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Spike Jones And His City Slickers, Liberace and Freddie Morgan are the musical guests on the NBC tv show Four Star Revue in the USA.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, pop newspaper Merseybeat reveals a new Tricel pleated 'Beatles dress', manufactured exclusively for Littlewoods stores, which has been launched at The Cavern Club.
The Times reports that every man in the Berlin-based 1st Battalion of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) has signed a petition asking The Beatles to come and play for them.
Johnny Kidd And The Pirates play at The Town Hall, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, UK.
The Applejacks release a new single in the UK, Like Dreamers Do, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Roy Orbison, Freddie And The Dreamers and Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play at The Empire, Liverpool, UK.
The Mojos play at The Royalty Theatre, Chester, UK.
John Lennon of The Beatles becomes the owner of a
The Merseybeats play a lunchtime session at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Rolling Stones are recording demos in Pye Studios, London, UK.
The Beatles play at The Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Support acts on this show are The Righteous Brothers, The Exciters, Jackie De Shannon, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, and the Bill Black Combo.
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Manfred Mann complete their recording of Come Tomorrow at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
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The Who play at The Marquee Club, London, UK, supported by The Sneakers.
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A Gene Pitney tour of the UK begins at the ABC, Wigan. Support acts include Liverpool band Gerry And The Pacemakers, The Kinks, Marianne Faithfull and The Manish Boys, with Davie Jones [later to find fame as David Bowie] on vocals.
Dusty Springfield, The Animals and Billy J. Kramer appear on the BBC radio show Easy Beat, recorded in London, UK.
The Rolling Stones, supported by The Hollies and Dave Berry, play at The Trocadero, Leicester, UK.
The Rolling Stones reach No1 in the UK singles chart - with one of their own compositions for the first time - The Last Time.
The Who plays another gig in its residency at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
A "10-Day Easter Show" hosted by Soupy Sales opens at The Paramount Theatre, New York City, USA, featuring The Hullabaloos, The Detergents, Shirley Ellis, Little Richard, The Vibrations, The Exciters, The Hollies, The Uniques, Dee Dee Warwick, Roddy Joy, Sandie Shaw and King Curtis.
Freddie And The Dreamers arrive back in the UK at the end of an American tour.
The Kinks, The Rockin' Berries and Goldie And The Gingerbreads play another show on their 21 date UK tour in Aldershot, England.
The Who play at The Palais, Bury, UK.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
UK music paper Record Mirror shows Bumble Bee by The Searchers as the week's top EP (extended player).
Brian Poole And The Tremeloes release a new single, I Want Candy, in the UK.
The Beatles release their new single, Help/I'm Down on Capitol Records in Canada.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Small Faces sign a contract to appear in the upcoming British film Dateline Diamonds.
The Beatles' single Lady Ma donna is recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, although Paul McCartney is the only one of the Fab Four actually to play on the track.
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The Who play at Westbury Music Fair, New York State, USA.
The Bee Gees and The Foundations play at The ABC, Lincoln, England, UK, Europe.
Filming of The Rolling Stones for French avant-garde director Jean-Luc Godard's documentary film One By One continues at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The film will eventually be released under the title Sympathy For The Devil.
Billy Preston spends the second of two days recording That's The Way God Planned It at Trident Studios in London, with George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones.
Herman's Hermits begin a week of dates at The Golden Garter, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
John Lennon of The Beatles and Yoko Ono continue their 10-day bed-in in Room 1742 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Canada.
Da Ya Think I'm Sexy by Rod Stewart begins its first of four weeks at No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA.
On their End Of The Road tour Status Quo play the second of two nights at The Gaumont, Ipswich, England, UK, Europe.
On their End Of The Road tour Status Quo play the first of seven nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
In the High Court, London, England, UK, Europe, EMI agrees to play back royalties of £2.8m to The Beatles.
The Rolling Stones play at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, on their Steel Wheels tour.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana, USA.
The Moody Blues play at Jones Beach, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
Procol Harum play in Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
Liam Gallagher of Oasis attends the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, to launch the movie The Longest Cocktail Party, based on the later years of the career of The Beatles.
Paul McCartney plays at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile, South America.
Having lost its core funding, the British Music Experience museum in London, UK, closes down, and announces that it is seeking a new home.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, The Who play at The Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at Esprit Arena, Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.