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Gid Tanner And His Skillet Lickers, with Riley Puckett And Clayton McMichen, record Nigger In The Woodpile, Leather Breeches, New Arkansas Traveller, Sugar In The Gourd and other tracks for Columbia Records in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Gene Vincent begins a recording session at Owen Bradley's Nashville, Tennessee, USA, studio, at which he records Be-Bop-A-Lula, Race With The Devil, I Sure Miss You and Woman Love.
Gene Vincent And The Blue Caps play the second night of a week at the Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Little Richard, Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent And his Blue Caps play the last of three nights in Melbourne, Australia.
Gene Vincent releases a new single, Over The Rainbow, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Gene Vincent releases a new single, Wildcat, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Gene Vincent, supported by Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, plays at the Granada, Kettering, UK.
Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent are rehearsing for the start of their UK tour.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play the fourth of six nights at The Empire, Glasgow, Scotland.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play the third of six nights at The Empire, Leeds, UK.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play the last of six nights at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the second of six nights at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, England, UK, Europe
Gene Vincent plays at The Corn Exchange, Bedford, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Gaumont, Rochester, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at the 7th Radio Luxembourg Special Concert in London, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays the fifth of six nights at The Hippodrome, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at the USAF Base, Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays in Inverness, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Ice Rink, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
A new UK pop idol, Shane Fenton, is launched with a press reception at the Centre of Sound, Archer Street, Piccadilly Circus, London, England, UK, Europe. (Fenton will enjoy a second, even more successful, career under the name Alvin Stardust
Gene Vincent, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Johnny Duncan And The Bluegrass Boys, Jess Conrad and Sounds Incorporated play at The Corn Exchange, Bedford, England, UK, Europe. The show is promoted by Don Arden.
Gene Vincent, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Johnny Duncan And The Bluegrass Boys, Jess Conrad and Sounds Incorporated play at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, England, UK, Europe. The show is promoted by Don Arden.
Gene Vincent pre-records a live session for BBC Radio show Saturday Club, in London, UK.
The Beatles start a seven-week residency at the newly opened Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, during which they will support Little Richard, Ray Charles and Gene Vincent.
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Gene Vincent plays at The Plaza, Birmingham, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Vista Cinema, Westbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Echoes.
Gene Vincent plays at The Plaza, Birmingham, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic, Bradford, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Queen's Ballroom, Blackpool, UK.
Gene Vincent begins a two-week engagement at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Bob Dylan flies from London, UK, to Rome, Italy, where he meets up with folk singer Odetta. During his stay in Italy, he writes two new songs, Girl From The North Country and Boots Of Spanish Leather.
Gene Vincent plays a gig in Metz, France, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Palais Des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays in The Memorial Hall, Northwich, England, UK, Europe
Gene Vincent plays in the Cirque Municipal, Amiens, France, Europe, backed by The Sunlights.
The Shirelles, Duane Eddy, Gene Vincent, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof Raisers play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at St Mary's Hall, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Animals begin their first tour of North America at The Norfolk City Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, with Gene Vincent. During the day, The Animals hold a press conference at The Golden Triangle hotel.
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Gene Vincent plays at Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
In Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Jim Morrison of The Doors is charged with "assault, intimidation and threatening a flight attendant on an interstate flight."
Police are called in when Jim Morrison of The Doors becomes involved in a fight with his friend Tom Baker in The Palms bar, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jim Morrison of The Doors is in Los Angeles, California, USA, where he spends the day playing touch football and walking on the beach with his friend Linda Ashcroft.
Legendary Sunset Boulevard hotel The Chateau Marmont is named a Los Angeles' Historical-Cultural Landmark. Opened in 1929, the hotel became famed for its bohemian celebrity clientele, which included Jim Morrison of The Doors and gonzo writer Hunter S. Thompson. Actor John Belushi died of a drug overdose in Bungalow 3 on March 5, 1982. The Chateau Marmont is the setting for the Grateful Dead's 1987 song West L.A. Fadeaway, and it is also mentioned in both Lana Del Rey's 2012 song Off To The Races, and Father John Misty's song Chateau Lobby No4 (in C for Two Virgins).
On a charity fundraising edition of UK tv quiz show The Weakest Link, Billy Bragg wins over £11,000 for his chosen charity which provides support for victims of torture. Other music biz contestants on the show include Suzi Quatro, Lesley Garrett, Carol Decker of T'Pau, Shola Ama, DJ Spoony and Dave Lee Travis.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club play at The Academy, Bristol, England, UK, with Ty Cobb.
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