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The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson are recording That's How Love Goes for Motown Records in Detroit, Michigan.
Weather Report play at the Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan.
The Jackson 5 compilation album Greatest Hits enters the Billboard US Black Albums Chart where it will peak at No2.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the City Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia.
The great gospel vocalist Mahalia Jackson dies aged 60, from heart failure and complications of diabetes, in Evergreen Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Marley And The Wailers play at the National Arena, Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean, in support of The People’s National Party.
Can play a free, televised, concert for an audience of 10,000 at The Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
The New Islington Folk Club has its first night at The White Horse, Liverpool Road, Islington, London, UK. Performers include folk group Oak and floor-singers include Vin Garbutt, Luke Kelly and Bob Davenport.
Led Zeppelin release a new single, Rock And Roll/Four Sticks, in the USA.
Johnny Cash plays at The RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
On the final show of their tour of America, T.Rex play at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA. Leader Marc Bolan gets drunk in the dressing room, walks on stage and falls over before stumbling through an appallingly bad set. In the words of Paul Simon, who was in the audience, "This is fucking bullshit, man."
The Doors and Badfinger play at Painter's Mill Music Theater, Owings Mills, Maryland, USA.
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Led Zeppelin play at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Black Sabbath, Yes and Wild Turkey play at The Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA.
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The Beach Boys play at New York State University, State University Plaza, Albany, New York State, USA.
Rockin' Robin by Michael Jackson enters the Billboard US Black Singles chart, where it will peak at No2. On the same day it enters the Billboard US Top 40 Singles chart, where it will also peak at No2.
Michael Jackson of The Jackson 5, reveals in an interview that he receives $5 a week allowance, which he spends on art supplies.
Mike Dirnt is born in Berkeley, California, USA. He will find success as bassist for Green Day.
Jeff Beck, Stevie Wonder and Free play at Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Led Zeppelin play at Voorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Led Zeppelin begin a tour of North America in Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
David Bowie plays at The Polytechnic, Leicester, UK, supported by The JSD Band.
The New York Jazz Museum opens in New York City, USA. It will function for only a few years.
Led Zeppelin play the first of two nights at the Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington.
James Taylor plays at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Steve Stills' Manassas begin a US tour with the first of three nights at the Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
Country Joe McDonald plays at Provo Park, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the second of two nights at International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Alone Again Naturally by Gilbert O'Sullivan is certified as a Gold Disc in America.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Civic Center, Savannah, Georgia.
One of the first electronic pop hits, Popcorn by Hot Butter, peaks at No5 in the UK pop singles chart at No41. The song is composed by Gershon Kingsley of electronic duo Perrey And Kingsley (1972)
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Cow-Palace, San Francisco, California.
The three-day-long Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival continues into its second day on Bull Island in the Wabash River, Illinois, USA. The event was billed as featuring major bands including Black Sabbath, Santana, Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac, Canned Heat, The Allman Brothers, The Eagles and many more. In the end, over 200,000 people will arrive instead of the 30,000 expected, and the event becomes a disaster, with most of the bands pulling out because of the chaos. Bands who actually do play include Canned Heat, Brownsville Station, Black Oak Arkansas and Pure Prairie League.
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The three-day-long Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival staggers into its third and last day on Bull Island in the Wabash River, Illinois, USA. The event was billed as featuring major bands including Black Sabbath, Santana, Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac, Canned Heat, The Allman Brothers, The Eagles and many more. In the end, over 200,000 people arrived instead of the 30,000 expected, and the event has become a disaster, with most of the bands pulling out because of the chaos. Bands who actually do play include Canned Heat, Brownsville Station, Black Oak Arkansas and Pure Prairie League. The angry crowd burns the stage down.
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Robert Fripp [of King Crimson] and Brian Eno [formerly of Roxy Music] record The Heavenly Music Corporation at Eno's home studio in the UK, for their album No Pussyfooting.
T.Rex play at the Academy of Music, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Free abandon their current UK tour because guitarist Paul Kossoff has fallen ill.
Three Dog Night reach No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA with Black And White.
Black Sabbath play in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
John Lennon enters the UK pop albums chart with Sometime In New York City, which will peak at No11 during a six-week run.
UK folk supergroup Pentangle play at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, UK.
Chuck Berry plays at Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Stackridge play at the City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
Led Zeppelin play the first of two nights at the Casino, Montreux, Switzerland.
The Jackson 5 Show, the second pre-recorded tv special starring The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, is boradcast in the USA.
During their first-ever European tour The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ringo Starr is interviewed on the set of the UK film, That'll Be The Day, by the magazine Cinema And TV Today.
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