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Prog Rock

Paul Anka, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, Linda Scott, Duane Eddy and Chubby Checker appear in Dick Clark's C aravan Of Stars at Montreal Forum, Montreal, 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.
Sheila Chandra is born in Waterloo, London, UK. She will find success in the 80s as part of Asian-rock band Monsoon before going on to an acclaimed solo career.
Pink Floyd play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
Pink Floyd play at The Town Hall, Lewes, Sussex, England, UK, Eope.
Jethro Tull play at The Speakeasy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd have a recording session in Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on Corporal Clegg and Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun.
Pink Floyd play at Patronaat, Terneuzen, Netherlands, Europe, and also at Concertgebouw, Vlissingen, Netherlands.
The concept album Days Of Future Passed by The Moody Blues enters the Billboard albums chart in the USA, where it will peak at No3.
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, supported by East Of Eden.
King Crimson play the second day of a seven day residency at Change Is, Newcastle, England, UK.
Pink Floyd play at a Fairport Convention benefit gig in The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe.
Deep Purple play at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, UK.
Rare Bird release their debut album, 1st, in the UK. This is the first release on the Charisma Records label.
Dennis DeYoung, lead vocalist of Styx, marries his longtime sweetheart Suzanne Feusi.
The Groundhogs play at The Speakeasy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Greatest Show On Earth play at The City Of London College, Moorgate, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Cheetah Club, formerly The Aragon Ballroom in Pacific Ocean Park, Santa Monica, California, USA, burns to the ground. The Cheetah, opened in 1967, had staged shows by Pink Floyd, The Doors and many others.
Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
On their Get Me A Ladder Tour, Emerson, Lake And Palmer play at The Palais Des Expositions, Nancy, France, Europe.
Wishbone Ash and Camel play at The Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, USA.
Styx release a new LP, Crystal Ball, in the USA. This record sees the debut of Tommy Shaw as the band's guitarist and vocalist, thus initiating their classic lineup.
Robin Trower, Wishbone Ash and Starcastle play at Tarrant County Convention Center Arena, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
On their Duke tour, Genesis play at The Max Bell Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
The Top Ten Singles for the week beginning on this day on 1050 CHUM Radio in Toronto, Ontario, Canada are :



1. Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue

2. Jackson Browne - Boulevard

3. Boz Scaggs - JoJo

4. Eric Clapton - Cocaine

5. Bob Seger - You'll Accomp'ny Me

6. Billy Joel - Don't Ask Me Why

7. Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

8. Roger Daltrey - Free Me

9. Queen - Play The Game 10. Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
On his The Concert tour, Mike Oldfield plays at Pavilhao Infante Sagres, Oporto, Portugal, Europe.
Peter Gabriel plays at Selhurst Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Marillion play the second of three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Marillion play the second of two nights at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Rush play at The Bayfront Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA, supported by Mr Big.
On their Presto tour, Rush play at The Great Western Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Prog-rock supergroup Asia play at Olympijskiy Stadium, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
The Goldens release their second LP, Rush For Gold, on Capitol/SBK Records in the USA.
Phish play at The Somerville Theatre, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA.
Procol Harum play in Lund, Sweden, Europe.
Nick Mason of Pink Floyd participates in the annual London to Brighton Vintage Car Run in the UK coming in 23rd out of more than 200 vehicles.
The Mars Volta play at Wilkins, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Innovative guitarist Robert Fripp, founder of King Crimson, records a live album at Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Green Day play at The Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, supported by Franz Ferdinand.
The Sunflower Superjam 2011 Charity gig, featuring members of Deep Purple, Robert Plant, Joe Bonasmassa, Gary Moore, Rick Wakeman, Paul Weller, Newton Faulkner and more, takes place at The Royal Albert hall, London, England, UK. The show is a benefit for children with cancer.
Virtuoso prog-rock keyboard player Rick Wakeman addresses more than two hundred musical instrument retailers at the Musical Instrument Retail Conference And Expo (MIRC), held in The Brewery, Chiswell Street London, UK.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at RockWerchter, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
Boston and The Doobie Brothers play at Montrose Beach, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Einar Stray Orchestra releases a new album, Politricks, on Sinnibus Records in the UK.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at The MasterCard Center, Beijing, China, Asia.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the second of two nights at MEO Arena, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
ONI play at The O2 Institute 2, Birmingham, England, UK.
On their 25th Anniversary Of Images And Words tour, Dream Theater play at MHP Arena, Ludwigsburg, Germany, Europe.
A celebration of 300 years since the formation of the first Grand Lodge Of England is held at The Palladium, London, England, UK, Europe, featuring Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Martha Reeves And The Vandellas, Rick Wakeman, Nick Heyward, Joe Pasquale and others.
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