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Games People Play
by Joe South
enters the Billboard
singles chart in the USA where it will peak at No12.
South's distinctive guitar parts are a major factor in the song's
Rotary Connection and Jethro Tull
play at the MPLS Labor Temple, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
is born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. He will receive acclaim as a blues-rock guitarist and recording artist.
play at Eastern Washington State College, Tacoma, Washington, USA.
Blues guitarist and singer Roosevelt Holts
records Matchbox Blues, Sundown Blues, Maggie Campbell Blues, Down The Big Road and Blues On My Mind, for Bluesman Records in Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA.
The Who play at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
And The Holding Company play the first of two nights at California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA, with Big Mama Thornton
and The Weeds.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at The Top Rank, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
enters the Billboard
Top 40 singles chart in the USA where it will peak at No1. On the same day it reaches No1 in the Dutch Top 40 Singles chart.
Get Back by
, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Chicago Transit Authority.
Hugh Masekela plays the second of six nights at
play at The Top Rank Suite, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales.
Pioneering San Francisco hippy band The Grateful Dead
play at the Mississippi River Festival, Edwardsville, Illinois, USA.
At the Tinker Street Cinema, Woodstock, New York State, USA, Jimi Hendrix
first uses his Uni-Vibe guitar effects unit.
, one of the biggest cabaret stars in the world during the 1920s and 1930s, dies of pneumonia in London, UK. Only 42 people will attend his funeral.
When The Tubby Hayes
Big Band plays at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, the show is broadcast live by the BBC.
Drummer Phil Collins
quits his band, The Freehold, on the eve of their departure for a residency at the Storyville Club, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
, The Move and Joe Cocker
play the last of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
UK pop weekly the NME (New Musical Express) announces the formation of a new group called Septimus, featuring two ex-members of Amen Corner
and two ex-members of The Herd
appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine's second anniversary edition, and is the subject of this issue's major interview.
play at The Farx Club, Southall, London, England, UK.
The Grateful Dead
play the first of three nights in the Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.