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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.
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.
The Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
The musical, Love And Let Love, is presented at Sheridan Square Playhouse, off-Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just fourteen performances.
Lulu is playing during a two-week engagement at Cesar's Palace, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
Ronnie Dove is playing at The Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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.
Latin jazz guitarist Bola Sete is playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jean Shepard is playing during a week-long engagement at The Nashville Club, New York City, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play during two weeks at The Cafe Au Go Go, New York City, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr. is appearing during two weeks at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers and The Monitors play in a week-long Motown Revue at The 20 Grand Driftwood Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing premieres at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, where it will run for 937 performances.
The Yardbirds play at The Corn Exchange, Chelmsford, England, UK, Europe.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Sunday Mornin' by Spanky And Our Gang entering at No69.
The Herd play at Leas Cliff Hall, Folkstone, England, UK, Europe.
Berry Gordy Sr and his wife Bertha (parents of Motown founder Berry Gordy) celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary by re-affirming their vows at the Bethel A.M.E church in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Diana Ross is among the guests.
Dusty Springfield, Janis Ian and The Dudley Moore Trio are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Rolf Harris Show on BBC1-tv in the UK.
It is reported that New Jersey band The Critters are suing their former record company, Kama Sutra, in the New York State Supreme Court for $750,000, claiming that the label has released some of the group's old demo recordings as finished discs, without obtaining permission to do so.
Sadie (The Cleaning Lady) by Johnny Farnham, reaches No1 in the Top 40 singles Chart in Australia, Oceania.
The Tremeloes play at The Imperial, Nelson, England, UK, Europe.
Researcher Dr K.C.Pollock of the University Of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA, publishes his findings that the volume of noise generated at rock'n'roll concerts can injure teenage eardrums.
The New Christy Minstrels are playing at The Fairmont, San Francisco, California, USA.
The front cover of today's edition of UK music weekly NME is dominated by an advert for the new single Everything I Am by Plastic Penny. The paper also features interviews with The Bee Gees, The Walker Brothers and Peter Tork of The Monkees.
Johnny Cash plays to 2,000 inmates at Folsom State Prison, Folsom, California, USA. Although it is far from his first show at a prison (he'd been playing for inmates since the Texas Prison Rodeo at Huntsville in 1956) it will become his most famous, sometimes described as "the single most important day in the career" of Johnny Cash. The performance will be released as Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison. Also on the bill are Carl Perkins and The Statler Brothers. The band's van and possessions are searched as they enter the prison but evidently none too thoroughly, as Cash is known to have used amphetamines to help energise his performance at the show. The visiting entourage also includes Los Angeles Times writer Robert Hilburn and photographer Jim Marshall, who were paid to document the album for the liner notes. Cash opens the performance with Folsom Prison Blues.
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Hank Marvin of The Shadows releases a solo single, London's Not Too Far, in the UK, Europe.
The Manchester Guardian reports that seventeen year old ex-public schoolboy Richard Branson hopes to become "the voice of youth." His first venture is to edit and publish a new magazine called Student.
Neil Diamond plays at University Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Herman's Hermits and Allan Sherman are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Simon Dee Show on BBC-1 tv in the UK.
I'm Coming Home by Tom Jones is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
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The Charles Lloyd Quartet plays at Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques play in San Diego, California, USA.
Tom Watson, billed as "King Of The Banjo" is playing at The Sabre Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jimmy Dean plays at Clowes Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Soft Machine play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Herbal Mixture.
Revered Nashville A-Team session drummer Farris Coursey dies of a heart atttack in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, USA.
The Who's third album The Who Sell Out, enters the UK chart, where it will peak at No13. Later that night, they play at the Dreamland Ballroom, Margate, England, UK, Europe.
The Byrds and The Buffalo Springfield play at The Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
St. Willie Cool School and Eyes Of Blond play at The Public Hall, Aldeborough, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
Slim Whitman records Rainbows Are Back In Style and How Could I Not Love You in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Blues Magoos judge the final of Bruce Morrow's Big Break Show on WABC-tv in New York City, USA.
Carmen McRae is playing at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Kaleidoscope and Charley Musselwhite play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Top Ten albums in the UK on this date are as follows :

1. Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles

2. Sound Of Music - Original Soundtrack

3. Val Doonican Rocks, But Gently - Val Doonican

4. Reach Out - The Four Tops

5. British Motown Chartbusters - Various Artists

6. Their Satanic Majesties Request - Rolling Stones

7. Last Waltz - Engelbert Humperdinck

8. 13 Smash Hits - Tom Jones

9. Axis : Bold As Love - Jimi Hendrix Exprerience

10. Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones - The Monkees

Tim Hardin plays at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon, UK, Europe.
The Gods play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. The band includes Greg Lake, later to find greater success with Emerson Lake And Palmer (ELP).
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.