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the year 1962
John Lewis and others record A Milanese Story Parts 1 to 6, for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA. (1962)
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the year 2012
Incubus play at Namba Hatch, Osaka, Japan. (2012)
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G u i t a r
The Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood and Shingai Shoniwa of The Noisettes are among the guests at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards in London, UK. (2011)
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C h i c a g o
House music dj and producer Farley Jackmaster Funk is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1962)
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T h e   B l u e s
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion play at Hi-Tone, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. (2013)
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the 1950s
Country music singing stars Porter Wagoner and Marty Robbins play at Ralph Hicks' Jubilee Ballroom, Baldwin Park, California, USA. (1958)
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Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court in which he has been accused of molesting a thirteen year old boy. Jackson settles the lawsuit by paying $23m to the family of the boy he was accused of abusing. The Los Angeles and Santa Barbara district attorneys do not file child-molestation charges against him. (1994)
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Bob Dylan
During a 23-date US tour, performing mostly religious material, Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at the Orpheum Theatre, Omaha, Nebraska. (1980)
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J a z z
Roger Wolfe Kahn And His Orchestra with Johnny Marvin on vocal record the Rodgers And Hart song A Little Birdie Told Me So, in New York City, USA. (1927)
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the year 2011
Jessie J releases her second single, Price Tag, as a digital download in the USA. (2011)
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the year 1960
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour plays at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Acts on the bill include Freddy Cannon, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Bobby Rydell, Johnny And The Hurricanes, The Isley Brothers, The Crests, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Sammy Turner and Linda Laurie. (1960)
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the year 1961
Paul Anka continues a three week season at Coconut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1961)
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San Francisco
Having just arrived from Texas, Janis Joplin plays her first San Francisco gig at the Coffee Gallery, North Beach, where she passes the hat to raise some cash. (1963)
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Ringo Starr of The Beatles and Cilla Black attend a party in Hampstead, London, thrown by Melody Maker journalist Bob Dawbarn, where they try out a new dance, The Skip. (1965)
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