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Davy Jones announces his departure from The Monkees.
Taste plays at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK, supported by Mott The Hoople.
The Osborne Brothers record Ruby (Are You Mad?), Siempre and Somebody's back In Town at Bradley's Barn, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, USA, for their Decca Records album Ru-be-eee.
Elvis Presley flies from Memphis, Tennessee, to Los Angeles, California, to begin rehearsals for his imminent second season at the International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Junior Wells is recording tracks for his album Southside Blues Jam in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The album also features Buddy Guy on guitar and Otis Spann on piano.
The LP Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 (which includes Michael Jackson) enters the Billboard US Hot 100 albums chart, where it will peak at No1.
On the same day that Led Zeppelin play at the Town Hall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK, weekly pop newspaper Disc publishes an interview with their bassist John Paul Jones.
The Steve Miller Band plays the last of three nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Doors release their fifth album, Morrison Hotel, on Elektra Records in the USA.
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The Moody Blues are recording overdubs for their forthcoming album A Question Of Balance.
The Steve Miller Band, Allmanjoy and Linn County play the second of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Dr. Strangely Strange, The Chris Spedding Band, Formerly Fat Harry and Sour Milk Sea play at Implosion, The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe. Deejay for the event is Jeff Dexter.
David Bowie, The Alan Skidmore 5 and Bridget St. John play at Regent Street Poly, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Greatest Show On Earth play at The Wake Arms, Loughton, London, England, UK, Europe.
Julian's Treatment play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. The band is led by Julian Jay Savarin.
Juicy Lucy play at The Speakeasy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Guitarist Fred Carter Jr and drummer Kenny Buttrey record overdubs for the Bob Dylan tracks The Boxer and Belle Isle at Columbia Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Viva play at Bunjies Coffee House And Folk Cellar, London, England, UK, Europe.
Wishbone Ash play at Connaught Hall, Tavistock Square, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Substitute.
Nigel Wesson plays at Bunjies Coffee House And Folk Cellar, London, England, UK, Europe.
Charlie Daniels adds guitar and Kenny Buttrey adds drums to the songs The Boxer and Little Sadie, for Dylan's album Self Portrait, in Columbia Records Music Row studio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Santana plays at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
The Velvet Underground are recording tracks for their fourth album. Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison, Doug Yule and Atlantic Records engineer Adrian Barber are working on Ride Into The Sun, Ocean, I Love You, Walk It And Talk It, and Love Makes You Feel Ten Feet Tall.
The original line-up of Judas Priest play their last gig together at The Youth Centre, Cannock, Staffordshire, UK.
Howlin' Wolf is in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on tracks which will be released on the album The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions. Contributors to the album include Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts.
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Tom Paxton plays at The University, Stoke, UK.
Tom Paxton plays at The Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.
Kenny Rogers And The First Edition play the first of ten nights at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Country Joe And The Fish play the second of four nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Blues Image and Silver Metre.
The Steve Miller Band plays the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Santana record Hope You're Feeling Better at Wally Heider Studio, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Love You Save by The Jackson Five, including Michael Jackson, is released in the UK.
The Youngbloods play the second of three nights at the Family Dog, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Joy of Cooking and Jeffrey Cain.
Brad Meldhau is born in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. He will find success as a jazz pianist and composer, with eclectic tastes and an evident fondness for collaborating with other artists.
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles reach No1 in the UK Top Twenty singles chart with Tears Of A Clown.
The first Glastonbury Festival comes to an end in The Vale Of Avalon, Somerset, England, UK, Europe. The 1,500 fans who attended have paid £1 each to see Marc Bolan, Stackridge, Amazing Blondel, Quintessence, Keith Christmas and Al Stewart over the course of the two-day event, which includes free milk from the farm owned by festival organiser Michael Eavis.
East Of Eden play at The Red Lion, Leytonstone, UK.
Simon And Garfunkel reach No1 in the New Musical Express (NME) UK album chart with Bridge Over Troubled Water.
Pink Floyd play at Pepperland Auditorium, San Rafael, California, USA.
The Incredible String Band plays at The City Hall, Birmingham, UK.
Newly emerging singer-songwriter Elton John plays the last of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Bob Dylan's first book, Tarantula, written in 1966, is published in the USA by MacMillan.
David Freiberg of Quicksilver Messenger Service is arrested for marijuana possession in San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, USA.
Love and The James Gang play the third of four nights at the Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Black Sabbath.
San Francsico hippy rock pioneers The Grateful Dead play at the Club Agora, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Bob Dylan records Went To See The Gypsy at Columbia Recording Studios, New York City.
While recording his album If I Could Only Remember My Name, at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco, California, USA, David Crosby records a version of Tamalpais High with three members of the Grateful Dead - Jerry Garcia on guitars, Phil Lesh on bass, and Bill Kreutzmann on drums. Also playing guitar is Jorma Kaukonen of Jefferson Airplane. This version, however, is not used on the album.
On their first national tour The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina.