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Apr 24
1960

The soundtrack album for the smash hit Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie, is recorded at Columbia Records' 30th Street Studio, New York City, USA. Dick Van Dyke and Dick Gautier are the principal vocalists, and the best-known songs from the show are Put On A Happy Face, One Last Kiss and A Lot Of Livin' To Do. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

Brook Benton, Dinah Washington and Dion And The Belmonts play the last of ten nights at The Paramount Theatre, Brooklyn, New York City, USA. (1960)

Apr 24
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)

Apr 24
1960

Gerry Mulligan's Concert Jazz Band plays in the Africa House benefit concert at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

Gene McDaniels plays the third night of a four week season at Ye Little Club, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

Popular jazz band The Salty Dogs play at Butterfield Firehouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

The Skyliners play the last of three nights at Spatz's Show Lounge, Hamilton, Ohio, USA. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

Acker Bilk And His Paramount Jazz Band play at St George's Hall, Bradford, UK. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

Emile Ford plays at the Royal Aquarium Theatre, Great Yarmouth, UK. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

The Swinging Blue Genes, later to find fame as The Swinging Blue Jeans, play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

Paula Yates, music journalist and tv presenter pops into existence in Colwyn Bay, Wales. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

For the second of two nights, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, later to find fame with The Beatles, perform an acoustic set at the Fox and Hounds, Caversham, UK, under the name The Nerk Twins. (1960)

Apr 24
1960

Cliff Richard And The Shadows, Kathy Kirby, Jerry Lordan, Peter Elliott and The Four Jones Boys begin a UK tour at The Gaumont, Worcester. (1960)