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the year 1962
Paul Anka plays the second of seven nights at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA. (1962)
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the year 2012
Jack White releases a new album, Blunderbuss, in the USA. (2012)
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G u i t a r
Blues guitarist and songwriter Noah Wotherspoon plays at The Blue Wisp Jazz Club, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. (2013)
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C h i c a g o
The Olympics, Aretha Franklin, The Capris, Johnny Hartman and The Dells play the fourth of seven nights at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA (1961)
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T h e   B l u e s
Connie McLean's Rhythm Boys record Sissy Man Blues for Decca Records in New York City, USA. (1936)
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the 1950s
John Lee Hooker records Walkin' The Boogie, Sugar Mama, I Don ́t Want Your Money, Hey, Baby, The Journey [aka Sentimental Journey], Bluebird, Love Blues, Apologize, Lonely Boy Boogie [aka New Boogie], Please Don ́t Go [aka Baby Please Don't Go], Worried Life Blues and Down At The Landing for Chess Records in Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1952)
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Michael Jackson
The Cleveland Orchestra sues Michael Jackson for $7m after learning that the singer has used part of their recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on his hit album Dangerous. (1992)
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Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan plays at Pepsi On Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil, South America. (2012)
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J a z z
Music student Bill Evans performs pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and Kabalevsky for his Senior Recital at Southeastern Louisiana College, Hammond, Louisiana, USA. He will, in due course, make his mark on the world as one of the finest jazz pianists of the late 20th century. (1950)
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the year 2011
Blackfield play at Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe. (2011)
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the year 1960
Ray Charles plays the sixth of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Marv Johnson and Betty Carter. (1960)
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the year 1961
Comedy singing duo The Smothers Brothers continue with a three week engagement at The Crystal Palace, Gaslight Square, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Second on the bill is teenage singer Barbra Streisand . (1961)
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San Francisco
The Grateful Dead play the first of two nights at Mammoth Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA, supported by John Hammond. (1970)
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The Beatles second album, With The Beatles, is released in Spain on Odeon Records. (1964)
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