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Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
Prince's Orchestra records The Toy Shop Symphony and Christmas Morning With The Kiddies for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
James Edward Pryor is born in Lambert, Mississippi, USA. He will find fame as blues vocalist/harmonica player Snooky Pryor.
Jalousie by Jacob Gade is the first piece of music published by Gade And Warny-Musikforlag of Copenhagen, Denmark, in an arrangement for piano and orchestra. The song will become a standard recorded by hundreds of artists, under the name Jealousy. Dizzy Gillespie, Xavier Gugat and Harry James are among the jazz artists who will cover the song.
Alberta Hunter records Don't Forget To Mess Around and Heebie Jeebies, for Okeh Records in New York City, USA.
Ray Noble And His Orchestra, with The Merriel Abbott Dude Ranch Revue, plays at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Louis Jordan plays the second night of a week at the Flame Show Bar in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Female rock'n'roller Alis Lesley plays the first night of a week at Chez Emile, Quebec, Montreal, Canada.
Clyde McPhatter plays the second night of a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Hawks record What A Party in New York City, USA, for Roulette Records. The Hawks include Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko and Levon Helm, who will go on to form The Band.
Curtis Lee releases a new single, Under The Moon Of Love, on Dunes Records in the USA.
Jim Reeves And His Blue Boys play at The Gardens, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The Four Seasons ascend to No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Sherry, and will hold the top slot for five weeks.
The Beatles play at The Memorial Hall, Northwich, UK.
Billy Fury, The Tornados, Freddie And The Dreamers, Tommy Bruce, Mike Preston, Dickie Pride, Mike And Tony Nevitt and The Barron Knights play in a Sunday residency slot at The Britannia Theatre, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe.
James Brown records Mona Lisa, for his album Out Of Sight, in the USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in The Municipal Auditorium, Lubbock, Texas, USA.
Peter And Gordon register copyright on three songs (Don't Pity Me, Hurtin' Is Loving, and I Told You So) which will appear on forthcoming singles.
Wayne Fontana denies rumours that he and his group The Mindbenders are splitting up.
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Dizzy Gillespie And His Quintet play during a season in The Penthouse at The Playboy Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with singer Millicent Brown and Johnny Janis.
Manfred Mann play on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Trini Lopez is playing during three weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Move fly from London, UK, to America to begin a tour.
John Lennon, Yoko Ono and The Plastic Ono Band, release the album Some Time In New York City, in the UK. On the same day, Free abandon their current UK tour because guitarist Paul Kossoff has fallen ill.
Motorhead complete the recording of their fourth album, Ace Of Spades, for Bronze Records, at Jackson's Studios, Rickmansworth, UK. It will become recognized as one of the most influential albums in the development of thrash metal.
U2 play another gig in their weekly residency at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen play at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz play at The Odeon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Barry Melton, John Cipollina, Peter Albin, Spencer Dryden and Will Scarlett play at Ruthie's Inn, Berkeley, California, USA.
On the Couldn't Stand The Weather Tour, Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble play at Freedom Village, Greenville, Mississippi, USA, supported by Bo Diddley and The Robert Cray Band. This concert is part of the Delta Blues Festival.
Big River, based on the Mark Twain novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, is playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1005 performances. Featuring music written by country-pop singer-songwriter Roger Miller, the play wins seven Tony awards, including Best Score.
Jazz drummer Max Roach records Self-Portrait and Drums Unlimited at Rev'O Jazz, Paris, France, Europe. The tracks will be released on the 1992 album To The Max!
Madonna comes to the end of her Drowned World Tour with a show at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. This show was originally scheduled for September 11, but was postponed because of the World Trade Center terrorist attack.
Miranda Lambert, a former contestant on the reality tv show Nashville Star, is signed to Epic Records in the USA.
Foo Fighters and Weezer play at The Smirnoff Music Centre, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Mary J. Blige releases a new single, Be Without You on Geffen Records in the USA.
The Lemonheads perform their classic album It's A Shame About Ray at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
On her I Am tour, Beyonce plays the first of two nights at The Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania.
The Vaselines play at The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at The Wachovia Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
British rapper Nick Brewer releases his debut EP, Flat 10, in the UK.
Interpol play at The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
This Will Destroy You release the album Another Language on Suicide Squeeze Records in the UK.
On their Going To Hell tour, The Pretty Reckless play at The Masquerade, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Bonnevilles play at The Castle Hotel, Manchester, England, UK.
On his 'final' tour, entitled Farewell Yellow Brick Road, Elton John plays at the Keybank Center, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indanapolis, Indiana, USA, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
Modern Don Juan, The Rubilators, The Drakes, The LeRoi Brothers and Two Hoots And A Holler play in a benefit show for Kelli Archer of Roadhouse Rags, at The Continental Club, 1315 South Congress Avenue, in Austin, Texas, USA. Proceeds go to securing cancer treatment for Archer.