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Simon And Garfunkel's single The Sound Of Silence, hits the No1 spot in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
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Davie Bowie And The Lower Third play at the Bus Palladium, Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe. Davie will later changed his name to David Bowie.
Brian Wilson starts work in Western Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, on recording instrumental tracks for The Beach Boys album Pet Sounds.
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The second night of the three day long Trips Festival is held at Longshoremen's Hall in San Francisco, featuring the Grateful Dead, Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Loading Zone, Chinese New Years' Lion Dancers and Drum and Bugle Corps, Stroboscopic Trampoline, and Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters.
The Supremes play at The Shapiro Athletic Center, Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Pinkerton's Assorted Colours play at the Locarno Ballroom, Swindon.
The Rolling Stones play at the Palais D'Hiver, Lyon, France, Europe.
The Blues Project play the fifth of nine nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Dylan’s latest single, One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or later), enters the UK singles chart where it will peak at No33 during a five-week run.
Teen movie Muscle Beach Party opens at cinemas in Mexico, Central America. The movie stars Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, and features music by Dick Dale And His Del-Tones, Frankie Avalon and Little Stevie Wonder.
Manfred Mann play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Dynamos.
At the Odeon Theatre, Birmingham, UK, The Spencer Davis Group turns out to see Bob Dylan play.
Love play the first of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Velvet Underground and Nico, Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable and the Mothers of Invention play the first of three nights at the Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Jefferson Airplane appear in Exposition Auditorium at The Civic Center, San Francisco, California, USA.
Katherine Thomas is born in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. After moving to the USA, she will find success as The Great Kat, a guitarist best-known for her ultra-fast thrash metal interpretations of well-known pieces of classical music.
The Grateful Dead play the first of two nights at Veterans Hall, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Jaywalkers.
Jazz guitarist and banjo player Johnny St. Cyr, dies of leukaemia in Los Angeles, California, USA. In a long and acclaimed career, he worked with with Papa Celestin, Kid Ory, Fate Marable, King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and others.
Radio KFRC hosts a Beach Boys' Summer Spectacular at San Francisco's Cow Palace, with additional acts including Jefferson Airplane, Lovin' Spoonful, Chad and Jeremy, Percy Sledge, The Byrds, and The Sir Douglas Quintet.
Herman's Hermits begin a tour of the USA with The Animals, Jerry Lee Lewis and Lou Christie, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Rolling Stones play in The Marine Ballroom, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, supported by The Standells, The McCoys and The Tradewinds.
I Want You by Bob Dylan enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No20 during a four-week run.
The Magicians are featured on the 30-minute CBS-tv special Eye On New York - Four To Go. The show includes interviews and footage of The Magicians performing on stage in The Phone Booth and The Night Owl. Songs heard in the show include An Invitation To Cry and You're So Fine.
Bo Diddley and Big Brother And The Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the first of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Elvis Presley movie Girl Happy opens at cinemas in France, Europe.
Jefferson Airplane, The Grassroots and Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play a benefit concert in San Francisco.
Ray Charles And His 17 Piece Orchestra with The Raelets, play the second of six nights at Leo's Casino, Euclid Quad Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Popular jazz clarinettist Darnell Howard, dies San Francisco, California, USA.
The Spectres play Gloria, I (Who Have Nothing), Bloodhound and Bird Dog, during a live session for BBC radio show Saturday Club in London, UK. The group will find greater success after a name-change to Status Quo.
The Hollies play at The Top Of The World, Stafford, England, UK.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the twenty-seventh night in four weeks of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the final night in four weeks of shows at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Dave Anthony's Moods play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Electric Train play the first of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ramsey Lewis enters the Billboard US Top 40 Albums Chart with Wade In The Water, which will peak at No16 during a thirteen-week run on the chart.
Country Joe And The Fish play the first of seven nights at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Upcoming psychedelic bands Pink Floyd and Soft Machine perform at the launch party for London-based underground newspaper International Times, in The Roundhouse, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe. Despite still living with Chrissie Shrimpton, Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones turns up with his new girlfriend Marianne Faithfull.
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Returning to England after a brief French tour, Jimi Hendrix meets Viv Prince of The Pretty Things at the Scotch Of St James, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Country Joe And The Fish play the second of five nights at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Jefferson Airplane record White Rabbit, for their second LP, Surrealistic Pillow, in Studio B, RCA's Music Canter Of The World, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California, USA. Airplane singer Grace Slick had written the song while still a member of her previous band, The Great Society.
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Muddy Waters, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Andrew Staples play the second of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Country Joe and The Fish and Neon Gothic play the last of five nights at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Righteous Brothers, with Nino Tempo And April Stevens, appear at the USF Gymnasium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Moby Grape play the first of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Salisbury-based band Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich enter the UK pop singles chart with Save Me, which will peak at No3.
A fundraising concert is held at The Royal Albert Hall, London, for the families of children killed in the UK's Aberfan disaster. The show is headlined by The Small Faces, along with Cat Stevens, Kenny Lynch, The Joystrings and the Soul Survivors.
The Beatles compilation album, A Collection Of Beatles Oldies, is released in France on Odeon Records.
The Blues Magoos appear on tv show American Bandstand in the USA.
The Monkees play at the Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
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