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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.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
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.
Bobby Darin is playing at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The Everly Brothers are playing during six nights at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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.
The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation play at London School Of Economics, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Blossom Toes.
A feature in the Talent section of Billboard magazine in the USA examines the negative effects of former group members pursuing solo careers, and the increasing problems of drug use among musicians, especially in what the feature describes as "Hippie Groups".
Mike Patton is born in Eureka, California, USA. He will find success as a rock vocalist working with acts including Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Fantômas and Tomahawk, as well as pursuing a solo career.
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Alexis Korner and Fusion. Deejay for the night is Jeff Dexter.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, The Electric Flag, The Youngbloods and Ultimate Spinach play the second of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jimi Hendrix is interviewed by Hugh Nolan for Disc And Music Echo, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Deb Talan is born in Pelham, Massachusetts, USA. She will find success as an indie-folk singer-songwriter, best-known for her work with The Weepies.
Leonard Cohen and The Alan Price Set are the guests on Once More With Felix, a BBC2 tv show hosted by folk singer Julie Felix in London, England, UK, Europe.
Neil Diamond plays in Niles West High School auditorium, Skokie, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Maori Quin Tikis play at The Four Lions, Hotel Singapura, Singapore, Asia.
The Fallen Angels play at Le Cave, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Steppenwolf and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding is the Hot Shot Debut, entering at No67 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA.
The Bee Gees make their first American live appearance with a show at Anaheim Convention Center, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Spanky And Our Gang.
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Moby Grape play at The Action House, Island Park, New York State, USA.
Country Joe And The Fish, The Charlatans and Dan Hicks And the Hot Licks play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Sergio Mendes And Brazil '66 play at Philharmonic Hall, New York City, USA, supported by The Fifth Dimension. During Mendes' set, jazz flute star Herbie Mann makes a guest appearance during a cover version of The Beatles' song Daytripper.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is I Thank You by Sam And Dave entering at No61.
The Nice play at Newcastle University, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
The Move play at Hastings Pier, Hastings, Engalnd, UK, Europe, with Shades of Black.
Procol Harum play at The Starlight Rooms, The Gliderdrome, Boston, Lincolnshire, England, UK, Europe.
Plastic Penny play at Queen's Hall, Narbeth, England, UK, Europe.
The Gods play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. The band includes Greg Lake, later to find greater success with Emerson Lake And Palmer (ELP).
Circus play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The front page headline story in today's edition of music trade publication Billboard in the USA is about how the increasing control of product by musical artists is potentially counter-productive in sales terms. The feature particularly notes that some contemporary LP covers are "of such unorthodox appearance that consumers can scarcely make out the titles, artists' names or logos."
Musical highlights on tonight's edition of The Lawrence Welk Show on tv in the USA include The Lennon Sisters singing Where Are the Words?, Norma Zimmer performing I Get Along Without You Very Well and Tanya Falan doing Can't Take My Eyes off of You.
Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws is born in Bristol, England, UK, Europe. He will become better known under his stage name, Tricky, as an English record producer, vocalist, and musician.
Traffic play at The California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
Freddie Mack And His Band are playing a live gig in Southport, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The Technical College, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
The Tremeloes and Kenny Lynch are the guests on the BBC Radio1 show Saturday Club, hosted by deejay Keith Skues.
The J. Geils Blues Band plays at The Catacombs, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Tracy Lawrence is born in Atlanta, Texas, USA. He will find success as a country vocalist, scoring a string of hits that features Sticks And Stones, Time Marches On, Alibis and Find Out Who Your Friends Are.
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band perform live on the beach in front of The Martinez Hotel, during the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, Europe.
Eyes Of Blond play at Bigmore Hall, Haverhill, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
Being entertained by a groupie, Pete Townshend of The Who misses the flight to Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, for this night's gig at Centennial Hall, which is delayed by more than an hour.
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The Iveys play at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe, with The Bubble. The Iveys will find greater success after a name change to Badfinger.
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.