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The Tridents, featuring future rock guitar hero Jeff Beck, play at the 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, UK.
The Beach Boys complete recording of Help Me Rhonda in Western Recorders Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who record a cover version of The James Brown Song Shout And Shimmy, in London, England, UK. It will appear as the b-side of their single My Generation, later in the year.
One day after the new Beach Boys album, Pet Sounds, goes on release in the USA, Paul McCartney and John Lennon of The Beatles attend a private listening party for Pet Sounds held at The Waldorf Hotel, London, England, UK.
A UK silver disc is awarded to the hit single Gimme Some Lovin' by the Spencer Davis group.
Barclay James Harvest play at Manchester University, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Stan Frazier, best-known as the drummer of Sugar Ray, is born in Orange County, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play the second of two nights at Theatre 140, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
The Move and The Magic Box play at The Clockwork Orange, Chester, England, UK, Europe.
Aaron Burtch of Grandaddy is born in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.
Ten Years After play at The Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
UK hard-rock quartet Free record Mourning Sad Morning at Morgan Recording Studios, London, UK.
It is announced that The Rolling Stones have lined up another tour of the USA, set to begin in early November.
The Beatles album Abbey Road is released in the USA.
Sam Apple Pie play at St. Mary's College, Twickenham, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Juicy Lucy.
John Mayall plays at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
On the fourth leg of their Worldwide Texas tour, ZZ Top play the first of two nights at The Neal S. Blaisdell Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, supported by The Yellow Rose Band. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, a black buffalo, two vultures and two rattlesnakes. Various Texan plants, such as yucca, agave and cacti, also decorate the stage, which has been built in the shape of Texas.
The Skatalites, The Mods, Squire, Gangster, Seventeen and The Step play in The First National Eight-hour Mod Festival, Pickets Lock, London, England, UK. (Seventeen will find greater success after changing their name to The Alarm.
On their Expect No Quarter tour, Z.Z. Top play at The Palace Theatre, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA.
Four years after the group has split up, Deep Purple top the UK album chart with Deepest Purple, a greatest hits set.
The Alvin Lee Band plays at Button South, Hallandale Beach, Florida, USA.
On their Born Again tour, Black Sabbath play at Cleveland Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Kate Bush releases the album Hounds Of Love in the UK.
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Love And Rockets and The Pixies play at Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dinosaur Jr., supported by Nirvana, play at The Cattle Club, Sacramento, California, USA.
On his Seriously, Live! tour, Phil Collins plays the last of five nights at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Grant Hart of The Nova Mob plays at The Rat, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Sleeper release their debut album, Smart, on Indolent Records in the UK.
Idlewild and The Star Spangles play at The Octagon, Sheffield, England, UK.
Michael McDonald, James Ingram, Angie Stone and others perform in a tribute concert to the late Ray Charles, hosted by Bill Cosby, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA. Proceeds of the event are donated to raise money for causes which were dear to Ray.
We Are Scientists play at The Metro, London, England, UK.
The White Stripes play at The Starlight Theater, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
The Revivals play at The Brickmakers, Norwich, England, UK.
Ray Davies, leader of The Kinks, cancels tonight's gig at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England, UK, citing illness.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights at The Mile One Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
Paramore play at The Charter One Pavilion At Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mr. Big release their seventh LP, What If... on WHD Entertainment in Japan, Asia.
Japandroids play at The Phoenix Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Jeff Beck plays at Hammer Hall, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Television play at The Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Black Star Riders play at TSUTAYA O-East, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Lissie plays the first of two nights at Union Chapel, London, England, UK.
The Kooks play at The Students' Union, Cardiff University, Wales, UK.
Wolfmother play at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
En route from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, during their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses are detained at the Canadian border, where a gun is found on board their tour bus. It is later revealed that the weapon did not belong to any of band members.
Lukas Graham play at The Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany, Europe.
Reverend James Leg plays at Buckleys, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
On his 'final' tour, entitled Farewell Yellow Brick Road, Elton John plays at The Enterprise Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.