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Dave Guard, vocals, guitar and banjo with The Kingston Trio, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Peter And Gordon fly out of London, UK, en route to begin a tour in New Zealand.
Bob Dylan plays at The Town Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Peter And Gordon appear on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin' Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The Granada, Bedford, UK.
Donovan achieves his first UK chart entry with Catch The Wind, which will peak at No4.
Dusty Springfield, The Searchers, The Zombies, Bobby Vee and Heinz begin a 12-date UK tour at The Odeon, Stockton, Cleveland.
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Dave Van Ronk plays the first of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
An advertisement appears in the Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles, California, USA, reading, "Madness! Auditions. Folk and Rock Musicians-Singers For Acting Roles in New TV Series. Running Parts for 4 Insane Boys Age 17-21. Want Spirited Ben Frank's Types. Have Courage to Work. Must Come Down for Interview." The show will turn out to be The Monkees.
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Country Joe And The Fish play the last of five nights at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
When black rights crusader Martin Luther King is assassinated, - killed by a sniper's bullet while standing on the balcony in front of his room at The Lorraine Motel, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, - riots erupt across America. James Brown goes on national tv to try to calm things down. King's life and work will be comemorated in such songs as Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder, MLK by U2, Abraham Martin And John by Dion, Save The Country by Laura Nyro and Begin The Begin by R.E.M.
Tim Buckley and Mary McCaslin play the tenth of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Terry Reid, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown and Blonde On Blonde play the second of two nights at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, UK.
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Mick Jagger (of The Rolling Stones] and his girlfriend, the singer Marianne Faithfull, are arrested at home in Cheyne Walk, London, England, UK, Europe, on charges of possessing marijuana.
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The Liverpool Scene play at Imperial College, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jody Grind.
A new music series, Disco 2, begins on BBC2 tv in the UK with a special edition devoted entirely to Bob Dylan.
David Crosby’s songs Orleans, Tamalpais High and I’d Swear There Was Somebody Here are registered for copyright.
Jefferson Airplane play at Wall Stadium, Wall, New Jersey, USA.
Jack The Lad play at The City Hall, St. Albans, UK.
Rickie Lee Jones plays at The Odeon, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Her current boyfriend, Tom Waits is accompanying her on the tour.
When Tom Petty plays at The Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen turn up and perform with him.
Bob Dylan plays at Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
Singer-songwriter John Martyn has his right leg amputated from below the knee. The leg had become poisoned when a cyst behind his knee burst.
R.E.M., David Gray, Primal Scream, Royksopp, Electric Six, Idlewild, Morcheeba and others play at Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK.
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Bob Dylan and Merle Haggard play the first of three nights at the Paramount Theater, Oakland, California, USA.
Chris Mills plays at The Nanci Raygun, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Metallica officially inaugurate the first Record Store Day at Rasputin Music in San Franscisco, California, USA. Subsequent Record Store Days will be held on the third Saturday every April.
Bob Dylan plays at Recinto Ferial, Jaen, Andalucia, Spain, Europe.
Neil Young is confirmed as the third headline act for this year’s Glastonbury Festival in Pitlon, Somerset, England, UK, along with Bruce Springsteen and Blur.
Bob Dylan plays the first of seven nights at Zepp, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The House, the fourth studio album by Katie Melua reaches No1 in the Swiss Albums Chart. The album is produced by William Orbit.
Mumford And Sons release Roll Away Your Stone as the fourth single from their debut album Sigh No More, in the UK.
Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Delta Maid plays at Band On The Wall, Manchester, UK.
Ed Sheeran plays at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Landshapes play at The Louisiana, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Barclay James Harvest, with guests Gordon Giltrap and Oliver Wakeman, play at The Wharf, Tavistock, UK.
Jake Bugg gives the first of two masterclasses at The Royal Albert hall, London, UK, showing music students aged 16-18 how to play his song Broken.
Iron And Wine, The Dave Matthews Band, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, KT Tunstall, Jake Bugg and others play at the Byron Bay Bluesfest, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia.
Spotify announces that it now has 10m paying subscribers and more than 40m active users across 56 global markets.
Devon Sproule plays in The Courthouse Hotel, Mullumbimby, Australia, Oceania.
Jorma Kaukonen plays at Stoughton Opera House, Stoughton, Wisconsin, USA.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Spektrum, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Sierra Hull plays at The Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Romeo Stodart and Ren Harvieu play at The Stables, Milton Keynes, England, UK.
Hot Tuna play at Chateau Rive at The Flour Mill, Spokane, Washington, USA.
Touring in support of her ninth album, Mental Illness, Aimee Mann plays at The Ark, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
On their Wheels Of Soul tour, The Tedeschi Trucks Band plays at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, New York State, USA, supported by Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers.