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When ZZ Top play at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, USA, they break the previous highest attendance record which had been set by The Rolling Stones.
Gil Turner, a prominent folk singer in the early 60s folk scene in Greenwich Village, New York City, dies. Turner was the first person to record the Bob Dylan songs Blowin' In the Wind and Don't Think Twice.
John Lennon releases a new single, Whatever Gets You Through The Night b/w Beef Jerky, on Apple Records in the USA.
Robbie McIntosh, drummer for The Average White Band dies of an accidental heroin overdose at a party thrown by record company executive Kenneth Moss in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Fellow band member Alan Gorrie, who also partakes of the heroin, is rescued by the quick-thinking of his girlfriend, Cher, who takes him home and looks after him.
Gil Turner, a prominent folk singer in the early 60s folk scene in Greenwich Village, New York City, dies. Turner was the first person to record the Bob Dylan songs Blowin' In the Wind and Don't Think Twice.