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The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Ella Fitzgerald, backed by The Tommy Flanagan Trio, plays a live gig at The Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Bob Dylan joins The Byrds on stage at Ciro's Le Disc nightclub, Los Angeles, California, USA, for a rendition of Jimmy Reed's Baby What You Want Me to Do.
Aspiring young rock'n'roll artist Frank Zappa and go-go dancer Lorraine Belcher are arrested in Cucamonga, near Los Angeles, California, USA, for their part in manufacturing a sex audio tape. Zappa will spend ten days in jail as a result.
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Red Hot Ray And The Scorchers play at St Augustines, Huncort, Lancashire, England, UK.
Tom Paxton plays the first of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles continue the UK section of filming their second movie, Help!, provisionally titled Eight Arms To Hold You, at Twickenham Film Studios near London.
Russ Sainty plays at The at California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK.
The Walker Brothers make their first UK television appearance, performing on ITV's weekly pop show Ready Steady Go! Also on the show are The Supremes, The Drifters, The Moody Blues, Chuck Jackson and Zoot Money.
Rock'n'roller Larry Williams, backed by guitarist Johnny 'Guitar' Watson, plays at Leyton Baths, Leyton, London, UK.
The Bash! Pop Music Special, a ninety minute tv show featuring Jackie De Shannon, Lori Parker, Frankie Randell, Eddie Cano, Nino Tempo And April Stevens, Cannibal And The Headhunters, Freddie Cannon and Rick And The Ravens, is broadcast on KCOP-TV Channel 13, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Ray Manzarek, keyboardist of Rick And The Ravens, will find greater success when he becomes a co-founder of The Doors.
UK pop music weekly, the NME [New Musical Express] reveals that Jeff Beck has been selected as Eric Clapton's replacement in The Yardbirds. On the same day, The Yardbirds play at The Links Club, Borehamwood, London, UK.
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Dusty Springfield, The Searchers, The Zombies, Bobby Vee and Heinz play at the City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
Peter And Gordon release a new single, True Love Ways, in the UK on Columbia Records. The song was previously a hit for Buddy Holly.
Henry Mancini plays at The Pershing Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
The Who play at The Railway Hotel, Harrow And Wealdstone, UK.
The John Coltrane Quartet plays at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
Unit 4+2 play at The Co-op, Peckham, UK.
Folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, march and sing at the Selma-to-Montgomery march for civil rights in Alabama, USA.
When The Rolling Stones begin a Scandinavian tour at Fyns Forum, Odense, Denmark, Europe, Mick Jagger and bassist Bill Wyman receive electric shocks on stage during rehearsals, from an unearthed microphone stand.
The album John Mayall Plays John Mayall is released on Decca Records in the UK.
Jokers Wild play at The Racehorse, Northampton, England, UK. The group includes David Gilmour who will find greater success as a member of Pink Floyd.
Johnny Cash plays at Kintner Gymnasium, Decatur, Illinois, USA.
Brian Wilson briefly returns to The Beach Boys touring group for two performances at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Beach Boys release a new single, All Summer Long, in the UK on Columbia Records.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.