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The 'high-class' Vaudeville bill at The Orpheum Theatre in Seattle, Washington, USA, features Pat Rooney And Marion Dent, Walter C. Kelly, Beaumonte And Arnold, Eugene Damond and Bessie Browning.
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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Swiss scientist Dr. Albert Hoffman accidentally absorbs a new substance he has synthesised, LSD, through his fingertips. The powerful hallucinogenic effects of the drug will have bona fide medical applications, but LSD will also inspire and encourage an entire musical movement, psychedelia, in the mid-1960s. Songs inspired by LSD include Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by The Beatles, White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane, Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix, Lysergic Bliss by Of Montreal and The Acid Commercial by Country Joe And The Fish.
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Jazz saxophonist Charlie Rouse records When Sunny Gets Blue and other tracks for Epic Records in New York City, USA.
Ray Charles plays at The Municipal Auditorium, Austin, Texas, USA.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the third day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
While The Isley Brothers are recording in Atlantic Studios, New York City, USA, their guitarist is a young pre-fame Jimi Hendrix.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, UK. He is seen at this gig by K.K. Downing, later to play guitar for Judas Priest.
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The Kingsmen play in DeKalb, Illinois, USA.
Jimi Hendrix's legal suit against Capitol Records - an attempt to prevent the selling of the LP Get That Feeling - has been thrown out by District Court Judge Charles M. Metzner in Los Angeles, California, USA. The LP consists of tracks Hendrix recorded as a sideman with Curtis Knight before he found solo success. The judge does, however, agree that the LP cover could be confusing for consumers and asks the record company to re-design it before manufacturing any further copies.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at Hunter College, New York City, USA.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
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Ray Charles plays in Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
At The Scene Club, New York City, USA, Jimi Hendrix jams with The Jeff Beck Group.
The Kingsmen play at The Memorial Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Before their gig at Tad Gormley Stadium, City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the Jimi Hendrix Experience attends a Love-In in Beauregard Square.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays in The Civic Centre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Dio and Queensryche play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Johnny Cash plays a gig in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Mudhoney play at The Central Tavern, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On their Presto tour, Rush play at Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Nirvana play at JC Dobbs, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Oleta Adams releases her third album, Circle Of One on Fontana Records in the UK. It is produced by Roland Orzabal (of Tears For Fears) and David Bascombe.
Nirvana record their single, Sliver. On hearing the first line of this song, Rivers Cuomo of Weezer will be inspired to write Heart Songs.
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Soundgarden play at The Latin Quarter, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Soundgarden and Danzig play at The Unicorn, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Johnny Cash plays in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Weezer play at The Moore Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Foo Fighters play at The Metro Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
Foo Fighters release a new single, DOA, in the UK on SONY/BMG Records.
Jeff Loomis, guitarist of Nevermore, releases his first solo LP, Zero Order Phase, on Century Media in the USA.
Red Octane launch a new game, Guitar Hero : On Tour, a portable game employing the same rhythm-based "play to the music" gameplay of the Guitar Hero console game, and including songs from Nirvana, OK Go, and No Doubt, enabling gamers to rock out to tunes by some of their own guitar heroes.
Assemblage 23 play at The DNA Lounge, San Francisco, California, USA.
Mose Allison plays the fifth of six nights of shows at Jazz Alley, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Foo Fighters' new single, Rope, [the first release from their imminent album, Wasting Light], makes its debut on the band's official website, foofighters.com.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Keith Grant, known for his work as a recording engineer at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, on tracks by The Beatles, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, The Eagles, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Small Faces, Dusty Springfield, Scott Walker and others, is found dead on his boat at Sunbury-on-Thames, UK, with a beer in his hand. Grant was not only an engineer, he co-designed and co-owned Olympic.
On her Dressed To Kill Tour, Cher plays at Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden play at The Nikon At Jones Beach Theatre, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
ODESZA play at Amoeba Music, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Numerous Dio fans post messages on the internet declaring that that The Foo Fighters latest single, Something From Nothing, is actually a thinly disguised rip-off of Dio's 1983 track Holy Diver.
Lukas Graham play at The State Room, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
During their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Fedex Field, Landover, Maryland, USA, supported by Alice In Chains. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Candlebox play at The Underworld, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Pete RG.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at Hietaniemi Beach, Helsinki, Finland, Europe, supported by Biffy Clyro, The Kills, Apulanta and VANT.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain, Europe with The Lumineers.
During the 3rd North American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at The BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993. At this show, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters joins them during their performance of Paradise City.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at The Pinkpop Festival, Megaland, Langraaf, Netherlands, Europe.