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The musical Charlie Girl
is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
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 Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The Four Tops
are playing during an eleven-night season at The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
is playing at The Flame Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Jazz pianist Erroll Garner
is playing at Al Hirt's Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
appear on the BBC1-tv show Dee Time in London, England, UK, Europe.
and Buffy Ford are playing during a three week engagement at The Ice House, Glendale, California, USA
The Amboy Dukes play at The Witchdoctor, Catford, London, England, UK, Europe. (This group should not be confused with the American band of the same name)
Ten Years After
play at The Brondby Pop Club, Denmark, Europe, supported by Day Of Phoenix and The Young Flowers.
and English band Procol Harum
play the first of two nights at The Anderson Theatre, New York City, USA.
San Francisco hippy band
play at Barlong Hall, Dagenham, England, UK, Europe.
's album John Wesley Harding enters the Billboard
albums chart in the USA where it will peak at No2 during a run of 21 weeks.
Dance To The Music
becomes the first hit for Sly And The Family Stone
as it enters the Billboard
R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at number three. The song shakes off assumptions about the separate roles of voices and instruments as sources of rhythm and harmony, alternating and blending them
without losing either melody or dance beat.
begin the first of eleven days of recording in Atlantic Studios
, New York City, USA, working on the album Wheels Of Fire.
will become the first company to release all singles in stereo, within 90 days.
It is announced in the USA that
The Scaffold play at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
transfer all their business affairs from NEMS to their own newly formed company, Apple, in London, England, UK, Europe.
When The Herd
play at The Pavilion, Bridlington, England, UK, Europe, guitarist Peter Frampton
is taken to hospital after the gig suffering from a septic thumb.
appear on the BBC1-tv show Dee Time in London, England, UK, Europe. The show is hosted by celebrity deejay Simon Dee
Dino, Desi And Billy appear on tv show The Hollywood Palace in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who play at The Valentine Ball, Essex University, Colchester, England, UK, Europe. (Syd Barrett
of Pink Floyd
is said to have attended this gig, but it seems unlikely given that Pink Floyd
were playing 260 miles away in Nelson, Lancashire on the same night.)
, Mance Lipscombe and Hour Glass play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom
, San Francisco, California, USA.
are the guests on Doddy's Music Box on ABC-tv in the UK.
is playing at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Hedge And Donna.
Love Is Blue
by Paul Mauriat reaches No1 in the Billboard
Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA for the first of five weeks.
On the same day, it reaches No1 in the Cash Box
magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
UK rock paper Disc and Music Echo reports that drummer Nigel Olsson of Plastic Penny
was, "rushed to hospital last week to have stitches inserted in his face following an incident at the Eastcote Clay Pigeon Club. A member of the audience smashed Nigel in the face with a broken bottle during the group's second number, and later in the evening the dance promoter was beaten up."
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
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.