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Steve O'Rourke, who will become the manager of Pink Floyd in 1968, is born in Willesden, London, England, UK.
Al and Lucille Hendrix are divorced, with Al gaining custody of Jimmy (later to find fame as Jimi Hendrix), and his brothers Leon and Joseph.
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The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles return home to Liverpool, UK, at the end of a holiday in Paris, France, Europe.
The Yardbirds play at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, London, UK.
The Zombies play at Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
Ticket To Ride/Yes It Is by The Beatles is released as a single in Japan, Asia, on Toshiba-Odeon Records.
EMI Engineer Norman Smith offers The Beatles a song at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK. Smith will later enjoy a briefly successful pop career under the name Hurricane Smith.
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Fabulous magazine runs a special edition dedicated to Liverpool music, featuring The Searchers on the front cover and features about The Beatles, The Mojos, Gerry And The Pacemakers, Cilla Black, Billy Fury, The Merseybeats, The Spinners and Tommy Quickly.
I'll Follow the Sun by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
The Beatles spend much of the day rehearsing in London, England, UK, for their upcoming tour of the USA.
Appearing at the fifth annual National Jazz and Blues Festival at Richmond Athletic Ground, Richmond, England, UK, are The Who, Manfred Mann, Rod Stewart and The Yardbirds. The Who's drummer Keith Moon fuels his performance by taking twenty amphetamine pills beforehand.
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UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go! at Wembley Studios, London, England, UK, features The Byrds, The Who, Sonny And Cher and The Small Faces.
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The Byrds play at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, supported by Them and Goldie And The Gingerbreads.
Jesse Fuller plays the third of five nights at The Questing Beast, Berkeley, California, USA, supported by Lynne Hughes. Fuller and Hughes are joined on this night by Country Joe and The Fish, Dan Paic, Blind Ebbets Field, Dave Cohen, KC Douglas, Clarence Van Hook, Solomon Feldthouse, Nino, Catana, Flamenco and others.
Yellow Submarine by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart in Germany, Europe.
Mike Heron And Robin Williamson, aka The Incredible String Band, play at Dundee Folk Club at Woodlands Hotel, Dundee, Scotland, UK.
The Blues Project play the first of four nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jimi Hendrix walks out of Dutch tv show, Fanclub, when he is asked to mime for the transmission.
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Pink Floyd record a version of Interstellar Overdrive at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, with producer Norman Smith. Later, they play at The Middle Earth club, Covent Garden, London, UK.
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Fleetwood Mac make their debut on the third day of The National Jazz and Blues Festival, Windsor, England, UK, Europe. The Cream, Donovan, Al Stewart, Jeff Beck, P.P. Arnold, Alan Bown, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Chicken Shack, Blossom Toes, Pentangle and Denny Laine play on the same bill.
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The Arrows release the album Cycle-delic Sounds, in Canada on Tower Records.
Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band play at The Speakeasy, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Genesis release their debut single, The Silent Sun, on Decca Records in the UK. The song is produced by Jonathan King.
Traffic are in Paris, France, recording a tv show.
The Move appear on the BBC1 tv show Dee Time, hosted by Simon Dee in London, England, UK, Europe.
Status Quo play at The Rowing Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
On their second tour of the USA, The Cream play at Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, USA.
The Bee Gees play at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich plus Grapefruit.
Love play the first of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Procol Harum and Jokers Wild (not the Pink Floyd-related band) play at the MPLS Labor Temple, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Beatles do further overdubs on the George Harrison song Something at EMI's Abbey Road studio, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jimi Hendrix is in The Record Plant, New York City, USA, recording Power Of Soul.
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At The Record Plant, New York City, USA, Jimi Hendrix is recording Message From Nine To The Universe.
The Steve Miller Band plays the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Deviants play at Mothers Club, Erdington, Birmingham, UK.
Lawyer Henry Steingarten writes to Jimi Hendrix advising him about his potential financial investment as part-owner of Electric Ladyland studios, New York City, USA.
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The Doors play their final live concert with Jim Morrison as vocalist in The Warehouse, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In a state near collapse because of drink and drugs, Morrison pushes himself to continue performing, but finally snaps, smashing his microphone repeatedly onto the stage and refusing to perform any more.
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On their End Of The Road tour Status Quo play at the Pavilion, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, UK, Europe.
Barry Melton, John Cipollina, Peter Albin, Spencer Dryden and Will Scarlett play at Ruthie's Inn, Berkeley, California, USA.
The three-day-long Glastonbury Festival at Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, pulls in 60,000 punters, paying £17 to watch Madness, Simply Red, Psychedelic Furs, The Cure, Lloyd Cole And The Commotions, Housemartins, The Waterboys, The Pogues and Level 42. A souvenir programme costs a further £1. £130,000 is raised for CND and local charities.
The Savage Rose play at Huset, Aarhus, Denmark, Europe.
New Order, The Coral, Rufus Wainwright and Faith Evans perform live on UK tv show Later With Jools Holland.
The Beta Band release a new album, Greatest Hits, in the UK.
Garry Shider (also spelled Gary Shider), the right hand man to George Clinton on numerous P-Funk, Parliament and Funkadelic projects, dies aged 56 of lung and brain cancer in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, USA.
George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic play the first of three nights at Yoshi's, San Francisco, California, USA.
It is reported in Businessweek that Mark Andes of 60s California rock band Spirit is planning to sue Led Zeppelin ove the musical similarity of their song Stairway To Heaven to the Spirit song Taurus.
Radio Moscow, Kings Destroy and Holy Serpent play at The Bodega Bar, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania.