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James Moore is born in Lobell, Louisiana, USA, He will grow up to be gutbucket blues harmonica star Slim Harpo.
A new radio receiver, the Radiola 33, is introduced in the USA at a price of $77.50.
George Buford is born in Hernando, Mississippi, USA. As Mojo Buford he will play harmonica with Muddy Waters' band, and enjoy his own solo recording career.
Vaughn Monroe releases a new single, Tell Her You Love Her / Thanks, Mr. Florist, on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
The Kalin Twins release a new single, When, in the USA.
The Louis Jordan Timex Special is broadcast by NBC-tv in the USA, with Bobby Darin as a guest performer.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play the fifth of six nights at The Hippodrome, Manchester, England, UK.
A jazz trio consisting of three UCLA students, Ray Manzarek on piano, John Hallibertan on bass and Sam Beale on drums, play at The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, California, USA. Manzarek will go on to become a founder member of The Doors.
Bill Doggett plays at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Skiffle king Lonnie Donegan appears on UK tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars, along with The Beverly Sisters and The Springfields [including Dusty Springfield].
Jackie Wilson plays the third night in a two-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the eighth day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
Mathe Altery releases the LP 13 Noels on the Pathe Blue label in Canada.
The Animals begin their first tour of North America at The Norfolk City Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, with Gene Vincent. During the day, The Animals hold a press conference at The Golden Triangle hotel.
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Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
The Animals appear on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
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Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Manor House, London, UK.
Chuck Berry, The Moody Blues, The Graham Bond Organisation and Long John Baldry play at The Gaumont, Southampton, UK.
Rod Stewart And The Soul Agents play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, UK.
Manfred Mann and The Nashville Teens appear on tv show Ready Steady Go!, which is recorded live in London, UK.
Georgie Fame releases a new album, Fame At Last, Featuring Yeah, Yeah, in Canada on Capitol Records.
The Small Faces undertake their first ever recording session at Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, England, UK. They work on What'cha Gonna Do About It?, which will become their first single.
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Manfred Mann record their version of the Bob Dylan song If You Gotta Go, Go Now at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK. Later in the day, they play at The Marquee, Soho, London, where they are supported by Jimmy James and the Vagabonds.
After the instrument causes a sensation on UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go!, Graham Bond explains to Record Mirror that his Mellotron 'makes a tremendous difference to our sound. We have been rehearsing with it in secret for over three months.'
A new teen-dance show Sump'n Else, makes its debut on WFAA-tv Channel 8 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, USA. The show will run until January 1968, featuring nationally known guest performers, including The Monkees, Herman's Hermits, Paul Revere and the Raiders,The Rose Garden,13th Floor Elevators, Sonny and Cher, The Outsiders and Frank Zappa. The show also featured its own all-girl go-go dance quartet, known as The Little Quartet.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Locarno, Stevenage, England, UK.
Georgie Fame, Cat Stevens, Julie Felix and Sounds Incorporated play the eleventh night of a 14–day run in 'Fame In 67' at Brian Epstein's Saville Theatre, London, England, UK.
The Zombies come to the end of a chaotic and terrifying Asian tour with a gig at The El Diarado Club, Luzon, Philippines, after which they fly home to London, UK.
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Billboard magazine in the USA reports that, because of 'spiraling instrument costs' the average five-man teenage rock band now spends $5,000 to buy the equipment needed to get started.
Deep Purple play the second of two nights at the Rose Palace, Pasadena, California, USA.
Deep Purple play at The State College, Chico, California, USA.
Blind Faith record Can't Find My Way Home in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Doors play the first of four nights at The Forum, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
The Doors play at The Philadelphia Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Vanilla Fudge release their fifth album, Rock And Roll, in the USA on Atco Records.
The Nice play at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Deep Purple release their sixth album, Machine Head, on Purple Records in the UK.
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Bob Dylan is in Columbia A&R Studios, New York City, overseeing organ overdubs by Paul Griffin on the song Idiot Wind, for the album Blood On The Tracks.
The Cure spend the third of eight days recording their second album, Seventeen Seconds, at Morgan Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays in Lansdowne Park, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Georgie Fame plays at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK.
The fourth Terrastock Festival, promoted and organised by Melksham-based music journalist/entrepreneur Phil McMullen, comes to an end at the Showbox in Seattle, Washington. Artists appearing today, the last of the festival's three nights, include Bardo Pond, Country Joe McDonald, The Alchemysts, Six Organs Of Admittance and Bevis Frond.
Mike Smith, vocalist and organist of internationally successful 60s band The Dave Clark Five dies of pneumonia, aged 64, in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK.
Coldplay postpone today's performance in Tampa, Florida, USA, for unspecified "medical reasons."
Eli "Paperboy" Reed And The True Loves play at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The divorce of recording artist John Mellencamp and fashion model Elaine Irwin is finalized, in court in Indiana, USA. Although this is Mellencamp's third divorce, the pair were married for eighteen years.
Five people die after a stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, while an estimated 12,000 people waited to see country outfit Sugarland play. Four fans die at the scene, fifty others are taken to hospital - where one more then dies overnight.
Attack Attack! play at The Cockpit, Leeds, UK.
10cc, The Blues Band, Georgie Fame, Madeline Bell and Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at The Concert At The Kings, The Kings Arms, All Cannings, Wiltshire, UK.
Yes play at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK.