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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 success.
The Small Faces play in Vienna, Austria, Europe.
Rotary Connection and Jethro Tull play at the MPLS Labor Temple, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
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David Gogo is born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. He will receive acclaim as a blues-rock guitarist and recording artist.
Deep Purple 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.
Entering at No58, the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the top-selling singles in the USA is Guitarzan by Ray Stevens.
The Who play at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience begin a tour of the USA supported by Fat Mattress, at Dorton Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
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Dusty Springfield releases her fifth solo album, Dusty In Memphis, in the UK.
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Big Brother And The Holding Company play the first of two nights at California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA, with Big Mama Thornton and The Weeds.
The Vanilla Fudge release a new single, Some Velvet Morning, in the USA on Atco Records.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at The Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
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Diana Ross And The Supremes complete work on the song Can't Take My Eyes Off You at Hitsville Studios, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Jeff Beck Group, with Rod Stewart on vocals, play the second of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at The Top Rank, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Get Back by The Beatles 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.
The Dave Clark Five appear on UK tv show This Is Tom Jones.
Hugh Masekela plays the second of six nights at The Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Chicago Transit Authority.
Steppenwolf play in Denmark, Europe.
Pioneering electric jazz-rock band Tony Williams' Lifetime start work on their debut album, Emergency!, for Polydor Records.
Count Basie plays the second of two nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Allman Brothers Band plays the first of two nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Blind Faith play in The Konserthallen, Liseberg Nojespark, Goteborg, Sweden, Europe. The band includes Eric Clapton on guitar and Steve Winwood on organ.
Pink Floyd 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.
Frank Ifield plays at the Fiesta, Stockton, UK.
The R.I.A.A. (Recording Industry Association Of America) awards a gold disc to the album The Soft Parade by The Doors.
At the Tinker Street Cinema, Woodstock, New York State, USA, Jimi Hendrix first uses his Uni-Vibe guitar effects unit.
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Johnny Winter plays the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
'Hutch', 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.
Ten Years After play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Bo Diddley and The Flock.
Terry Reid plays the first of six nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Spooky Tooth.
Sugar Sugar by The Archies reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Tom Paxton plays at The Dome, Brighton, UK.
Drummer Phil Collins quits his band, The Freehold, on the eve of their departure for a residency at the Storyville Club, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Little Richard, The Move and Joe Cocker play the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
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Little Richard, 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.
The American Folk, Blues And Gospel Festival 69, starring Albert King, Otis Spann, John Lee Hooker and Champion Jack Dupree plays at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK.
Howlin' Wolf plays at Annabel's, Sunderland, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows play at The Odeon, Birmingham, UK.
The Rolling Stones play in The Assembly Hall, Champaign, Illinois, USA. Also on the bill are Chuck Berry and Terry Reid.
Bob Dylan appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine's second anniversary edition, and is the subject of this issue's major interview.
Badfinger release a new single in the UK, Come And Get It, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
The Rascals [formerly The Young Rascals] play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK.
The Sir Douglas Quintet play the last of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Timber.
Yes 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.
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