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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 Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 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.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
John Davidson is playing during a month of shows at The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The King Sisters, Alvino Rey and Kent Larsen are playing during a three-week engagement at The Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The musical variety revue New Faces Of 1968 is presented during a run of 52 performances at The Booth Theatre, New York City, USA, featuring performers including Madeline Kahn, Robert Klein, Suzanne Astor and Gloria Bleezarde.
Maxine Brown is playing during nine days at The Pecan Grove, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Ron Eliran, known as "Israel's Ambassador of Song," is playing during a month of shows at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
Glen Campbell is in London, England, UK, Europe, for a week of promotional radio and tv appearances.
Lana Cantrell is playing during a three-week engagement at The Fairmont, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jimmy McGriff is playing during four nights at The Alpine Villa, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Jackie Cain and Roy Kral are playing during an engagement at Paul's Mall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Joe Tex is playing during ten nights at The Esquire Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Autosalvage, Group Therapy and Joyfull Noise play at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is A Man Without Love by Engelbert Humperdinck entering at No66.
Chubby Checker and Kim Weston play at the UJA Dinner-Dance, in the Hilton Hotel, New York City, USA.
Richard Harris releases the Jimmy Webb composition MacArthur Park, in the USA.
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Moby Grape play the fifth of six nights at The Generation Club, New York City, USA.
The Hour Glass play the second of two nights at The Cheetah, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The 5th Dimension play at Indiana University, Indiana, USA.
USA music trade bible Billboard reports that Liberty Records has sent letters to all its distributors and retailers calling for all mono albums to be returned and exchanged for stereo products.
Ray Charles performs live in Houtrusthallen, The Hague, Holland, Europe.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play at Cabell County Memorial Fieldhouse, Huntington, West Virginia, USA.
Acoustic psychedelic folk outfit Tyrannosaurus Rex score their first UK chart entry with the single Deborah. They will achieve much greater success as electric glam rockers T.Rex.
Deep Purple spend the first of three days recording their debut album, Shades Of Deep Purple in Pye Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Today's edition of UK music paper Record Mirror includes a round-up of recently-released cover-versions of Bob Dylan songs, including You Ain't Goin' Nowhere by The Byrds and This Wheel's On Fire by Julie Driscoll with the Brian Auger Trinity. The feature also mentions two further versions of You Ain't Goin' Nowhere, one by Unit 4 + 2 and another by Paul McNeill And Linda Peters. Others in the list include Too Much Of Nothing by Peter, Paul And Mary, Down In The Flood by Earl Scruggs, I Shall be Released by both Marc Ellington and Boz, and an instrumental treatment of The Mighty Quinn by Fuzz Face.
William Bell plays at The Vapors, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA.
Pink Floyd play at Brighton Arts Festival, Thelme House, Brighton, Sussex, UK, Europe.
The Byrds play at The Middle Earth club, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Spider John Koerner. Deejay for the night is Jeff Dexter.
Finchley Boys play the second of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Ace Of Cups and The Flamin' Groovies play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Who play at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Donovan's boxed double album A Gift From A Flower To A Garden enters the UK album charts.
Edwin Starr plays at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The United States Of America play at Arizona State University, Arizona, USA.
The Move play at The University Of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, Europe.
In today's edition of Rolling Stone magazine, reviewer Barry Gifford describes the album A Long Time Comin' by The Electric Flag with the sentence, 'This is the new soul music, the synthesis of white blues and heavy metal rock.' This is thought to be the earliest documented use of the term heavy metal in connection with rock music.
Jimmy Smith is playing live at Shelly's Mann Hole, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Doors play at Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The James Cotton Blues Band and The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown.
Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell spend the first of two days recording tracks for their joint album, Bobbie Gentry And Glen Campbell in Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is revealed that Stax Records and Atlantic Records have parted company, after working together since 1960 when Atlantic first began distributing Stax product. The split will cause tumult at Stax when it is realised that despite the ending of their agreement, Atlantic has retained control of all Stax masters since the start of the agreement, thus leaving Stax virtually without any catalogue.
Sam And Dave play at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Byrds play at the Middle Earth club, Covent Garden, London, UK.
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Fleetwood Mac play at Club 700, Orebro, Sweden, Europe.
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The Buddy Guy Blues Band plays the third of four nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
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.