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A UK silver disc is awarded to the hit single I'm A Believer by The Monkees.The song is composed by Neil Diamond.
Petula Clark plays the last of eight shows at Harold's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
A mono mix of The Beatles' song When I'm Sixty Four, specially for the American market, is completed at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK.
Jackson Browne makes several demo recordings for Nina Music Publishing at Jaycino Studio in New York City, USA. Among them is I've Been Out Walking, the earliest manifestation of Browne's song later to become better known as These Days.
The Monkees release their second album, More Of The Monkees, in the USA.
The Doors play the last of five nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, Moby Grape and Morning Glory play in the Santa Venetia Armory, San Rafael, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead, Junior Wells' Chicago Blues Band, and The Doors play the first of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA. Jim Morrison of The Doors fails to turn up for this opening night.
Big Brother and the Holding Company play the first of six nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Beatles continue work on the George Harrison song Only A Northern Song, in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Original Drifters play at The Roaring 20s Club, Carnaby Street, London, UK.
The Who, Cream and The Blues Project play the second of nine consecutive days as part of New York deejay Murray The K's season of concerts under the heading Music In the 5th Dimension, at the RKO 58th Street Theater, New York City, USA.
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Paul McCartney of The Beatles lands in Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe, after a visit to the USA.
Country Joe And The Fish play at Hearst Gym in the University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.
A Whiter Shade Of Pale, the debut single by Procol Harum, gets its first airing on BBC Radio in the UK, by deejay Chris Denning on the show Where It's At. It had previously only been played on pirate radio.
Traffic release their debut single, Paper Sun, in the UK on Island Records.
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The Standells appear on tv show Let's Talk, in the USA, to discuss rock and roll song lyrics with Gordon McLendon after their single Try It is reportedly banned by radio stations because of 'objectionable' lyrics. The show is hosted by Art Linkletter.
The Kingston Trio play the fifth of six nights at The Melodyland Theatre, Anaheim, California, USA.
The Kingston Trio play the last of six nights at The Melodyland Theatre, Anaheim, California, USA.
The Steve Miller Band, The Doors and The Daily Flash play the last of four nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Procol Harum's A Whiter Shade Of Pale takes up residence at the top of the UK single chart for six weeks. On the same day, Strange Brew by Cream enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No17.
First generation San Francisco hippy band The Grateful Dead play the last of ten nights at The Caf
David Ruffin of The Temptations is released after several days in St. Joseph's Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and travels to Detroit to recuperate from what a Motown spokesman describes as 'general fatigue'. Ruffin had collapsed in the parking lot of Baltimore's Club Venus after his group had cmpleted a week at the venue.
Filming for the movie musical Oliver! begins at Shepperton Studios, near London, UK. With book, music and lyrics written by Lionel Bart, the film is based on the stage musical of the same name. Oliver! includes the songs Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, As Long As He Needs Me, I'd Do Anything, Who Will Buy? and Pick A Pocket Or Two.
Country and pop vocalist Diana Trask, with Jose Mells And His Band, opens at The Camellia House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Frank Sinatra and The Buddy Rich Band play at The International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during the Summer Of Stars concert season.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play the second of four nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are Mount Rushmore, Canned Heat and Mother Earth.
A readers' poll in Record World magazine in the USA selects Tom Jones as America's favourite UK vocalist.
Buffalo Springfield, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Association and The Sunshine Company play at Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, USA.
The Festival Of The Flower Children, a three-day event, comes to an end at Woburn Abbey in the UK, featuring The Small Faces, The Move, Eric Burdon, The Jeff Beck Group (with Rod Stewart on vocals), and deejays Jeff Dexter and John Peel.
Jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela plays the second of ten nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Buffalo Springfield, Electric Flag, Blue Cheer, American Music Band and Richie Havens appear in KGO-tv special The Sights And Sounds Of San Francisco. TV deejay Dick Clark will claim, in the January 1968 issue of Teen Screen magazine, that this show was a pilot for a possible television series.
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The Steve Miller Band, Sopwith Camel, Kaleidoscope, South Side Sound System, Hair and Mt. Rushmore play a Benefit for the Haight-Ashbury Free Medical Clinic in Longshoremen's Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Popcorn Blizzard play at Gazzari's, 9039 Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band plays the tenth of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the bill is The Sunshine Company.
Newly established national UK pop music station Radio 1's first broadcast opens with former pirate radio deejay Tony Blackburn playing Flowers In The Rain by The Move. Listen : Audio Clip Of First Radio 1 show
The Buffalo Springfield spend the third of five days filming for The Sights and Sounds of San Francisco, at KGO (TV) Studio, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Zombies play at High Hall, Edgbaston, UK.
Buddy Guy plays the second of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, supported by Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band plus Blue Cheer.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience record a live session for Alexis Korner Show, BBC Radio, London, UK. Later, Hendrix jams with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers at Klooks Kleek, London.
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Quicksilver Messenger Service play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are Taj Mahal, Sons Of Champlin and The Blue Flames.
The two-day Synanon and Marin Youth Clubs benefit gig at Peacock Gap Country Club, McNear's Beach, San Rafael, California, USA, features music from Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Youngbloods, Sopwith Camel, George Duke Trio and The Cycle.
The Youngbloods play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Mad River.
Procol Harum and H.P.Lovecraft play the second of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA. Pink Floyd were billed to appear but have cancelled, as leader Syd Barret is becoming dysfunctional because of LSD usage.
The Jazz Communicators play the last of six nights at Crawford Grill, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The band includes Louis Hayes [drums], Freddie Hubbard [trumpet], Joe Henderson [saxophone], Kenny Barron [piano] and Herbie Louis [bass].
Woman, Woman, the debut single by The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett, enters the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart, where it will peak at No4 during a fifteen week run.
Jim Kweskin And The Jug Band play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by the Sons Of Champlin.
San Francisco based group The Steve Miller Band signs a record $750,000 contract with Capitol Records.
Moby Grape play the last of four consecutive nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Charley Pride plays at The Junction, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
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