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Jimi Hendrix is arrested in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, after smashing up his room at the Opelan Hotel. The incident will inspire the lyric, 'Well I just got out of a Scandinavian jail, and I'm on my way straight home to you' in his song My Friend.
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The Syn, including future Yes member Chris Squire, play at The Cat Balou Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Monkees are working on the song Zor And Zam at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Nice play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Purple Haze, Riverside, California, USA.
Julie Driscoll With The Brian Auger Trinity, Georgie Fame, Lulu, Billie Davis, Procol Harum, The Moody Blues, Long John Baldry, Roger Whittaker, Spooky Tooth and Gordon Waller perform live at the British Gala show in the Palais Des Festivals at the MIDEM International Music Trade Event, Cannes, France, Europe.
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Bonnie Owens records Yes I Love You Only in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Musicians on the session are Glen Campbell, Merle Haggard, Billy Mize, Roy Nichols and Lewis Talley [gtrs], Norm Hamlett [steel gtr], Jerry Ward [bass], Eddie Burris [drums] and George French, Jr. [piano].
The Amboy Dukes play at Beaconsfield Youth Club, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Four Seasons are playing a live gig in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Tony Rivers And The Castaways play at The Witchdoctor, Catford, London, England, UK, Europe.
Artists appearing on tonight's edition of the BBC1-tv show Top Of The Pops include John Fred And His Playboy Band, Solomon King and Manfred Mann.
Waylon Jennings and Anita Carter record I Got You, during an evening session at RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. .
The New Christy Minstrels play on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
Miriam Makeba, Count Basie and Wes Montgomery play at Westchester Copunty Center, White Plains, New York State, USA.
The Shevellers play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
Psychedelic pop band World Of Oz signs to Deram Records in London, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat play in The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Thyme.
The Foundations play two gigs in one night, first at The Marquee, Glasgow, Scotland, then at The Regal, Bonnyrigg, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Move appear on the BBC1 tv show Dee Time, hosted by Simon Dee in London, England, UK, Europe.
Traffic play at The Carlton Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Lionel Hampton And His Jazz Inner Circle play a benefit concert at The Town Hall, New Yok City, USA, for The Harlem Hospital School Of Nursing.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA. Support acts are Tim Buckley and Albert King.
Roy Budd plays on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
Status Quo play at St. Mary's College, Twickenham, England, UK, Europe.
Ain't Nothing But A Houseparty by The Showstoppers enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No11.
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John Davidson is playing during ten nights of shows at The Eden Roc, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Chicken Shack and Black Cat Bones play at the Town Hall, Batterea, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at The Masonic Temple, Flint, Michigan, USA, supported by Soft Machine.
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Johnny Cash has his passport renewed by the Washington DC passport authorities in the USA.
The Rolling Stones spend the fourteenth of seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, UK.
The Byrds play at Ciro's Le Disc, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who play in Baldwin Gymnasium, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, USA.
The Bee Gees And Their Orchestra play at The Palace, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience arrive in Montreal, Canada, and go to see Chubby Checker performing in a night club.
The James Cotton Band plays the second of three nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Troggs, Tiffany Shade, MC5, Junior Wells, The Psychedelic Stooges, Up and The Apostles play the second of three nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On their second tour of North America, The Cream play at Eastman College, Rochester, New York State, USA.
Fleetwood Mac record a live session for BBC radio show Night Ride at BBC Studio 2, Aeolian Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Kinks, The Tremeloes and The Herd play at The ABC, Chesterfield, England, UK, Europe.
Count Basie and Georgie Fame play at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Fugs, Kaleidoscope and Hammond Typewriter play at The Lemon Tree, Eugene, Oregon, USA.
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap release a new single, Lady Willpower in the USA.
The charity concert, Sounds 68, is staged in The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK. Artists appearing include The Byrds, The Move, Grapefruit, Easybeats, Alan Bown, Joe Cocker and the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band. Jimi Hendrix is one of several stars attending the show.
Moby Grape, The Jeff Beck Group, with Rod Stewart on vocals, and Mint Tattoo play the second of three nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Fantasy-horror movie The Lost Continent is released to cinemas in the West Germany, Europe. Generally undistinguished, it is of interest to music fans for a substantial role played by English folk, pop and rock singer Dana Gillespie.
Ravi Shankar plays the second of two nights at The HemisFair, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
At Liverpool University in the UK, Jimmy Page's New Yardbirds play their last date under that name. In future they will be known as Led Zeppelin.
The Sir Douglas Quintet play the last of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by the Velvet Underground and The Flamin' Groovies.
The Top Ten Singles being played on WABC Radio, New York City, USA, for the week starting on this date are as follows : 1. Love Child - Diana Ross And The Supremes [Motown.2. For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)3. Abraham, Martin and John - Dion (Laurie)4. Stormy - Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)5. Both Sides Now - Judy Collins (Elektra)6. I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye (Tamla)7. Wichita Lineman - Glen Campbell (Capitol)8. Those Were the Days - Mary Hopkin (Apple)9. Who's Making Love - Johnnie Taylor (Stax)10. I Love How You Love Me - Bobby Vinton (Epic)
The Who play at Reading University, Reading, UK.