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Bob Dylan plays the eleventh of fifteen nights as support to John Lee Hooker at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones enjoy a day off during their tour of New Zealand, Oceania. They spend the time horse riding and visiting hot springs at and mud baths.
B.B. King, The Drifters, Baby Washington and The Radiants play at The Royal Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Pretty Things play at the Swansea University Rag Ball, Llanelly, Wales, UK.
The Kinks record See My Friends and Wait Til The Summer Comes Along, for Pye Records in London, England, UK.
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Nina Simone plays the last night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
The Ed Sullivan Show, in New York City, USA, features pre-recorded interviews with The Beatles.
Teen movie Get Yourself A College Girl opens at cinemas in Portugal, Europe, (under the name Turma Bossa Nova) featuring performances by The Dave Clark Five, The Standells, The Animals, Nancy Sinatra, The Jimmy Smith Trio, Stan Getz And Astrud Gilberto and Freddie Bell And The Bell Boys.
The Kinks reach No1 in the UK singles chart with Sunny Afternoon, on Pye Records.
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Roy Orbison releases a new single, There Won't Be Many Coming Home, on London Records in the UK.
Allah-Rakha Rahman is born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Asia. He will find international succes as singer, songwriter and musician A. R. Rahman.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at the State Fair Music Hall, Dallas, Texas, USA, supported by Soft Machine, The Chessmen and Moving Sidewalks. During the day Jimi trades $40 and his own wah-wah pedal to acquire the superior Vox wah-wah unit belonging to The Chessmen's guitarist Jimmie Vaughan, brother of Stevie Ray Vaughan.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at The CNE Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Soft Machine, Eire Apparent and The Paupers.
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The Who play at Westbury Music Fair, New York State, USA.
Robert Plant plays at Three Men In A Boat, Walsall, West Midlands, England, UK, Europe. Plant will find greater fame after joining Led Zeppelin.
Stars of the two-day Northern California Folk-Rock Festival in Santa Clara Fairgrounds, Santa Clara, California, USA, are Jefferson Airplane, The Doors, Grateful Dead, Steve Miller Band, The Animals, Taj Mahal, The Youngbloods, Electric Flag, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Country Joe And the Fish and Kaleidoscope.
Pink Floyd play at The Summer Music Festival, Municipal Stadium (later re-named JFK Stadium), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Also on the bill are The Troggs, Mandala and headliners The Who, but this last group does not appear because of heavy rain which brings the event to a soggy and untimely end. Procol Harum are also listed as appearing but had to cancel because of work permit problems.
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The Velvet Underground record the song I Can't Stand It at Record Plant Studios, New York City, USA.
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Boomtown Rats.
Kate Bush plays at Congress Centrum CCH, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Cure play at Valentino's, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by The Passions.
Joni Mitchell plays at Shea's Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Tonight's edition of UK tv show The Old Grey Whistle Test features Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones.
The Smiths fly to Rome, Italy, Europe, for a tv show and a gig at Tendetrise.
Bob Dylan is interviewed by Bob Brown of ABC tv show 20/20, in Malibu, California, USA, then goes into rehearsals with Tom Petty at Universal Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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David Bowie holds a press conference in the Players' Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Nirvana play their first-ever British gig, supporting their Sub Pop Records labelmates Tad at The Riverside, in Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Lush play at Paard van Troje, The Hague, Netherlands, Europe.
Rickie Lee Jones and Lyle Lovett play at Poplar Creek Music Theatre, Hoffman Estates, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On his The Ghost of Tom Joad tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at Teatro Smeraldo, Milan, Italy, Europe.
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The 3-D sci-fi short film Captain EO, starring Michael Jackson and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, closes at Disneyland, Pasadena, California, USA, and at the Epcot Centre, Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida.
The Decemberists play in Fargo, North Dakota, USA.
Kathryn Williams plays at Pocklington AC, York, UK.
Oasis play at Meadow Brook Music Festival, Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA.
During his 20Ten Tour, Prince plays at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark, Europe.
Vampire Weekend play at Marymoor Amphitheatre, Redmond, Washington, USA.
Convicted as murderers in 1994, The West Memphis Three - Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley, Jr, and Jason Baldwin - are freed after eighteen years in jail. Two musicians who worked for their release, Eddie Vedder and Natalie Maines [of The Dixie Chicks], are present in Craighead County Courthouse, Arkansas, USA, to see the men freed.
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Gretchen Peters plays as part of The Sundilla Acoustic Concert Series in the Unitarian Fellowship building in Auburn, Alabama, USA.
Bastille play at The Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Maroon 5 release their fifth album, V worldwide (except for Germany, New Zealand and the USA).
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at Corona Capital Festival, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Diane Warren and Lady Gaga are among the guests attending the 88th Annual Academy Awards nominee luncheon in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Delirium World Tour, Ellie Goulding plays at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at The Malmo Arena, Malmo, Sweden, Europe.
On their DCX MMXVI World Tour, The Dixie Chicks play at Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at Chiba Marine Stadium, Chiba, Japan, Asia, with Babymetal, Man with a Mission, Royal Blood, All Time Low, Circa Waves and The Struts.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
On her 39-date LA To The Moon tour Lana Del Rey plays at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Josh Rouse releases a new LP, Love In The Modern Age, on Yep Roc Records.