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play the last of five nights at Chequers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Rock movie That’ll Be The Day, starring David Essex, Ringo Starr
and Keith Moon
of The Who, is released in Sweden, Europe.
A nine-mile traffic tailback forms across Southern Florida, leading to The Sportatorium, Miami, Florida, USA, where Bob Dylan
and The Band
are playing two shows.
John Cummings buys a $50 Mosrite guitar at Manny
When Bob Dylan
and The Band play a second night at Nassau County Coliseum, USA, Dylan's wife Sara is brought onto the stage where she sits on a sofa throughout the performance.
The Jackson 5
, including Michael Jackson
, play the first of two nights at the Theatre National Daniel Sorano, Dakar, Senegal, Africa.
and The Band play at the Coliseum, Denver, Colorado, USA.
play the third of six nights at Richard's, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
come to the end of a tour of North America at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Set entirely around music by The Beach Boys
, a new ballet, Deuce Coupe Ballet, opens in New York City, USA.
give their first public performance - to an invited audience of friends - at Performance Studios, New York City, USA.
Revered mandolin-playing bluesman Johnny Young
aka 'Man' Young, dies of a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
and his family touch down at Metropolitan Airport, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, at the start of a six week stay on a farm in the neighbouring town of Lebanon. The farm is owned by songwriter Curly Putman Jr, and the McCartneys' time spent there will inspire Paul to write the hit single Junior's Farm.
’s British tour ends at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, UK, with Black Oak Arkansas as support.
Ten Years After
play the second of two nights at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
Rub It In by Billy Crash Craddock is at No1 in the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA.
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.
Charles Aznavour appears on the Michael Parkinson Show on tv in the UK.
The Rumble In The Jungle
, a world Heavyweight championship boxing match between George Foreman and former world champion/challenger Muhammad Ali, takes place in the Mai 20 Stadium, Kinshasa, Zaire, [now known as The Democratic Republic of the Congo], Africa. Ali wins by knocking out Foreman in the eighth round. The fight will inspire the 1976 hit single In Zaire
by Johnny Wakelin
hold the UK launch for their new record label, Swan Song, at Chislehurst Caves, Surrey, England, UK.
and Focus play the first of two non-consecutive nights at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
plays at Foster Hall, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.
Weather Report play at The Ambassador Theater, St Louis, Missouri, USA.