in animated form, in this day's episode of The Simpsons, entitled I Don't Wanna Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.
Chester Bennington, vocalist of Linkin Park, breaks his wrist in a fall from the stage of Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania. Despite the injury, he continues to perform the entire show, before heading to the emergency room, where he receives five stitches.
Linda Stein, former manager of The Ramones, is found murdered - battered to death - on the floor of her Fifth Avenue, New York City, USA, penthouse. Her personal assistant Natavia Lowery is arrested and charged with the murder.
It is reported that Roseanne Cash is to undergo brain surgery in New York City, USA, for a 'rare but benign condition', which is later revealed to be a Chiari Malformation.
The Waterboys play at Park West, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Brother John Kattke plays at Redfish, Chicago, illinois, USA.
Former 60s pop star Wayne Fontana is given an eleven months sentence at Nottingham Crown Court, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe, on charges of having set fire to a bailiff's car in a row over an unpaid congestion charge. Doctors had previously diagnosed Fontana as suffering from a paranoid illness and depression but now believe he is no longer a danger to himself or others. On an earlier court appearance, Fontana had appeared dressed as Liberty, The Lady Of Justice.
Arctic Monkeys begin their winter tour at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in the UK. 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.
Amy Winehouse's second album, Back to Black, is named as the biggest-selling album of the year in the UK.
Mustard Plug play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.