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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.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Wayne Newton is playing during four weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
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.
Jack Jones is playing during a two-week stand at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Jazz pianist Erroll Garner is playing at Al Hirt's Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Jazz Communicators (saxophonist Joe Henderson, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Herbie Lewis, and drummer Louis Hayes) are playing during a fifteen night booking at The Both/And Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Blues Project are playing during thirteen nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Roman Numerals are playing at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Tony Bennett plays at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
The Four Tops are playing at The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Singer-songwriter Terri Hendrix is born in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Jo Jo Gunne play at The Hop Club in The Playhouse, Walton-On-Thames, England, UK, Europe.
The Velvet Underground record Stephanie Says for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Bridge Piece by Joseph Jarman of avant-garde jazz combo The Art Ensemble Of Chicago is performed at Ida Noyes Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The multi-media performance includes the band wearing tuxedos, strobe lights, video projections, a smoke machine, strolling performers and someone carrying a portable radio tuned to a Top 40 music station. Some audience members are told to wear sacks over their heads, while others are draped in tinfoil. If any audience members are not formally dressed, they are asked to leave.
Psychedelic pop band World Of Oz signs to Deram Records in London, England, UK, Europe.
Bill Medley, formerly one half of The Righteous Brothers, begins a solo career when he opens at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA, backed by Frankie Ortega's sixteen-piece band and The Jack Holloran Singers.
Jimi Hendrix is re-united with his family in Seattle, Washington, USA. Plans to play at his old school, Garfield High, are scrapped when equipment isn't available. Hendrix makes a brief speech instead. Later, he is given the key to the city, then flies to Los Angeles for a show at Ackerman Ballroom, UCLA.
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Charlie Louvin plays at the opening of Katz Drugs, Topeka, Kansas, USA.
Ed Ames plays at The Carousel Theater, West Covina, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Lulu, P.J. Proby and Gary Walker (of The Walker Brothers) appear on UK radio show Pop Inn.
At Columbia Studio B, New York City, USA, Miles Davis is working on the song Side Car, but it is not completed. A finished version will be recorded on the 15th.
Fabian is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Band record In A Station in the USA. It will appear on their debut album, Music From Big Pink.
The Giant Jellybean Copout record Awake In A Dream and Look At The Girls for Poppy Records in New York City, USA.
Traffic play at a record company convention in Grenoble, France, Europe.
Albert Ayler records Zion Hill, Love Cry II and Universal Indians for Impulse! records at Capitol Studios, New York City, USA.
Simon Dupree And The Big Sound play at Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Coliseum Ballroom, Ottumwa, Iowa, USA.
Sonny James records No Other Arms No Other Lips and Everything Begins And Ends With You in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pink Floyd record Julia Dream and It Would Be So Nice at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Cream spend the fourth of eleven days of recording in Atlantic Studios, New York City, USA, for the double album Wheels Of Fire.
The Scaffold, The Incredible String Band and Ron Geesin play at Leicester University, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
The Young Tradition play at The University Of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
The Grateful Dead are playing in The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs (aka Flatt And Scruggs) record The Story Of Bonnie And Clyde, Another Ride With Clyde, Picture Of Bonnie and other Bobbie And Clyde-themed tracks in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Coasters record Love Potion Number Nine and other tracks at Bell Sound Studio, New York City, USA.
Paul Revere And The Raiders play a one-nighter in Warrensburg, Missouri, USA.
The Savoy Brown Blues Band plays at The Fishmonger's Arms, Wood Green, London, England, UK, Europe.
Lulu plays during a two-week cabaret season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Pyramids play at Pantiles, Bagshot, England, UK, Europe. Also known as Symarip, the band is widely considered to have been one of the first skinhead reggae bands, with songs including Skinhead Girl, Skinhead Jamboree and Skinhead Moonstomp.