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play at The Marquee Club
, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Mabel Greer's Toyshop.
records Monkey Cha Cha, Laura, Evelyn Anita, Dee Do, Embraceable You, Del's Theme, Splashes Of Love and Musart for Prestige Records
in Rudy Van Gelder
Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA
, Victoria Meyerinck and The Kessler Twins are the featured guests on The Danny Kaye
Show on CBS-tv in the USA.
The front cover of today's edition of UK music paper the N.M.E. (New Musical Express) is adorned by a full-page ad for the new single (If You Think You're) Groovy by P.P. Arnold
come to the end of a three-day visit to Denmark, Europe.
Richard Willis Hawley is born in Sheffield, UK. He will find success as guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer Richard Hawley, first with The Longpigs, then as a member of Pulp before going on to an acclaimed solo career.
A news item in UK newspaper Daily Mail reports that, "There are
4000 holes in the road in Blackburn Lancashire, one twenty-sixth of
a hole per person, according to a council survey. If Blackburn is
typical then there are over two million holes in Britain's roads
and 300,000 in London." The feature inspires the line about "4,000
holes in Blackburn, Lancashire" in The Beatles
song, A Day In The Life
and the Holding Company play the fifth of six nights at The Matrix
, San Francisco, California, USA.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother
And The Holding Company play the first of three nights at the Soul City Club, Dallas, Texas, USA.
's Bluesbreakers play during three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
scores her first No1 in the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA with Don't Come Home A'Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind).
of The Beatles
flies from Denver, Colorado, USA, to Los Angeles in a Lear Jet owned by Frank Sinatra
. On arrival in LA, he visits the home of John and Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and Papas, where he strums and sings On Top Of Old Smokey with Brian Wilson
of The Beach Boys
. While in Los Angeles, McCartney is invited to join the advisory board which is planning the Monterey Pop Festival. McCartney's first recommendation is to book the Jimi Hendrix
The Dave Martin Group auditions at The Whisky A Go Go
, London, England, UK, Europe.
Kit Clark of UK folksy rockers Danny Wilson is born.
The Kingston Trio
play the second of six nights at The Melodyland Theatre, Anaheim, California, USA.
with The Colts, The Bunch, Lois Lane, The Alan Skidmore Four, The Button-Down Brass, The Johnny Silvo Folk Group and Sidney Sax And His Harlequins poerform live on the BBC Light Programme Radio Show Swingalong, broadcast live from London, England, UK, Europe.
play at Burngreave Sports, Sheffield, England, UK.
The Flower Pot Men release a new single, Let's Go To San Francisco, in the UK on Deram Records.
UK pirate radio station Radio 355 closes down.
A readers' poll in Record World magazine in the USA selects Tom Jones
as America's favourite UK vocalist.
From a hotel room in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, a somewhat stoned Peter Fonda phones Dennis Hopper and outlines an idea for a road movie which will, in due course, be released as Easy Rider. In the film, Fonda and Hopper portray two hippies based on the personalities of Roger McGuinn and David Crosby
of The Byrds
And The Holding Company play the first of two nights at The Ark, Sausalito, California, USA.
Tom Lehrer heads up a benefit concert for The Concerned Citizens For Peace at The Ambassador Theatre
, Washington DC, USA. Also on the bill are the New Lost City Ramblers and Lion's Den.
Latin-American folk duo Dorita Y Pepe play at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
, Chuck Berry
and Salvation play the first of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ace Kefford, bassist with The Move, collapses while filming a promotional clip for their upcoming single Fire Brigade. He is reported to have suffered a complete mental and physical breakdown.