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Benny Thurman is born in Austin, Texas, USA. He will play bass guitar for 60s psychedelic band The 13th Floor Elevators.
A third appearance is recorded by The Beatles
for tv show People And Places
, in Studio 4, Granada TV Centre, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Local group The Zombies
win first prize in the Herts Beat Music Contest at Watford Town Hall, Hertfordshire, UK.
in Japan, Asia, release an EP by The Beatles
, featuring the tracks My Bonnie, Why, Ain't She Sweet and Cry For A Shadow, all of which were recorded in Germany, before The Beatles
San Francisco-based innovator Bill Ham
demonstrates a complex system of lights and slides which he calls a "light show". This will become a vital ingredient for rock shows in the psychedelic era.
Bill Collins, manager of The Iveys
, meets The Beatles
' road manager, Mal Evans, and is invited to a Beatles' recording session for Within You, Without You in Abbey Road
, London, England, UK, Europe. Collins talks to Paul during the session, and Paul expresses an interest in hearing The Iveys
and Sopwith Camel play the first of two nights at the California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
and English band Procol Harum
play the second of two nights at The Anderson Theatre, New York City, USA.
San Francisco hippy band
Recording of the original soundtrack album for the hippy musical Hair
is completed at RCA Studio B, New York City, USA.
is arrested on drugs charges as he passes through customs from the USA into Canada at Toronto.
And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin
, play at San Fernando Valley State College, California, USA. Also on the bill are Taj Mahal
Procession play at The Go-Set Ball in Melbourne, Australia, Oceania
. This is their final Australian gig before leaving to base themselves permanently in the UK, Europe.
, The Tremeloes
, Georgie Fame
, Love Sculpture, The Move
, Pink Floyd
, Keef Hartley
, Status Quo
, Duster Bennett, Dream Police and Van Der Graaf Generator play at The Pop And Blues Festival, Notts County Football Ground, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
The 12th Berkeley Folk Festival begins at the University of California, Berkeley, California, USA. Artists appearing over the four days of the event include Doug Kershaw, The Youngbloods
, Country Joe McDonald, John Fahey
, Commander Cody
, Charley Musselwhite, Sonny Terry
And Brownie McGhee
, Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
and Sam Hinton.
On their Alone And Together tour, Bob Dylan
And The Grateful Dead
play at Anaheim Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is announced that Michael Jackson
, reportedly in financial trouble, is expected to sell 50% of his share of The Beatles
' song catalogue as part of a larger debt restructuring plan.
The Flaming Lips
play the second of two nights at Liberty Hall, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
Dean And Britta play Galaxie 500
at The Gary And Laura Maurer Concert Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with special guest Advance Base.
play at Shibuya Club Quattro, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Ed King, guitarist for psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock and for the Southern rock band