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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 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.
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.
Jazz vocalist Bobbe Norris is playing during two weeks at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
Latin jazz guitarist Bola Sete is playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, 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.
Tim Hardin plays at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The New Christy Minstrels are playing at The Fairmont, San Francisco, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at the Barnes Park Bandshell, Monterey Park, California, USA.
Buffalo Springfield enter the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with their latest single, Expecting to Fly. It will peak at No98.
Daydream Believer by The Monkees is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe. The song is composed by John Stewart of The Kingston Trio.
Revered Nashville A-Team session drummer Farris Coursey dies of a heart atttack in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing premieres at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, where it will run for 937 performances.
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.
The Yardbirds play at The Corn Exchange, Chelmsford, England, UK, Europe.
Sadie (The Cleaning Lady) by Johnny Farnham, reaches No1 in the Top 40 singles Chart in Australia, Oceania.
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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Duke Ellington and His Orchestra are rehearsing for an imminent appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Buddy Charles And His Trio are playing at The Winner's Circle, Chicago. Illinois, USA.
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.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Floral Hall, Southport, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
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.
Hank Marvin of The Shadows releases a solo single, London's Not Too Far, in the UK, Europe.
The Byrds and The Buffalo Springfield play at The Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon, UK, Europe.
I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Gladys Knight And The Pips reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
The Chambers Brothers, The Sunshine Company and The Siegel Schwall Blues Band, with lights by Holy See, play the last of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Herd play at Leas Cliff Hall, Folkstone, England, UK, Europe.
Ten Years After play at The School of Economics, London, England, UK, Europe.
St. Willie Cool School and Eyes Of Blond play at The Public Hall, Aldeborough, Suffolk, 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.
Neil Diamond plays at University Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia, 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.
The Charles Lloyd Quartet plays at Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Monkees spend a second day working on the song Zor And Zam at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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 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.
I'm Coming Home by Tom Jones is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
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Jimmy Dean plays at Clowes Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Carmen McRae is playing at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
Soft Machine play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Herbal Mixture.
It is reported that Columbia Records led the race for Gold Disc Awards in the USA during 1967, achieving fifteen album certifications from the R.I.A.A. in the USA. Capitol Records led the singles awards with five certifications.
Tom Watson, billed as "King Of The Banjo" is playing at The Sabre Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.