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appears on a WBAI-FM Radio Show hosted by Bob Faas in New York City, USA.
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.
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.
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.
And The Holding Company play at California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
is in Los Angeles to supervise the final mix of his next album, Blonde On Blonde
records Ramona Say Yes, Lonely School Days and other tracks at Ter-Mar Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
During his first world tour, Dylan plays at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
plays at The Rollarena, San Leandro, California, USA, supported by The Spyders and The Harbinger Complex.
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.
Donovan becomes the first high-profile pop musician to be
The Mindbenders play live at The Fillmore, San Francisco, supported by the The
Chocolate Watch Band.
of The Walker Brothers
is found unconscious in his gas-filled London, UK, apartment. The incident is widely interpreted as an attempted suicide.
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.
enter the UK pop singles chart with their version of Bob Dylan
's Just Like A Woman, which will peak at No10.
single, Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby, is released in Germany on Odeon Records.
The Paul Butterfield
Blues Band plays at Winterland, San Francisco, 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.
Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Mike Cotton Sound play at
The Gentrys play the first of two nights at The Catacombs, Houston, Texas, USA, supported by The Flyze and Deuces Wild.