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Lulu, Marty Wilde and Heinz And The Wild Ones [including guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, later to find fame in Deep Purple] play the first of six nights in the pantomime Once Upon A Fairytale, at The Gaumont, Norwich, England, UK.
The Johnny Hodges-Wild Bill Davis Sextet records Wild Bill Blues, Cementine and other tracks for Verve Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Three Sounds are in Radio Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, recording tracks for their Mercury Records album Three Moods.
Little Frankie and Jesse Fuller appear on UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go!
Trini Lopez, Lesley Gore, The Chad Mitchell Trio, Dionne Warwick and Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders appear on tv pop show Hullaballoo in the USA.
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin' Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The Granada, Bedford, UK.
Laura B. Whitmore, singer/songwriter, event producer and founder of the Women's International Music Network, is born in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA.
The Downliners Sect plays at The 51 Club, London, UK.
The Supremes release a new single, Stop! In The Name Of Love on Tamla-Motown Records in the UK.
The Standells perform Big Boss Man and The Boy Next Door on tv pop series American Bandstand in the USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers appear on the BBC 2 jazz series Jazz 625, in the UK.
The Downliners Sect plays at Studio 51, Soho, London, England, UK.
The Everly Brothers record La Luna e Un Pallido Sole and Non Mi Resti Che Tu, for Warner Brothers Records in Italy, Europe.
Edward Small Productions Inc. agrees to pay Alex Gottlieb $30,000 for his services as an associate producer and co-writer of a proposed Elvis Presley movie to be entitled Frankie And Johnny.
Jazz-blues pianist Ran Blake records Sleepy Time Gal, On Green Dolphin Street, Eric, There'll Be Some Changes Made, Good Morning Heartache, Sister Tee, Lonely Woman and Birmingham U.S.A., for E.S.P. Disk in New York City, USA.
Jazz-classical crossover ensemble Orchestra USA records Hex and Pressure for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. The Orchestra includes Coleman Hawkins on saxophone.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band plus Long John Baldry and the Hoochie Coochie Men play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
The Chicago Tribune reports that attitudes to Western-style popular music are changing in East Germany, Europe. After decades of resisting Western influences, there are now over twenty guitar-based rock'n'roll bands in the Leipzig area, and the newspaper Neues Deutschland has recently declared, "dance music cannot be divided into imperialist and socialist but only into waltzes, tangos, twists etc, and into such categories asbig beat, old time jazz and the like."
John Lennon and Ringo Starr of The Beatles overdub voice tracks for the film Help! At Twickenham Film Studios, St Margaret's, Twickenham, UK.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play at Westgate High School, Fort William, Manitoba, Canada.
The Rolling Stones play two shows in one day. The first is at Radcliff Convention Hall, Fresno, California, USA, followed by The Municipal Auditorium, Sacramento, California.
Burl Ives, with producer Owen Bradley, records Girl Sittin' Up In A Tree, Salt Water Guitar and Christmas Child in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
English folk-pop duo Chad And Jeremy begin a tour of the USA.
Loretta Lynn records When They Ring Those Golden Bells, Old Camp Meetin' Time and When I Hear My Children Pray, with producer Owen Bradley in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. the musicians on the session are guitarists Grady Martin, Wayne Moss and Don Helms (steel), Floyd Cramer on piano, plus bassist Junior Huskey and drummer Buddy Harman.
The Yardbirds play in The Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK.
The Who play in The Town Hall, Dudley, UK.
The Beatles' music publishing company Northern Songs reports that 1,337 cover versions of Beatle songs have been recorded up to this date.
Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen play at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool, England, UK, supported by Susan Maughan.
The Kingston Trio and Roger Miller play the last of seven nights at The Carter Barron Amphitheater, Rock Creek Park, Washington DC, USA.
Five Of A Kind play the third of four nights at The Smoke Shack, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Fortunes enter the UK Top 30 singles chart at No23 with You've Got Your Troubles, written by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway. The song will peak at No2.
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The Alex Harvey Soul Band plays at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Judy Garland breaks the venue's record for the longest standing ovation when she plays at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, Forest Hills, New York City, USA.
Doris Troy plays in Redcar, England, UK.
The Moody Blues play at The Winter Gardens, Yarmouth, England, UK.
The Paupers play at The Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic, Varsity Arena, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with Jon And Lee and The Checkmates, The Big Town Boys and J B And The Playboys.
During a month-long tour, Johnny Cash plays in Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA.
Tom Jones releases a new single, What's New Pussycat?, in the UK on Decca Records.
John Coltrane plays the first of four nights at Leo's Casino, Euclid Quad Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Jimmy James and The Vagabonds play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK, supported by John Lee's Groundhogs.
Treat Her Right by Roy Head enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No2.
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Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK.
Yesterday by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA for the first of two weeks.
The Hollies play at The Ritz, Skewen, Wales, UK.
Joan Baez plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, attends the gig.
Jefferson Airplane play at Harmon Gymnasium, University Of California, Berkeley, California, USA.
Bob Dylan is recording Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window and Visions Of Johanna in Columbia Studios, New York City.
The Jerry Lewis movie The Family Jewels is released to cinemas in the UK. The movie includes an appearance by Gary Lewis And The Playboys, a hit-making US pop group led by Jerry's song Gary.