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The Cryan Shames play at The New Place, near Algonquin, Illinois, USA.
The Nice play at The Scene, New York City, USA, supported by One.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the second of three nights at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
It is announced in the USA that Elektra Records will become the first company to release all singles in stereo, within 90 days.
Filming of The Monkees' movie Head begins in California, USA, but Peter Tork is the only group member present. The other three refuse to turn up because they are not being given writers' credits on the film.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs (aka Flatt And Scruggs) record The Story Of Bonnie And Clyde, Another Ride With Clyde, Picture Of Bonnie and other Bobbie And Clyde-themed tracks in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Edwin Starr plays at The Tin Hat, Kettering, England, UK, Europe, and also at the Beachcomber, Nottingham.
On their second tour of the USA, The Cream play at Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, California, supported by Taj Mahal and The James Cotton Blues Band.
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Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA.
Before a show at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, Jimi Hendrix encounters The Plastercasters, who (as is their wont) make a plastercast of his penis.
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The Mothers Of Invention (led by Frank Zappa) play at The War Memorial Theater, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
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The Ralph Sutton Quartet plays at Sunnie's Rendezvous, Aspen, Colorado, USA. The band includes celebrated trumpet and cornet player Ruby Braff.
On their second tour of North America, The Cream play the last of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jake Holmes plays the first of three nights at The Coffee Shop, University Of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
The Bee Gees play at The ABC, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich plus Grapefruit.
The J.J. Johnson / Kai Winding Orchestra record My Funny Valentine, Am I Blue, Django and Try To Remember for A+M Records in New York City, USA.
Ike And Tina Turner play at The Starlight Room, Boston, England, UK, Europe.
Procol Harum play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience are in The Record Plant, New York City, mixing Little Miss Strange.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is A Man Without Love by Engelbert Humperdinck entering at No66.
Junior Wells, The Sons Of Champlin and The Santana Blues Band play at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, Calfornia, USA.
Billy Jo Spears records Get Behind Me Statan And Push in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Diana Ross and The Supremes play the last of five nights at The Fisher Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Mt. Rushmore, supported by Rain, play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Easybeats play at The Orchid Ballroom, Purley, UK, Europe.
Chet Atkins, Boots Randolph, Floyd Cramer and Glen Campbell play at Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fantasy-horror movie The Lost Continent is released to cinemas in the USA. Generally undistinguished, it is of interest to music fans for a substantial role played by English folk, pop and rock singer Dana Gillespie.
The Pretty Things play at The Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat play the second of two nights at Kaleidoscope, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Judy Collins makes her first entry into the Billboard albums chart in the USA with Wildflowers, on Elektra Records, which will peak at No5.
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Boston-based band Earth Opera play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pink Floyd, Blue Cheer and The Jeff Beck Group (with Rod Stewart on vocals) play the second of two nights at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jimmy McGriff records Blue Juice (aka Hi-Heel Sneakers) and Take The A Train in New York City, USA.
Stuart Murdoch, acoustic guitarist and vocalist with Scottish band Belle And Sebastian, is born in Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at The Carousel Theatre, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Eire Apparent.
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John Mayall spends the last of three days recording his solo album Blues From Laurel Canyon, at Decca Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The album was written during a recent three-week holiday in California.
Fairport Convention record a live session for BBC tv show How It Is, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play the second of two nights at The Palace Of Fine Arts Festival, San Francisco, California, USA, after which Joplin announces her intention to leave the band.
Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood play the second of two days at Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Love play the last of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Taste play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Having just ended a Tour of North America, Jimi Hendrix moves into a rented house at 2850 Benedict Canyon Drive, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Detroit-based band The MC5 is signed to Elektra Records by A+R man Danny Fields, for an advance of $20,000.
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Dusty Springfield begins recording tracks with producer Jerry Wexler in American Recording Studio, 827 Thomas Street, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, which will appear on her album Dusty In Memphis.
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Joe Cocker plays at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat play the second of three nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Scott Ialacci is born in Elmont, New York State, USA. He will find success as DJ, producer, remixer, radio personality and actor DJ Skribble.
Having been put back by a couple of weeks, Magic Bus by The Who is released as a single in the UK on Track Records.
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The Grateful Dead play at the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.
Sly And The Family Stone perform Dance To The Music on The Ed Sullivan Show on CBS-tv in the USA.
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