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The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The Turtles are playing during twelve nights at Golden Gate A-Go-Go, Golden Gate Race Track, Berkeley, California, USA, with Miss Judy Mac.
The Sons Of Adam are playing during a six-night residency at Gazzari's, 319 North La Cienega Boulevard, West Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA.
Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Exciters fly into the UK for a tour and promotion work.
Herb Cohen is hired officially as personal manager to Frank Zappa, leader of The Mothers Of Invention.
Roy Orbison records It Ain't No Big Thing, You'll Never Be Sixteen Again and Go Away, for MGM Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Lulu appears on The Joe Loss Pop Show on the BBC Light Programme radio service in the UK.
The Rolling Stones, Spencer Davis Group, Unit 4+2, The Checkmates and The End, play at The ABC, Chester, England, UK, Europe.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Billy Joe Royal performing Down In The Boondocks and The Ikettes performing Peaches N' Cream.
The Supremes visit Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, for media interviews only.
Goldie And The Gingerbreads play at The 32 Club, Harlesden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Yardbirds appear on tv show Ready, Steady, Go! in London, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann release their second LP, Mann Made, on HMV Records in the UK.
The Byrds release a new single, Turn! Turn! Turn! on Columbia Records in the USA.
Lulu plays a live ballroom show in Weymouth, England, UK, Europe.
Nina Simone releases a new LP, Pastel Blues on Philips Records in the USA. It will peak at No139 on the Billboard 200 chart, and at No8 on the Top R'n'B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Peter, Paul And Mary play at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Silkie play at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Barbra Streisand meets with French composer Michel Legrand in New York City, USA, and they discuss the possibility of collaborating on an album.
The Alan Price Set, The Graham Bond Organisation, The Crawdaddies, Ronnie Jones and The Blue Jays play at Redcar Jazz Club, Redcar, North Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe.
Roy Orbison records It Ain't No Big Thing, You'll Never Be Sixteen Again and Go Away in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Little Richard releases a new single, I Don't Know What You've Got But It's Got Me, Part I / I Don't Know What You've Got But It's Got Me, Part II, on Vee-Jay Records in the USA. Guitarist on this track is thought to be a pre-fame Jimi Hendrix, and keyboards are by Billy Preston.
Elvis Presley comes to the end of work on the film Paradise Hawaiian Style in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, and sets off to drive back to Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Rooftop Singers play at The University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA.
Bob Dylan releases the album Highway 61 Revisited, in the UK on CBS Records. It will peak at No4. On the same day, Dylan plays at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
The Hollies play at The Starlite, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Noblemen play at The Piper Club, Rome, Italy, Europe.
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In-demand session saxophonist Artie Kaplan records Good Time Music, Three Blind Mice and the Bob Dylan composition Blowin' In The Wind at Mirasound Studio, New York City, USA. The tracks will not be released.
Little Richard releases a new single, I Don't Know What You've Got but It's Got Me, Parts I and II on Vee Jay Records in the USA. The guitarist on this single is the pre-fame Jimi Hendrix.
The John Coltrane Quartet records a 29-minute free improvisation in Camelot Sound Studios, Lynwood, Seattle, Washington, USA. The track will be released in due course by Impulse! Records as the album Om.
The Stormsville Shakers play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Buffy Sainte-Marie, The Greenbriar Boys and others play for an audience of 900 on the first day of the two-day long Buffalo Folk Festival, at Clark Gymnasium, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Billy Fury plays at King's Hall, Stoke, England, UK, Europe.
Glen Campbell and Barry McGuire play at Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Horace Silver Quartet is recording tracks for the Blue Note LP The Cape Verdean Blues at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows play at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Peter, Paul And Mary appear on tv pop show Ready, Steady, Go! in London, England, UK.
The Kinks fly from London, England, UK, to Germany, Europe, to begin a tour.
Irma Schultz Keller is born in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. She will pursue a recording and performing career as a singer, songwriter and guitarist under the name Irma Schultz.
The Beach Boys Today! is certified as a gold album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. On the same day, The Beach Boys play at Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
The Fugs play a midnight show at The Bridge Theatre, 4 St. Mark's Place, New York City, USA.
Singles reviewed in today's edition of UK music weekly NME (New Musical Express are as follows :

The Toys : A Lover's Concerto (Stateside)

The Searchers : When I Get Home (Pye)

Billie Davis : No Other Baby (Piccadilly)

Val Doonican : A Million Miles from Nowhere (Decca)

Jackie Trent : It's All in the Way You Look at Life (Pye)

Bobby Darin : Gyp The Cat (Capitol)

Lou Johnson : A Time To Love, A Time To Cry (London)

P.F. Sloan : Sins of a Family (RCA)

Ivan Meads : Sins of a Family (Parlophone)

Roger Miller : Kansas City Star (Philips)

The Fortunes : Here It Comes Again (Decca)

Swinging Blue Jeans : Crazy 'bout My Baby (HMV)

The Spokesmen : The Dawn of Correction (Brunswick)

Moses K. and the Prophets : I Went out with My Baby Tonight (Decca)

Professor Longhair : Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand (Sue)

The Sunrays : I Live For The Sun (Capitol)

Doug Kennedy : Julie (Columbia)

The Meddyevils : Find Somebody to Love (Pye)

The Artwoods play at The Cellar Club, Kingston On Thames, England, UK, Europe.
Al Hirt plays at Gammage Auditorium, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Town Hall, Cheltenham, England, UK, Europe.
The Tymes record We Can't for Verve Records in New York City, USA, but the track is not released.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.