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The Applejacks play at The Assembly Rooms, Worthing, UK.
Irish blues band Them, featuring singer Van Morrison, play in Birmingham, UK.
The Spencer Davis Group plays at The Club Noreik, Tottenham, North London, UK.
Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, England, UK. Their drummer, Carl Palmer, will go on to greater fame with Emerson, Lake And Palmer.
The Who, The Merseybeats, The Fortunes, The Graham Bond Organisation, Screaming Lord Sutch And The Savages abd Hamilton And The Hamilton Movement play at The Astoria, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Fortunes play at The Pier Ballroom, Hastings, England, UK, Europe.
The Moody Blues play at The Technical College, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Duran Duran are among the artists taking part in a benefit show for War Child UK at Wilton's Music Hall, London, England, UK.
Jethro Tull, Savoy Brown and Terry Reid play at The Town Hall, Birmingham, UK.
The Rolling Stones headline the West Palm Beach Pop Festival, International Raceway, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. Also on the bill are Janis Joplin, Spirit, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe And The Fish, The Moody Blues, Johnny Winter, Vanilla Fudge, Iron Butterfly and Grand Funk Railroad.
Black Sabbath play at Pokey Hole, Carlisle, UK.
Black Sabbath, Freedom and Curved Air play at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK.
Black Sabbath’s album Paranoid is certified as a gold disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Black Sabbath play at the Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Black Sabbath play in Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, supported by Alice Cooper and Edgar Winter’s White Trash.
Black Sabbath play in Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Black Sabbath play at Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Gentle Giant.
Iggy Pop plays at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Duran Duran play at The Rum Runner, Birmingham, England, UK.
Now being managed by notorious rock entrepreneur Don Arden's daughter Sharon, Ozzy Osbourne releases the Blizzard of Ozz album. On the same day, at McNichols Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA, Van Halen are horrified to discover that their concert rider has not been met. They have specified that all backstage meals must be accompanied by M+Ms, excluding the brown ones. Naturally, the band trashes the facilities, causing over $10,000 worth of damage.
Duran Duran release a new single, Is There Something I Should Know, worldwide, except for the USA.
The Stray Cats play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Status Quo play at The NEC, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with Twilight which will peak at No38.
Randy Rhoads, best-known as guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard of Ozz, dies in a plane crash near Orlando, Florida, USA.
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Steve Winwood plays at The UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Level 42.
Robert Plant plays at The Konserthuset, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
The Melvins play at Santa Cruz County Veterans Memorial Building, Santa Cruz, California, USA, with Blast and Psychosomatic.
On his Manic Nirvana tour Robert Plant plays at Cal Expo Theatre, Sacramento, California, USA.
Sharon Osbourne, wife of Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, has two lymph nodes removed in a test to establish whether he cancer has spead. It has, so she will require further treatment.
Ozzy Osbourne offers a £100,000 reward for the return of £2m worth of jewellery stolen yesterday from his Buckinghamshire, UK, mansion.
Eric Prydz reaches No1 in the French Popular Singles Chart with Call On Me. The song is a dance music track heavily based on a sample of Steve Winwood's 1982 song Valerie.
The Streets play the second of two nights at the Academy, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Judas Priest, supported by The Scorpions, play at Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK.
Judas Priest and The Scorpions play at The SECC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Duran Duran play at Borgata Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Green Day, Foo Fighters, Black Sabbath and Snoop Dogg are the main attractions as The Roskilde Festival begins, near Copenhagen in Denmark, Europe.
Don McLean begins a UK tour at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK.
During a five-date UK tour, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, under the direction of Wynton Marsalis, plays at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England.
When Los Lobos play at The Petrillo Music Shell, Grant Park, Chicago, USA, they bring out a number of special guests, most notably Robert Plant.
Bastille play at The Library, Birmingham, UK.
Kathryn Williams plays at The Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham, England, UK.
Duran Duran play at The Life Is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Black Sabbath begin their The End tour with a show at The CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Anaal Nathrakh play at Muziekodroom, Hasselt, Belgium, Europe.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Rival Sons.