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A new rhythm track is recorded behind Neil Diamond's original vocal for the song Shilo, at American Sound Studio, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
After Keith Moon of The Who opens a disco in Hatfield, UK, his Bentley is surrounded by skinheads who batter the outside of the car. Moon's chauffeur, Neil Boland, gets out to deal with the rabble but is knocked down, run over and killed by the Bentley.
The Eric Kloss Quintet records Sunshine Superman, Outward Wisdom and other tracks for Prestige Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. The band includes Chick Corea on electric piano.
The Beach Boys are working on the tracks Good Time and Susie Cincinatti for the album Sunflower in leader Brian Wilson's home studio in Bel Air, California, USA. A piano-only version of The Beatles' song You Never Give Me Your Money is also recorded.
Principal Edwards Magic Theatre play at The Town Hall, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The final mix of the Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young album Deja Vu is made at Wally Heider's Studio, San Francisco, California, USA.
Venus by Dutch band Shocking Blue, reaches No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 Singles chart. The song's guitar riff is widely believed to have been borrowed from Pinball Wizard by The Who.
Chuck Berry, Sha-Na-Na, The Coasters and The Platters play at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York State, USA.
The Doors play the first of two nights at The Allen Theater, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
When Buck Owens And The Buckaroos play at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Owens refuses to leave his dressing room until he is paid his fee in full. Promoter Michael Cohl is forced to borrow $12,000 from the venue owner, Harold Ballard, to ensure that Owens will perform.
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Johnny Dankworth, Cleo Laine, John Williams and others play in a Charity Concert For The Africa Bureau, Sadlers Wells Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Moody Blues are in Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe, recording material for their upcoming album A Question Of Balance.
Black Sabbath play at Mothers Club, Erdington, Birmingham, UK.
Time magazine reports that, "Rock Guitarist Eric Clapton, 25, son of a bricklayer, may soon marry Alice Ormsby Gore, 17, daughter of former British Ambassador to the U.S. Lord Harlech, with her father's blessing." "She has gone to see him in New York," said Harlech, "and if they want to get married it is entirely their own affair."
Blodwyn Pig play at The Roundhouse, Dagenham, England, UK, Europe.
Black Sabbath play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK.
Janis Joplin has tattoos done on her wrist and over her heart, the one on her chest reads "One For The Boys."
Led Zeppelin play at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee.
The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at Mammoth Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA, supported by John Hammond Jr.
Principal Edwards Magic Theatre play at Poperama, in the Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK.
Paul McCartney's debut solo album, McCartney, begins a three-week run at No.1 on the Billboard albums chart in the USA. The entire album is performed solo by McCartney with the exception of vocal contributions by Linda McCartney.
Pete Townshend's use of the British slang term "bomb" to describe the success of the Who's rock opera "Tommy" caused him to be detained at the Memphis airport. FBI agents thought it was a bomb threat.
The Kinks and Osceola play the first of two nights at the Family Dog, San Francisco, California, USA.
Janis Joplin and the Full Tilt Boogie Band play at the International Center Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Georgie Fame and others play on the first night of the Palermo Pop Festival, Palermo, Italy, Europe.
The Youngbloods play the first of three nights at the Family Dog, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Joy of Cooking and Jeffrey Cain.
Cat Stevens, The Strawbs, Fotheringay, Magna Carta, Peter Green, Taste, Keef Hartley, Black Sabbath, East Of Eden, Love Affair and others play on the third day of the 10th National Jazz, Blues And Pop Festival, Plumpton Racecourse, Sussex, UK.
Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, is found crawling down a San Diego, California, hotel corridor in a drug-induced stupor. He is arrested and released on $2,500 bail.
The Byrds, Poco and Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen play the third of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA. (1970).
Eric Clapton, Duane Allman and their band Derek And The Dominos continue with recording sessions for the album Derek And The Dominos at Criteria Studio, Miami, Florida, USA.
The Grateful Dead are seen performing Easy Wind in a San Francisco-based tv special entitled Calibration.
Billy Cox, bass player for Jimi Hendrix, is flown home to Pennsylvania, USA, from London, UK, to recover at home with his parents from a bad LSD trip.
Newly emerging singer-songwriter Elton John plays the second of two nights at The Electric Factory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Deep Purple perform organist Jon Lord's Gemini Suite in the Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London, UK, with the Orchestra of the Light Music Society, conducted by Malcolm Arnold.
Black Sabbath release their second album, Paranoid, in the UK.
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Frank Zappa And the Mothers of Invention, Tim Buckley and Kindred play the first of two nights at Pepperland, San Rafael, California, USA.
The Allman Brothers Band releases a new album, Idlewild South, in the USA.
Derek and the Dominos, featuring Eric Clapton, play at the Town Hall, Birmingham, UK. When Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin wanders on stage to sing with them, he is mistakenly removed by road crew who do not recognise him.
The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, Quicksilver Messenger Service and New Riders of the Purple Sage play at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA. During the gig, fiddler Papa John Creach joins Jefferson Airplane. After the gig John Cipollina leaves Quicksilver Messenger Service.
The 1967 James Coburn movie The President's Analyst, featuring cameo appearances by protest folkie Barry McGuire and Los Angeles-based psychedelic band Clear Light, is released to cinemas in Turkey, Europe.
The Kinks, Elton John, Ballin' Jack and Juicy Lucy play the second of three nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Fotheringay play at The University, Sheffield, UK.
Folk singer-songwriter Tim Buckley publishes an article about Beethoven in The New York Times. He also performs live with his band for US tv show Boboquivari, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Ivan ‘Boogaloo Joe’ Jones Quintet records No Way!, Georgia On My Mind and other tracks at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, for Prestige Records.
Savoy Brown, Sea Train, Ry Cooder and Humble Pie play the third of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ravi Shankar plays at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald is the musical guest on the Christmas Day special edition of US tv show This Is Tom Jones.