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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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
The Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Earl 'Fatha' Hines is playing during a long engagement at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Barbara McNair is playing during two weeks at The Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Wayne Newton is playing during four weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The New Christy Minstrels are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisana, 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 Everly Brothers are playing during six nights at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Bobby Darin is playing at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Felicia Sanders and Vaughn Meader are playing during two weeks of shows at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dusty Springfield records Don't Speak Of Love in Philips Studios, Stanhope Place, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jesse Malin is born in Whitestone, Queens, New York City, USA. He will sing, play and write songs with hardcore bands D Generation and Heart Attack before launching a solo career.
The Three Sounds play the first of two nights at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Detroit Emeralds and The Fantastic Four play at The 20 Grand, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Fairport Convention play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Robert Plant's Band Of Joy, Pegasus and The Flute Girl. Deejay for the night is Jeff Dexter.
The Grateful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service play the first of two nights at Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Caffe Lena, a popular folk club in Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA, is closed down by The Deputy Commissioner Of Public Safety for several fire code violations. It will open again in March after repairs have been completed, funded by benefit concerts at other venues.
Victoria Williams And J.B. Ledbetter record We're So Satisfied and Show Some Sign for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
The Iveys and The Track play at The Youth Club, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe. The Iveys will find greater success after a name change to Badfinger.
The Cowsills play at The Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Temptations, Gladys Knight And The Pips and Brenda Holloway play at The Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Buffalo Springfield and Canned Heat play at the Campus Hall, University of California, Irvine, California, USA. After the concert, Buffalo Springfield bassist Bruce Palmer is arrested for possession of drugs and is subsequently detained at an immigration camp in El Centro for two weeks before being deported to Canada. Within a few days Buffalo Springfield will replace Palmer with recording engineer/bassist Jim Messina.
Traffic play at City University, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Magic Mixture.
Plastic Penny play at The Technical College, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Alan Bown play at The California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
The J. Geils Blues Band plays at The Catacombs, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
A feature in the current edition of Newsweek magazine in the USA declares that The Bosstown Sound - a largely manufactured scene based on bands from Boston, Massachusetts, USA, is the latest music industry craze. Bands deemed to be part of the craze are The Beacon Street Union, Orpheus, The Phluph and The Ultimate Spinach, but none of those bands will achieve lasting success.
Pink Floyd play at Southampton University, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Steppenwolf and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the second of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ravi Shankar plays at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Maori Quin Tikis play at The Four Lions, Hotel Singapura, Singapore, Asia.
The Everly Brothers, Minnie Pearl and Gladys Knight and The Pips appear on the ABC-tv series Operation Entertainment in the USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, The Electric Flag, The Youngbloods and Ultimate Spinach play the first of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience record the song Tax Free at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, and add bass overdubs to their cover of the Bob Dylan song All Along The Watchtower.
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The Tremeloes appear on the BBC-1 tv children's programme Crackerjack, in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Paupers play at The Blue Light, Midland, Michigan, USA.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles is in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, assisting his brother Mike McGear and Liverpudlian poet Roger McGough with recordings for their group McGough And McGear.
The Who, Small Faces and Paul Jones play at The Royal Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
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The Herd play at Queen's Ballroom, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
San Francisco hippy band Moby Grape play at the Action House, Island Park, New York, USA.
The Cryan Shames play at The New Place, near Algonquin, Illinois, USA.
Janis Ian plays at The Masonic Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Yardbirds, Eric Burdon And The Animals and Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick And Tich play at Bingley Hall, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
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.