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Folk-rock

Pete Frame is born in Luton, Bedfordshire, UK. In 1969, he will become the co-founder (with John Tobler) of the UK's most influential underground rock magazine, Zigzag, and will go on to become a respected journalist, author, chronicler and creator of Rock Family Trees.
The Journeymen, including John Phillips, later to lead The Mamas And The Papas, open for two weeks at The Shadows, Washington, D.C., USA, with comedian Bill Cosby as their supporting act. The Journeymen also include Scott McKenzie, who will enjoy a No1 hit single with San Francisco (Wear Flowers In Your Hair).
The Serendipity Singers play at Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dave Van Ronk and Maxine Sellers play at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Peter And Gordon play in Clearwater, Florida, USA.
Johnny Cash's version of Bob Dylan's song It Ain't Me Babe peaks at No4 in the Billboard Country singles chart in the USA.
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Marianne Faithfull appears on UK tv show The Five O'Clock Club.
Donovan plays at The North Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play at St Paul's Church, Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada.
Gordon Lightfoot records his version of the Bob Dylan song Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues for United Artists Records in the USA.
Tom Rush plays the first of two nights at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Marc Bolan records The Wizard, Beyond The Risin' Sun and That's The Bag I'm In, at Decca Recording Studios, West Hampstead, London, England, UK.
Bob Dylan plays at The Veterans Memorial Auditorium Columbus, Ohio, USA.
In Bombay, India, George Harrison becomes the first of The Beatles to meet with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
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Traffic play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Spooky Tooth.
The Soundtrack to The Graduate, featuring several songs by Simon And Garfunkel, reaches No1 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA.
Judy Collins and Arlo Guthrie play at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York State, USA.
Traffic play at the Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The classic line-up of Jefferson Airplane plays its last date together at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA. The show is broadcast on radio by KSAN.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, plays two shows in one day at the Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
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Van Morrison plays at a benefit show for striking UK coal miners, at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Billy Bragg plays at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
An interview with Bob Dylan is broadcast on 20/20, an ABC-tv show in the USA.
A clean-shaven, short-haired and portly David Crosby is released from jail, and declares, "I'm extremely happy. Thank you all for coming. I'm off drugs and happy to be."
Neil Young And The Bluenotes play at the Mann Music Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Carole King is awarded a star on the Walk Of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Dominion Theatre, London, UK.
Robert Plant plays at Tucson Community Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The Entertainment Center, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, during a two-month long tour which covers both the Far East and the USA.
Bob Dylan is nominated for Nobel Prize for Literature by professor Gordon Ball of the Virginia Military Institute. He doesn't win.
Phil Spector, Joni Mitchell and Harlan Howard are added to The National Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony the Sheraton New York Hotel, New York City, USA.
The 1998 Lilith Fair, featuring Sarah McLachlan, Natalie Merchant, Bonnie Raitt, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Heather Nova, Beth Orton, Abra Moore and many others, starts off on a 57-date trek at Portland Meadows, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Doug Weston, owner of LA's legendary Troubadour Club dies of pneumonia, aged 72, in Midway Hospital Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rachel Corrie, a 23 year old member of the International Solidarity Movement [ISM] is killed by a bulldozer while acting as a human shield in the Gaza Strip, Israel, Europe. She had been attempting to impede Israeli bulldozers from destroying a house. Just days later, Billy Bragg will adapt Bob Dylan's 1963 protest song The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll, to tell Rachel Corrie's story in his song The Lonesome Death Of Rachel Corrie.
The Bob Dylan tribute album, Love And Theft - en hylining till Bob Dylan, is recorded at Kagelbanen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. Artists participating include Mattias Hellberg, Love Olzon, The Chryslers, Granada and Anna Maria And Goran Kajfers.
Efterklang play at Stenhammersalen, Göteborg, Sweden, Europe.
Efterklang play at Södra Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Alex Parks releases a new album, Honesty, on Polydor Records in the UK.
Ed Sheeran releases his fourth EP, You Need Me, in the UK.
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Boo Hewerdine plays at The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Bob Dylan plays at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
James Blunt plays at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
of Montreal play at le Poisson Rouge, New York City, USA.
Swedish duo First Aid Kit play at The Albert Hall, Manchester, UK.
Singer-songwriter Michelle Renee releases her debut album, Reflections, on Yelloweed Records in the USA.
On their Singing For Strangers tour, folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor play at Junction 2, Cambridge, UK.
Sharon Robinson plays at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Hot Tuna play at The Old Town School, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Billy Ocean, Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel, Sweet, Strawbs, Novatines and Verdisa play on the first day of the Concert At The Kings, All Cannings, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
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