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Acclaimed Jamaican jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Harriott dies of cancer in Southampton, Hampshire, UK.
Carly Simon reaches No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart with You're So Vain.
Bob Dylan 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.
Pink Floyd play for the Roland Petit ballet at Palais des Sports de la Porte de Versailles, Paris France, Europe.
Tony Christie 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.
The Carpenters 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.
Jerry Blaine 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.
Chicago-blues duo Homesick James and Snooky Pryor record Crossroads, Careless Love, Nothing But Trouble and other tracks for Caroline Records, at Chalk Farm Studios, Chalk Farm, London, UK. The tracks will be released on the LP Homesick James And Snooky Pryor.
The New Riders Of The Purple Sage play at The Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Gram Parsons plays plays the fifth of six nights at Oliver's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Phil Ochs plays at The Lion's Share, San Anselmo, California, USA.
Frank Zappa and The Mothers Of Invention play the second of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Ruben And The Jets.
Steve Goodman plays at the Earl Of Old Town, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Get Me A Ladder Tour, Emerson, Lake And Palmer play at The Palais De Sport, Caen, France, Europe.
On their Get Me A Ladder Tour, Emerson, Lake And Palmer play at The Palais Des Expositions, Nancy, France, Europe.
Isaac Hayes marries fashion model Mignon Harley in the office of Justice Of The Peace Tom Davis in Carson City, Nevada, USA.
Led Zeppelin play in the Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Robert Wyatt, 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.
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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.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer play the final show of their Get Me A Ladder Tour, in Oldenburg, Germany, Europe.
Led Zeppelin play the second of two nights at The Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Led Zeppelin 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.
Jim Croce is awarded a US gold disc by the R.I.A.A. for his hit single Bad Bad Leroy Brown. On the same day, Led Zeppelin play at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at Saratoga Perfect Arts, Saratoga, California.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Keith Emerson 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].
On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play the second of two nights at The King's Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Gram Parsons of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, plays miniature golf in Los Angeles, California, USA, with Jonathan Richman of The Modern Lovers.
A new rock venue, The Roxy, opens in Los Angeles, California, USA, with a concert by Neil Young. The audience includes Carole King, Elton John and Jackson Browne.
Status Quo play at The Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, Wales.
On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play at The Ernst-Merck-Halle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
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On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play at The Brondby Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play the first of three nights at The Grugahalle, Essen, Germany, Europe.
On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at The Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Bette Midler plays the last of three nights at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
The Allman Brothers Band play in Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Dylan 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.
Leon Russell plays at the Nippon Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
The Mahavishnu Orchestra play at the Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Paul McCartney And Wings album Band On The Run enters the UK Albums Chart where it will peak at No1 for seven weeks.
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.
Bob Dylan 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.
Joey McIntyre of successful boy band New Kids On The Block is born in Needham, Massachusetts, USA.
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