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Samuel A. Gregg of Sedalia, Missouri, USA, files patent application NoUS711396A in respect of his invention of a new type of holder for pegs for stringed musical instruments.
Rita Coolidge is born in Lafayette, Tennessee, USA. She will find success as a singer and songwriter, and will also provide inspiration for songs including Love The One You're With, Cherokee and Black Queen by Stephen Stills; Cowboy Movie by David Crosby and Delta Lady by Leon Russell.
The Cumberland Trio (actually a quartet) continue their summer season at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the College Gym, San Mateo, California, USA.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play the fifth of nine consecutive nights at the Fourth Dimension, Fort William, Manitoba, Canada.
Todays edition of Broadside, a contemporary folk music magazine published from New York City, USA, includes sheet music for new songs composed by Phil Ochs, Eric Andersen, Tom Paxton, Peter La Farge, Malvina Reynolds and others.
The Top Ten Singles on KDKA Radio 1020, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, for this date are as follows :

1. Catch Us If You Can - The Dave Clark Five
1. You Were On My Mind - We Five
2. Hang On Sloopy - The McCoys
3. You're The One - The Vogues
4. Treat Her Right - Roy Head
5. Yesterday - The Beatles (Paul McCartney)
6. Help - The Beatles
7. Baby Don't Go - Sonny And Cher
8. It Ain't Me Babe - The Turtles
9. Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
10. Laugh At Me - Sonny Bono (of Sonny And Cher)
RCA Records announces that it has signed up 'a San Francisco sextet singing in the folk-rock vein' - Jefferson Airplane - to a recording contract.
Georgie Fame, Cat Stevens, Julie Felix and Sounds Incorporated play the sixth night of a 14–day run in 'Fame In 67' at Brian Epstein's Saville Theatre, London, England, UK.
The Kingston Trio play the first of six nights at The Melodyland Theatre, Anaheim, California, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band The Grateful Dead play the last of ten nights at The Caf
Phil Ochs plays at The Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Joni Mitchell's debut album, Song To A Seagull, is released in the USA. The album is produced by David Crosby.
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Ralph McTell plays at Les Cousins, London, England, UK, Europe.
Traffic play the first of two nights at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Byrds release a new single, You Ain't Goin' Nowhere, in the USA on Columbia Records. The song is written by Bob Dylan.
Donovan's double album boxed set, A Gift From A Flower To A Garden is released on Pye Records in the UK.
Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot releases a new single, on Warner Bros Records in the USA, entitled Salute (A Lot More Livin’ To Do).
Robert Plant plays at The Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
New York City’s beloved Bottom Line club celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Adrian Legg plays at The Rising Sun, Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
The massive Live Aid rock charity concert is held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium, London, UK, and in JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, USA. The objective of the event is to raise money for victims of a famine in Ethiopia, Africa.
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In Tua Nua play at The Duke Of York's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New jersey, USA.
Bob Dylan releases the archive recordings box-set The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3, on Columbia Records in the USA.
The Real World Week Of Recording begins at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios complex in Box, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. Artists taking part include Sinead O'Connor, The Holmes Brothers, The Grid and Van Morrison.
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Folk singer Doris Henderson, who was much admired by Bob Dylan and John Renbourn, and also worked with UK folk-rock band Eclection, dies in London, UK, of cancer.
The Duhks play at The Bonaventure Club, Bristol, England, UK.
Bob Dylan plays in The Alliance Bank Stadium, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia, Europe.
Corinne West and Kelly Joe Phelps record Amelia and River's Fool, at Rebel Studio, Amsterdam, Holland, for their album Magnetic Skyline.
Lissie releases her debut album, Catching A Tiger, in the USA on Fat Possum Records.
Bob Dylan plays at The Citizens Business Bank, Ontario, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.
Suzanne Vega plays the first of four 25th Anniversary concerts in which she performs her second LP, Solitude Standing, in its entirety. This concert is held at Copley Square, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
With no advance warning, Art Garfunkel fails to turn up for a Night Of The Proms performance in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, with Anastacia, Mans Zelmerlow and John Miles. It is then learned that he has returned to the USA with his staff, claiming to have fallen ill.
Jeff Tweedy and Glenn Kotche of Wilco, Patti Smith, Michael Stipe and Mike Mills of R.E.M, and others attend The Mario Batali Foundation's Second Annual Honors dinner in New York City on Oct, USA.
Art Garfunkel plays at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK.
Paolo Nutini plays at The O2, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Ed Sheeran announces that he has brokered a deal with Warner Music to start his own, as yet un-named, record label, which he hopes to use to break new and talented young artists.
Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran sets a new record for the most audio streams in a week (1,638,000) in the UK's Official Singles Chart. The streaming record was previously held by Mr Probz’s Waves (1,632,000). This is also the day on which Thinking Out Loud reaches No1 in the Official Singles Chart.
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Laura Marling releases a new single, Short Movie, on Virgin records in the UK.
Jorma Kaukonen plays the last of four nights at Double Dose Specialty, Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at Gran Teatro, Padova, Italy, Europe.
The View play at A38, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
During his Fire and Flood tour, Vance Joy plays at The Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Amaral, La Pegatina and Talisco play in the Actual Festival at Palacio de los Deportes, Logroño, Spain, Europe.
On their Wheels Of Soul tour, The Tedeschi Trucks Band plays at The Sandia Casino, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, supported by Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers.
On his Botanical Gardens tour, Don McLean plays at The Marquee, Cork, Ireland, Europe.
On the second North American leg of his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays at Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, supported by Snow Patrol and Anne-Marie.