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the year 1962
Bob Dylan sings Blowin' In The Wind at the Monday night Hoot at Gerdes Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. (1962)
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the year 2012
Oberhofer release their debut album Time Capsule II on Glassnote Records worldwide except for the USA. (2012)
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G u i t a r
UK folk guitar hero Bert Jansch releases his eponymous debut album in the UK on Transatlantic Records. (1965)
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C h i c a g o
Front 242 play a DJ set at Cabaret Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2011)
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T h e   B l u e s
John Wesley Funchess is born in Lake, Mississippi, USA. He will find success as electric blues slide guitarist Johnny Littlejohn. (1931)
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the 1950s
Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett enters the UK popular singles chart at No10. It will peak at No1 during a run of seventeen weeks on the chart. (1955)
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Michael Jackson
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the eighth of fifteen nights at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. (1974)
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Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan is in the Power Station, New York City, working on tracks for his album Infidels. Mark Knopfler is acting as co-producer. Knopfler also plays guitar on the album, along with former Rolling Stones' axeman Mick Taylor. On this day, Dylan works on the songs Someone's Got A Hold Of My Heart, Dark Groove and others. (1983)
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J a z z
In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, jazz singer Harry Connick Jr marries model and video director Jill Goodacre. (1994)
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the year 2011
Neil Young is spotted shopping for vinyl on Record Store Day at Plan 9 Records in Richmond, Virginia, USA. (2011)
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the year 1960
Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran play the last night of a brief season at The Hippodrome, Bristol, UK. (1960)
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the year 1961
Brook Benton plays the twenty-fourth night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (1961)
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San Francisco
Blues pianist and vocalist Mercy Dee Walton records One Room Country Shack, Mad Blues, Call The Asylum and other tracks in Sierra Sound Laboratories, Berkeley, California, USA, for Arhoolie Records. (1961)
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The Beatles play at The Granada, Manchester, UK. (1963)
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