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Drummer Mitch Mitchell plays his last gig with Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames at the Grand Gala du Disque, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe. He will go on to join the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
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While his father is away at sea, John Lennon (John Winston Lennon), is born in Oxford Street Maternity Hospital, Liverpool, England, UK. He will find fame as a member of The Beatles.
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Stephen Allen Lage is born in San Francisco, California, USA. He will find success as Steve Lage, bassist of psychedelic 60s East Bay area band The Savage Resurrection.
Humphrey Lyttelton and his band record Bad Penny Blues for Parlophone Records, at IBC Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The song will inspire the keyboard melody for Paul McCartney's 1968 song Lady M adonna, recorded by The Beatles.
The Beatles play at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, with Clinton Ford and Billy J. Kramer.
TTG Studios is established by Amnon "Ami" Hadani and Tom Hidley as a recording studio at 1441 North McCadden Place near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Highland Avenue, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California, USA. It will soon be used by Jimi Hendrix, The Monkees, Eric Burdon, Little Feat, Frank Zappa with The Mothers of Invention and Alice Cooper.
The Small Faces play at The Cavern In The Town, off Leicester Square, London, England, UK.
Jefferson Airplane record Comin' Back To Me, for their second LP, Surrealistic Pillow, in Studio B, RCA's Music Canter Of The World, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California, USA. Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead plays guitar on this track.
Jimi Hendrix jams at The Cromwellian Club in London, England, UK, Europe, with Brian Auger, Lol Coxhill and others. This is, allegedly, the first gig at which Hendrix played through Marshall amplification.
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The Chambers Brothers release a new single, All Strung Out Over You / Falling In Love, on Columbia Records in the USA.
In Studio One, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe, The Beatles oversee recording of the orchestral middle and end sections of A Day In The Life.
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Mad River play in a Resistance Benefit at the Pauley Ballroom, Berkeley, California, USA, supported by The Cleanliness And Godliness Skiffle Group.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at The Ambassador Theatre, Washington D.C., USA, supported by San Francisco band Natty Bumpo. In the audience are Pete Townshend of The Who, and Nils Lofgren.
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Country Joe And The Fish play the second of five nights at the Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience fly from London, England, UK, Europe, to Landvetter Airport, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, followed by 25km drive to Hotel Opalen.
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Kaleidoscope play the third of five nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Cream play at University College, London, England, UK, Europe.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Exhibition Hall, San Diego, California, USA.
Status Quo play at the University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Status Quo play at The Town Hall, Greenwich, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles hit the UK No1 singles slot again with Lady Ma donna. The song is said to have been inspired by the 1955 hit single Bad Penny Blues by British jazz trumpeter Humphrey Lyttelton.
Buffalo Springfield play at the John M. Parker Agricultural Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
Jefferson Airplane and Canned Heat play at The Kaleidoscope, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Move and The Magic Box play at The Clockwork Orange, Chester, England, UK, Europe.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band plays the second of three nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The Psychedelic Stooges and The MC5.
The Loading Zone play at The D rake Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Country Joe And The Fish play the first of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jerry Garcia, Jack Casady and Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead jam at Rancho Olompali, Novato, California, USA.
While working on Hey Jude, The Beatles record in Trident Studios, St Anne's Court, London, England, UK, Europe, for the first time. The bill for use of the studio between 2pm and 4am comes to £416.
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Ars Nova are playing during a two-week stand at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supported by Hedge And Donna.
The Moody Blues play at The Bridge Place Country Club, in Bridge, near Canterbury, England, UK, Europe.
Jimi Hendrix flies from Los Angeles, California, USA, to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Jimi Hendrix is in The Record Plant, New York City, USA, recording Power Of Soul.
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Vanilla Fudge, Muddy Waters and Rotary Connection play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Procol Harum play, backed by The Festival Orchestra, at The Shakespeare Festival in the Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario, Canada. This gig inspires them to make a live album with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, some years later.
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The Beatles undertake further work on two George Harrison songs, Something and Here Comes the Sun, at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jimi Hendrix is kidnapped from The Salvation Club in New York City, USA, by a group of men described as young 'Mafia wannabes'.
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Jimi Hendrix is in the Record Plant, New York City, USA, continuing to work on Earth Blues and Message To Love. Backing vocals on Earth Blues are supplied by The Ronettes.
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band plays at Leicester University, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Stacy Sutherland, former lead guitarist of psychedelic rock pioneers The 13th Floor Elevators, is accidentally shot dead by his wife Bunny, in Houston, Texas, USA.
Nick Mason, drummer of Pink Floyd, participates in a motoring competition on the BBC tv show Driving Force. He and his partner come second.
Man play The King's Head, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Psychedelic surf punks The Surfin' Lungs release a new album, Cowabunga, on Big Beat Records in the UK.
Phish play at The Haunt, Ithaca, New York State, USA.
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.
OM play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jorma Kaukonen and G.E.Smith play at Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
Handsome Jack are among the artists appearing at The Freakout Festival, Seattle, Washington, USA.