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and The Band
play the first of two nights at Montreal Forum, Montreal, Canada.
A nine-mile traffic tailback forms across Southern Florida, leading to the Sportatorium, Miami, where Bob Dylan
and The Band
are playing two shows.
and The Band play at Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, USA.
releases a new single, Jealous Mind, in the UK. It will go to No1 in the pop singles chart.
and The Band play at the University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
play the fifth of six nights at Richard's, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Weather Report play at Bowen Field House, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA.
play at The Coliseum, Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA.
Blues singer and guitarist Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup
, an inspiration to Elvis Presley
among others, dies aged 68 of a heart attack in the Nassawadox hospital in Northampton County, Virginia, USA.
Mudcrutch, a band from Gainesville, Florida, drives to Los Angeles, California, USA, in search of fame and fortune. They will find it, under the name of Tom Petty
And The Heartbreakers.
During the Creative Arts Festival, Devo play in the Governance Chambers, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA.
Pioneering British r'n'b bandleader Graham Bond
dies aged 36 under the wheels of a Piccadilly line train at Finsbury Park station, London, UK. Most sources list Bond's death as a suicide.
Asylum Records releases a promotional-only single, Something There Is About You, by Bob Dylan
and The Band in the USA.
, a flambouyant boogie-woogie pianist and recording artist, dies of renal failure in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
When folk quartet The Spinners
play at The London Palladium, London, UK, the show is recorded and will be released as the LP The Spinners At The London Palladium on EMI Records.
Weather Report play at Uihlein Hall, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
, on his 461 Tour, plays at Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, Buffalo, New York State, USA. On this date, he is joined on the road by Patti Boyd who has now decided to leave her husband, George Harrison
plays an acoustic show at the Record Plant, Sausalito, California, which is broadcast live by KSAN radio.
Weather Report play at the Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Angel And The Snake, later to become better known as Blondie
, headline at CBGBs Club, New York City, USA, supported by The Ramones
and Slaves Of Rhythm.
When ZZ Top
play at Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas, USA, fans seriously damage the stadium's turf. As a result, concerts are banned at the venue for two decades.
is in Studio A, A
& R Recording, New York City, USA, working on the song Buckets
Of Rain, for the album Blood On the Tracks.
is in A&R Recording, New York City, working on songs including Buckets Of Rain, If You See Her, Say Hello and Meet Me In The Morning for the album Blood On The Tracks.
resident Gilbert O'Sullivan enters the UK albums chart with Stranger In My Own Back Yard, which will peak at No9.
Gilbert O'Sullivan enters the UK albums chart with Stranger In My Own Back Yard, which will peak at No9.
plays at the Koseinkin Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Brantley Moses Horton Jr, better known as Shorty Horton, bass guitarist with Link Wray
and The Wraymen, dies in Suffolk, Virginia, USA.
and Elvin Bishop
play at Onondaga County War memorial, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
New Orleans-style jazz trombonist and bandleader George Brunies
dies in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Shirley Jones, star of tv-promoted manufactured pop group The Partridge Family, meets tv producer Marty Ingels on the lawn of tv star Michael Landon's home. Jones and Ingels will marry three years later.
spends the first of two days in Sound 80
studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his brother David, re-recording parts of his fifteenth studio album, Blood On The Tracks
which he had been unhappy with.