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And The Miracles
, Gladys Knight
And The Pips, The Marvelettes, Willie Tyler And Lester, The Contours, Chris Clark and Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers are playing during the second five nights of the annual Motor Town Revue at The Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
and Gene Pitney
appear in the tv show Upbeat
in the USA. the show is syndicated out of ABC affiliate WEWS-TV 5in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Who play at The Civic Hall, Nantwich, England, UK, Europe.
, Norm Crosby, The Young Americans and Morecambe And Wise appear on tonight's edition of tv's The Ed Sullivan
Show, in New York City, USA.
And The Holding Company play at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blue Cheer
and Mint Tattoo.
The Cats Pyjamas play the first of two nights at Il Grotto, Ilford, Essex, England, UK, Europe.
The front cover of today's edition of UK music weekly NME is dominated by an advert for the new single Everything I Am by Plastic Penny. The paper also features interviews with The Bee Gees
, The Walker Brothers
and Peter Tork of The Monkees
, Janis Ian and The Dudley Moore Trio are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Rolf Harris Show on BBC1-tv in the UK.
It is reported that New Jersey band The Critters
are suing their former record company, Kama Sutra, in the New York State Supreme Court for $750,000, claiming that the label has released some of the group's old demo recordings as finished discs, without obtaining permission to do so.
Earl 'Fatha' Hines is playing during a long engagement at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
continue working on the song Zor And Zam
, at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band play at The Speakeasy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jerry Lee Lewis
begins rehearsals for the Los Angeles production of Catch My Soul, a modernised adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello, in which Lewis portrays Iago.
The Kirby Stone Four are playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
play at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe, with The Bubble. The Iveys
will find greater success after a name change to Badfinger
Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds play at The Carlton Club, Erdington, West Midlands, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jo Jo Gunne.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother
And The Holding Company play at the Rhode Island School Of Design, Providence, Rhode Island.
play at The Catacombs, Houston, Texas, USA.
plays two show at The Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Little Willie John
, creator of the original version of Fever
, dies in
Washington State Penitentiary, while serving a sentence for
records Wichita Lineman at the Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood And Vine, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play the second of two nights at The Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, USA, supported by Kaleidoscope.
Gary Puckett And The Union Gap and Lou Rawls
play at the Summer Music Festival, JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
At Record Plant
, New York City, USA, the Jimi Hendrix
Experience tracks Long Hot Summer Night and House Burning Down are mixed. (House Burning Down is said to have been inspired by the Watts Riots in Los Angeles.)
The Chambers Brothers
, Eric Burdon and the Animals
, Blood Sweat and Tears and the Gypsy Wizard Band, play the fifth of six nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Alexander 'Skip' Spence, drug-damaged former member of Moby Grape
, begins work in Columbia Recording Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, on his solo album, Oar.
, featuring Todd Rundgren
, play the last of four nights at The Second Of Autumn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
At the annual Stax-Volt Convention in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Janis Joplin
makes her first live appearance since quitting Big Brother
And The Holding Company. Her new backing musicians are the Kozmic Blues Band.
Walter Carlos, Ars Nova, Good Earth, The American Brass Quintet, The New York N' R Ensemble and the New York Electric Street Ensemble play at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd
brings in the New Year taking LSD at a cottage owned by his manager on the Black Hill in Wales.