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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 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.
Fabian is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Diana Ross And The Supremes play at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Kenny Rogers And The First Edition are playing at The Carousel, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Molly Bee is playing during two weeks at The Cork Club, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The Checkmates Ltd are appearing during an extended engagement at The Cave Supper Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Tennessee Ernie Ford is playing during a week at The Carousel, West Covina, California, USA.
Eddie Floyd, Pigmeat Markham, The Cassanovas, Barbra Merger, Pat Lewis, J.J. Barnes, The Holidays, Dusty Williams, Dennis Thomas, Ruby Andrews and Timmy Willis are playing in the week-long Memphis Sounds Show at The Riveira Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Lettermen appear on the Mike Douglas tv show in the USA.
Jethro Tull play at The Cromwellian, London, England, UK, Europe.
Fleetwood Mac record a live session for the BBC Radio programme Blues In Britain at Studio 5, Maida Vale, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Trolls record I've Got To Have You for Dunwich Productions in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Ralph Sutton Quartet plays at Sunnie's Rendezvous, Aspen, Colorado, USA. The band includes celebrated trumpet and cornet player Ruby Braff.
Buffalo Springfield record the Richie Furay composition Can't Keep Me Down at Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, California, USA. The track will not be released but will subsequently be recorded by Poco as Do You Feel It Too?.
The Moody Blues play at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Archie Shepp has a second session of recording tracks for his Impulse Records album The Way Ahead at RCA Studios, New York City, USA.
The Beacon Street Union are playing at The Scene, New York City, USA.
The Drifters play at The Orchid Ballroom, Purley, England, UK, Europe.
The single Valleri by The Monkees is awarded a Gold Disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. The song is written by songwriting duo Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart.
The New Formula play at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Nice play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ten Years After play at The Zodiac Club, Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, England, UK, Europe.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men, the debut single by Status Quo, peaks at No7 in the UK charts.
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Pink Floyd play at The Domino Club in The Lion Hotel, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
Frans Krassenburg releases a new single, Golden Earrings / Silly Chap, on Philips Records in The Netherlands, Europe.
The Monkees start work on Porpoise Song, written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, at California Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Harold Land Quintet is recording tracks in Annex Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, which will appear on their album The Peace-Maker.
Status Quo play at The Olympia, East Kilbride, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Connie Smith, with producer Bob Ferguson, records That's All This Old World Needs, If The Whole World Stopped Lovin' and I Love Charley Brown in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session features (Ray Edenton, Earl Dean Porter and Lamar Watkins [gtrs], Dick L. Overbey [steel gtr], Junior Huskey [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Charles E. Justice [fiddle] and Hargus Robbins [piano].
The Love Affair play at The Pavilion, Bath, England, UK, Europe.
Amen Corner play at The Top Rank, Doncaster, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Goldsboro records his own composition, With Pen In Hand, in the USA.
The LP Distant Drums by Jim Reeves is awarded a Gold Disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Merle Haggard releases a new single, The Legend Of Bonnie And Clyde / Today I Started Loving You Again, on Capitol Records in the USA..
Tony Bennett records Sweet Georgie Fame and Yesterday I Heard The Rain for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
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Tim Commerford is born in Irvine, California, USA. He will find success as a rock bass player with bands including Rage Against The Machine and Audioslave.
Savoy Brown, Rainy Day Women, Technicolour Dream and The Wall City Jazzmen with Pat Fields, play at Wall City Jazz Club, Quaintways, Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, UK, Europe.
Ray Charles and The Four King Cousins record performances for The Jonathan Winters Show on tv in the USA. The performances will be broadcast on March 6.
The Who record Call Me Lightning at Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA. It is highly probable that they also record John Entwistle's song Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde on this day.
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Traffic record a live session for BBC radio in the Piccadilly Studio, London, England, UK, Europe.
Max Bygraves begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Michel Legrand records Je Vivrai Sans Toi, La Musique A Papa, Les Muses and La Lune for MGM Records in Los Angeles, California, USA, but the tracks will not be released.
During their current North American tour, The Jimi Hendrix Experience enjoy a rare day off, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, during which the band shops for cine cameras.
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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.