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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Georgie Fame is playing during a three-week season at The Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Shadows play during a three-week cabaret season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe, with Brian Locking standing in for bassist John Rostill who has suffered a nervous breakdown.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
The Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Lulu is playing during a two-week engagement at Cesar's Palace, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
Paul Anka is playing during a week of shows at The Roostertail Supper Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The Lazy Eggs and The Utopias.
Ronnie Dove is playing at The Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Jazz vocalist Bobbe Norris is playing during two weeks at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
Jean Shepard is playing during a week-long engagement at The Nashville Club, New York City, USA.
Latin jazz guitarist Bola Sete is playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
George Harrison of The Beatles is undertaking four days of recording sessions in Bombay, India, Asia, which will result in his soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
Sammy Davis Jr. is appearing during two weeks at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
It is announced that Elvis Presley is to make a feature film and a Christmas tv special for NBC which will earn him over $1m.
The Young Rascals release a new single, It's Wonderful, in the UK on Atlantic Records.
A round table discussion, moderated by pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Christian Barnard, at Cape Town Medical School, Capetown, South Africa, is recorded and will be released as a 2-LP set by Decca Records in the UK.
Al Hirt and Pee-Wee and The Young Set appear in a benefit concert with The Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Ford Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Amen Corner release a new single, Bend Me, Shape Me, in the UK on Deram Records. The song is a cover version of a US hit by The American Breed.
Sweetwater play in the dorm cafeteria, Northridge Hall, San Fernando Valley State College, San Fernando, California, USA, supported by Bluesberry Jam.
The Iveys play at The Technical College, Chelmsford, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Glass Opening. The Iveys will find greater success after a name change to Badfinger.
The Who play at The Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jimi Hendrix, charged with violent behaviour while drunk, attends court in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
The T+A Rhythm And Blues Band plays the first of two nights at The New Orleans House, Berkeley, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Marvin Gardens.
The Chambers Brothers, The Sunshine Company and The Siegal Schwall Blues Band, with lights by Holy See, play the second of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Gentle Soul record See My Love (Song For Greg) for Epic Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who play at The Royal, Tottenham, North London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Nice play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Tyrannosaurus Rex and Limousine. DJ for the night is Jeff Dexter.
Manfred Mann release a new single, The Mighty Quinn, written by Bob Dylan, in the UK on Fontana Records. It will reach No1 on 14 February.
Heather Mills, later to become a successful model and wife of Paul McCartney, is born in Aldershot, England, UK, Europe.
Norma Jean, with producer Bob Ferguson, records Promises Promises, You Changed Everything But My Name, Truck Driving Woman and I Threw Away The Rose in Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Musicians on the session include Wayne Moss and Pete Wade [gtrs], Pete Drake (steel guitar), Junior Huskey [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Hargus 'Pig' Robbins [piano] and Shorty Lavender (fiddle).
Floribunda Rose play at The Ballerina Ballroom, Nairn, Scotland, UK, Europe. The band's guitarist, John Kongos, will enjoy greater success under his own name.
The Kinks release a new album, Live At Kelvin Hall, in the UK on Pye Records.
In today's issue of Downbeat, the drummmers' magazine, in the USA, an advert appears in which Dennis Wilson of The Beach Boys promotes Camco Drums.
On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques play the second of two nights in San Francisco, California, USA.
Freddie Mack's Band plays at Exeter University, Exeter, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers and The Monitors play in a week-long Motown Revue at The 20 Grand Driftwood Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Kaleidoscope and Charley Musselwhite play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville 68, Hornsey Wood Tavern, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
New guitarist Dave Gilmour plays his first gig with Pink Floyd at Aston University, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
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An episode of Tarzan runs on American tv featuring The Supremes as a trio of nuns.
Johnny Cash, June Carter, The Tennessee Two, The Statler Brothers and Carl Perkins hold their second day of rehearsals in the Banquetting Room of El Rancho Motel, Sacramento, California, USA, for their upcoming live show at the nearby Folsom Prison. During this day's rehearsal, California governor Ronald Reagan, who is at the hotel for an after-dinner speech, visits the band and offers his encouragement. A major part of the rehearsal is spent learning Greystone Chapel, a song written by Folsom Prison inmate Glen Sherley.
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The Beatles' movie-making company Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd.
Neil Diamond plays at The State University of Oneonta, New York State, USA.
Keith Anderson is born in Miami, Oklahoma, USA. he will find success as a country music singer-songwriter and performer.
The Herd release a new album, Paradise Lost, in the UK on Fontana Records.
Billy Joe Royal records Don't You Be Ashamed To Call My Name, Don't You Think It's Time, Bed Of Roses, Storybook Children and Just Between You And Me in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Band record The Weight at A And R Recording, New York City, USA. It will appear on their debut album, Music From Big Pink.
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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.