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Acclaimed Jamaican jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Harriott dies of cancer in Southampton, Hampshire, UK.
and his wife Sara spend the second of two days visiting George Harrison
and his wife Patti at their home, Friar Park, in Henley-on-Thames, UK.
play for the Roland Petit ballet at Palais des Sports de la Porte de Versailles, Paris France, Europe.
secures his fourth hit when Avenues And Alleyways, on MCA Records, enters the UK singles chart where it will peak at No37 during a four-week run.
release their fifth album Now And Then
, in the USA. It features a triple-fold-out cover, showing a panoramic view of Karen and Richard Carpenter driving past the Carpenter family home on Newville Avenue in Downey, California.
Beck, Bogert And Appice, featuring Jeff Beck
on guitar, play a live set for French tv show Pop Deux, at Le Bataclan
, Paris, France, Europe.
dies in Long Island, New York, USA. Blaine first found success as a jazz bandleader, recording eighteen tracks for Master and Bluebird Records
in the late 1930s, before going on to found such r'n'b/rock record labels as Jubilee, Josie
, Port, Dana and Chex.
Gram Parsons plays plays the fifth of six nights at Oliver's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
plays at The Lion's Share, San Anselmo, California, USA.
plays at the Earl Of Old Town, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
marries fashion model Mignon Harley in the office of Justice Of The Peace Tom Davis in Carson City, Nevada, USA.
play in the Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Texas, USA.
, formerly of Soft Machine
and Matching Mole, is paralysed from the waist down after a fall from a third storey window during a party for Gilli Smyth of Gong
, in Maida Vale, London, UK.
After being open for just sixteen days, Alexandra Palace, London, UK, is destroyed by fire
and has to be closed to the public.
Weather Report play the fourth of five nights at Tulagi's, Boulder, Colorado, USA.
play at the Civic Center, St Paul, Minnesota, USA.
During a show supporting Edgar Winter's White Trash and Sly and the Family Stone
, Ray Davies announces, from the stage of the White City Festival, in London, UK, that he is leaving The Kinks
. On the same day, Led Zeppelin
play at Buffalo Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York State.
and Carl Palmer [Emerson, Lake And Palmer
], Labi Siffre
, Ronnie Scott, Jim Cregan [Family], Brian Gibson [Geordie] and Tony Norton [Jigsaw] take part in a Pop Star Celebrity Race at Brands Hatch, near Swanley, Kent, UK. Jazzman Ronnie Scott wins the race. Also in attendance are Suzi Quatro and Don Powell [Slade
play at The Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, Wales.
Micky Jones, guitarist, singer and one of the founders of Welsh prog rock band, Man, is featured on the cover of UK music weekly Melody Maker
and The Band
record You Angel You, Going, Going, Gone and Forever Young during sessions for the album Planet Waves
, in Village Recorders, Santa Monica, California.
Clayton Perkins, the brother of Carl Perkins
, is found in dead in his bed at the age of 38, having shot himself with a .22 calibre pistol. In the 1950s, Clayton had been a member of the Perkins Brothers, with his brothers Carl and Jay.
and The Band have their final rehearsal in Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, California, for their first tour of the USA in eight years.
Scotland's first commercial radio station, Radio Clyde
, begins broadcasting in the Glagow area. The first record played is Song of the Clyde sung by popular tenor Kenneth McKellar