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Bruce Barthol is born in Berkeley, California, USA. He will find success as bass guitarist of 60s San Francisco hippy band Country Joe And The Fish
Randolph Craig Wolfe is born in Los Angeles, California, USA. He will find fame as Randy California
, guitarist and leader of cult psychedelic combo Spirit
In San Francisco, California, USA, beat poet Allen Ginsberg writes his poem Lysergic Acid.
play at The Town Hall, Litherland, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Roland Jaime Orzabal de la Quintana, better known as Roland Orzabal of Tears For Fears
, is born in Havant, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK, Europe.
, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd
, plays at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Dave Clark Five
, Martha And The Vandellas
, The Marvelettes
, Them, The Yardbirds
, Bobby Vee
and Dave Berry
appear live on UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go
! at Television House, Kingsway, London, UK.
play at The Assembly Hall, Tunbridge Wells, England, UK.
A UK silver disc is awarded to the hit single Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever by The Beatles
8. The Beatles
manager Brian Epstein
sends a telegram to avant-garde German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen asking again for confirmation in writing of his permission to use his photograph on the cover of their next album, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Hearts And Flowers
, with producer Nick Venet, record Ode To A Tin Angel in Los Angeles, California, USA. The band includes Bernie Leadon, who will find greater success as a member of The Eagles
The highest new entry in the Cash Box
magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Words
by The Bee Gees
entering at No67.
The Mark Wirtz
Orchestra completes recording of (He's Our Dear Old) Weatherman, in EMI's Abbey Road
Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Because of his 1968 drug conviction, John Lennon
of The Beatles
' 'standing visa' is withdrawn by the US Embassy in London, England, UK, Europe.
by The Beatles
, with Billy Preston
on organ, spends the first of five weeks at No1 in the Billboard
Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. On the same day it also goes to No1 in the Cash Box
magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, and in the Canadian Singles Chart.
play at The Debating Hall, Birmingham University, Edgbaston, Warwickshire, UK.
120,000 fans see Pink Floyd
, Paul McCartney
, Robert Plant
, Eric Clapton
, Phil Collins
, Cliff Richard
and The Shadows
, Tears For Fears
and Elton John
at The Silver Clef Award Winners Concert at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, England, UK.
and David Grisman record Fair Ellender at Dawg Studios, Mill Valley, California, USA.
It is announced that with 1,322 weeks logged on the UK album chart, Queen has overtaken The Beatles
as the UK's most successful chart act.
Love play at The Phoenix, Exeter, England, UK.
And His Hot Licks play at McNear's Mystic Theater, Petaluma, California, USA.
The first day of The Ashton Court Festival at Ashton Court, Bristol, England, UK, is headlined by Super Furry Animals