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Bob Dylan appears on a WBAI-FM Radio Show hosted by Bob Faas in New York City, USA.
Love have two recording sessions in Los Angeles, California, USA, starting at four in the afternoon, for their first album. They cut their Elektra Records debut single, My Little Red Book (composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David), plus You I'll Be Following. Pink Floyd's manager Peter Jenner will hear My Little Red Book while on a visit to California, and will subsequently attempt to sing the guitar riff to Pink Floyd, whose leader Syd Barrett will attempt to copy Jenner's singing. Barrett's interpretation will become the basic riff of the 1967 Pink Floyd track Interstellar Overdrive.
Popular singer John Gary plays the last of twelve nights at The Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Lothar And The Hand People play the fifth of twelve nights at the Exodus Club, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers' film Ferry Cross The Mersey opens in Mexico, Central America.
When The Byrds play at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, their performance is disrupted by female fans storming the stage. Twenty girls actually get onto the stage, and thirty police officers are called in to quell the resultant chaos. One girl is injured when she falls into the orchestra pit, and two other youths are arrested.
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Bob Dylan is working on the songs Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine), Temporary Like Achilles, Rainy Day Women Nos 12 & 35, Obviously Five Believers, Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat and I Want You, in Columbia Records' Studios, Music Row, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for his double album Blonde On Blonde.
The Yardbirds are filmed performing outside The Royal Albert Hall, London, for US tv show Where The Action Is.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bob Dylan is in Los Angeles to supervise the final mix of his next album, Blonde On Blonde
Chuck Berry records Ramona Say Yes, Lonely School Days and other tracks at Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Blues Project play the second of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, supported by The Great Society [whose vocalist and songwriter Grace Slick will subsequently join Jefferson Airplane.]
The Grass Roots, The Sons of Adam and Big Brother And The Holding Company play the first of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
During his first world tour, Dylan plays at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at Klook's Kleek, West Hampstead, London, UK.
Bob Dylan plays at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK.
Neil Diamond plays at The Rollarena, San Leandro, California, USA, supported by The Spyders and The Harbinger Complex.
Elvis Presley records his version of the Bob Dylan song Tomorrow Is A Long Time, in RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Merseys play at the Town Hall, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK.
Donovan becomes the first high-profile pop musician to be busted for drugs when police officers led by the infamous Sgt. Norman Pilcher raid his flat in Alexander Court, Maida Vale, London, UK, and find him in possession of hash. Pilcher will pursue a high-profile campaign against drug-taking pop stars and will arrest members of both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. He will inspire the Primus song Pilcher's Squad, and is also said to have been the inspiration for the line "Semolina Pilchard climbing up the Eiffel Tower" in The Beatles' song I Am The Walrus.
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The Mindbenders play live at The Fillmore, San Francisco, supported by the The Chocolate Watch Band.
Scott Walker of The Walker Brothers is found unconscious in his gas-filled London, UK, apartment. The incident is widely interpreted as an attempted suicide.
The Grateful Dead, Love and Big Brother And The Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin) play at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The First Central Park Music festival continues in Central Park, New York City, USA, with acts including The Blues Project, Jimmy Reed and The Dirty Shames.
When Big Brother And The Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin) play at California Hall in San Francisco, California, USA, the show is taped and released eventually as Live In San Francisco, 1966.
When Big Brother And The Holding Company [featuring Janis Joplin] play at California Hall in San Francisco, California, the show is taped and will be released eventually as the album Live In San Francisco, 1966.
Manfred Mann enter the UK pop singles chart with their version of Bob Dylan's Just Like A Woman, which will peak at No10.
The Beatles single, Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby, is released in Germany on Odeon Records.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, with vocalist Janis Joplin, begin a four week residency at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Charles And His 17 Piece Orchestra with The Raelets, play the last of six nights at Leo's Casino, Euclid Quad Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the second night in a month of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the fourth night in a month of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the twenty-fifth night in four weeks of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the twenty-fourth night in a month of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Popular jazz vocalist and composer Dave Lambert is killed on the Connecticut Turnpike, Connecticut, USA, when he is hit by a passing truck while changing a tyre on his car. Aged just 49 at the time of his death, Lambert is best-remembered as part of the trio Lambert, Hendricks And Ross.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band plays at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead, Lightnin' Hopkins and The Loading Zone play at the Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service and Big Brother and the Holding Company play at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
ABC-TV show Where The Action Is features a live recording session with Buffalo Springfield during which they are seen taping their next single.
Country Joe and The Fish and Neon Gothic play the third of five nights at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
A busy day for Big Brother And The Holding Company who, first of all tape an appearance on San Franciscan tv show POW!, then play at the Trip Room, Sacramento, California, USA.
The Mike Cotton Sound play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Gentrys play the first of two nights at The Catacombs, Houston, Texas, USA, supported by The Flyze and Deuces Wild.
The Blues Project play the sixth of seven nights at The Café Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Manfred Mann play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by Chapter IV and The Footprints.
Carl Douglas And The Big Stampede play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Big Brother And the Holding Co., and Congress of Wonders play the second of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Carl Douglas And The Big Stampede play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Kinks spend the second of two days recording Sittin' On My Sofa, in Pye Studios, London, UK.
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