Ruth Brown was born.
Woody Guthrie releases 'The Science of Sound.'
Marty Balin was born.
Ivory Joe Hunter hits #1 on the R&B chart with the Pacific release of "Pretty Mama Blues."
Roy Brown hits #6 on the R&B chart with "Cadillac Baby".
Ramblin' Jack Elliot records for the first time.
"Will you Love Me Tomorrow" by the Shirelles hits #1.
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters hits #3 on the R&B chart and #23 on the pop chart with "Hoochie Coochie Coo" and #3 on the R&B chart and #26 on the pop chart with "The Switch-A-Roo".
Goffin & King's "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow," recorded by the Shirelles, reaches #1 after being released on Scepter Records.
Leiber & Stoller overhear Ellie Greenwich singing in the next room at the Brill Building and offer her a job as a staff writer, she is soon joined by her future husband and songwriting partner, Jeff Barry.
Marvin Gaye hits #6 with "How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You".
"Give Him a Great Big Kiss" by the Shangri-Las charts at #18.
'White Light/White Heat,' the second Velvet Underground album, is released.
The Beatles make their last performance as a group on the roof of the Apple building during the filming of 'Let It Be'.
Stephen Stills hits #14 with "Love the One You're With."
Runt (Todd Rundgren) hits #20 with "We Gotta Get You a Woman."
Brian Eno joins Roxy Music.
Led Zeppelin hits #15 with "Immigrant Song".
Kiss plays its first live show in Queens, New York.
"Rock the Boat" by Hues Corporation released, widely identified as the first real disco record.
Genesis hits #41 in the US with 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway'.
Pioneering piano stylist Professor Longhair dies in New Orleans at age 62.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra hits #10 with "Hooked on Classics".
Haircut 100 hits #3 in the UK with "Love Plus One".
Africa (Toto) was a hit.
Stryper hits #23 with "Honestly".