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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five 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 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.
Cat Mother and The All-Night Newsboys, supported by The Flock, play the third of four nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Marsha Hunt plays at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England, UK.
The Monkees are working on the songs Penny Music, Kitty Hawk and Steam Engine, in Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
At the end of a North American tour, The Jimi Hendrix Experience return to New York City, USA.
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The Equals play in Inverness, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The John Mayall Band records a largely acoustic album, The Turning Point, live at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA. Also playing at the same gig are The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Spooky Tooth.
The Radio Luxembourg Canaby Street Festival in London, England, UK, features Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees, The Tremeloes, Status Quo, Desmond Dekker, and the Love Affair.
Entering at No65, the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the top-selling singles in the USA is Laughing by the Guess Who.
Johnny Cash tapes an edition of his tv show at The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Guests on the show include Glen Campbell and Jeannie C. Riley.
Poco make their New York City, USA, debut with a gig at The Bitter End club in Greenwich Village.
W. Lee 'Pappy' O'Daniel, founder of pioneering country music group, The Light Crust Doughboys, dies aged 79 in Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Ballad Of John and Yoko by The Beatles is banned by half of the Top Forty AM Radio stations in America, because the line 'Christ, you know it ain't easy,' is deemed blasphemous.
Fairport Convention are travelling home from Birmingham, England, UK, to London, when their driver falls asleep. their van crashes down a 40ft embankment, killing drummer Martin Lamble and fashion designer/seamstress Jeannie Franklyn who was, at the time, the girlfriend of Fairport guitarist Richard Thompson. Franklyn's death will inspire a number of musical endeavours, including Jack Bruce's 1969 LP Songs For A Tailor and the song I'll Bet She Knew It by Jack Nitzsche. It is also often speculated that the 1971 Bernie Taupin/Elton hit Tiny Dancer was about Jeannie, although Taupin has denied the connection.
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Bob Dylan releases the single Lay Lady Lay in the USA on Columbia Records. It will peak at No7 during an 11-week run.
WHCN (FM) Radio in Hartford, Connecticut, USA, changes its format from 'Beautiful Music' to 'Underground Rock'.
Muddy Waters releases a new album, After The Rain, on Cadet Records in the USA.
The Rolling Stones are working on the song Country Honk in Olympic Studios, London, UK.
Janis Joplin And The Kosmic Blues Band play at Yale Bowl, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Graham Coxon, singer-songwriter, best known as the guitarist and backup vocalist for the rock band Blur is born in Rinteln, West Germany, Europe.
John Fahey plays in the Town Hall, Hornsey, London, England, UK, Europe, at the start of a British tour.
The Allman Brothers Band plays at Piedmont Music Festival, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Santana record Evil Ways in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Columbia Records.
Ten Years After play at Kings Hall, Romford, England, UK.
Bob And Earl play at The Manor, Ipswich, UK, Europe.
The second day of The Laurel Pop festival, at Laurel Racetrack, Laurel, Maryland, USA, features performances by Sly And The Family Stone, The Mothers Of Invention, The Jeff Beck Group, The Guess Who, Ten Years After and Savoy Brown.
Canned Heat, The Steve Miller Band and Kaleidoscope play in Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, USA.
Thunderclap Newman play at The Town Hall, Kilmarnock, Scotland, UK.
Pink Floyd play a brief live set at the Paris Cinema Studio, London, England, UK, Europe, for the BBC radio show Nite Ride.