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Ian Kilmister, who will become better known as Lemmy of Hawkwind and Motorhead, is born in Burslem, Stoke on Trent, UK.
Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys, The Louvin Brothers, Bob Luman, Grandpa Jones, Margie Bowes, The Slater Sisters and Billy Thompson And His Melody Ramblers play in Topeka, Kansas, USA.
Johnny Cash, The Tennessee Three, June Carter, Roger Miller, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in The City Auditorium, St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
Guy Pratt is born in London, UK, the son of actor Mike Pratt. Guy will become a well-known session bassist, working with Pink Floyd, Kirsty MacColl, The Smiths, Madonna, Robbie Robertson, Roxy Music, Michael Jackson and others.
Jay And The Americans play the third night in a week of shows at Camelot, New York City, USA.
Led Zeppelin play at The Town Hall, Exter, UK, supported by The Deviants and local band The Empty Vessels, who will evolve into Wishbone Ash.
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Jethro Tull play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK, supported by Savoy Brown. John Peel is deejay for the night.
Amen Corner, Jethro Tull and Bob And Earl play at the Warwickshire Bar B-Q Festival, Walsall Common Equestrian Centre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
King Crimson play in the Civic House, Dunstable, UK.
Ten Years After play at The Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
Humble Pie and King Crimson play the first of four nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Lyceum Ballroom, London, UK, supported by Yes.
The Writing On The Wall play at The Marquee Club, Soho, England, UK, Europe, supported by Morning.
Gracious! play at The Students' Centre, St. George's Hospital, Tooting, London, England, UK, Europe.
Colosseum and Supertramp play at Farr Hall, Warrington, UK.
Torrential rain blights the Pocono International Raceway Festival, aka Concert Ten, in New York State, USA, headlined by The Faces, Three Dog Night, Earth, Wind and Fire, Edgar Winter's White Trash, Emerson, Lake And Palmer, Cactus and Humble Pie. (Black Sabbath and Badfinger were scheduled to appear but both bands cancelled).
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Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer play the final show of their Get Me A Ladder Tour, in Oldenburg, Germany, Europe.
Genesis play at Massey Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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The album A Night At The Opera and the single Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen are both awarded UK platinum discs by the BPI.
Animal Logic play at Park West, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Scott Bennett and The Obvious.
Fish plays at Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
On his Seriously, Live! tour, Phil Collins plays the first of four nights at Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, Illinois, USA.
On his Seriously, Live! tour, Phil Collins plays the last of five nights at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Presto Tour, Rush play at The Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
On his Seriously, Live! World Tour, Phil Collins plays the last of three nights at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
When Styx play at The Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA, the show is filmed in 48-track audio for release as a video later in the year.
Jethro Tull play at The Big Top Arena, Liverpool, England, UK.
Journey play at The Aladdin Resort Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The four day long Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, Washington, USA, continues with performances by Trey Anastasio, Citizen Cope, John Butler Trio, Digable Planets, Lemony Snicket, Andre Feriante, DeVotchKa, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Samite, Minus the Bear, Harvey Danger, Visqueen, The Academy Is..., Hidden In Plain View, Mavis Staples, Tift Merrit, Billy Joe Shaver, The Bill Frisell Trio, The Charlie Hunter Trio and The Duke Robillard Band.
Coldplay play at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre-KS, Bonner Springs, Kansas, USA.
Styx play on the Stan Colella Stage in Chevy Court at The Great New York State Fair, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
On their Time Machine tour, Rush play at The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
The Dave Matthews Band Caravan plays the first of three nights at Lakeside, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The lineup over the course of the three nights also includes Kid Cudi, The Flaming Lips performing Dark Side Of The Moon, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, Amos Lee, Emmylou Harris, Ben Folds, G. Love And Special Sauce, Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings, Gomez, Drive-By Truckers, Michael Franti And Spearhead, Daniel Lanois' Black Dub, The Jayhawks, Soja, Soulive, The Wailers, Blind Pilot, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, TR3, Vieux Farka Toure, Alberta Cross, Mariachi El Bronx, Bobby Long, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Jeff Coffin's Mu'tet and Gary Clark Jr.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at The Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Joe Satriani plays at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dream Theater play at The Saarlandhalle, Saarbrücken, Germany, Europe.
Tool play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
Muse play at The Emirates Stadium, London, UK.
Peter Gabriel plays at The Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
On his So - Back To Front Tour, Peter Gabriel plays at Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK.
Marmozets play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden Town, London, UK.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the first of two nights at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On their 19-date Rock Paper Scissors tour Sting and Peter Gabriel play at Centre Bell, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On their 19-date Rock Paper Scissors tour Sting and Peter Gabriel play the first of two nights at The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their 25th Anniversary Of Images And Words tour, Dream Theater play at Mehr, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
On his Not Dead Yet tour Phil Collins plays the first of five nights at Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
On his Not Dead Yet tour Phil Collins plays the second of five nights at Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany, Europe.