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and Yoko Ono take part in the annual New Year's Day Extravaganza organised by the New York Poetry Project at St Mark's Church, New York City, USA.
play at West Palm Beach Convention Hall, Florida, USA.
Alvin Lee And Company play at Lisner Auditorium, WashingtonDC, USA.
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.
releases his 15th studio album, Blood On The Tracks, in the UK on CBS Records. The songs, many of them
despairing and bitter, are about breaking up with his wife Sara
's Blood On the Tracks reaches No1 in the Billboard
US albums chart for the first of two weeks.
Weather Report play at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
When space-rock band Gong
play at the Town Hall, Cheltenham, UK, founder-member Daevid Allen
quits the group claiming that an invisible force field has prevented him from going on stage.
play the last of five nights at the Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA. Over the five days of show, 511 dope smokers have been arrested by over-zealous LAPD officers.
Just four days after becoming divorced from her former Sonny And Cher
partner, Sonny Bono, Cher marries Greg Allman, but the pair separate ten days later.
play their last North American date in Central Park, New York City, USA. The show is taped and released as the live album USA.
Aspiring rock star Mike Peters plays his first gig at his sister Susan's 21st Birthday Party. Peters will go on to found and lead The Alarm
Sean Taro Ono Lennon is born in New York City, USA, the son of John Lennon
and Yoko Ono. He will find success as singer, songwriter and actor Sean Lennon
. His birth and childhood will inspire the song Beautiful Boy
by John Lennon
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.
turns up at the Other End club in Greenwich Village
, New York City, to watch singer-songwriter David Blue perform. At the gig, Dylan meets Ronee Blakly, a talented actress/singer who had made such an impression in Robert Altman's three-hour cult classic, Nashville. Blakly joins Dylan on stage for a few duets at the end of Blue's show.
Beat poet Allen
is filmed reciting poetry for a scene in the Dylan
movie Renaldo & Clara at the Seacrest Motel, North Dakota.
Weather Report play at the Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Rolling Thunder Revue
, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan
and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, plays two shows in one day at the Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
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.
plays at The Chester Fritz Auditorium, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA.
Frederick Dierks Bentley is born in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Using the name Dierks Bentley
, he will become an exceptionally popular country music singer and songwriter.
Rock guitarist Paul Kossoff
and his band Back Street Crawler
, play at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland. Kossoff is so tragically strung out on hard drugs that he can barely perform and, at one point, collapses onto the stage.