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Bob Dylan has his second telephone conversation with A.J.Weberman , the obsessive fan who has been rummaging through the garbage cans outside his home in New York City, USA.
Bob Ritchie is born in Dearborn, Michigan, USA. He will find success as rap-rocker Kid Rock.
Filming continues on the Frank Zappa movie 200 Motels at Pinewood Studios near London, UK.
Traffic play at Lancaster University, UK, supported by Amazing Blondel.
Ginger Baker's Airforce play at the Polytechnic, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK.
British dance bandleader Harry Roy dies aged 69 in London, UK.
B.B. King, Ballin'jack and Christian Rapid play the second of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Stoned on mescaline, Jeremy Spencer of Fleetwood Mac disappears on the day of a gig at the Hollywood Hawaiian in Los Angeles, California. He will leave the group soon after.
A Swedish soft porn movie, The Seduction Of Inga, has its premiere. Directed by American Joseph W Sarno, it might have been totally forgotten, except that the theme music, Inga’s Theme, was composed by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, later to form Abba.
Led Zeppelin perform Stairway To Heaven live for the first time, during a show at the Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Jim Morrison of The Doors flies from Los Angeles, California, USA, to Paris, France, Europe.
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Bob Dylan spends the second of four days recording tracks, including When I Paint My Masterpiece, at Blue Rock Studio, New York City, USA. Leon Russell and Bob Johnston are acting as co-producers.
According to his passport, Johnny Cash was admitted into Hawaii, USA, on this date.
John Entwistle, bassist of The Who, releases a solo single, I Believe In Everything, in the UK. It is drawn from his solo album Smash Your Head Against The Wall.
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Black Sabbath finish work on the album Master Of Reality at Island Studios, London, UK.
Black Sabbath play in the Holstebro Hallen, Hostebro, Denmark, supported by Jonathan Swift.
Black Sabbath play in The Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark, supported by Jonathan Swift.
Joy To The World by Three Dog Night reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
The Rolling Stones release their new album Sticky Fingers, which features a cover designed by Andy Warhol, in the UK.
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Black Sabbath come to the end of a Scandinavian tour at Giskehallen, Sandnes, Norway, Europe.
Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck's cantata Truth Is Fallen, written as a protest against the Vietnam War, and dedicated to the memory of those who died in the Kent State shootings and Jackson State killings of May 1970, is premiered in Midland, Michigan.
Pete Cetera of rock band Chicago undergoes five hours of emergency surgery after losing four teeth in a fight at a Chicago Cubs - Dodgers baseball game during which four rednecks decided they didn't like the length of his hair.
Santana record Everything's Coming Our Way, for the album Santana III, at Columbia Studios, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Celebration Of Life festival opens at Celebration Island, Pointe Coupe Parish, Louisiana, USA. The event includes performances by The Beach Boys, Miles Davis and B.B. King.
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If Not For You, a cover of a Bob Dylan song, sung by Olivia Newton-John, enters the Billboard US Top 40 Singles Chart, where it will peak at No25, during a ten-week run.
The album L.A.Woman by The Doors is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Black Sabbath play in Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, supported by Black Oak Arkansas.
Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett records Interlude No1 and No2 in New York City for Atlantic Records.
When rain washes out an outdoor gig, the Man-Pop Festival, at Winnipeg Stadium, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Youngbloods, The Ides of March, Iron Butterfly and Led Zeppelin play indoors instead at Winnipeg Arena.
Multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, with Cissy Houston on vocals, records Ain’t No Sunshine, Blacknuss and Never Can Say Goodbye for Atlantic Records in New York City.
Chuck Berry, Silver Hawk, Sunday Funnies, Springwell Rumor, The Mike Quatro Jam Band and others play at Sherwood Forest, Davison, Michigan, USA.
Led Zeppelin play in the Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, New York State, USA, supported by Black Sabbath.
Yes play at Hemel Hempstead Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead, UK, supported by Jonathan Swift.
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San Francsico band Santana play in Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
San Francisco hippy pioneers The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at the Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ringo Starr enters the Billboard US Top 40 albums chart with Ringo's Rotogravure which will peak at No28 during a six-week run. The album features guest appearances by Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Eric Clapton and Peter Frampton.
The Grateful Dead play at the Onondaga County War Memorial, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Led Zeppelin play at the Kinetic Circus, Birmingham, UK.
Led Zeppelin play at Sheffield University, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK.
The J. Geils Band play the second of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Led Zeppelin play at Leicester University, Leicester, UK.
San Francisco's pioneers of psychedelic rock The Grateful Dead play at the Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at the Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Blue Oyster Cult play at the University of Maine, Bangor, Maine, USA, with The Byrds and The Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Pink Floyd spend the first of eight days in Studio Europasinor, Paris, France, Europe, working on their concert film Live At Pompeii.
Electric Warrior by T.Rex, on Fly Records, reaches No1 in the Albums Chart in the UK.
Stackridge play at Neeld Hall, Chippenham.