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Blue Rivers and The Maroons play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich fly out of London, UK, to begin a three-week-long tour of Japan, Asia.
Wilson Pickett, Amen Corner, Don Partridge and Peter Sarstedt appear live on UK tv show Top Of The Pops.
Mike Seeger plays the second of three nights at The Freight And Salvage Coffee House, 1827 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
East Bay Sharks play at The Freight And Salvage Coffee House, 1827 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
Kilby Snow plays at The Freight And Salvage Coffee House, 1827 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
Freddie King plays at The Blues Loft, High Wycombe, UK, supported by Steamhammer.
The New York Times reports record levels of sales in the music business in the USA - with $1.39bn worth of albums and $247m of music tapes sold in 1968.
Desmond Dekker plays at The Bamboo Club, Bristol, UK.
P.J. Proby releases the album Three Week Hero on Liberty Records. His backing musicians on the album include all four members of Led Zeppelin.
The Electric Factory, a major rock venue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, is ordered to be closed down as a public nuisance, largely because it is perceived by local authorities as a meeting place for drug dealers.
The Jeff Beck Group, with Rod Stewart on vocals, play the second of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Jethro Tull play at Redcar Jazz Club in The Windsor Ballroom, Coatham Hotel, Redcar, England, UK, Europe.
Hugh Masekela And Big Black, Chicago Transit Authority and The Illinois Speed Press play at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood,California, USA.
Hugh Masekela plays the first of six nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Chicago Transit Authority.
Petula Clark plays at The Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Who, Sweetwater and It's A Beautiful Day play the last of three nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA. Jimi Hendrix turns up to see the show.
American bluesman Lowell Fulson plays at The Cedar Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Blood, Sweat And Tears release the single Spinning Wheel, in the USA.
The Monkees record You're So Good and Oklahoma Backroom Dancer at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Steppenwolf and The Nice play at The Lyceum Ballroom, London, England, UK, Europe.
Lee Michaels plays the third of five nights at The Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Deep Purple, with recently-joined singer Ian Gillan, record a new single, Hallelujah, at De Lane Lea Studios, Kingsway, London, UK.
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It is announced that guitarist Brian Jones has left The Rolling Stones. "I want to play my kind of music," he says, "which is no longer The Stones music."
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Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs play at The Winter Gardens, Eastbourne, UK.
UK hard-rock quartet Free record Mourning Sad Morning at Morgan Recording Studios, London, UK.
Scott Walker sustains head injuries when his car hits a tree in East Grinstead, Sussex, England, UK, Europe. He is ordered to rest for two weeks.
B.B.King and Love Sculpture play the first of three nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Cecil Taylor Quartet plays at St Paul De Vence, near Nice, France, Europe.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson are recording You've Changed for Motown Records in Detroit, Michigan.
The Who play at the Music Hall, Shrewsbury, UK.
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George Harrison guitarist of The Beatles, is arrested in Central London, UK, when he drives his Mercedes into the legs of a police officer who is signalling him to stop.
The Billy Butler Quartet records Honky Tonk, Seven Come Eleven and other tracks for their Prestige Records album Guitar Soul!, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Black Sabbath play at Henry's Blues House, Birmingham, UK.
4. Diane Linkletter commits suicide by jumping out of her tenth-story apartment window in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Her father, tv personality Art Linkletter, blames Diane's death on a bad LSD trip and begins a high-profile campaign against the drug and its users, publicly blaming acid guru Dr. Timothy Leary.
Jefferson Airplane play in Oklahoma City Music Hall, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Tom Paxton plays at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK.
George Harrison, guitarist of The Beatles, is interviewed in Apple HQ, London, UK, by David Wigg for the BBC Radio 1 show Scene And Heard.
Prog-rock pioneers Yes release their eponymous debut album in the USA on Atlantic Records. On the same day, blues giant Howlin' Wolf suffers a heart-attack, but survives for six more years. The two incidents are not thought to be connected.
The Velvet Underground play the second of three nights at The Vulcan Gas Company, Austin, Texas, USA.
The Rolling Stones hold a press conference in the Sans Souci Room of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA, to announce details of their imminent US tour. In Stephen Stills' Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, wine cellar basement, they spend the second of five days rehearsing for their upcoming American tour.
Led Zeppelin enter the Billboard albums chart in the USA with their second album, Led Zeppelin II, which will peak at No1.
Hearing of a Long Island band with the same name, Bruce Springsteen's group, Child, re-names itself Steel Mill and plays at The VCU Gym in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
When Delaney And Bonnie And Friends [including Eric Clapton] play at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK, they are joined by George Harrison of The Beatles on guitar.
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The Rolling Stones are in Muscle Shoals Studios, Florence, Alabama, USA, on the second of two days of recording. They work on the songs Brown Sugar, Wild Horses and You Gotta Move.
Grand Funk Railroad play the second of two nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, supported by Humble Pie.
The Sir Douglas Quintet play the third of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Timber.
Alan Price and Georgie Fame star in a UK tv special, The Price Of Fame, which also features Billy Preston and The Ladybirds.
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