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The video for Suspicions by Tim McGraw makes its debut on CMT in the USA.
Trumpeter, bandleader, and composer/arranger, Calvin Owens, who spent many years as musical director with B.B. King's touring bands, dies aged 78 from kidney failure, in Houston, Texas, USA.
Bob Dylan plays the last of three nights at The House Of Blues, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Mike Smith, vocalist and organist of internationally successful 60s band The Dave Clark Five dies of pneumonia, aged 64, in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK.
Cursive play at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Devizes-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor plays at Maryport R'n'B Club, Maryport, Cumbria, UK.
George Strait releases a new LP, Troubadour, on MCA Records.
Devizes-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor plays at the Black Cat at The Riverside, Bradford-on-Avon, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Williams, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Steve Wariner are added to the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, along with jazz musician Kirk Whalum, Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman and Ring Of Fire songwriter Merle Kilgore.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Japan, Asia. 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.
When Sheryl Crow headlines the first night of Sunfest, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, she is joined by Eric Clapton for a performance of the Stevie Wonder classic Superstition.
The Hoax play a re-formed gig at the Chiddingfold Club, Chiddingfold, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
British tabloid newspaper The Sun publishes an article entitled "Suicide of Hannah, the Secret Emo", which reports the death of thirteen-year-old British girl named Hannah Bond, who had hanged herself supposedly because of her involvement with a "self-harming 'emo' cult", which the newspaper directly associates with My Chemical Romance.
Bill Frisell releases his 20th LP, History, Mystery, on Elektra Nonesuch Records in the USA.
MGMT play at Digital, Brighton, UK, supported by Florence And The Machine.
Singer-songwriter, instrument-maker and recording artist Laura Allan dies of cancer in the USA.
When Richard Hawley plays at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, he is joined by special guests Tony Christie, Jarvis Cocker and his mother Lyn.
Bob Dylan plays at the Arena Fyn, Odense, Denmark, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays at Saku Suurhall (Saku Arena), Tallinn, Estonia.
Blues-oriented singer-songwriter Jon Amor plays at the Thunder Bay Blues Festival, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
Singer Steven Page of Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies is arrested in Fayetteville, New York, on drugs charges relating to cocaine.
Jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin dies aged 80 of a heart attack in Mauprevoir, near Availles-Limouzine, France, Europe.
Noah And The Whale re-release their debut single 5 Years Time on Mercury/Vertigo Records in the UK. It did not chart on first release in 2007, but the re-issue will peak at No7.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Kuwait, Asia. 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.
Bob Dylan plays at the MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA.
The Guardian reports that Pete Doherty's band Babyshambles has been banned from headlining the Moonfest Festival in Westbury, because police are concerned that he might "gee up" the crowd into a dangerous frenzy.
Duffy releases Mercy, the second single from her album Rockferry, as a CD in Japan.
Swiss jazz pianist Geo Voumard dies aged 87 in Switzerland, Europe. In 1956, Voumard won the first Eurovision Song Contest with his song Refrain, and in 1967 he was a co-founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival.
Bob Dylan plays at Concerts On The Green, San Diego, California.
Leon Redbone plays at Shank Hall, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
My Bloody Valentine play at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Seasick Steve plays at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK.
Devo, The Black Keys and Chrissie Hynde play in a special benefit concert at The Akron Civic Theater, Akron, Ohio, USA, for presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Bob Dylan plays at the GM Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, featuring Rick Vito, plays at The Mayflower, Southampton, UK.
Martin Taylor and David Grisman play at Yoshi's Jazz Club, Oakland, California, USA.
Twenty-five limited edition boxed sets of seven Bob Dylan Signature Hohner Marine Band Harmonicas plus 100 single Dylan Signature Harmonicas go up for sale online.
Umphreys McGee play at The Warfield, San Francisco, California, USA.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Taiwan, Asia. 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.
Leslie West, guitarist of Mountain, and Corky Laing, drummer of Mountain, are interviewed at The House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA, for the Living Legends Music series.
Bob Dylan plays at Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Bob Dylan plays at the Essar Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.
During the London Jazz Festival, Richard Bona and Danilo Perez play at The Barbican, London, UK.
Tony Christie plays at The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays at Centre Bell, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Lady Gaga releases her debut album, The Fame, on Interscope Records in Germany.
William Beckett plays at the Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A fire in a neighbouring Indian restaurant spreads to music venue The Liquid Room in Edinburgh, Scotland, damaging the property so extensively that it has to shut for at least one year.
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