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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 musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 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 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.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Rolf Harris is playing during a four-week residency at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Vikki Carr is playing during three weeks at The Sahara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Sunshine Company are playing during a week of shows at Steve Paul's Scene club in New York City, USA.
Patti Page is playing at The Royal Box, Americana Of New York, New York City, USA, with Lee Evans And His Orchestra.
Tim Hardin is playing during three nights at the Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
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.
The Tremeloes begin a tour of the USA in support of their new single, Helule, Heluleh.
Revolution by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Canadian singles chart.
Hey Jude by The Beatles is the new No1 single in the Billboard magazine Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA. It will stay at the top for nine weeks.
Janis Joplin's manager, Albert Grossman, announces her imminent departure from San Francisco band Big Brother And The Holding Company. On the same day, the band plays a gig in San Diego, California, USA.
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In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida by Iron Butterfly enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No30.
Hey Jude by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart, where it will remain until the first week of the following year.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience enter the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA with their cover of Bob Dylan's All Along The Watchtower. It will peak at No20.
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The Weight, a classic single by The Band, peaks at No 63 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
The Monkees play the first of two nights at Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Music industry magazine Billboard reports that powerful San Francisco-based promoter Bill Graham has formed a talent booking company, The Millard Agency, whose first client roster includes The Grateful Dead, Santana, It's A Beautiful Day, Loading Zone and Cold Blood.
Family play at the Alex Disco in The Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
The Move play at The Links Club, Boreham Wood, England, UK, Europe.
The United States of America play the fourth of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Rockets.
Over You by Gary Puckett And The Union Gap enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No7 during a ten-week run.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is White Room by The Cream entering at No70.
Dusty Springfield and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich appear on Southern Television tv series Time For Blackburn, hosted by radio deejay Tony Blackburn in Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Sam And Dave play during a week at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Fairport Convention, Joni Mitchell, Jackson C. Frank and Al Stewart play in The Festival Of Contemporary Song at The Royal Festival Hall, London, UK.
Blood, Sweat And Tears play the second of three nights at The Renaissance Club, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Peter Yarrow [of Peter, Paul And Mary], Tiny Tim, Barbara Acklin, Paul Peterson, The New York Rock And Roll Ensemble [and The Beatles on film] are seen in the local New York tv special Pickle Palace hosted by The Pickle Brothers.
Fleetwood Mac play at Den Haag, Netherlands, Europe.
Dewey Phillips, the Memphis, Tennessee, USA, deejay who first played an Elvis Presley record on air, dies in his sleep aged 42.
Donovan plays at the Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the second of three nights at The Bank, Torrance, California, USA.
The Rascals reach No1 in the Billboard magazine chart of the best-selling albums in the USA, with Time Piece – The Rascals' Greatest Hits.
Eyes Of Blond play at Lynton Hall Palais, Wellingborough, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat play the second of two nights at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe.
Keef Hartley plays at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England, UK, supported by East Of Eden. Deejay for the night is John Peel.
Country Joe And The Fish, Procol Harum and Ten Years After play the second of two nights at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
The Turtles and The New York Rock And Roll Ensemble play at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

Wheels Of Fire … The Cream

Boogie With Canned HeatCanned Heat

Mr Wonderful … Fleetwood Mac

History Of … Otis Redding

Greatest Hits … Four Tops

Bare Wires … John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

Smash HitsJimi Hendrix Experience

Greatest Hits … Diana Ross And the Supremes

Aretha Now … Aretha Franklin

British Motown Chartbusters … Various Artists

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The musical comedy The Happy Time closes at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The Moody Blues enter the American Hot 100 albums chart with Days Of Future Passed, which will peak at No3. The band is led by Swindon-born singer and songwriter Justin Heyward.
Frank Zappa's Mothers Of Invention, The Fugs, Tim Buckley, Tangerine Dream and The Julie Driscoll/Brian Auger Trinity play at The Grugahalle, Essen, Germany, Europe.
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