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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.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Fabian is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Checkmates Ltd are appearing during an extended engagement at The Cave Supper Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Beacon Street Union are playing at The Scene, New York City, USA.
Max Bygraves is playing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Al Martino is playing during a three-week stint at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Barbara McNair is playing during two weeks at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Diahann Carroll is playing during an engagement at The Hilton Plaza, Miami, Florida, USA.
On their second tour of North America, The Cream play the last of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone by Aretha Franklin entering at No35.
The Who are thrown out of a bar in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, after a gig at New Edmonton Gardens with Blue Cheer and Sagittarius.
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Eddie Floyd, Pigmeat Markham, J.J. Barnes, Pat Lewis, The Holidays, Ruby Andrews and Barbara Mercer play in the Memphis Sounds Show during a lengthy booking at The Riviera Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
UK management company Blackhill Enterprises dissolves its six-way partnership with Pink Floyd.
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown and Ways And Means play at St Mary's College, Isleworth, Hounslow, West London, England, UK, Europe.
Cat Stevens appears on the BBC radio show Saturday Club in London, England, UK, Europe.
Cinderella Rockafella by Esther And Abi Ofarim is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe. On the same day, the single reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart.
The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at 1300 Boulevard Way, Walnut Creek, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones continue rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, UK, Europe.
Blooming Hits by Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra reaches No1 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA.
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band plays at Barking College, Barking, East London, England, UK, Europe.
The Herd play at California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
The Union Gap release a new single, Young Girl, in the USA on Columbia Records.
Simon And Garfunkel play at The Us her Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
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An advert in NME declares Elton John to be 1968's greatest new talent.
The Velvet Underground play the second of three nights at The Stone House Restaurant, Watertown, New York State, USA.
Manfred Mann are awarded a Silver Disc in the UK for their No1 hit version of Bob Dylan's song The Mighty Quinn.
The Gods and Glass Menagerie play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Box Tops release a new single, Cry Like A Baby, in the USA. The song is written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham.
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Music trade magazine Billboard in the USA reports that three radio stations in the Chicago area have recently introduced "progressive rock programs". Music played on these stations includes The Velvet Underground, Arlo Guthrie, Vanilla Fudge and Ravi Shankar. (N.B. Such music would, in later years, be catagorised as Underground). The magazine also lists five full-time progressive radio stations and thirteen part-time progressive stations across the USA.
The Moody Blues play at the Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare, UK, Europe.
Simon And Garfunkel release a new single, Scarborough Fair, in the USA.
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San Franciscan proto-metal band Blue Cheer release a rocked-up version of Eddie Cochran's Summertime Blues, in the USA.
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Just Us play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann play at Sussex University, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Big Brother and the Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play the second of two nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The MC5 and Tiffany Shade.
Sam Gopal Dream play at Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eric Burdon And The Animals plus Eire Apparent play the fourth of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Merle Haggard plays at a benefit show for the Sun School for Retarded Children, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Mayor Graham of Phoenix declares it to be Merle Haggard Day.
The Move and The Troggs appear on the ITV show Time For Blackburn in the UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan's album John Wesley Harding enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No1, during a 29-week run.
The Troggs appear on the BBC radio show Pete's People in the UK.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.