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Dusty Springfield plays the fifth night in a week of dates at the Chinchilla Club, Leeds, UK.
Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys is overseeing the recording of instrumental tracks for the song Pom Pom Playgirl, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Brian Auger Trinity play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Jazz trombone virtuoso Kai Winding records Theme From Nowhere, Python and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Chicago-based folk singer Maxine Sellers spends the first of three days recording tracks in New York City, USA, for the Prestige Folklore Records e album Maxine Sellers.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Odeon, Romford, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, Bern Elliott And The Fenmen, and The Paramounts
Thelonious Monk is featured on the cover of Time Magazine. Inside, in an article titled 'Jazz: The Loneliest Monk', he is hailed as 'the High Priest of Bebop"
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, UK.
Gordon Lightfoot plays the fourth of six nights at The Village Corner Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Mark Peters And The Silhouettes play at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by The Excheckers and The Dions.
The Squires, featuring lead guitarist Neil Young, play at Peterson's Ranch House, Winnipeg, Canada.
Elvis Presley continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Kingston Trio play the ninth night of a two-week season at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Supremes and The Temptations appear on UK radio show Top Gear.
Jazz double bass virtuoso and composer Charles Mingus plays in The Town Hall, Wuppertal, Germany, Europe.
The Four Pennies play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK.
Chuck Berry (backed by The Nashville Teens) plays at the Town Hall, Birmingham, UK., supported by Carl Perkins (also backed by The Nashville Teens) and The Animals, Kingsize Taylor and The Dominoes, and The Swinging Blue Jeans.
The New Stan Getz Quartet, with Astrud Gilberto, plays during a month of dates at The Caf
The Dave Clark Five play at China Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Mojos play at The University, Leicester, UK.
The Four Pennies play at Sankey's, Wellington, UK, and also at Queens, Leeds.
The Four Pennies play at The Memorial Hall, Northwich, UK.
The Beach Boys play at The RKO Orpheum Theater, Champaign, Illinois, USA.
The Soul Agents play at The Riverboat Shuffle, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK.
The Canadian Sweethearts record the Bob Dylan composition Blowin' In The Wind, plaus Dominique and I'm Leaving It All Up To You in Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, California, USA.
Andy And The Bey Sisters record Willow Weep For Me, A Taste Of Honey, Sister Sadie, Night Song and The Swingin' Preacher for Prestige Records at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Dexter Gordon Quartet release the LP Billie's Bounce on Steeplechase Records in the USA.
Brenda Lee is a guest panellist on UK tv show Juke Box Jury.
The Honeycombs reach No1 in the UK singles chart with Have I The Right?, produced by Joe Meek.
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Rip Taylor opens at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones, The Barron Knights, The Overlanders, Julie Grant and The Paramounts (later to find fame as Procol Harum], play in the Gaumont, Taunton, UK.
The Beach Boys play at Lagoon Park, Farmington, Utah, USA.
The Paul Desmond Quartet (including Jim Hall on guitar) records All Across The City, Bewitched and All Through The Night, in RCA Victor Recording Studio, New York City, USA.
The Geordie Beat Show, a package tour featuring The Merseybeats, Joe Cocker and The McKinleys, is joined by Manfred Mann when it plays at The Dome, Brighton, UK.
Dionne Warwick opens for a three-week season at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Little Walter plays at the Broadside Club, Willesden Green, London, UK, backed by folk guitarist Bert Jansch.
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The Animals play two shows in one day, Birmingham, Alabama, USA, in the afternoon, followed by Montgomery, Alabama in the evening.
The Beatles are in EMI's Abbey Road Studio, London, England, UK, recording Eight Days A Week. In the evening, they visit The Ad Lib Club and socialise with <The Ronettes and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones.
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The Donald Byrd Sextet records You're Talkin' About My Baby and other tracks at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Merseybeats play at The Mecca Ballroom, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Liverpool band The Merseybeats release a new single, Last Night I Made A Little Girl Cry, on Fontana Records in the UK. On the same day, they play at the City Hall, Perth, Scotland.
Mixing is carried out on the song She's A Woman by The Beatles, in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Fairies play at Wolsey Hall, Cheshunt, UK.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play the third night of a week-long engagement at Le Jazz Hot, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, USA.
Peter 'Peavey' Wagner, singer and bassist of successful German heavy rock act Rage, is born.
Another Beatles Christmas Show continues its run at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, starring The Beatles, with support acts including Freddie And The Dreamers, The Yardbirds, Elkie Brooks, Sounds Incorporated , Mike Cotton Sound and Jimmy Savile as compere.