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Vanilla Fudge, The Steve Miller Band, Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee play at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Vanilla Fudge, The Steve Miller Band and Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee play the first of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that East German Ministr y Of Culture has decided to ban appearances by American musical performers for the current season.
Linda Ronstadt And The Stone Poneys record By The Fruits Of Their Labor and Up To My Neck In High Muddy Water in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Appletree Theatre record What A Way To Go, Saturday Morning, Brother Speed and other tracks for Verve-Forecast Records in New York City, USA.
Herman's Hermits are seen in the pre-recorded programme In Concert With Herman's Hermits on NBC-tv in the USA. The show was recorded the previous September at Ohio State Fairgrounds.
Daydream Believer by The Monkees is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe. The song is composed by John Stewart of The Kingston Trio.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Brian Bennett, drummer of The Shadows, is stricken with appendicitis during their season at The Talk Of The Town in London, England, UK, Europe. Cliff Richard deputises on drums for the evening.
The 'N Betweens, including future members of Slade, play at The Kingfisher Country Club, Wall Heath, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe, with Dual Purpose.
The musical comedy The Happy Time opens at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra play in The Riverboat jazz club, New York City, USA.
At The Speakeasy, London, England, UK, Europe, Jimi Hendrix jams with Sam Gopal's Dream.
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Merle Travis records Up The Lazy River, Ma He's Makin' Eyes At Me, I'll See You In My Dreams, Cannonball Rag, Guitar Rag and Gotta Have My Baby Back in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band perform live on the beach in front of The Martinez Hotel, during the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, Europe.
A party is held for The Supremes at John Bull's restaurant in King's Road, Chelsea, London, England, UK, Europe. Guests attending the event include Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones.
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra play a Concert of Sacred Music at the Enon Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play in Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Sam And Dave Revue plays at Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band's first live set for the BBC is broadcast on Top Gear, with John Peel presenting, in the UK. The performance was recorded in January. Marc Bolan of Tyrannosaurus Rex is interviewed by Peel during the same show.
Arthur Conley records People Sure Act Funny, Get Yourself Another Fool, Otis Sleep On, Put Our Love Together and Funky Street in American Studios, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, with producer Tom Dowd, for Atlantic Records.
Elvis Presley spends some of the day horseback riding at Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Chicken Shack play at Reading University, Reading, England, UK, Europe.
In the wake of an Australian tour with The Who and Paul Jones, Steve Marriott of Small Faces says the group will never go there again.
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Singer-songwriter Terri Hendrix is born in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Sheb Wooley aka Ben Colder, records By The Time I Get To Phoenix, Skip A Rope No2, Am I That Easy To Forget and You Still Turn me On, in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jan Howard records Somewhere My Love, Promises Promises and You Are My Treasure in Bradley's Barn, Bender's Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, USA.
Pink Floyd have a recording session in Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on Corporal Clegg and Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun.
The Monkees release a new single, Valleri, on Colgems Records in the USA.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Binghampton, New York State, USA.
The Iveys play at The R.F. Club, Seven Sisters, South Wales, UK, Europe. The band will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger.
The Velvet Underground play at The Lecture Lounge of the Student Union, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA.
Before a show at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, Jimi Hendrix encounters The Plastercasters, who (as is their wont) make a plastercast of his penis.
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The single Valleri by The Monkees is awarded a Gold Disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. The song is written by songwriting duo Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart.
Hearts And Flowers, with producer Nick Venet, record When I Was A Cowboy and She Likes Her Loving Like I Like Mine, in Los Angeles, California, USA. The group includes Bernie Leadon, later to find greater success as a member of The Flying Burrito Brothers and The Eagles.
The Rolling Stones continue rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
Paul Anka plays at The King's Inn, Bahamas, Caribbean.
The Diocese of Rome announces that it "deplores the concept," of rock and roll masses but does not prohibit them at the Church of San Lessio Falconieri in Italy, Europe.
The Byrds release a new single, their cover of Bob Dylan's You Ain't Goin' Nowhere, in the USA on Columbia Records.
Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band appear on the Operation Entertainment tv show in the USA.
Little Boy Blues play the second of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Rush.
Paul Bigsby, co-inventor with Merle Travis of one of the first solid-bodied electric guitars, dies.
San Franciscan psychedelic power trio Blue Cheer play the first of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Hello People.
Boston-based band Earth Opera play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nova Express play the second of three nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Little Boy Blues.
Another in the series of Sound-Out Mini-festivals begins in Woodstock, New York State. Artists appearing at the two-day event include the Colwell-Winfield Blues Band, Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys, Fear Itself, Don McLean, Rebecca & Sunny Brook Farmers and Tim Hardin.
Ars Nova play the last of three nights at The Ford Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays the fifth of six concerts at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Moody Blues play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Ten Years After.
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