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On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques
play the first of two nights in San Francisco, California, USA.
Tom Watson, billed as "King Of The Banjo" is playing at The Sabre Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The front cover of today's edition of UK music weekly NME is dominated by an advert for the new single Everything I Am by Plastic Penny
. The paper also features interviews with The Bee Gees
, The Walker Brothers
and Peter Tork of The Monkees
move into new offices for themselves at 23 Wigmore Street, London, England, UK, Europe. Joining the group at the new premises is Apple Films, plus the company's accounting and administration offices.
performs Wilkommen and Mack The Knife on The Tonight Show on tv in the USA.
Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds play at The Carlton Club, Erdington, West Midlands, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jo Jo Gunne.
Baltimore Steam Packet and Freudian Slips play the second of four nights at The Ark, Sausalito, California, USA.
marries June Carter in Franklin, Kentucky, USA, with Merle Kilgore as their best man.
In New York City, USA, Supreme Court judge J. Steit rules against Bang Records' legal action to prevent Neil Diamond
from recording for any other record company.
CBS TV suspends free advertising for the Eastern Europe-based Radio Free Europe
, citing the fact that RFE did not make it clear that the station is at least partly funded by the CIA
. R.E.M.'s 1981 debut single, Radio Free Europe
, will be inspired by the station name, although its Michael Stipe-penned lyric is typically inscrutable.
play at The Star, Croydon, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Gods play at The Country House, Colville, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK, Europe.
play at George's Ballroom, Hinckley, England, UK, Europe.
Ike And Tina Turner
play at The Locarno, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Top Rank, Watford, England, UK, Europe.
play the first of two nights at Theatre 140 in Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
play the first of six nights at The Generation Club, New York City, USA.
And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin
, play at San Fernando Valley State College, California, USA. Also on the bill are Taj Mahal
Jon And James play at The Ritz, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Love Affair
play at The Top Rank, Plymouth, England, UK, Europe.
of The Beatles
and Yoko Ono
stage an 'Acorn Event'
in Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, during which they plant acorns to symbolise the coming together of east and west. Within a week, the acorns will be stolen.
The Soft Machine
play as part of the Jazz In The Garden series of concerts at The Museum Of Modern Art, New York City, USA.
Free record a live session BBC radio show Top Gear, in Studio 1, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Two members of Country Joe And The
Fish's touring band, Mark Ryan and Charles Loring IV, attend an arraignment hearing in Keene, New Hampshire, USA. The hearing relates to Ryan and Loring having been arrested two days earlier for possession of marijuana before a show at Franklin Pierce College Field House, Rindge, New Hampshire. Country Joe, Barry Melton and Bill Belmont were charged with being in the vicinity of the others.
play at Reading University, Reading, UK.
Things I'd Like To Say by The New Colony Six
peaks at No2 on the WLS Singles Chart in Chicago, Illinois, USA.