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of The Who starts work in Ramport Studios, London, UK, on music for the soundtrack of his upcoming film, Tommy.
Harvey Jett, guitarist of southern boogie band Black Oak Arkansas, quits the band, moves to Memphis and determines to devote his life to Jesus.
and The Band play at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
I Love by Tom T. Hall, essentially a list of his favourite things, reaches No1 on the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA.
and The Band play at the Mid-south Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
When Bob Dylan
and The Band play a second night at Nassau County Coliseum, New York State, USA, Dylan's wife Sara is brought onto the stage where she sits on a sofa throughout the performance.
play the fifth of six nights at Richard's, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Legendary bluesman Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup plays his final live concert, at Hunter College, New York City, USA.
play at the Ambassador's Theater, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
play at The Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, West Virginia, USA.
A San Francisco insurance company, after being sued by Janis Joplin
's manager, pays out $112,000 on a policy covering the death of the singer. They had claimed that her death was suicide, but the court agreed with her manager, and a coroner's report, that Joplin died from an accidental overdose.
begin a tour of the UK at St George’s Hall, Bradford, supported by Black Oak Arkansas.
When Kevin Ayers plays at The Rainbow Theatre, London, UK, he is joined onstage by Nico, Brian Eno
and John Cale
, and the show is recorded for release by Island Records
, who had organised the one-off collaboration. Mike Oldfield
also plays guitar on some numbers.
plays at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Charlie Rich reaches No1 on the Billboard
Country Albums chart with Behind Closed Doors.
The recently re-united Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young set off on a summer tour, starting with a gig at The Center Coliseum
, Seattle, Washington, USA. The tour will, because of the many problems encountered along the way, become known as 'The Doom Tour'.
Filming begins on the rock movie Slade
In Flame, starring glam rock band Slade
, on location in the UK. The film's £400,000 budget is largely raised by a combination of cash from Slade
's manager Chas Chandler and from their record label, Polydor.
Weather Report play at the Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA.
is in A And R Recording, New York City, USA, 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.
records a version
of the song You're A Big Girl Now in Studio A, A & R Recording, New York City, USA, but this version is not released.
Krautrock pioneers Faust
play at The Stadium, Liverpool, UK.
and Focus play the first of two non-consecutive nights at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
Rush play at The Felt Forum, New York City, USA.
is starring in Cinderella at The Casino Theatre, London, UK.