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King Crimson have their first rehearsal in the basement of The Fulham Palace Cafe, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Who play at The Union Ballroom, Newcastle, UK, Europe
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Frank Sinatra records For Once In My Life, Mrs. Robinson, and other tracks for Reprise Records, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
After a night club gig in London, England, UK, Europe, 50s pop idol Dickie Pride injects himself with heroin for the last time. He will be found dead two days later.
Black Sabbath play at The Hotel Hirschen, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
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Led Zeppelin play in The Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Isley Brothers release their new single, It's Your Thing, in the UK on Major Minor Records.
King Crimson play at The Marquee, London, England, UK, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at The Kuppelsaal, Hanover, Germany, Europe.
Roy Orbison plays at The Capitol, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Get Back by The Beatles, with Billy Preston on organ, spends the first of five weeks at No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. On the same day it also goes to No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, and in the Canadian Singles Chart.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono decide to move their proposed Bahamas Bed-In to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to be closer to the border with the USA.
Carlos Santana signs a contract to play at the upcoming Woodstock Festival.
Big Brother And the Holding Company play the second of three nights at Euphoria (aka Pepperland), San Rafael, California, USA.
The sixth day of the Pop Proms at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, features Chuck Berry, Chicken Shack and The Alan Bown.
San Francisco's Grateful Dead play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Buddy Miles Express and The Sir Douglas Quintet.
Steve Paul's Scene Club in New York City, USA, is closed down.
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The John Mayall Band records an entirely acoustic album, Turning Point, live at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA. Also playing at the same gig are the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Spooky Tooth.
In The Year 2525 by Zager And Evans reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
As Neil Armstrong steps onto the surface of the moon, Pink Floyd are in a BBC tv studio in London, UK, playing live music to accompany the historic event. This moment will also provide inspiration for songs including Armstrong, Aldrin And Collins by The Byrds, and Moon Hop by Derrick Morgan, which will be covered by Symarip as Skinhead Moonstomp. Also, Armstrong's famous quote, "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind", will appear as a sample at the start of the Little Caesar cover version of The Whole Of The Moon, originally written and recorded by The Waterboys.
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The Beatles continue to work on Come Together, and begin recording The End, at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe
Humble Pie, Deep Purple and Brian Auger's Trinity play the first of two nights at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
Wayne Shorter is recording the tracks Dindi and More Than Human for his Blue Note Records album Super Nova, at A + R Studios, New York City, USA.
Santana play the last of four nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Seatrain and Yusef Lateef.
Iron Butterfly arrive in London at the start of a UK tour.
The Beatles' album Abbey Road is released in Germany, Europe, on Apple Records.
Weekly British music paper the NME [New Musical Express] reviews the debut album Five Leaves Left by singer-songwriter Nick Drake, declaring "there is not nearly enough variety on this debut LP to make it entertaining."
The Incredible String Band play at The Town Hall, Birmingham, UK.
The Rolling Stones' film, Sympathy For The Devil, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, has its American premiere at the 13th San Francisco International Film Festival in San Francisco, California, USA.
R'n'b and jazz guitarist George Benson comes to the end of recording his album The Other Side Of Abbey Road for A+M Records. The album features Benson's interpretations of songs from The Beatles' album Abbey Road.
Fleetwood Mac play at the Concert Hall, Orebro, Sweden, Europe.
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A UK package tour featuring The Who, Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Alan Bown and The Mindbenders plays at the Colston Hall, Bristol.
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David Bowie plays at The Albert Hall, Stirling, Scotland.
The Velvet Underground play the first night of a week of shows at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Allman Brothers Band plays at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Also on the bill are Chuck Berry and Terry Reid.
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Big Brother And The Holding Company play a benefit show for the Family Dog at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the bill are B.B. King, Ike And Tina Turner and Terry Reid.
Delaney And Bonnie And Friends play at L'Olympia, Paris, France, supported by P.P. Arnold.
The Mal Waldron Trio records Free At Last in Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany, Europe, for ECM Records.
The Velvet Underground play the third of five nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Teen idol Frankie Avalon has an acting role in an episode of the American tv series It Takes a Thief, entitled A Friend in Deed.
The Condon-McPartland Chicagoans play at the Traditional Jazz Club, Meridien, Connecticut, USA.
Nancy Nevins, vocalist of Sweetwater [the first band to take the stage at Woodstock] is seriously injured when a drunk driver smasher into her car on Ventura Freeway, Los Angeles, California, USA. Nevins suffers brain damage and goes into a coma, effectively ending her career.
The Allman Brothers Band plays at the Student Union Auditorium, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
The New York Times reports that the youth audience accounts for 75% of the one billion dollars spent annually in America on recorded music.
Cactus begin rehearsals for their debut album at Ultrasonic Studios, Hempstead, Long Island, New York, USA.
San Francisco psychedelic rock pioneers The Grateful Dead play at the International Speedway, Hollywood, Florida, USA.