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The Ray Noble
Orchestra with The Merriel Abbott Dude Ranch Revue plays in The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Big Bill Broonzy
records Double Trouble, Going Back To My Plow, Wee Wee Hours and other tracks for OKeh Records
in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Washboard Sam plays washboard on these cuts, and Memphis Slim
Davie Jones And The King Bees, including David Bowie
, play at the Caf
The Beach Boys
play at The State Fairgrounds, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
The Beach Boys
play at Lagoon Park, Farmington, Utah, USA.
play at The East End Theatre, New York City, USA.
records I'm A People, Old Brush Arbors, Ship Of Love and We're Watching Our Step in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. backing vocals on this session are provided by The Jordanaires
play the third of six nights at The Café Au Go Go, Greenwich Village
, New York City, USA. The band includes Todd Rundgren
who will go on to pursue a successful solo career.
's Blizzard Of Ozz play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
release a new single, New Year's Day, in the UK.
release their eighth album, Eliminator
on Warner Bros. Records in the USA.
On her Fun
tour, Cyndi Lauper
plays at The Metro, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
releases a new single, Jokerman/Isis in the USA and Italy.
play at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Politically-oriented Australian folk band Redgum
play at The Cricketers, The Oval, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Housemartins play a benefit gig for the women of Greenham Common at The Bull And Gate, Kentish Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
begin recording their debut LP, 39/Smooth
, at The Art Of Ears Studios, San Francisco, California, USA.
Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist John Campbell
dies of heart disease, aged 41, in New York City, USA.
plays at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
I Am Kloot
play at The Roadhouse, Manchester, England, UK.
plays the second of five sold out nights at Brixton Academy, London, UK.
becomes the first person to play a round at his newly re-opened Mirimichi golf course near Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He has spent $16m renovating the course to make it more eco-friendly.
plays in Magness Arena, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Mike And The Mechanics play at the New Theatre, Oxford, England, UK, Europe. The group has recently added Andrew Roachford
as a featured vocalist.
During an appearance on TMZ Live, Kanye West
describes slavery as a choice
, saying, "When you hear about slavery for 400 years ... for 400 years?! That sounds like a choice." The remark sets off a huge media backlash, but there are also claims that his remark was distorted by being taken out of context.