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Songwriter Taylor Rhodes is born in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He will play drums for the Earl Scruggs Revue for two years in the late-1970s before going on to write pop hits for Aerosmith and Celine Dion.
The Kinks, The Yardbirds and Goldie And The Gingerbreads play the third show of a 21-date UK tour, at The Odeon, Lewisham, London, England, UK.
The Byrds play the third of thirteen nights at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Beach Boys arrive in Japan to begin a tour and attend a Toshiba Records reception in the Magnolia Rooms of the Prince Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Yardbirds play the last of four nights at The Hullabaloo Club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Neat Change play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, with The Iveys. Mal Evans and Peter Asher of The Beatles-owned Apple Publishing attend this show. They will, in due course, sign The Iveys, who will go on to greater success as Badfinger.
The Herd play at Queen's Hall, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Yardbirds, with Jimmy Page on guitar, perform live on the tv show Bouton Rouge at Maison de Radio-France, Paris, France, Europe.
The Who play at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The Virginia Beach Dome, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
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Berkeley band Country Joe And The Fish play the first of three nights at The Grand Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jimmy Powell And The Dimensions play at The Technical College, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe.
The Moody Blues play at The Bridge Place Country Club, in Bridge, near Canterbury, England, UK, Europe.
Deep Purple play at The Roundhouse, Dagenham, UK.
Black Sabbath play in Ungano’s Ritz, Staten Island, New York State, USA, supported by Sweathog.
Weather Report play at Lisner Auditorium, Washington DC, USA.
R.E.M. play at The Pier, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Journey play at The Met Center, Bloomington, Minnesota, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at The Mississippi River festival, Edwardsville, Illinois, USA.
Blues-rock band Nine Below Zero play at Cromwell's, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
U2 play at Valentino’s, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
XTC play at The Alabamahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
UK cult favourites Doll By Doll play their last ever London gig at The Marquee Club.
After only seven concerts, Jeff Beck quits the current Rod Stewart tour of the USA.
The Smiths play at The Palace Theatre, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Adrian Legg plays at The Rising Sun, Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pookiesnackenburger play at The May Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Poison Girls, Abacush, The Blubbery Hellbellies, African Connexion and Sumo Sumo play at the Music Day, in Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, London, Eng;land, UK, Europe.
In the middle of their Reconstruction tour, at Barrymore's Club, Ottawa, Canada, a somewhat the worse for drink R.E.M. abandon their planned set and play an unscheduled evening of impromptu cover versions.
The second day of the UK's three-day long Reading Festival features Status Quo, Magnum, Bad News, Georgia Satellites, Lee Aaron and M.G.M. Tickets cost £12.50
The Beastie Boys release a new album, Paul's Boutique, in the USA.
The Rolling Stones play the second of ten concerts at Tokyo Dome, Japan, Asia. These are the group's first-ever performances in that country.
Dr Feelgood play at the City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Hamsters.
During a 22-date tour in support of her album Square The Circle, Joan Armatrading plays at The Apollo, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
Mark Knopfler plays at Le Dome, Marseilles, France, Europe.
Mudvayne, Bloodsimple and Life Of Agony play at The NorVa, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Boyfriend by Ashlee Simpson is the Greatest Gainer/Digital in the Billboard Hot 100 chart published today, moving from 71 last week to 24.
Justin Currie begins a six-date UK tour at Club Academy, Manchester, UK.
Blink 182 play at The O2, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
Rod Stewart plays at Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Iggy Pop breaks two bones in his foot during The Stooges headline appearance at The Peninsula Festival in Targu Mures, Romania, Europe. As a result, the band is forced to postpone its upcoming shows in the USA.
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss attend the "John Varvatos: Rock In Fashion" book launch at Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Mechanical Bull tour, Kings Of Leon play at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Disorderly conduct charges against Paul Simon and Edie Brickell are dropped by the court in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. The couple were arrested in April following a domestic dispute.
Gary Lane, original bassist of The Standells, dies aged 76 of lung cancer.
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Jeff Beck releases his first new LP in six years.
On his World Tour 2018, Eric Clapton plays at Théâtre Mogador, Paris, France, Europe.
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