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The Bee Gees
arrive at 461 Ocean Boulevard, Golden Beach, Miami, Florida, USA, to begin work at the nearby Criteria Studios, on a new album which will be called Main Course
David Sandström, drummer for Swedish hardcore punk group Refused, is born.
Alvin Lee And Company play at The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
play the first of two European warm-up shows in preparation for their tenth North American tour, at the Ahoy in Rotterdam, Holland.
begin a UK tour with a sold out show at The Deaf Institute, Manchester.
On the Bobby Goldsboro Show in the USA, Bobby's guests are Paul Revere
And The Raiders
. During the show Bobby sings Did She Mention My Name?, Can You Feel It? and And Then There Was Gina. Paul Revere
And The Raiders
perform Cover of Rolling Stone and Just Like Me.
The Grateful Dead
begin recording their eighth studio album, Blues for Allah at Ace's, Mill Valley, California, USA.
releases the album Slow Dancer on CBS Records in the UK.
confirms that he has left the UK and intends to live permanently in the USA, where he will apply for citizenship.
Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson
is born in North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, USA.
Pioneering openly lesbian comedienne and recording artist Moms Mabley
dies aged 81, of heart failure in White Plains, New York State, USA.
singer and solo performer, is born in South Orange, New Jersey, USA.
Black Oak Arkansas play at The Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Georgios Panayiotou, later to be known as George Michael
, is given a drum kit for his twelfth birthday.
Just four days after becoming divorced from her former partner, Sonny Bono, Cher marries Greg Allman, but the pair separate ten days later.
Give A Little Bit by The Bay City Rollers
reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart.
Hopeful young UK band The Jam audition for a slot on tv talent show Opportunity Knocks
. They fail.
Joe Don Rooney is born in Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA. He will find success as the guitarist in country rock band Rascal Flatts
is rehearsing in New York City, USA, for his Rolling Thunder Revue
- planned as a traveling cavalcade of Dylan and his long-time musical comrades.
enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No9 during
an eleven-week run on the chart.
On a beach in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, a Cherokee Indian chief named Rolling Thunder directs a ceremony of prayers for Bob Dylan
's Rolling Thunder Revue
rock tour troupe.
play at Sussex University, Brighton, Sussex, UK.
On their Toys In The Attic tour, Aerosmith
play in Davenport, Iowa, USA.
The Rolling Thunder Revue
, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan
and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, plays at the Brandeis University, Shapiro Gymnasium, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.