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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 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.
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.
Edwin Starr plays at Rebecca's, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Ishman Bracey [aka Ishmon Bracey] dies aged 69 in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. He made his first recordings as a blues singer and guitarist for Victor Records in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1928, and also recorded for Paramount.
Boz Scaggs plays the first of three nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Steel Mill, whose guitarist is the young Bruce Springsteen.
Using the pseudonym Billy Martin, Paul McCartney of The Beatles secretly starts work on an instrumental, Kreen-Akrore, intended for his solo debut album, in Morgan Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
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John Lennon And The Plastic Ono Band, Jethro Tull, Bobbie Gentry, Juicy Lucy, Robin Gibb and White Plains appear live on UK tv show Top Of The Pops.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles continues work on his solo album, Sentimental Journey, at EMI’s Abbey Road studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording Let The Rest Of The World Go By.
Kenny Rogers And The First Edition and Lulu make guest appearances on tonight's broadcast of the tv show This Is Tom Jones in the USA.
Champion Jack Dupree plays at The Granary Club, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Delaney And Bonnie and Friends, including Eric Clapton, play at Symphony Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Dusty Springfield records Goodbye and Sweet Charlie at Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Neil Diamond plays in The Auditorium of Plymouth High School, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.
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Pink Floyd play at The City Hall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, are recording a cover version of the Ray Charles composition A Fool For You, for Motown Records at Hitsville Studios, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jimi Hendrix is in The Record Plant, New York City, USA, working on Izabella and Sky Blues Today.
Jim Greeggan, bassist of Barenaked Ladies, is born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.
Country Joe And The Fish play at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Badfinger play at Salutation Hall, Perth, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers Band play at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA. Later, The Grateful Dead also play at Ungano’s Night Club, New York City, USA.