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It is reported that a three-month legal battle in Ottawa, Canada, over ownership of the name The Esquires
has been settled. The dispute was caused when group leader Don Norman
left and formed a new group also called The Esquires
. The court finds that the original group owns the rights to the name. This is thought to be the first such legal action in Canada.
The tv pop music documentary, A Boy Called Donovan
, is broadcast in the UK.
have two recording sessions in Los Angeles, California, USA, starting at four in the afternoon, for their first album. They cut their Elektra Records
debut single, My Little Red Book
(composed by Burt Bacharach
and Hal David), plus You I'll Be Following. Pink Floyd
's manager Peter Jenner will hear My Little Red Book while on a visit to California, and will subsequently attempt to sing the guitar riff to Pink Floyd
, whose leader Syd Barrett will attempt to copy Jenner's singing. Barrett's interpretation will become the basic riff of the 1967 Pink Floyd
track Interstellar Overdrive
Old time bluegrass duo Vern And Ray play at The Questing Beast
, 2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
, lyricist of over 400 songs, dies in Montego Bay, Jamaica. His best known songs include Me And My Shadow, Back In Your Own Backyard, It Happened In Monterey and It's Only a Paper Moon.
plays in the Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Having just arrived in Honolulu, Hawaii, Bob Dylan
is preparing for the next day's gig at the International Center, the first show in a two-month long world tour.
Dylan appears on Australian music tv show Bandstand, in Melbourne.
plays the second of two nights at the Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia.
plays the second of five nights at the Questing Beast, Berkeley, California, supported by Lynne Hughes.
plays at the Odeon Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
At the end of a UK tour, Bob Dylan
's touring party flies to France, Europe, where Dylan spends the night in various Parisian niteries with French pop idol Johnny Hallyday
On his 25th birthday, Bob Dylan
plays at the Olympia, Paris, France, Europe, where the electric set is performed in front of a huge Stars And Stripes. Backstage, he meets with French pop idols Francoise Hardy and Johnny Hallyday
Wilson Pickett plays at The Gogue Inn, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Mandala and R K And The Associates.
have their second audition at Columbia Records
in New York City, USA, during which they record the tracks Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Bright Lights Big City, Hoochie Coochie Man, The Pusher, King Pin, Goin' Upstairs and Baby Please Don't Go.
records finished versions of his songs I Love My Dog and Portobello Road, with producer Mike Hurst, in London. The bassist is session man John Paul Jones, later to join Led Zeppelin
. Another revered session man, Nicky Hopkins, plays piano.
, The Spencer Davis
Group, The Zombies
, The Small Faces
, The Moody Blues
, Unit 4+2, The Action and others appear at The Party Of The Year, hosted by pirate radio station Radio England, at The Hilton Hotel, London, UK.
Jon Stewart, guitarist of 90s britpop
in Sheffield, UK.
signs a contact with galaxy Entertainments Ltd of Carnaby Street, London, UK, to make a live appearance at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, UK, on December 1.
Dave Anthony's Moods play at The Cromwellian
Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Country Joe and The
Fish play the second of two nights at The Avalon, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Loading Zone.
Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Mike Cotton Sound play at
UK psychedelic six piece band The Fingers record Circus With A Female Clown in EMI's Abbey Road
studio, London, UK.
When Neil Diamond
plays at The Hullabaloo Club
, Los Angeles, California, USA, music reviewer Digby Diehl lambasts the show and declares that, in a live environment, Diamond is "sadly lacking in the evident talent that sparks
his songs and records."
The Gene Krupa
Quartet takes part in the radio broadcast Metropole in New York City, USA.