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Songwriting duo Burt Bacharach and Hal David arrive in London, England, UK, to work on songs for the James Bond film Casino Royale.
George Jones, with The Jordanaires, records The Good Old Bible, Small Time Labouring Man, Poor Man's Riches and other songs in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
US folk singer Jesse Winchester adopts Canadian citizenship to avoid being drafted into the US Army.
The Paul McCartney-composed soundtrack LP The Family Way is released on Decca Records in the UK.
Jimmy Dean records Standing In The Need Of Prayer, Peace In The Valley and You're Not Home Yet in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The tracks are produced by Chet Atkins and Felton Jarvis.
Buffalo Springfield are in Atlantic Studios, New York City, USA, working on the tracks Mr. Soul, We'll See and My Kind Of Love. Otis Redding, who is interested in recording Mr Soul, visits them during the session, but Neil Young refuses Redding the opportunity to record it. Later that night at their hotel, bassist Bruce Palmer is arrested for possession of marijuana. He is subsequently sentenced to three months in prison and deported to Canada.
The Mamas And The Papas play at Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
A new rock music venue, The Boston Tea Party, opens in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play the first of three nights at the Soul City Club, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play the second of three nights at the Soul City Club, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play gigs at The Ram Jam Club And The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, UK. Their current single, Hey Joe, hits No6 in the UK chart.
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Pink Floyd record their rambling space-rock instrumental, Interstellar Overdrive, at Sound Techniques Studio, Chelsea, London, UK. It will be released on their debut album, The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn.
Pink Floyd have their first Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, working on Chapter 24 and a short version of the instrumental Interstellar Overdrive.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Grateful Dead and The Wildflowers appear on San Francisco's KPIX TV special The Maze, which also features an interview with Jerry Garcia by Ralph Gleason.
Buffalo Springfield play the fourth of six nights at the Rock Garden, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Electric Chamber Orkustra.
The Doors and The Steve Miller Band play the second of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers record Double Trouble, in London, UK, for Decca Records. The band includes guitarist Peter Green, drummer Mick Fleetwood and bassist John McVie, who will go on to form Fleetwood Mac.
Simon And Garfunkel confirm, by means of a Western Union telegram, their agreement to appear at the upcoming Monterey International Pop Festival.
The Chambers Brothers and Iron Butterfly play the second of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Buffalo Springfield play the last of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Steve Miller Blues Band and Freedom Highway.
Wynder K. Frogg plays at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Quik. Mick Weaver, leader of Wynder K. Frogg, will go on to become a revered session keyboardist, playing with artists including Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmore, Janis Joplin, The Searchers, Andy Fairweather Low, Ralph McTell and Taj Mahal.
Jimi Hendrix jams with Dave Dee and John 'Beaky' Dymond of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich, at The K52 club in Offenbach, Germany, Europe.
The Steve Miller Band, The Doors and The Daily Flash play the third of four nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Steve Miller Blues Band plays the first of two nights at the California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Sparrow, who will go on to find fame as Steppenwolf.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Roland Kirk Quartet and The New Salvation Army Band play the third of six nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Psychedelic pop single Incence And Peppermints by The Strawberry Alarm Clock, reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. (1967)
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play the third of five nights at The Ambassador Theatre, Washington DC, USA, supported by San Francisco band Natty Bumpo.
The Skatalites play at The Disco Blue discotheque in Ryde, Isle Of Wight, UK.
Bo Diddley and Big Brother And The Holding Company play the second of four nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson makes a rare live appearance with the band on the second night of the band's Summer Spectacular show in the HIC Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Also on the bill are Paul Revere And The Raiders, Bobbie Gentry and Dino, Desi And Billy.
The Festival Of The Flower Children, a three-day event, comes to an end at Woburn Abbey in the UK, featuring The Small Faces, The Move, Eric Burdon, The Jeff Beck Group (with Rod Stewart on vocals), and deejays Jeff Dexter and John Peel.
Country Joe And The Fish play the second of five nights at the Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
October Country play at Gazzari's, 9039 Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cat Stevens flies to San Francisco, California, USA, to begin an eight-day-long promotional tour.
Elvis Presley records Hi Heel Sneakers, You Don't Know Me and other tracks at RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
San Francisco [Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair] by Scott McKenzie reaches No1 in the Popular Singles chart in Ireland, Europe for just one week.
Simon Dupree and The Big Sound play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Unruly Members.
The Charlatans and Buddy Guy play the second of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Charlatans and Buddy Guy play the last of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Electric Flag, with Mike Bloomfield on guitar, play the first of three nights at The Cheetah, 1 Navy Street, Santa Monica, California, USA, supported by Clear Light.
Neil Young of The Buffalo Springfield registers copyright on his unreleased song Sell Out.
Robert Matthew Van Winkle is born in Miami Lakes, Florida, USA. He will find fame as rapper Vanilla Ice.
Richie Havens, Big Brother and the Holding Company and Pink Floyd play the first of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Judy Garland attends the fifteenth birthday party of her daughter, Lorna Luft, at Trader Vic's, New York City, USA.
Country Joe And The Fish play at the Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Christmas On Earth, Continued - a major psychedelic happening featuring Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Move, Traffic (replacing The Who) and Soft Machine, is held at Olympia in London, UK. The show marks the last time Dave Mason will play with Traffic before quitting the band. Floyd's Syd Barrett is so wasted by hallucinogenics that he merely stands on stage and gazes at the crowd.
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Clover and Black Swan play the second of two nights at the Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Neil Diamond has a heated argument with Bert Berns, owner of Bang Records. Diamond has been trying to leave the label, and feels that Berns is threatening him.
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