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Armored Saint play at The Rebellion, manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Miraculous Mule release a new LP, Two Tonne Testimony, on Muletone recording Company.
Craig Finn (frontman of The Hold Stedy) releases a new solo LP, We All Want The Same Things, on Partisan Records.
Reverend James Leg plays at Truckstop Alaska, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Tuxedo release their second LP, Tuxedo II, on Stones Throw Records.
Postmodern Juke box bring their British tour to an end with the second of two nights at The Eventim Apollo, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pete Shotton, percussionist with The Quarrymen, the precursor of The Beatles, dies aged 75, of a heart attack, in Knutsford, Cheshire, England, UK, Europe.
On her 80-date Dangerous Woman tour Ariana Grande plays at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, supported by Victoria Monet and Little Mix.
5 years ago
Award-winning blues band King King plus The Revolutionaries and Rhythm Zoo play at Top Secret Blues Festival, The Cask Inn, Scarborough, UK.
Earl Thomas And His Blues Friends play at Club Fox, Redwood City, California, USA.
Bonnie Raitt plays in the West Coast Blues 'n' Roots Festival 2013 in Fremantle Park, Fremantle, Australia.
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon, fans all over the world participate in a global online playback of the album during which they can share thoughts and comments via twitter using #DarkSide40 and witness the impact as the volume of messages combine to turn a specially designed online moon dark.
On her Set The World On Fire Tour, Alicia Keys plays at The Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Florida, USA.
On her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna plays at The Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Ghost play at Brixton Academy, London, UK.
10 years ago
London-based indie band The Mystery Jets release their second album, Twenty One, in the UK.
Get Cape.Wear Cape. Fly. make a live appearance on UK tv series Hollyoaks in a sequence about a live gig staged in the town.
25 years ago
Prince plays the first of three nights to a sellout crowd in Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
50 years ago
The Emotions play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Harpers Bizarre perform Chattanooga Choo Choo on the tv special Ice Capades in the USA.
The New York Times runs a headline including the phrase 'God Is dead', which will inspire Bernie Taupin's lyrics for the song Levon, co-written with Elton John.
Siegal Schwall play the last of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported Savage Resurrection and Kaleidoscope.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Diana Ross And The Supremes and Nancy Sinatra appear on The Ed Sullivan Shopw on tv in the USA.
The Strawbs play at The Don Quixote Club, Old Brompton Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
Clive Palmer, Ralph McTell and Anne Briggs play at The Horseshoe, Tottenham Court Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
Tyrannosaurus Rex (later to find fame as T. Rex) play live on the BBC radio show Top Gear in the UK.
Kaleidoscope (English band) play at The Red House, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
The Troggs play at The Kinema, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Marmalade play at The Wake Arms, Epping, England, UK, Europe.
Plastic Penny play at The ABC, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Penny Peeps play at The Beachcomber, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Jeff Beck plays at The Rowing Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Procol Harum, The Move, Cat Stevens, Simon Dupree And The Big Sound, The Flowerpot Men, The Spencer Davis Group and The Easybeats play in the Daily Express Record Stars Ball at The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK.
Willie Bobo, Joe Cuba, Ray Baretto and Pete Rodriguez play in the fifth annual Latin Jazz Concert at Town Hall, New York City, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at The Masonic Temple, Flint, Michigan, USA, supported by Soft Machine.
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Quicksilver Messenger Service play the last of six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
H.P. Lovecraft play the last of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Colors.
The Who play at The Coliseum, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play the last of three nights at The Cheetah, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Rolling Stones spend the tenth of seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Chris Farlowe plays at The Rasputin Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Alexis Korner plays at The Frankfurt Jazz Festival, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
The Top Ten singles being played on WKBR-Radio, in Manchester New Hampshire, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

1. Lady Madonna/Inner Light – The Beatles

2. Valleri/Tapioca Tundra – The Monkees

3. Scarborough Fair - Simon And Garfunkel

4. Young Girl - Union Gap

5. Simon Says - 1910 Fruitgum Company

6. Kiss Me Goodbye - Petula Clark

7. La La Means I Love You – The Delfonics

8. Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde - Georgie Fame

9. Will You Love Me TomorrowThe Four Seasons

10. Playboy - Gene And Debbie

Sammy Davis Jr is acting as host of this week's Johnny Carson Show on tv in the USA.
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