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The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half 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 musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 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 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.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Roy Orbison is playing during a three-week season at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Canada.
Seatrain and Albert Ayler are playing during thirteen days at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Fats Domino is playing during a series of dates at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Matt Monro is playing at The Century Plaza, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tennessee Ernie Ford is playing during three days at The Calgary Stampede, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Louis Prima is playing at The Sands Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, with Sam Butera And The Witnesses.
The 5th Dimension are playing during ten nights at Basin Street West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ten Years After are playing during ten nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
MacArthur Park by Richard Harris reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart. The song is composed by Jimmy Webb.
Ed Chalpin of PPX Studios wins a $1m settlement in the High Court in the USA relating to his rights on Jimi Hendrix recordings, stemming from Hendrix having been a member of Curtis Knight And The Squires on Chalpin's label.
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Thelma Carpenter is playing at The Apartment, New York City, USA.
Pink Floyd nudge into the lower reaches of the Billboard albums chart in the USA for the first time with A Saucerful of Secrets.
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The Jeff Beck Group, with Rod Stewart on vocals, plays the second of two nights at The Catacombs, Houston, Texas, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Halfway To Paradise by Bobby Vinton entering at No70. The song is composed by Carole King and Gerry Goffin.
The Moody Blues begin a tour of France, Europe.
Frank Sinatra Jr. and Jack E. Leonard are playing at The Frontier Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jethro Tull play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
Blood, Sweat And Tears debut album, Child Is Father To The Man, peaks at No40 on the UK chart.
Mythology play their last gig together in Siloth, Cumbria, England, UK, Europe. The band includes Tony Iommi and Bill Ward, both of whom will later play in Black Sabbath.
The Doors play at PNE Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Doors' new single, Hello, I Love You, enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, destined for the No1 slot, but many critics note a remarkable similarity to The Kinks' hit All Day And All Of The Night.
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Paul Revere And The Raiders play in McAllen, Texas, USA.
American country star Bobbie Gentry begins a six-week long UK tv series entitled, Bobbie Gentry Sings Of The Fragrance, Love, Sorrow And Rumour Of The Delta Country. Guests on the show include Donovan, The Hollies, Glen Campbell, The Alan Price Set and Don Partridge. Pan's People provide terpsichorean diversions.
Judy Collins makes her first entry into the Billboard albums chart in the USA with Wildflowers, on Elektra Records, which will peak at No5.
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Jefferson Airplane headline the 1968 Summer Of Stars show at The Convention Hall, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
UK pop weekly the NME [New Musical Express] reports that the Robert Stigwood Organisation (which manages Cream, The Bee Gees and others) has acquired a £150,000 interest in Rik Gunnell Management, which looks after Alan Price, Georgie Fame, Fleetwood Mac and others.
Peter, Paul And Mary play at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York State, USA.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles takes Apple Records A + R boss Peter Asher to see The Iveys at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. (The Iveys will find success after a name-change to Badfinger.
Jackie De Shannon records The Weight for Imperial Records in the USA. The song is written by Robbie Robertson of The Band.
It is reported that guitarist Robbie Krieger and drummer John Densmore of The Doors have formed a production company, Bliss Productions, and a publishing company, Transcendental. The pair have signed a band, The Comfortable Chair, to their new ventures.
Taj Mahal and Tim Buckley play the last of six nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is reported that Mercury Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, has re-signed country music star Faron Young, who has already been with the label for fifteen years.
Spirit play the fourth of five nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by T.I.M.E. and The Peanut Butter Conspiracy.
The Rascals play in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Steppenwolf make their first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA with Born To Be Wild. It will peak at No2.
The Steve Miller Band plays the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Iron Butterfly play at The Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Lennon of The Beatles visits his Aunt Mimi in Poole, Dorset, England, UK, Europe, and introduces her to his new girlfriend, Yoko Ono.
British pop weekly the NME [New Musical Express] reports that supergroup Cream has split up, and that each member of the group intends to form his own band.
The Who play at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Frost and The Psychedelic Stooges.
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.