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British comedy team The Goons (Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe) record a rock'n'roll parody, Bloodnock's Rock And Roll Call, for Decca Records in London.
Johnnie Ray plays the tenth night of two-weeks at the Palladium, London, UK.
The Beatles play at the Casbah Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The current UK No1 single is You're My World by Cilla Black.
The Rolling Stones, supported by The Shangri-Las, play at Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA.
The Moody Blues record an appearance on UK tv show The Beat Room at the BBC Television Centre, London, England, UK.
The McPeake Family play live during a concert presented by The English Folk, Dance and Song Society at the Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK.
Yesterday by The Beatles enters the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1, during a nine-week run.
The Who record Faith In Something Bigger, at CBS Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones is interviewed for the Eamonn Andrews Show in ABC-tv studios, Teddington, England, UK, Europe.
Ten Years After play at Klook's Kleek, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann play at Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, England, UK, Europe.
The Honeybus play on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
The Cream play at The Island Gardens, West Hempstead, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Before their gig at Tad Gormley Stadium, City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the Jimi Hendrix Experience attends a Love-In in Beauregard Square.
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British pop idol Cliff Richard spends the first of three days on a promotional visit to Italy, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at the Civic Center, Charleston, West Virginia, USA.
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Prince Buster begins a UK tour with two shows in one night, first at The Royal, Tottenham, and then at The Golden Star Club, London, UK.
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band plays at Sheffield University, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK.
Queen play at The Civic Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Stranglers' fan Dagenham Dave commits suicide by jumping off Tower Bridge, London, England, UK, Europe, into the River Thames. A song of the same name, inspired by Dave, appears on The Stranglers' 1977 album No More Heroes.
Elvis Costello plays at Hammersmith Palais, London, UK, supported by Richard Hell And The Voidoids and John Cooper Clarke.
On their Tusk tour, Fleetwood Mac play at the Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Memorable mainly for their name, Splodgenessabounds enter the UK singles chart with Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps Please.
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Karen Carpenter of The Carpenters marries real estate developer Thomas Burris at the Netherlands Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, USA. Guests at the wedding include Olivia Newton-John.
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On his The Concert tour, Mike Oldfield plays at The Plaza Espana, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
Vocalist Graham Bonnett leaves Rainbow to pursue a solo career.
The Who release a their ninth album, Face Dances, in the UK, and play the second of two nights at The NEC, Birmingham.
Ian Dury plays the final date of a British tour at The Dome, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Gary Moore plays at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones come the end of twelve days of tour rehearsals for their European tour, at the Château du Dangu near Paris, France, Europe.
British jazz bandleader, tenor saxophonist, composer and vocalist George Evans dies in England, UK.
Devizes-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor plays at The Bedford, Balham, London, UK.
Eric Clapton plays at Bercy Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
Rage Against The Machine play a free gig in Finsbury Park, London, UK, to thank fans for their support in putting the RATM song Killing In The Name to No1 in the UK six months earlier as a protest against the manufactured pop of tv shows such as The X Factor.
Local Natives play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
Doves, Billy Bragg, Frightened Rabbit and others play in the Sundae On The Common, Clapham Common, London, England, UK.
Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corp., announces that it has extended its worldwide agreement with songwriter and performer Roger Waters, a founding member of Pink Floyd. The new deal means that Warner/Chappell Music will continue to administer Roger Waters' share of all Pink Floyd songs from their first UK album number one in 1970 up until the point when Waters left the band.
Olly Murs plays the last of three nights at Hammersmith Apollo, London, UK.
Influential guitarist, songwriter and singer Bert Jansch dies of cancer, aged 67, in a hospice in Hampstead, London, England, UK.
The Spice Girls, Pet Shop Boys, Annie Lennox, Kaiser Chiefs, Roger Daltrey of The Who, Emeli Sande, Beady Eye, and others play in the Closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics at The Olympic Stadium, London, UK.
Wilko Johnson plays at Shibuya Club Quattro, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall And Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt are inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during an Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center in New York City, USA.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Donau Insel, Rock In Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
On her Delirium World Tour, Ellie Goulding plays at Belsonic, Custom House Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play the first of two nights at Telia Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Sarah Michelle Gellar (best known as the star of tv series Buffy The Vampire Slayer), tweets her condolences on the death of Boy George. She has confused the still living Culture Club vocalist with the Wham! star George Michael, who actually has died.
On her Reputation tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of two nights at Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.