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John Burke Shelley, bass guitarist and vocalist of hard rock band Budgie, is born in Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales.
Cliff Richard is signed to EMI Records in the UK. He will become Britain's most enduring pop-rock idol.
The Rolling Stones play at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Yardbirds play at The Marquee Club, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones release a new EP, Got Live If You Want It, in the UK. It will peak at No7 on the singles chart.
The Byrds record She Don't Care About Time, The World Turns All Around Her and the Bob Dylan composition The Times They Are A-Changin', with producer Terry Melcher in CBS Recording Studio, 6121 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Hello Goodbye by The Beatles reaches No1 in both the Billboard and Cash Box Singles Charts in the USA.
Jennifer Eccles by The Hollies enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No2 during a seven-week run on the chart.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Country Joe and The Fish play the first of three nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Junior Wells, Canned Heat and Chrome Syrcus play the last of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Hard-rock quartet Free record Trouble On Double Time at Morgan Recording Studios, London, UK.
Status Quo play in The Town Hall, Harwich, England, UK, Europe.
Black Sabbath, Bob Seger and Target play at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Having watched the movie Cry Of The Banshee recently on tv, UK punkette Suzie Ballion now decides to call her fledgling band Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Touring in support of their fifth LP Deceptive Bends, 10cc play the second of two nights at Belle Vue, Manchester, England, UK.
Roxy Music enter the UK singles chart with Over You, which will peak at No5.
Former Ten Years After guitarist Alvin Lee plays at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe, with former Rolling Stones’ guitarist Mick Taylor in his band.
Thin Lizzy play at the Castlebar Rock Festival, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland, Europe.
Phil Collins marries Jill Tavelman, his girlfriend of the past four years, at the register office in Guildford, England, UK, Europe, followed by a blessing in the parish church at Shalford. Musical entertainment at the reception is provided by a band comprising Collins, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and Gary Brooker of Procol Harum. Guests also include Julian Lennon.
Frank Zappa plays at Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play at Jones Beach Theatre, New York State, USA.
The Sundays play at The Bierkeller, Bristol, UK.
The Grateful Dead play at Cal Expo, Sacramento, California, USA.
Spread Eagle, Vain, Sticks And Stones, Bittersweet and Under Fire play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Michael Jackson spends the first of four days in Los Angeles playing host to King Nana Amon Ndoufou IV, ruler of Sanwi on the Ivory Coast, Africa.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club play at The Scala, London, England, UK.
Black Eyed Peas play in Montreal, Canada.
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers record Good Enough at The Clubhouse, Los Angeles, California, USA, for their twelfth album, Mojo.
Alabama 3 release a new album, Revolver Soul, in the UK.
Interpol play at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK.
Smashing Pumpkins co-founder and guitarist James Iha releases the album Look To The Sky on The End Records in the UK.
An item in a weekend edition of the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, criticises a recent performance of The Wall by Roger Waters for the use of anti-Semitic imagery at his show in the Rock Werchter Festival in Belgium, Europe.
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St. Vincent releases her fourth album, St. Vincent, on Loma Vista/Republic Records in the UK.
Helms Alee play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dream Theater play at The Palace, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
During the semi-final of The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, the Russian entrants The Tolmachevy Sisters are booed by sections of crowd, who are throught to be angered by Russia's activities in Ukraine, and by its attitudes to gay rights.
Damon Albarn plays at Astra, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Gear Daddies, Melissa Etheridge, O.A.R. and The Rembrandts play at The Skyline Music Festival, Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
On their On Stage Together tour, Paul Simon And Sting play at Cooper's Brewery, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania.
Jorma Kaukonen plays at Songs From Blue Country Heart, Fur Peace Ranch, Pomeroy, Ohio, USA.
In the wake of a copyright claim by publisher Minder Music, RCA documents reveal that the songwriting team responsible for The Gap Band's 1979 hit Ooops Upside Your Head has now been added to the composer credits for Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' 2015 smash Uptown Funk.
Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless and Good Tiger play at Iron City, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
The Stone Roses play at The Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Mark Porkchop Holder plays at The Tremont Tavern, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.
Lone Taxidermist releases the album Trifle on MemeTune Records in the UK.
On their Hippopotamus tour Sparks play at The 02 Institute 1, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
On the fourth and final leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
On his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays the second of two nights at PGE Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland, Europe, supported by Anne-Marie and Jamie Lawson.
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