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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.
Sam Cooke records Twistin' The Night Away at RCA Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The band on the session features Earl Palmer (drums), Tommy Tedesco, Clifton White (guitar), Red Callender (bass), Ed Beal (piano), Jackie Kelso, John Ewing, Jewell Grant (saxophones) and Stuart Williamson (trumpet), most of whom were Wrecking Crew stalwarts.
The New Christy Minstrels and Rolf Harris play at Fordham University, The Bronx, New York City, USA.
Dusty Springfield, The Searchers, Bobby Vee, Tony Jackson And The Vibrations, Heinz and The Zombies play at The Odeon, Taunton, UK.
Cher performs the Bob Dylan song All I Really Want To Do on the KABC-tv pop music series Shivaree, in Los Angeles, California, USA. Also appearing on this edition of the show are Nino Tempo And April Stevens and Eddie Hodges.
The Seekers play at The Pavilion, Bournemouth, England, UK, supported by Yana.
Bob Dylan finishes recording the album Highway 61 Revisited in Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
Barbara Dane, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Glenn Ohrlin, Jean Redpath, Jean Ritchie, Mississippi John Hurt, The Greenbriar Boys, Theodore Bikel, Tom Paxton and Tom Rush play on the first day of the Philadelphia Folk Festival in Wilson Farm, Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA.
Lightnin' Hopkins plays at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Jefferson Airplane.
The Byrds play the sixth of thirteen nights at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Liverpool band The Searchers fly to Germany, Europe, to begin a brief tour.
Bob Dylan plays at The Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Byrds release a new single, Set You Free This Time / It Won't Be Wrong, on Columbia Records in the USA.
The Lovin' Spoonful release a new single, Summer In The City, for Kama Sutra records in New York City, USA. The song Tales Of Brave Ulysses by Cream on their 1967 LP Disraeli Gears will be inspired by the chord sequence of Summer In The City.
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The Rooftop Singers play at "an informal hootenanny" in Packer Hall, Trenton State College, Trenton, New Jersey, USA.
Nina Simone begins three weeks of recording sessions at RCA's Manhattan B Studio, during which she will record, among other things, the Bob Dylan songs I Shall Be Released, The Times They Are A-Changin' and Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues.
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On US tv show Saturday Night Live, Bob Dylan reveals that he has become a Born-again Christian. He sings three of his new Christian songs and, after the show, he is photographed with Mark David Chapman, who will kill John Lennon a year later.
Bob Dylan plays the second of two nights at Sportpaleis Ahoy, Rotterdam, Holland, Europe. The tour is a double-header with Carlos Santana.
Leonard Cohen plays at Sala Kongresowa, Palac Kultury i Nauki, Warszawa, Poland, Europe.
Taylor Josephine Stephanie Luciow is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She will find success as folk-rock singer-songwriter Taylor Mitchell.
Bob Dylan plays at Muziek Centrum, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Europe.
The four-day long Larmer Tree Festival near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, begins. Acts appearing over the weekend include Van Morrison, Eric Bibb, John Herald, Shooglenifty, Nick Harper and Cara Dillon.
Jason Mraz plays at The University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Dala release a new LP, Angels And Thieves, via Universal Music Group, in Canada.
A three-day long Academic Conference focussing on Bob Dylan's Lrical Works comes to an end at Dartmouth College, Bournemouth, England, UK.
Bob Dylan plays the second of three nights in the United Palace Theatre, New York City, USA.
Lightspeed Champion plays at Live At Leeds, Leeds, UK.
Rickie Lee Jones plays the first of two nights at the Forum Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Bob Dylan plays at The Palais Nikaia, Nice, France, Europe
On the second leg of his Twisted Road tour, Neil Young plays at The Paramount Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA, supported by Bert Jansch.
Bonnie Prince Billy And The Cairo Gang play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
Lissie releases her debut album, Catching A Tiger, in the USA on Fat Possum Records.
Bob Dylan plays the last of three nights at Terminal 5, New York City, USA.
Miley Cyrus premieres a new video in which she interprets the Bob Dylan song You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go. The song appears on the compilation album "Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International."
Matrimony play at Schuba's Tavern, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Spotify announces that it now has 10m paying subscribers and more than 40m active users across 56 global markets.
Ellie Goulding plays at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Neil Young And Crazy Horse play at The Marquee, Cork, Ireland, Europe.
Neil Young And Crazy Horse play at Lokeren Festival, Lokeren, Belgium, Europe.
Wanted On Voyage, the debut LP by George Ezra, reaches No1 in the Official Albums Chart in the UK.
On their Singing For Strangers tour, folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor play at Brudenell Social Club, leeds, UK.
On their Singing For Strangers tour, folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor play at Exeter Phoenix, Exeter, UK.
Jorma Kaukonen plays at The Towne Crier, Beacon, New York State, USA.
Hot Tuna perform The Fundamental Hot Tuna Songbook, Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
On her Delirium World Tour, Ellie Goulding plays at The Zenith De Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
Talisco plays at Cafe Indiependent, Scunthorpe, England, UK.
Touring in support of her ninth album, Mental Illness, Aimee Mann plays at The Fitzgerald Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Neil Young And Promise Of The Real release a new LP, The Visitor, on Reprise Records.
Loma release their debut LP, Loma, on Sub Pop Records.
On his Botanical Gardens tour, Don McLean plays the second of two nights at Seapoint Leisure Centre, Galway, Ireland, Europe.